Cement News: Corporate

08 December 2016

Taiwan Cement plans to increase exports to China

The Taiwan Cement Corporation has said that it expects to ship 11Mt of cement to China in the first quarter of 2017, an increase of two per cent on its performance in 1Q16, the Taipei Times reports. In an earnings statement covering the first nine months of 2016, Taiwan Cement saw i...

07 December 2016

India: panel discusses Khrew cement plant modernisation

The Committee on Public Undertakings of the Legislative Assembly met to discuss a modernisation project for the upgrade of Jammu and Kashmir Cements Ltd's Khrew cement plant. The committee held discussions regar...

07 December 2016

Philippines: Cement firms win environmental and mining safety awards

Apo Cement Corporation has won awards for safety and environmental standards at the Presidential Mine Safety and Environment Conference organised by the Philippine Mine Safety and Environment Association, the Manila ...

07 December 2016

Pakistan: FCCL calls board meeting to approve waste heat project

Fauji Cement Company Ltd (FCCL) has informed the Pakistan Stock Exchange that a special Board of Directors of the company will be held on 9 December 2016 to discuss and approve the waste heat recovery power plant (WH...

Hazemag appoints new Vice President 07 December 2016

Hazemag appoints new Vice President

Hazemag have appointed Erik Bach to the position of Vice President of Minerals Processing, effective as of 1 January 2017. Mr Bach has previously held positions at FLSmidth, where he was ranked in the top 100 of mana...

08 December 2016

Côte d'Ivoire: Anyama grinding unit nears completion

Oumar Tembely, the director and resident head of mission of the West African Development Bank (BOAD) in Côte d'Ivoire, led a delegation on Saturday to see the progress being made in its investment of Diamond Cement'...

Tanzania: Tanga Cement wins finance award 06 December 2016

Tanzania: Tanga Cement wins finance award

Tanga Cement Co Ltd (TCCL) has won the award for the best presented financial statement for 2015 from the National Board of Accountants and Auditors (NBAA). The NBAA award seeks to promote integrated reporting thro...

07 December 2016

Caribbean: Cemex launch takeover bid for TCL

Cemex SAB de CV today announced that one of its indirect subsidiaries, Sierra Trading will present an offer and takeover bid for all shareholders of Trinidad Cement Ltd. "This Offer represents a clear sign of our co...

05 December 2016

India: Dalmia Bharat Group to expand Odisha plant

Dalmia Bharat Group has announced an investment of INR20bn (US$2.9m) to expand the capacity of its cement plant in Odisha. Group company Dalmia Cement Bharat Ltd has 74.6 stakes in OCL India, a leading cement maker w...

08 December 2016

Philippnes: DMCI Holdings wants new cement plant on Semirara island

DMCI Holdings Inc  is planning to build a cement plant on Semirara Island in the Visayas worth PHP18.3bn in an industry dominated by foreign manufacturers. The company hopes it can ride on the government’s infrastru...

08 December 2016

Argos becomes the fourth largest US cement producer

Cementos Argos is now the fourth largest cement plant in the United States after the Federal Trade Commission approved the acquisition of the 2.2Mta Martinsburg cement plant and the eight product dispatch and receipt...

05 December 2016

Ghana: Diamond cement fears staff lay offs

Diamond Cement is still considering its decision to lay off 50 per cent of the company’s staff over reports that it cannot sustain its operations, according to Citi Business News. Diamond cement has announced plans t...

08 December 2016

Ghana: CIMAF plant opens for business

Ghanaian president John Dramani Mahama has officially opened his country’s newest cement plant, a 1Mta grinding facility owned by CIMAF, according to a report in Ghana Business News. The President – who is seeking...

08 December 2016

USA: Elementia acquires 55% stake in Giant Cement

Elementia, SAB de CV has announced that its Board of Directors has given its final approval for the completion of the acquisition of a 55 per cent stake and full control of Giant Cement Holding Inc, USA. Elementia wi...

02 December 2016

Russia: Kavkazcement upgrades packing and shipment facility

Eurocement Group has started operation of a cement palletisation and shipment facility at Kavkazcement in Karachay-Cherkessia, northern Caucasus. A new automated bulk cement shipment system and enhanced dust contro...

02 December 2016

Chile: Melon SA divests mortar unit to ParexGroup

Chilean cement and construction materials producer Melon SA has agreed to sell its local mortar company Melon Morteros SA to ParexGroup, a French provider of specialty dry-mix solutions for the construction industry....