Saturday, April 21, 2018
9th Ibero-American Pavement Congress

Paraguay to hold 9th Concrete Pavement Congress

The Ibero-American Federation of Premixed Concrete, the Interamerican Cement Federation and the Paraguayan Chamber of the Manufactured Concrete Industry will organize the 9th Ibero-American...
UltraTech

India: UltraTech comissions new clinker plant

The company announced that it will commission a greenfield clinker plant in Manawar, Madhya Pradesh. The new plant will have a 2.5 million tonnes per...
Nicaragua Cement

Nicaragua: Construction material prices increased

The Construction Materials Price Index recorded a year-on-year growth of 8.6% in March 2018. Among the five categories that make up the price index, the...

India: ACC Q1 profits rise

ACC reported better than estimated numbers for the first quarter due to strong volume growth. The company announced that revenue increased by 14.2% year-on-year and...
Dangote Cement

Cameroon: Dangote Cement returns to profit

Dangote Cement Cameroon closed 2017 with a profit of FCFA 3 billion compared to a loss of FCFA 5 billion in 2016. The positive results...

Vietnam: Cement production increased in the first

Vice chairman of the Vietnam Construction Materials Associations announced that cement production achieved a record growth rate in the first quarter of 2018. Production increased...
Spain Cement

Spain: Cement demand grew in February

Oficemen announced that cement demand registered an 11.7% increase in February 2018, marking twelve months of positive growth. From March 2017 to February 2018, the...
Indonesia Cement

Indonesia: Cement consumption grew in Q1 2018

The Indonesian Cement Association announced that cement consumption in the first quarter of the year increased by 6.6% compared to the same period last...
ZJ Cement

China: Zhejiang to close small-scale clinker plants by 2022

The Zhejiang Provincial Economic and Information Commission has formulated a report titled "Zhejiang Cement Industry Improvement Suggestions" that presents the future layout of the...
Ecocem

France: Ecocem concrete binder plant to start operations

Ecocem has announced that its concrete binder plant in Dunkirk will soon be operational. The EUR 37 million project started in February 2017 and...
LafargeHolcim

Algeria: LafargeHolcim completed fourth export operation

The company announced that its fourth cement export operation to the Gambia was successfully completed. Approximately 8,500 tonnes of gray cement left the Arzew Port...
UltraTech

India: UltraTech makes new offer for Binani

UltraTech Cement has made a new offer its bid to buy the debt-ridden Binani Cement. The company has made an offer of INR 79.9 billion,...
LafargeHolcim

Spain: LafargeHolcim strenghtens Management Committee

LafargeHolcim has recently incorporated Manuel Barrero, the current director of the company's concrete activities, into its Management Committee, underlining its commitment to developing this...
Tajikistan Cement

Tajikistan: Cement production increased in Q1 2018

The country produced a total of 782,400 tonnes of cement in the first three months of 2018, compared to 426,400 tonnes in the same...
Sinoma

South Africa: PCC and Sinoma clinker line begins operations

The PPC and Sinoma joint project titled "Slurry Kiln 9" has successfully started operations. The clinker production line is located in Leschenborg and represents the...

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