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Ciments de Bizerte

Tunisia: Ciments de Bizerte resumes exports

After a 10 year hiatus, the company announced that a boat carrying 25,000 tonnes of clinker left for Cameroon, marking the restart of its...
LafargeHolcim

Algeria: LafargeHolcim makes third export to the Gambia

LafargeHolcim Algeria carried out its third export operation to the Gambia from the port of Arzew in Oran. The shipment was composed of 30,000 tonnes...
Vietnam Cement

Vietnam: Cement exports growing

Cement export volumes in the first two months of the year increased sharply by 71% year-on-year to 5.05 million tonnes and by 71.7% in...
Cementos Cienfuegos

Cuba: Cementos Cienfuegos to restart exports

The president of the Trade Union Bureau of the factory, Yasiel Hernandez Lopez, assured that the company will restart exports by May this year. The...
Aoulef Cement

Algeria: First cement export to Niger

The Aoulef cement factory in Adrar province launched its first export operations to Niger. Cement production began in December 2017 and the first transport of...
Vietnam Cement

Vietnam: Cement consumption down in March

Domestic cement consumption for the third month of the year decreased, while exports retained strong growth. The Department of Construction stated that estimated cement consumption...
Egypt Cement

Egypt: Cement exports increased in January

The Export Council for Building Materials (ECBM) announced that Egypt's cement exports increased by 79% to USD 7 million in January 2018, compared to...
Peru Cement

Peru: Cement consumption slowed down in February

The Association of Cement Producers announced that cement consumption in February grew by only 1.4% compared to the same month of the previous year,...
Turkey Cement

Turkey: Cement exports increased in 2017

The Turkish Cement Manufacturers'Association (TCMB) announced that cement exports reached 8 million tonnes in 2017, a 6.9% year-on-year increase. In the January-December period, the country...
LafargeHolcim

Algeria: LafargeHolcim to commence exports

The company plans to export "several hundreds of thousands of tonnes" of gray cement to one of the West African countries during the current...
Saudi Arabia Cement

Saudi Arabia: Cement Sales to grow in Q2

Cement sales in the Kingdom in February reached 3.63 million tonnes with estimates for the second quarter showing increases due to the implementation of...
Indonesia Cement

Indonesia: Cement consumption declined in February

The Indonesian Cement Association stated that the national cement consumption in February 2018 fell by 15.7% due to the wet season and short working...
Semen Tonasa

Indonesia: Semen Tonasa building packing plant

In order to improve distribution and marketing amidst intense competition, the company is currently building a new packing plant and warehouse in Sofifi, the...
China Resources Cement

China Resources Cement records increased profits

China Resources Cement Holding announced that the company achieved a turnover of HKD 29.9 billion, a year-on-year increase of 16.8%. Company consolidated gross profit...
Pakistan Cement

Pakistan: Cement production increases

The All Pakistani Cement Manufacturers' Association (APCMA) released data concerning the production for the first 8 months of the 2018 fiscal year. Production increased to...

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