Wednesday, June 20, 2018
Petcoke

India: Government considering nationwide petcoke ban

The decision would represent a major blow to cement companies that are dependent on petcoke in order to function. Shree Cement currently has 100% dependence...
Coal

Vietnam: Cement industry will face coal shortage

Domestic coal production will be unable to fully supply the cement industry by 2030. The Ministry of Construction recently made a request for information on...
EnergyStar

US: LafargeHolcim Holly Hill receives energy award

The Environmental Protection Agency has awarded LargeHolcim Holly Hill the EnergyStar certification for superior energy performance in 2017. The company is among 93 other manufacturing...
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....
Lafarge Canada

Canada: Lafarage receives permission to burn tires

A Nova Scotia judge dismissed a petition for a judicial review of the province 's decision to allow the cement manufacturer to burn tires...
Asia Cement Corporation

Taiwan: Asia Cement announces wind farm project

Asia Cement Corporation announced that they have partnered with Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners to develop an offshore wind farm by 2020. The Hsinchu Offshore Wind Power...
Semen Baturaja

Indonesia: Semen Baturaja targets coal mine

Semen Batuaja intends to add a mining company to its business portfolio, setting aside IDR 300 billion to finance the acquisition. Company management expects that...
Raysut Cement

Oman: Raysut Cement records drop in revenue in 2017

Rising energy costs, competition from neighboring countries and a decrease in demand have all impacted the company's sales results. “There has been severe competition across...
Cemento Cosmos

Spain: Cemento Cosmos plans to use old tires as fuel

The cement company aims to replace up to 30% of its petroleum coke with discarded tires without impacting production volume or CO2 emissions. Cemento Cosmos...
Cong Thanh Cement

Vietnam: Cong Thanh Cement to use excess heat power generation

Cong Thanh Group has invested Cong Thanh Thermal Power Plant which will use residual heat from Cong Thanh Cement Plant to generate 12 MW...
MTES

France: Government plans to use wood waste in cement production

A new proposal from the Ministry of Ecological Transition will see cement companies use wood waste in the production process. On February 12, the government...
Indonesia Coal

Indonesia: Rising coal prices impact cement sector

While the rise in coal prices is a blessing for some in the mining sector and its supporting sectors, the cement industry has been...
VICAT

France: Vicat to invest in gasifier

The Vicat group has invested EUR 4,5 million for a gasifier at its Créchy cement plant. The new device will further reduce fossil fuel...
Semen Baturaja

Indonesia: Semen Baturaja enters coal mining business

In order to save on fuel costs, PT Semen Baturaja (SMBR) plans to acquire coal mines. If the plan is implemented, the cement producer...
Bamburi Cement

Kenya: Bamburi Cement halts solar energy plans

The high cost of the project forced Bamburi Cement to cancel the switch to solar energy. Susan Maingi, Director of Corporate Affairs and Sustainability stated...

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