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Ghana to expand Tema harbour terminal

30 September 2014, Published under Cement News

Ghana’s government is expected to soon embark on a terminal expansion project at Tema harbour to enable the bulk intake of clinker for cement producers. The US$122m project is scheduled for completion in 4Q15 and should provide Ghacem with the necessary space to accept delivery of raw materials. Amandi Construction is expected to carry out the project, which will cover an area of 400x50m, sufficient to create the room for cargo ships delivering clinker to berth at the port and providing a...

Raysut signs Somaliland jv terminal project

15 September 2014, Published under Cement News

Omani producer Raysut Cement has announced that it has agreed a deal with Barwaaquo Cement of Somaliland to operate a joint venture terminal for the packaging and distribution of cement. The two companies will build a US$7.5mn terminal in the port city of Berbera which will have the ability to store and distribute both bagged and bulk cement set to be delivered from Oman by sea. It will have a capacity to store up to 12,000t of cement and completion is scheduled for the end of 2015. R...

Work begins on Pakistan bulk terminal project

02 September 2014, Published under Cement News

Work has begun on the Pakistan International Bulk Terminal project at Port Qasim, the country’s first terminal for handling coal, clinker and cement. The state-of-the-art multi-purpose cargo handling facility will be built on a build operate and transfer basis. Estimated to cost US$250m, it will be able to handle 4Mta of cement and clinker as well as 12Mta of coal. It is expected to be operational by 2016. Port Qasim is located 50km from Karachi, on the coast line of the Arabian Sea. The n...

Cemex to open export terminal in Italy to boost Spanish operations

03 June 2014, Published under Cement News

Cemex intends to give its Spanish operations a boost through the construction of a cement export terminal in Italy. The facility will also serve as an export base from other European plants, particularly to north Africa. Cemex plans to raise its share of exports from Spain from 35 to 60 per cent to counteract the slowdown in the domestic market. The ongoing downturn in the Spanish market, where demand is around 11Mt, has caused a considerable overcapacity as cement producers currently...

Lehigh proposes new fly ash terminal, Canada

29 May 2014, Published under Cement News

Lehigh Inland Cement Company is proposing to construct and operate a fly ash terminal in Saskatchewan on land owned by Canadian National Railway Company (CN). The project involves the construction of a truck unloading facility, fly ash storage facility, and a railcar load out facility. The project is designed to accommodate a storage capacity of 20,000t of fly ash and would be in operation for a minimum of 20 years. Fly ash will be transported from the SaskPower Boundary Dam fly a...

Marine terminal options

18 December 2013, Published under Cement News

Terminal concepts have changed greatly over the years and the complexity of projects has increased. Today, terminals are not only designed for a number of technologies but also with differing design options and contract terms. With customer-specific concepts increasing, turnkey solutions are more in demand, as it is virtually the only way that customers can guarantee their requirements are met. In this article IBAU Hamburg explores the various aspects of marine terminal planning using exampl...

Oman: Port of Salalah terminal expansion to help Raysut Cement

18 November 2013, Published under Cement News

Archirodon Construction is building a new general cargo terminal (GCT) at Oman's Port of Salalah, leading to a number of major investors expressing interest in shipping dry and liquid bulk commodities from the new facility. The project, which also includes a liquid jetty at the port, is expected to be completed in 1H14. At present, the port continues to handle significant volumes for local customers such as Raysut Cement. Major commodities of trade at the GCT include limestone, methanol a...

Jurong Port's new addition

02 January 2013, Published under Cement News

To meet expected increases in demand, Jurong Port Pte Ltd decided to raise the handling capacity of its existing cement facility by 50 per cent to 6Mt. The supply of the port’s second cement handling system brought together knowledge and expertise in an engineering effort that spanned three countries – Germany, Singapore and Indonesia. Erik van Soestbergen, McConnell Dowell South East Asia Pte Ltd, Singapore & Mario Rämmele, IBAU HAMBURG, Germany, take us through the project. Figure 1...

Strategic terminal operations

19 September 2012, Published under Cement News

To capitalise on the expanding regional markets of Kaliningrad, Murmansk and Arkhangelsk, HeidelbergCement has expanded its operations in the area via three import terminals. Through these key investments, the group imports cement from its Swedish and Norwegian production units which puts it in a prime position to increase its local sales and capture a greater share of the market. Irina Efimova and Anna Borisova of HeidelbergCement Russia take us through the expansion projects. The 20...

Oman: Port of Duqm to build cement terminal

22 August 2012, Published under Cement News

Oman is set to increase imports of cement and bitumen with the establishment of new terminals at the Port of Duqm. Both facilities are indispensable to supporting the speedy and cost-effective development of the region’s ambitious Special Economic Zone (SEZ), according to a senior official of the port authority. “We are finalising negotiations with a well-known Omani cement manufacturer for the development of a cement import terminal on the quayside at Duqm Port,” said Reggy Vermeulen, com...