Saturday, September 23, 2017

Pakistan: Loesche supplies 4 vertical roller mills to Pioneer Cement’s plant in Chenki

Pakistan: Loesche has been awarded a contract to supply 4 vertical roller mills to Pioneer Cement's plant in Chenki, 34 km from Jauharabad, Khushab district. The contractor for...

South Korea: Hyundai Cement considers building solar power plant

South Korea: Hyundai Cement Co. may invest in building a photovoltaic power station at its existing cement plant aiming to improve profitability. The consortium of Hanil...

Tunisia: Votorantim Cimentos’ Jbel Oust cement plant to gain access to national gas distribution...

Tunisia: the Tunisian Company of Electricity and Gas (STEG) is currently carrying out a project to install pipelines and a distribution switching station for natural gas near the...

Pakistan: Fauji Cement’s production line 2 expected to restart ops in October

Pakistan: the 2nd production plant of Fauji Cement Company Limited (FCCL) is expected to restart operations from October this year. Fauji Cement’s major production line,...

Turkey: Nuh Çimento aims 40% savings in energy

Turkey: upon completion of the upgrade project of increasing its grinding capacity by 85%, Nuh Çimento will also lower its energy consumption by 40%. The grinding...

Myanmar: Mawlamyine Cement may not have energy permit

Myanmar: according to the Ministry of Electricity and Energy, Mawlamyine Cement Limited (MCL) has not sought permission in order to generate power for its plant in Mon...

Barbados: Arawak Cement plans to set up solar power plant

Barbados: Arawak Cement Company Ltd. (ACCL) announced it plans to set up a solar energy generation plant. According to Manuel Toro, General Manager of the cement maker, the...

Australia: zero carbon cement possible in 10 years

Australian NGO climate-solutions think tank Beyond Zero Emissions has come up with a plan for Australia to lead the world with a zero carbon cement...

Nigeria: Lafarge Africa aims to sell electricity to national grid

Nigeria: Lafarge Africa announced it aims to produce 220 MW of electricity in the nearest future through renewable energy. According to the company, it already...

China: Huaxin Cement and Shell sign carbon trading agreement

China: on August 16, 2017, Huaxin Cement Co. Ltd. and Shell Energy (China) Co. Ltd. have signed a carbon trading agreement. As per the agreement, the...

Canada: locals challenge Lafarge’s decision to burn tyres at Brookfield cement plant

Canada: a group of residents has filed a notice of judicial review on Nova Scotia government’s approval of the tyre burning pilot project at Lafarge Canada's...

Indonesia: waste heat recovery power plant at Tubanyang cement factory to start ops in...

Indonesia: the Waste Heat Recovery Power Generator (WHRPG) project at Semen Indonesia's Tuban cement plant will start operations in October this year. On August 16, 2017,...

Ethiopia: Riftcot and HC Trading win contract to supply coal to cement sector

Ethiopia: Riftcot Limited and HC Trading Plc were awarded the contract to supply a total of 700,000 tonnes of coal to 20 cement plans and...

Nigeria: gas shortage affects cement sector’s capacity utilization rate

Nigeria: the Cement Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (CMAN) has blamed the low capacity utilization rate on the instability in gas supply. According to CMAN, the leading domestic producers...

Tanzania: Dangote Cement to start operating gas-fired power plant at Mtwara by September

Tanzania: Dangote Cement announced it will start using the captive gas-fired power plant at Mtwara cement factory by September this year. The cement maker aims to reduce...

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