Wednesday, October 24, 2018
Nigeria Cement

Nigeria: TCN installs new tranformers in Edo and Ogun

The Transmission Company of Nigeria has recently installed two 60 MVA 132/33kV power transformers at substations in the states of Ogun and Edo. TCN General...
Stamico

Tanzania: Stamico promises steady coal supply

The State Mining Corporation has reassured cement producers on the availability of coal, promising to increase production. An estimated 18,600 tonnes of coal are being...
UltraTech

India: UltraTech Cement to double energy productivity

The cement manufacturer has become a member of EP100, a global leadership initiative bringing together energy-smart companies, and committed to double its energy productivity. "Improvement...
Ohorongo Cement

Namibia: Ohorongo Cement solar power plant opened

The company has officially inaugurated its 5 MW solar power plant at its factory in the Otjozondjupa region. The Minister of Mines and Energy, Tom...
India Coal

India: Coal India obtained higher coal prices in auction

Cement manufacturers obtained 92% of the 4.65 million tonnes of coal offered annually for five years at a recent e-auction with cement manufacturers. Coal prices...
BEUMER Group

US: BEUMER wins contract for conveyor at Knight Hawk Coal

BEUMER Corporation, a subsidiary of BEUMER Group, has been awarded a contract to design, supply and install a nearly four-mile overland conveyor at Knight...
Peru Cement

Peru: Cement consumption grew in July

The National Institute of Statistics and Informatics announced that domestic cement consumption in the seventh month of the year rose by 2.15% due to...
Umeme

Uganda: Umeme invests in Tororo electrical substation

As cement companies hurry to open new production lines in the region, Umeme, the country's main electrical distribution company, has announced the construction of...
Petcoke

India: Government allows limited petcoke import

The government has allowed the limited import of petroleum coke for use as feedstock in some industries after implementing a ban on its use...
EAPCC

Kenya: EAPCC seeks additional bailout

The East African Portland Cement Company is seeking an additional KES 2 billion to repair its defective kiln, cautioning that further delays would force...
Finnsementti

Finland: Finnsementti switches to LNG

The company has announced it has entered an agreement with Skangas to acquire liquefied natural gas to be used in the cement production process...
Polystyrene Waste

India: Cement companies to burn waste as fuel

The State government has begun deliberations with leading cement companies who are willing to help extract fuel from non-recyclable plastics. The companies will be allowed...
Tamil Nadu Cement

India: Tamil Nadu to burn waste as fuel

The Tamil Nadu State Council Chairman, M.Ponnusami, stated that several cement companies are willing to use plastic and municipal waste for energy generation in...
Tororo Cement

Uganda: Power failures impact cement companies

Tororo Cement and Hima Cement have been negatively impacted by recurring power outages and fluctuations. Tororo Cement has reported losses of 6,000 tonnes of product...
Ssangyong Cement

South Korea: Ssangyong Cement invests in energy-saving upgrades

The company announced it will invest in a waste heat power generator with an energy storage system for its factory on the East coast...

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