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Optimising Tororo's output

18 February 2014, Published under Cement News

Significant infrastructure investment in Uganda has been fuelling cement demand which is expected to exceed 2Mta in the near term. Located in eastern Uganda, Tororo Cement approached FLSmidth to help bring its plant to its rated capacity and achieve uninterrupted operation. FLSmidth responded by upgrading the raw mill and replacing all the major process fans, resulting in stable production of more than 1000tpd and reduced energy consumption, better positioning Tororo to meet the domestic dem...

Better, safer AF burning

24 September 2013, Published under Cement News

Environmental protection and the conservation of natural resources are key components of the Lafarge Group’s commitment to sustainable development. As such, during the winter 2012-13 shutdown of its Cizkovice cement works in the Czech Republic, the company carried out an extension of the calciner, which was completed in April this year and set a new milestone in the plant’s technical development. By Lafarge, Czech Republic. A number of projects have kept Lafarge’s Czech Cizkovice plan...

Pakistan’s Cherat Cement Co to raise production capacity

21 August 2013, Published under Cement News

Cherat Cement Company Ltd (CCCL) of Pakistan plans to increase production capacity at its 2500tpd cement plant, situated 52km from Peshawar near Nowshera in northern Pakistan. The company is expected to hold negotiations with various cement plant suppliers in due course. At present, the works is operating near full capacity and with the expected growth in the domestic cement market, the company’s Board has decided to raise capacity at the works. Furthermore, its strategic location close t...

Welcome to the new builds (3)

23 January 2013, Published under Cement News

In this third and final part of ICR's biannual project review, we focus on new cement plant projects in Asia. Over the past year, India and Indonesia have emerged as key expansion areas for the cement industry with several further projects in Vietnam and China also being completed. PT Semen Gresik opened its new Tuban IV plant in Indonesia Azerbaijan July 2012 saw the inauguration of Holcim’s new E300m dry-process line at its Garadagh cement plant, Baku. The new 1.7Mta kiln r...

Welcome to the new builds (2)

09 January 2013, Published under Cement News

As new kiln capacity figures for 2012 indicate signs of a recovery, ICR takes a look a new capacity and upgrades in Africa and the Middle East in this second part of its biannual new project review. HeidelbergCement's new 1Mta grinding mill at the Tema grinding plant, Ghana Africa Angola The Cimenfort cement plant was inaugurated in August 2012 in the Catumbela Industrial Growth Point (PDIC), central Benguela province, during a ceremony presided over by the Minister of Geo...

Welcome to the new builds (1)

02 January 2013, Published under Cement News

The global economic crisis has not only seen a considerable drop in new kiln capacity projects in 2011, but has also caused significant shifts in the world of turnkey services. However, new kiln capacity figures for 2012 indicate signs of a recovery as around 50-60Mta of new capacity are estimated to have been added over the past year. In the first of a three-part feature, CemNet takes stock of new cement capacity projects around the world, focussing on the Americas and Europe. FLSmid...

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...