Saturday, August 18, 2018
Tororo Cement

Uganda: Power failures impact cement companies

Tororo Cement and Hima Cement have been negatively impacted by recurring power outages and fluctuations. Tororo Cement has reported losses of 6,000 tonnes of product...
Ssangyong Cement

South Korea: Ssangyong Cement invests in energy-saving upgrades

The company announced it will invest in a waste heat power generator with an energy storage system for its factory on the East coast...
Cembureau

EU: The challenges of environmental impact and renewable energy

The European cement industry is facing two challenges in the form of environmental impact and access to renewable energy. The chairman of the European Cement...
Cementos BSA

Chile: Cementos BSA signs contract for 100% renewable energy

The company announced that it has signed a contract with Engie for the supply of 100% renewable electricity to its Quilicura plant. Engie agreed to...
Cemex

Mexico: Cemex advances towards sustainability

The company announced that it had reduced its emissions by more than 7 million tonnes of CO2 in 2017. The CEO of the Cemex, Fernando...
Saudi Cement

Saudi Arabia: Saudi Cement teams up with GE Power

GE Power has recently signed a contract with Saudi Cement in order to provide the Advanced Gas Path upgrade solution for three GE 6B...
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...

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