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LafargeHolcim

Algeria: LafargeHolcim completes first clinker export

The new operation highlights the acceleration of the company's export program for 2018. After having completed eight cement operations since the start of the year,...
Vietnam Cement

Vietnam: Cement sales decreased in July

Cement sales in July fell slightly compared to June but maintained its momentum compared to the same period last year. Domestic consumption increased by 26%...
Tehran Cement

Iran: Cement exports increased in the second quarter

According to the latest data, Iran exported more than 3.6 million tonnes of cement and clinker worth an estimated USD 124.3 million between March...
Tajikistan Cement

Tajikistan: Cement production soared in first half of 2018

Tajikistan produced 496,000 tonnes more cement in the first half of the year compared to the same period in 2017. According to the Ministry of...
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...
Pakistan Cement

Pakistan: Cement prices on the rise

Rising coal prices and a devaluation of the national currency have led cement manufacturers to increase prices by PKR 15 - 20 per 50-kilogram...
Dangote Cement

Nigeria: Dangote reaches clinker export target

The Dangote cement plant in Ibese, Ogun, has reached and breached its target to export 2 million tonnes to neighboring markets. Armando Martinez, Ibese plant...
Pakistan Cement

Pakistan: Cement sector expecting high sales

Cement sales are expected to rise by 14% during the 2017/2018 financial year as public spending increased demand for the product. Domestic cement sales reached...
Pakistan Cement

Pakistan: Cement exports on the rise

Pakistan's Federal Bureau of Statistics reported that cement exports in May 2018 rose by 10.3% to 446,741 tonnes (USD 20.78 million) against 404,898 tonnes...
Vietnam Cement

Vietnam: Cement exports growing

The Construction Materials Department of the Ministry of Construction announced that exports in the first six months of 2018 grew by 50% to 15...
GICA

Algeria: GICA signs export contract with CNAN Nord

GICA (Group des cimenteries algériennes) and CNAN Nord, a subsidiary of GATMA, have signed a contract for the shipment of clinker to West Africa. CNAN...
CIU

Uruguay: Cement sales increased during the first quarter

The Chamber of Industry reported that cement sales grew by 18% to 219,000 tonnes during the first three months of 2018. Cement exports in the...
Oficemen

Spain: Cement consumption expected to increse in 2018

The Spanish Cement Association, Oficemen, predicted that cement consumption in 2018 will increase as exports continue to fall. The Association stated that consumption in 2018...
Ciments de Bizerte

Tunisia: Ciments de Bizerte expects good results

The company announced that its outlook remains positive as its new wharf facilities began operations in February, which allowed for the resumption of cement...
Vietnam Cement

Vietnam: Cement exports reached 72% of the yearly target

The Construction Materials Department of the Ministry of Construction announced that cement exports reached 72% of the 19 million tonnes yearly target. Cumulated exports during...

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