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JK Cement aims to double capacity in 5-7 years

28 June 2013, Published under Cement News

JK Cement Ltd is undertaking several expansion projects to cement its position in the domestic as well as international markets.     The Kanpur-based Indian company is setting up a 0.6Mta white cement plant at Fujairah in the United Arab Emirates and plans to add 3Mta capacity at its existing facilities in India by September 2014.     According to its annual report for 2012-13 (Apr-Mar), JK Cement will also expand wall putty capacity by 0.2Mta at its Gotan plant in Rajasthan by Septembe...

Cementir boosts white cement volumes in China and Malaysia

08 March 2013, Published under Cement News

Cementir Holding increased turnover in 2012 by 6.4 per cent to €976.2m and the EBITDA was ahead by 11.2 per cent to €138.1m as the margin improved from 13.3 per cent to 14.1 per cent. Depreciation and impairment provisions were 2.2 per cent higher at €89.9m, giving a trading profit advance of 33.2 per cent to €48.2m. After a net financial charge 3.5 per cent lower at €21.8m, the pre-tax profit rose by 83.4 per cent to €28.6m. After a 20.7 per cent reduction in the tax charge and an 11.3 p...

Adelaide Brighton acquires 30% in Malaysian white cement producer

03 December 2012, Published under Cement News

Adelaide Brighton Limited has entered into an agreement to acquire 30 per cent of white cement producer Aalborg Portland Malaysia Sdn Bhd (APM). The acquisition price for the 30 per cent equity stake in APM is US$29.7m including US$2.3m for 30 per cent of the net cash on hand, plus transaction costs of about US$0.4m. Completion is expected on 5 December 2012. APM's facility is situated in Ipoh, on the west coast of the Malaysian Peninsula, approximately 180km north of Kuala Lumpur. It ...

Algeria's white present

07 November 2012, Published under Cement News

Lafarge operates a 3.5Mta cement works in Oggaz, Algeria, from where it produces not only grey cement for the western Algerian market but also white cement for domestic and overseas customers. By Ali Boumgharef, Ciment Blanc Algérien Spa (Lafarge), Algeria. Lafarge’s Oggaz works in Algeria delivers sizeable quantities of white cement to domestic and overseas customers White clinker production at Lafarge’s Oggaz plant began in July 2007 while the cement grinding unit started one ...

India: dumping duty on UAE, Iran white cement extended

23 May 2012, Published under Cement News

India’s Finance Ministry has extended the validity of existing anti-dumping duty on white cement imports from Iran, UAE until 11 April 2013. Business Line reports that this this one year extension follows the anti-dumping directorate’s recent move to initiate sunset review investigations on white cement imports from UAE and Iran. The petition seeking the review was filed by JK White Cement Works and Birla White. The existing anti-dumping duty on white cement imports ended in April this...