Wednesday, February 21, 2018
Pakistan Cement

Pakistan: Cement capacity utilization of 99% in January

The capacity utilization of the cement industry during the first seven months of the current fiscal year reached 91.28%, while utilization in January 2018...

China: Government bans cement and glass expansion

The country's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) stated that new cement and glass projects ''must follow replacement capacity rules, so as to...
Paraguay INC

Paraguay: INC to increase production

The National Cement Industry stated that it will increase production by 30% starting in March when a new mill will begin operation. The INC's current...
VICEM

Vietnam: VICEM Fourth Quarter Results

The company reported the highest growth in quarterly sales in 10 years. Total product sales reached 7.85 million tonnes, a 12% increase over the...
Unacem

Peru: Unacem records lower sales

The country's largest cement manufacturer has registered lower production and sales due to flooding and landslides that interrupted shipments from the Condorocha factory. Unacem posted...
Cherat Cement

Pakistan: Cherat Cement profits grow

The Cherat Cement Company has posted a net profit of PKR 743 million in the October-December period of FY18, a 20% increase compared to...
Krasnoyarsk Cement

Russia: Krasnoyarsk Cement 2017 Results

The company produced 674,700 tonnes of cement, a 10.4% decrease from 752,500 tonnes in 2016. Sales volumes have also decreased by 8.3%. The reason for...
Argentina Cement Consumption

Argentina: Cement sales growing

Continuing with the trend that was recorded throughout much of 2017, cement sales in January 2018 grew by 17.3% year-on-year, stated the Portland Cement...
Marl

Azerbaijan: new cement raw material deposit found

A marl deposit suitable for extraction of raw materials required to produce cement was found in a survey of the Gobustan district of Azerbaijan. The...
Pakistan Cement

Pakistan: Exports in January continue to decline

Cement exports reported a decline of 7.82% from 0.38 million tonnes in January 2017 to 0.35 million tonnes in 2018. The All Pakistan Cement Manufacturers'...
Uruguay Cement

Uruguay: Cement exports grow

Sales grew by 3.4% in the third quarter of 2017, mainly due to increasing exports. Cement companies sold 203,100 tonnes of cement in the third...
Pakistan Cement

Pakistan: Cement consumption surges in January

Data from the All Pakistan Cement Manufacturer's Association (APCMA) shows a 37.3% growth in the first month of the year. Domestic cement consumption was 3.73...
Yakutcement

Russia: Yakutcement to increase production capacity

The company plans to produce 350,000 tonnes of cement in 2018. In 2017, Yakutcement produced 272,000 tonnes of cement and 72,000 tonnes of clinker. The company...
India Cement

India: Cement industry faces challenges

The Indian cement industry has become the second largest manufacturer of cement, adding 110 million tonnes of production capacity in the last five years....
Iskitimcement

Russia: Iskitimcement reduces cement production

Iskitimcement produced 1.032 million tonnes of cement in 2017, the lowest figure for the company in over ten years. Ekaterina Abibula, the company's representative, stated...

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