The type of fuel and efficiency of equipment used during clinker production also have an impact. Meanwhile, the floor area of the world’s buildings is projected to double in the next 40 years. This means cement production is set to grow to around 5bn tonnes by 2030, a 25% increase from today, reaching over four times 1990 levels.
2021-4-21 Saudi Arabia: Yamama Cement plans to transfer and install the seventh production line from its old plant in the south of Riyadh to the new plant’s location in Northern Halal in Al-Kharj governorate of the Riyadh region. The line has a clinker production capacity of 10,000t/day. Following the completion of the move by the end of 2024 the new plant will have a capacity of 30,000t/day.
2021-4-7 Pakistan: Maple Leaf Cement has commenced operations at clinker line 3 of its Iskanerabad cement plant following a modification to increase capacity. The Dawn newspaper has reported that the plant now has a capacity of 18,500t/day of grey clinker, up by 3% from 18,000t/day previously.
2021-4-6 The capacity of the Line-3 has been increased from 7300 to 7800 tons per day of clinker, this was achieved due to a debottlenecking and Balancing Modernization and Replacement (BMR) program
2021-4-21 Yanbu Cement Co. announced that modernization work on production line No. 4 is 90% complete and it is expected to be fully ready by May 17, 2021, according to a bourse statement. The firm also noted a delay in receiving some spare parts that led to a delay in executing the project timeline. The associated costs, however, remain unchanged.
Located on the site of an old rail town in northwestern Arizona, approximately 10 miles north of the town of Paulden, the Drake Cement facility was the first of its kind to be built in the state in over 50 years. The plant is a state-of-the-art facility with a rated capacity of 660,000 tons of clinker production per year.
Yanbu Cement Co mpany (YCC), a Saudi joint stock company, is one of the major cement manufacturers in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the largest cement company in the Western Region with a total installed capacity above 7.0 million tons of clinker and cement dispatch capacity above 10.0 million tons per annum. Yanbu Cement is ranked as one of the top 50 companies in KSA with a paid up capital
JK cement planned to invest Rs. 1,700 crore (US$ 246.7 million) to increase its production capacity to 15 million tonnes by end of 2020. In November 2020, Shiva Cement Ltd, a subsidiary of JSW Cement Ltd, has announced plans to invest over Rs. 1,500 crore (US$ 203.21 million) in a new 1.36 million tonne per annum clinker unit project in Odisha.
2021-4-8 Clinker production grew by 4.6% to 4.04 million tons in the same month, compared to 3.87 million tons a year earlier. Clinker inventories reached 32.7 million tons by the end of March, down 17.3% from 39.6 million tons in March 2020.
2019-12-5 cement production plant workers. It is noted that these workers can be exposed to the raw materials of cement production, which include limestone, chalk, clay and shale, to clinker, as well as to Portland cement dust. The exact nature of the dust exposures experienced by cement plant workers has not been characterised in any of the studies.
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