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JK Cement adds capacity to Katni white cement unit

20 October 2020, Published under Cement News

India’s JK Cement Ltd has successfully implemented 300,000tpa of additional white cement capacity at its facility in Rupaund, Katni, and also commenced commercial dispatches. The installed capacity at the company’s Katni white cement unit now stands at 700,000tpa.

Sabanci to restructure white cement business

01 October 2020, Published under Cement News

Turkey's Sabanci Holding has announced that it will be restructuring its white cement business unit by merging its financial power and the operational capability of its Çimsa subsidiary, according to a statement. As such, it is planning to incorporate a company in the Netherlands, Cimsa Sabanci Cement BV (CSC BV), in which Sabancı will hold 60 per cent of the total equity shares while the remaining 40 per cent will be held by Çimsa. It will then sell the shares of Çimsa's international wh...

Egyptian cement prices fall 3% in March

01 April 2020, Published under Cement News

The price of Portland cement in Egypt fell 2.5 per cent MoM to EGP780/t (US$49.4/t) in March 2020, compared to EGP800/t in February, according to the Central Administration of Needs and Building Materials. White cement prices remained stable at EGP2400/t during the first three months of 2020, the report added. Elsewhere, ready-mixed concrete prices remained stable YoY at around EGP725/m 3 in the 1Q20.

Aalborg Excel® is launched by Cementir

06 December 2019, Published under Cement News

Allborg Excel® is the latest product in the Aalborg INWHITE Solution® range A ALBORG EXCEL ® , the second UHPC premixed product, developed under the A ALBORG INWHITE S OLUTION ® has been launched. The product can satisfy manufacturers to seek the ultimate surface detailing and aesthetical expression, within aesthetic and architectural applications, claims A ALBORG . A ALBORG EXCEL ® is self-levelling and fast flowing, allowing combinations with pigments and fibres, achie...

Northern Cement reports 'robust' 3Q19 sales

24 October 2019, Published under Cement News

Saudi Arabia's Northern Region Cement Co has reported 'robust' 3Q19 financial results, according to General Manager, Obeid bin Saad Al-Subaie. "The Kingdom did not witness an improved cement demand, yet, the prices' increase helped the cement producers adjust their status," stated Mr Al-Subaie. He also added that the company has abundant stockpiles of white cement. In November, Saudi Arabia’s King Salman launched the Northern Region Cement Co's white Portland cement project, with a c...

Çimsa: building on success

08 October 2019, Published under Cement News

Çimsa is Turkey’s leading cement exporter and the second-largest producer of white cement in the world. Building on this success, Ülkü Özcan, CEO, explains how the company is strengthening its export network and white cement capacity, and has set its sights on innovation and digitalisation. By building on its capacity to export to global destinations and increasing white cement capacity, Çimsa aims to enhance efficiency and maintain healthy growth. Innovation and digitalisation are...

Cimenterie du Cameroon launch Sublim white cement

05 September 2019, Published under Cement News

Cimenterie du Cameroon (LafargeHolcim) has launched its new Sublim brand of white cement, the first white cement product to be released in the country. The cement is produced at the company's Bonabéri plant. It held the official launch at the Hotel La Falaise Bonapriso. The company says the product delivers a constant and luminous whiteness to bring out the brightness and aesthetics of the works.

A flurry of activity in the white cement sector

02 July 2019, Published under Cement News

This week ICR reported on FLSmidth’s successful contract award of Al Safwa Cement's project to convert one of its grey production lines to white cement by 2020. The white cement market is providing extra opportunities to Saudi cement producers as demand for grey cement has been subdued and additional revenue streams are needed. Previously, another Saudi cement company, Al Jouf Cement , had spotted the opportunity offered by this profitable niche market. In April, it announced it would con...

A flurry of activity in the white cement sector

28 June 2019, Published under Cement News

This week ICR reported on FLSmidth’s successful contract award of Al Safwa Cement's project to convert one of its grey production lines to white cement by 2020. The white cement market is providing extra opportunities to Saudi cement producers as demand for grey cement has been subdued and additional revenue streams are needed. Previously, another Saudi cement company, Al Jouf Cement , had spotted the opportunity offered by this profitable niche market. In April, it announced it would con...

FLSmidth to convert one line at Al Safwa Cement to white cement

27 June 2019, Published under Cement News

Al Safwa Cement Co of Saudi Arabia is converting to a dual white and grey cement line, aiming to begin production in early 2020. The flexibility to adapt to market demands is a crucial competitive factor, and the new production capability will allow Al Safwa Cement Co to convert easily between grey or white cement production as necessary.  The contract to convert one of Al Safwa Cement's grey cement kiln lines has been awarded to Denmark-based FLSmidth. This will involve the cost-effectiv...