Wednesday, June 20, 2018
Dangote Cement

Cameroon: Dangote Cement Q1 sales grew by 9%

The cement maker announced that its Douala production line sold 9% more cement during the first quarter of 2018. Dangote Cement sold 332,000 tonnes in...
GCC

US: Cementos de Chihuahua to acquire Montana cement plant

Grupo Cementos de Chihuahua announced that it has received regulatory approval for the acquisition of a cement plant in Montana. The company will acquire a...
Hrazdan Cement

Armenia: Hrazdan cement plant gets new owners

The Hrazdan Cement CJSC plant has been sold to the Hrazdan Cement Corporation, which was established in December 2017 by GM Holding. Hrazdan Cement CJSC...
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...
Ash Grove Cement

US: CRH acquires Ash Grove Cement

Ash Grove Cement announced that the Agreement and Plan of Merger with CRH, under which CRH will acquire Ash Grove, received approval from the...
Sino-Zimbabwe Cement

Sino-Zimbabwe Cement to construct housing units

The joint venture between the Chinese and Zimbabwean governments has announced it will begin the construction of three hundred housing units at its Indiva...
China Cement

China: Companies with “green” records to be exempted

The Government has announced that it will put an end to its rigid environmental regulations and adopt a more nuanced scheme that will minimize...
LafargeHolcim

Spain: LafargeHolcim Carboneras factory becomes training center

The cement factory in Carboneras has been selected as a reference training center for the LafargeHolcim Group in Europe. The decision has been made after...
Morocco Cement

Morocco: Cement consumption on the decline

Statistics published by the Ministry of Housing show declining numbers in both monthly and year-on-year consumption. The constant decline in consumption is due to a...
Yakutcement

Russia: Yakutcement launched third production line

The company inaugurated its third production line on June 12, 2018, and will be able to produce 500,000 tonnes of cement per year in...
LafargeHolcim

Spain: LafargeHolcim appoints new commercial director

The world's largest cement producer announced it has appointed Carmen Díaz as the new commercial director for the company in Spain. Díaz was previously the...
CIMAF

Ghana: CIMAF devotes 15% of investments to the environement

The Moroccan cement company Ciments de l'Afrique (CIMAF) announced that it will devote 15% of its investments in Ghana to manage the impact of...
Conch Cement

China: Conch Cement stops production in Tongling

The company announced that its subsidiary, Tongling Conch, has complied with the Tongling Municipal Bureau of Environmental Protection and ceased activity at its pier,...
Vietnam Cement

Vietnam: Cement production capacity on the rise

The Vietnam Cement Association announced that the country's total production capacity has reached approximately 100 million tonnes per year, while domestic cement consumption is...
Indonesia Cement

Indonesia: Cement sector overcapacity grows

Cement oversupply is still the sector's largest problem. Estimated production capacity is expected to grow to 108 million tonnes against a domestic demand of...

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