Cement Industry News tagged under: International

22 May 2017

Shree Cement's eastern promise

Shree Cement is looking to expand its presence in eastern India with the construction of two grinding facilities, according to local press. As part of its expansion plan in the east from its base in Bihar, Shree Cement is constructing one plant in Raghunathpur, West Bengal, and the o...

19 May 2017

Indonesia: sustaining profitability

Weaker-than-expected growth in Indonesian cement consumption and fierce competitive pressures have led to a tough pricing environment, resulting in local producers looking to mitigate the impact of a challenging mar...

19 May 2017

Peru sees fall in April cement dispatches

Peru’s cement dispatches fell 10 per cent to 0.73Mt in April when compared with April 2016, when 0.811Mt were delivered, according to the country's cement producers' association, Asocem. Domestic deliveries reache...

18 May 2017

Wonder Cement looks to lift capacity to 11Mta

Wonder Cement plans to set up three units in the Indian states of Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh and Haryana to increase its total cement capacity to 11Mta over the next three years. "We have 5.2Mta of installed capac...

Shree profits fall sharply 18 May 2017

Shree profits fall sharply

Shares of Shree Cement declined over five per cent on Wednesday after the company said its profits more than halved in March quarter. The company reported a standalone profit of INR304.5bn (US$4.73bn) for the fourth ...

18 May 2017

Cemex delivers concrete for Riga's Bulk Terminal

Cemex has supplied more than 3500m 3 of concrete to the Riga Bulk Terminal, a state-of-the-art marine terminal being built for the Freeport of Riga, Latvia’s port authority. Located in Kundzinsala, in Riga’s northe...

Cemengal completes contract for Cemindo Gemilang 18 May 2017

Cemengal completes contract for Cemindo Gemilang

Cemengal of Spain has completed an engineering and supply contract for Indonesian cement producer Cemindo Gemilang. The contract, signed on 22 July 2016, was for three cement grinding units. In a reference letter da...

18 May 2017

Brazil's Jan-April sales down 10.1%

In the first four months of 2017, Brazilian cement sales to the domestic market totalled 17Mt, according to preliminary data from Sindicato Nacional da Indústria do Cimento (SNIC). This amount represented a decline o...

18 May 2017

Pakistan cement exports hit by strike action

Exports of cement and other commodities from Pakistan via seaports in Karachi have been affected by a strike by goods carriers. Goods transporters went on strike last Monday against a ban imposed by the Sindh Hig...

16 May 2017

Libyan Cement Co works towards resuming plant operations

The joint owners of the Libyan Cement Company (LCC) are working together to resume operations as quickly and safely as possible at its two cement factories that were heavily damaged last year during fighting in the r...

16 May 2017

Hanson Cement to hold public exhibitions for upgrade plan

Hanson Cement is holding two public exhibitions in May to explain plans for the GPB20m upgrade project at its Padeswood cement works in Flintshire, UK, which the company says "will guarantee the long-term future of t...

15 May 2017

UltraTech Cement commissions slag cement grinding works

UltraTech Cement said it has commissioned a slag cement grinding works at Patliputra in Bihar, India. "The company has commissioned a 0.3Mta slag cement manufacturing capacity at its existing facilities at Patliputra...

15 May 2017

Sika relocates Kazakh production unit to larger site

Sika has relocated its concrete admixture and mortar production in Almaty, in the south of Kazakhstan, to a larger site in the 1.7m-population city. Aside from the Kazakh market, the new plant will also serve the con...

12 May 2017

Cement price increases to HNL216 in Tegucigalpa

The retail price of cement in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, has increased to HNL216/bag (US$9.21/42.5kg) in the last few weeks, reports El Heraldo. In other parts of the country cement is cheaper with prices ranging betw...

12 May 2017

Canacem: Mexico’s cement sector to grow 3% in 2017

The Mexican cement sector is expected to grow by three per cent in 2017, as housing construction contracts, according to Osmín Rendón, president of the national construction chamber, Canacem. He said the cement pr...

12 May 2017

Cemex expands network to meet higher US demand

To meet the increased number of construction projects in southern California, Cemex USA is expanding its network in the region with plans for a state-of-the-art rail-served distribution terminal in Los Angeles and a ...