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Semen Indonesia starts Tuban WHR plant construction

24 October 2014, Published under Cement News

Semen Indonesia has commenced the construction of a 30.6MW power plant at its Tuban cement works to reduce the company’s electricity costs. Using heat from the cement production process, the waste heat recovery plant represents an investment of IDR638bn (US53m). The project is expected to be completed in 26 months’ time with the plant due to come online in 2H16. In 2013 Semen Indonesia signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Japan-based JFE Engineering Corporation for the WHRS ...

UltraTech Cement's power provisions

16 September 2014, Published under Cement News

In India, finish grinding typically consumes around 40 per cent of power while raw material preparation and clinker burning account for an additional 30 per cent. Therefore, an uninterrupted power supply is key to the smooth operation of any cement plant. To ensure such a supply, UltraTech Cement has recently commissioned captive power units at its Rawan, Rajashree and Andhra Pradesh works and is expanding its power provision with other forms of clean energy. By UltraTech Cement, India. ...

Decisions, decisions...

14 July 2014, Published under Cement News

Waste heat power generation (WHPG) has become an increasingly attractive option for cement producers seeking to reduce net energy consumption, enhance sustainablity and remain competitive. While evaluating the installation of a WHPG system in terms of energy costs savings is a primary consideration, it is also crucial to ensure the system integrates seamlessly with the cement production process and is adapted to meet the individual characteristics of each plant. By JFE Engineering Corp, Japa...

Najran launches waste heat recovery operations

01 July 2014, Published under Cement News

Saudi-based producer Najran Cement said launched operations of its waste heat recovery project yesterday. The company successfully completed the performance guarantee tests stated in its contract with Sinoma of China, according to local press reports.

Apo energy deal gets government approval

19 May 2014, Published under Cement News

The ancillary services procurement agreement (ASPA) between the National Grid Corp of the Philippines (NGCP) and Apo Cement Corp (ACC) has been approved by the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC). The agreement states that ACC will provide ancillary services from its Apo Cement power plant with the capacity of 69MW. It may only nominate the available capacity of the said plant for the ancillary services. However, since the contract is on a nonfirm basis, it has the right not to nominate any...

Catic wins waste heat recovery project from Goltas Goller Bolgesi Cimento, Tukey

01 May 2014, Published under Cement News

Turkish cement maker Goltas Goller Bolgesi Cimento Sanayi ve Ticaret said it has contracted Chinese company Catic Beijing Co Ltd to set up a waste heat recovery power plant at a total cost of some US$20m (EUR14m).

Lucky Cement 1HFY14 net profit rises 20%

27 February 2014, Published under Cement News

Pakistan market leader Lucky Cement reported a 20 per cent rise in net profit for the first half of FY14 boosted by in part by higher prices. Net profit for the six months to the end of December 2013 stood at PKR5.16bn (US$49.2m) compared to PKR4.49bn in the same period of the year before. Revenue improved 11.8 per cent YoY to PKR19.57bn against PKR17.51bn in the 1HFY13. Commenting on the results, Global Research said revenues grew on the back of a 10 per cent YoY increase in domestic c...

Phase 2 of Najran WHR trial operations to continue to end-April

22 January 2014, Published under Cement News

Najran Cement has said trial operations of a second phase of its waste heat recovery plant are expected to continue to the end of April, the Saudi-based producer said in a bourse statement. The company launched phase 1 of trial operations at the plant on 11 January which will take 10 days to complete. Commercial operations are yet to be announced. The 27.1MW project is being carried out by China’s Sinoma Energy Conservation on a turnkey basis.  The US$44.9m investment will help Najran to r...

Najran Cement launches trial operations of WHR plant, Saudi Arabia

13 January 2014, Published under Cement News

Najran Cement on Saturday launched on Saturday trial operations of the first phase of its waste heat recovery (WHR). The trial will take 10 days to complete and the commercial launch is yet to be announced. The WHR project, with a projected power generation capacity of 27.1MW, is being carried out by China's Sinoma Energy Conservation on a turnkey basis. The installatin will help Najran reduce CO2 emissions and HFO consumption, as well as improve energy efficiency. Najran Cement operat...

PT Semen Indonesia

02 December 2013, Published under Cement News

PT Semen Indonesia has posted a 15.2 per cent rise in net profits in 9M13 to IDR3.91trn (US$352m), compared to the same period last year. This comes despite higher costs including a 31.5 per cent jump in revenue costs to IDR9.55trn and an equal rise in selling expenses to IDR1.59trn. Net income was up 18 per cent in 9M13 with gross income jumping 21 per cent to IDR5.1trn. With Indonesia’s economy predicted to grow by 5.9 per cent this year, the government plans to boost infrastructure inc...