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Helwan Cement to install WHR system

17 September 2021, Published under Cement News

Suez Cement Group of Companies (SCGC), owned by Heidelberg Cement group, has announced an investment of around US$20m to build a waste heat recivery system (WHR) at its Helwan cement factory in Egypt. The new facility will be using the latest technologies to ensure an environmentally friendly and energy-efficient production process, and significantly reduce CO 2 emissions produced from the electricity supply.  The WHR system will have the potential to generate up to 18MW of power for...

Arabian Cement faces mill project delay at Rabigh plant

23 April 2021, Published under Cement News

Arabian Cement Co said its new cement mill project at the Rabigh plant has been delayed by 150 days and will now be completed in the 4Q21. The delay was due to contractor China National Building Materials Corp being unable to travel to Saudi Arabia to complete the installation and commissioning work because of coronavirus travel restrictions.

Titan Cement to install new precalciner at Kamari plant

17 March 2021, Published under Cement News

Titan Cement is investing EUR25m at its Kamari cement plant, Viotia, Greece. The project will see a new precalciner in operation by 2022.   The modernisation will  reduce CO 2  emissions, contribute to the waste management solutions in Attiki, and increase the plant’s competitiveness. Specifically, this upgrade will significantly increase the Kamari plant’s capacity for using alternative fuels, substituting in large part the fossil fuels necessary for the operation of its kilns. Follow...

Cherat Cement Co plans Line No 1 modernisation

19 January 2021, Published under Cement News

Cherat Cement Co Ltd has informed Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) that the Board of Directors in its meeting held on 18 January 2021, decided to undertake balacing, modernisation and replacement (BMR) for Cement Line 1 and install the main crusher at Lakrai village, Nowshera district, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK) province, Pakistan. According to Executive Director and Company Secretary, Abid Vazir, these measures will help improve the operational efficiencies of the plant. The total cost of BMR...

Maweni Limestone upgrades kiln line

09 July 2020, Published under Cement News

Huaxin Cement’s Maweni Limestone subsidiary has ignited the kiln and begun trial production at its recently-upgraded 0.75Mta plant. Huaxin Cement acquired the Tanzanian company in May this year and began work on the kiln line on 1 June. The grinding section of the facility is not expected to be upgraded. Subject to developments related to the COVID-19 pandemic, Huaxin is now planning to send a management team to implement the advanced cement process technology, according to reports.

HeidelbergCement India completes two upgrade projects

01 April 2020, Published under Cement News

HeidelbergCement India has completed two debottlenecking projects at Imlai, Madya Pradesh, and Jhansi, Uttar Pradesh. The grinding capacity of these plants has been raised to 2.5Mta and 3.25Mta at Imlai and Jhansi, respectively. The projects were both completed in their scheduled timelines, with the grinding capacity of the company now standing at 6.26Mta.

Cemex completes Castillejo access work

30 March 2020, Published under Cement News

Cemex has finalised the upgrade work on the access roads to the Huerta de Valdecarábanos quarry and the crushing area of its Castillejo plant in Toledo. The company placed some 450m 3 of rolled compacted concrete (RCC) to prevent dust and mud emission as well as improving access for vehicles. RCC can be installed using the usual asphalt equipment and does not require special equipment. The concrete is made in mixing plants with very low water-cement ratios. The Castillejo plant expects...

Belarus government awards US$4m grant to Krasnoselskstroimaterialy

23 December 2019, Published under Cement News

The Belarus Council of Ministers will provide a non-repayable grant of BYN8.5m (US$4.06m) to state-owned cement producer Krasnoselskstroimaterialy OJSC in 2019-20, according to BelaPAN news agency. The cement company will use the grant to improve heat efficiency at its plant in Volkovsysk, Hrodna region.

A cooler for the future

29 April 2019, Published under Cement News

To reduce frequent clinker cooler downtime and high clinker temperatures a US cement plant required a new cooler to be installed. As an additional benefit future upgrades would also be easier to carry out. By IKN, Germany. Figure 1: this US cement plant had a new cooler installed by IKN to maximise performance A cement plant in the USA (see Figure 1) was experiencing frequent clinker cooler downtime and high clinker temperatures, which were causing production issues. In addition...

Russia looks at Al Arabiya upgrade

08 April 2019, Published under Cement News

Representatives of several Russian companies have held negotiations to restore and upgrade the Al Arabiya cement plant in Syria as well as build a cement works in Muslimiya in Aleppa governorate. “Representatives of several large Russian companies have had a working visit to Syria, during which they held meetings with representatives of the Industry Ministry of the Syrian Arab Republic directly at two cement plants in Aleppo and at two metals plants in Hama,” according to a source of Prime...