Wednesday, February 21, 2018
India Cement

India: Cement industry faces challenges

The Indian cement industry has become the second largest manufacturer of cement, adding 110 million tonnes of production capacity in the last five years....
China Cement

China: Cement demand lowers and prices drop

Recent snowfall and the approaching Spring Festival, coupled with the recovery of clinker price in January caused multiple provinces to reduce prices. Prices in the...
Indonesia Cement Exports

Indonesia: Cement exports to increase in 2018

The chairman of the Indonesian Cement Association, Widodo Santoso recently stated that the domestic cement market is still in a state of over-supply. Excess...
Uganda Cement

Uganda: Cement industry to increase production

The next few months will bring an increase in production which could lead to a decline in prices due to oversupply. Lafarge Hima Cement will...
Indonesia Cement

Indonesia: Cement consumption up

Data from the Indonesia Cement Association show that domestic sales have increased significantly, driven by government infrastructure projects. In the January-November period, cement demand reached...
Vietnam Cement

Vietnam: Prices drop as competition intensifies

2017 was the first year where Vietnam witnessed an abundance of cement, with surplus expected to continue for several years. As a result, cement prices...
Tonasa

Indonesia: Production stagnant at Tonasa Cement

Cement production has continued to drop over the last three years. The company holds a 9% share of the national market. The president director of...
Cambodia Cement

Cambodia: New factories not enough to stabilise local sector

Four new cement factories are scheduled to open in the near future, tripling the number of local producers, imports are not set to decrease...
Semen Indonesia

Indonesia: Cement demand will continue to rise

Semen Indonesia estimated that cement demand next year will rise due to infrastructure projects. Demand growth was projected at 5% throughout 2017 but in October...
Peru construction

Peru: Growth in the construction sector

The Housing Construction and Sanitation Minister, Carlos Burce stated that the growth of the sector in October (14.25%) confirms that construction activity has already...
LafargeHolcim

Russia: LafargeHolcim Director Guillermo Brusco Interview

Due to the economic crisis in Russia and the decline in the demand for cement (72 million tonnes in 2014 to 54 million tonnes...
Calcia France

France: Calcia cement plans to expand

Calcia plans to expand quarries to the Brueil-en-Vexin commune as drilling at Guitrancourt will end in 2020. The EUR 70 million quarry extension project, entirely...
Kwanza Sul

Angola: Cement factory in Kwanza Sul to restart production

The Cement Factory of Kwanza Sul (FCKS) plans to resume production in January 2018 after a halt since mid-2017 due to lack of fuel. The...
Cement

Global cement demand to rise in 2018

Global demand is on the rise as markets begin to recover in Europe and the United States. ''Pent-up demand in developed markets will increase global...
Vietnam cement

Vietnam: Sand and cement demand on the rise

Demand for construction sand and cement is expected to be higher than the output. Alternative materials are being considered. The National Building Materials Conference calculated...

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