Interviews

02 September 2015

Brazil and beyond

ICR speaks with Walter Dissinger, CEO of Votorantim Cimentos, about the group's growing cement markets.

12 August 2015

The Cemex way: a Roundtable

Cemex's roundtable discussion reveals how the multinational's acceptance of change has helped it integrate new methods and standards across the group.

05 August 2015

Entering a world of giants

ICR interviews Christian Gagnon, CEO of McInnis Cement, Canada. The company's greenfield plant and terminal at Port-Daniel, Quebec, have been long in the making, encountering much opposition along the way.

29 April 2015

Canadian commitments

As this year’s IEEE-IAS/PCA Technical Cement Industry Conference heads to Toronto, Canada, ICR speaks with Michael McSweeney, president and CEO of the Cement Association of Canada (CAC), on the industry body’s aim to...

01 May 2015

The Galchev interview

Enhancing this month’s coverage of Russian cement markets is an exclusive interview with Filaret Galchev, chairman of the board and CEO of the recently formed Eurocement, a company better known as Shtern Cement until...

04 February 2015

Meeting market demands

ICR interviews Cemengal's MD, Dario Del Frate, on the growth of the grinding and turnkey specialist.

02 December 2014

Breedon: from the ground up

Breedon Aggregates has established itself as a successful player in the UK building materials market over a short period of time. It is the largest independent aggregates business in the UK, with downstream operation...

10 November 2014

In search of stabilisation

Ahead of the 19th AUCBM in Marrakech, Morocco, ICR speaks with Mohamed Chaïbi, president of the APC.

10 September 2014

Building a Russian presence

ICR interviews André Martin, CEO of Lafarge Russia & Ukraine, on recent achievement and future goals.

28 August 2014

Harnessing potential

Dominican Republic cement association, Adocem, shares its views on the outlook for domestic industry trends.

23 June 2014

Journey of Hope

ICR speaks with Chris Plant, CEO of Hope Construction Materials, on the story so far for the UK's newest cement market entrant, as well as on company plans for the future and prospects for cement demand going forward.

03 June 2014

Sustaining European cement

An exclusive interview with CEMBUREAU on the future for the European cement industry and its challenges.

11 March 2014

The PCA discusses the US market and the forthcoming IEEE-IAS/PCA 2014 conference

Ahead of the 2014 IEEE-IAS/PCA Cement Industry Technical Conference, ICR speaks with the PCA's Gregory M Scott, president and CEO; Rick Bohan, director of Manufacturing Technology and Ed Sullivan, group vice preside...

29 January 2014

Building a MENA strategy

ICR talks to ASEC chairman and CEO Giorgio Bodo, Tamer Yaccout, director of the company's business development, and Ghada Hammouda, head of corporate communications and CMO of Citadel Capital (Egypt).

14 October 2013

Adapt and evolve

Juan Romero, president of Cemex Mexico, speaks with ICR about the pace of Mexico's economic recovery, the outlook for domestic demand and the company's growth plans, including expansion of its Tepeaca works.

03 September 2013

Lean, efficient and sustainable

ICR speaks with Filiberto Ruiz, president of Holcim (US) & Aggregate Industries, on the company's strategy.