Wednesday, October 24, 2018
Zimbabwe Cement

Zimbabwe: PPC and LafargeHolcim to take on cement shortage

The companies have assured customers that the cement shortage is temporary and would be resolved in the following weeks. PPC Zimbabwe stated that its plants...
PPC Cement

Zimbabwe: Cement manufacturers issue statement on shortage

The Confederation of Zimbabwe Industries has called a meeting to discuss the recent cement shortage in the country and urged customers to act responsibly. CZI...
India Cement

India: Rising costs to impact profitability

Despite an increase in cement demand in the first quarter of the 2019 financial year, rising fuel and transport costs will impact cement manufacturers'...
Oficemen

Spain: Cement demand increased in May

The Cement Demand Index in the country recorded a year-on-year growth of 9.3% in May 2018 and a 1.2% increase compared to the previous...
Peru Cement

Peru: Cement demand increased all-around in April

The Central Reserve Bank announced that cement demand increased, as a result of the construction sector growing by 10.6% due to higher private and...

India: ACC expects cement demand to grow in 2018

The company published its annual report stating that cement demand will grow in 2018 but fierce competition will lead to excess capacity. Cement demand is...
Cameroon Cement

Cameroon: Cement demand to increase

The Ministry of Economy forecasted that cement demand will increase due to the construction of ports, dams, and roads in preparation for the 2019...
Spain Cement

Spain: Cement demand growth decreased in March

The country's cement association, Oficemen, announced that the Cement Demand Index registered a "strong slowdown" due to high rainfall volume and the Easter holidays. The...
LafargeHolcim

Bangladesh: LafargeHolcim introduces new plastering cement

The company announced that it will launch a new specialized cement used exclusively for plastering. “It would be only for plastering and different from others...
India Cement

India: Election to boost cement demand

With assembly elections being held in two major states, cement production in the country is expected to grow by 6.5% to over 310 million...
Spain Cement

Spain: Cement demand grows in Andalusia

The Cement Manufacturers Association in Andalucia (AFCA) announced that domestic cement demand has increased while exports have dropped. The Cement Demand Index in Andalusia showed...
Spain Cement

Spain: Cement demand grew in February

Oficemen announced that cement demand registered an 11.7% increase in February 2018, marking twelve months of positive growth. From March 2017 to February 2018, the...
PPC Cement

South Africa: PPC expects demand growth

South Africa's largest cement producer anticipates a surge in demand as investors initiate new infrastructure projects. PPC CEO Johan Classen stated that cement demand will...
Pakistan Cement

Pakistan: Cement prices increase as demand grows

The cost of a cement bag has been gradually rising over the last month due to an increase in infrastructure work before the general...
Oficemen

Spain: Cement demand grew year-on-year

Oficemen announced that the Cement Demand Index grew by 11% in the last twelve months. The Cement Demand Index has seen eleven months of growth....

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