Rob Roy examines Washington DC’s market trends, outlining how the Great Recession has affected sales.
Ed Sullivan, PCA, points towards an economic revival in the USA and increased domestic cement consumption.
India’s cement industry calls for new stimulus measures to boost demand and help absorb overcapacity.
Angola's cement market is just beginning to expand after a long civil. Domestic cement producers are looking to make Angola self-sufficient in cement.
While China's cement demand is likely to moderate, industry consolidation is expected to accelerate as producers face stricter environmental controls, elimination of inefficient capacity and restrictions on new projec...
ICR reports on where new grinding stations are being located and the equipment they are installing.
Gulf Baader Capital Markets analyses the growth of Oman's cement markets where producers are beginning to satisfy the market through increases in capacity and the prospects for the industry going forward remain upbeat.
Global Investment House provides a detailed report into cement trends and producer activity in the GCC region where confidence is returning to markets and expansion plans are in progress.
ICR searches the globe to locate the newest cement plants to be completed. Highlights include Vicat Sagar's Gulbarga plant and NORM LLC's Qizildas works, while new factory building has been prevalent elsewhere too.
Myanmar is attracting foreign investment in a number of sectors as democracy takes hold with opportunities for the cement industry as well.
Draw a line under 2013, the New Year is upon us and Yuri Serov of Morgan Stanley suggests that while overall regional forecasts remain a little subdued, better growth is forecast for end market in 2014.
The Bangladesh cement sector is striving to increase cement capacity, although public funds for investing in infrastructure development are sparse and cement consumption still has a long way to go.
Vietnam has a difficult task of balancing overcapacity in the north with growing regional demand in the south. Mergers and acquisitions could also increase with some local producers requiring more funding to stay oper...
With the NCB Seminar taking place this month, ICR provides an update on Indian cement market activity and identifies likely demand drivers going forward.
ICR reviews the extent of goverment spending on infrastructure and construction in the kingdom of Saudi Arabia and assesses the cement companies that are raising capacity, particularly in the western region.
ICR assesses where the new cement production units are to come on-stream in Brazil and what expansion projects are being realised, as the country targets an installed cement capacity of 111Mta by 2016.