Wednesday, February 21, 2018
Cementos Melón

Chile: Cementos Melón sales decline

The 3% decrease reported by the construction sector has also impacted the cement industry. Cementos Melón reported a 14% decline in sales to USD 298...
Semen Indonesia

Indonesia: Cement oversupply to decrease

PT Semen Indonesia (SMGR) General Director, Agung Wiharto, stated that while cement supply is still excessive, it is estimated to decrease this year. The country's...
Senegal Cement

Senegal: Cement production up in 2017

The Direction of Forecasting and Economic Studies (DPEE) announced that total cement production in the country reached 6,441,100 tonnes in 2017. The structure was based...
Argentina Cement Consumption

Argentina: Cement consumption increases in the North

The Institute of Studies on the Argentine and Latin American Reality (IERAL) released a report based on information from the Portland Cement Manufacturers Association...
Cheetah Cement Otjiwarongo

Namibia: Cheetah Cement imports clinker from China

A transport of 40,000 tonnes of cement clinker from China was offloaded at the Walvis Bay port, awaiting transportation to the Cheetah Cement factory...
Indonesia Cement Consumption

Indonesia: Cement consumption up in January

The Indonesian Cement Association announced that consumption grew by up to 17% in the first month of 2018. Widodo Santoso, the chairman of the Indonesian...
Eurocement

Russia: Eurocement to invest in modernization

The company announced that it will invest RUB 2.2 billion in the modernization of the Petersburgtsement and Pikalevsky Cement plants. The investment will allow the...
Cementos Argos

Honduras: Argos Cement to invest USD 21 million

Argos plans to open a second processing plant with a total capacity of 400,000 tonnes of cement in Choloma, Honduras. The company intends to supply...
GCC

U.S. : Grupo Cementos de Chihuahua eyes market growth

The company aims to take advantage of the new U.S. infrastructure plan to increase its cement volumes in the region. Grupo Cementos de Chihuahua (GCC)...
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...
Lehigh Cement

United States: Cemex increases participation in Lehigh

The company invested USD 34 million to increase its stake in Lehigh White Cement from 24.5% to 36.75%. Cemex anticipates that the transaction will be...
Binani Cement

India: Birla and Dalmia lead bidders for Binani Cement

An investor group led by Dalmia Bharat and billionaire Kumar Mangalam Birla have both made offers of INR 60 billion to acquire Binani Cements. The...
Cong Thanh Cement

Vietnam: Cong Thanh Cement to use excess heat power generation

Cong Thanh Group has invested Cong Thanh Thermal Power Plant which will use residual heat from Cong Thanh Cement Plant to generate 12 MW...
Morocco Cement Sales

Morocco: Cement sales fell in January

The Cement Producers Association recorded a 4.4% decrease in sales to 1,114,857 tonnes at the beginning of the year. The main reason was an...
Birla

India: Birla Cement announces Q3 results

The company posted the results of the third quarter and the 9 month period that ended on December 31. In the third quarter, Birla Cement's...

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