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Costa Rica: Cemex supplying road link upgrade project

Cemex Latam Holdings, subsidiary of Cemex, has supplied cement to a 50km road upgrade project of the Inter-American Highway in Costa Rica. The highway was widened to four lanes, with two in either...
News - 06 January 2017

Costa Rica: residents seek relief from dust

Residents of Lourdes de Agua Caliente, Cartago, Costa Rica, have spoken out about dust emissions from a nearby Holcim Costa Rica plant. The Ministry of Health visited the plant in question this...
News - 08 December 2016

A fragile but positive outlook

While South America’s cement markets may have been considerably affected by the economic downturn, the Central American countries of Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragu...
Articles - 05 December 2016

Cemex Latin American Holdings sees improved cement volumes in Colombia

Cemex Latin American Holdings' first-half turnover fell by 10.1 per cent to US$672.1m, while EBITDA came off by 4.4 per cent to US$226.1m. At the trading level there was a 4.3 per cent reduction t...
News - 28 July 2016

Costa Rica approves cement quality standards

The Technical Standards Institute of Costa Rica (Inteco) has approved the INTE 06-11-15-15:2015 Hydraulic Cement – Requirements and Specifications standard to help guarantee cement quality in the ...
News - 18 November 2015

Chinese imports lower Costa Rica’s cement price by 20%

Construction costs in Costa Rica are lower due to the import of Chinese cement, according to local news service La Republica. Chinese imports retail at around 20 per cent below cement produced loc...
News - 30 September 2015

Cemex Latin American Holdings held back by weaker cement sales in Colombia

Cemex Latin American Holdings' turnover declined by 16.3 per cent in first quarter of the year to US$353.8m and EBITDA fell by 20.3 per cent to US$112.4m. At the trading level there was a 23.6 per...
News - 24 April 2015

Costa Rica: cement price rises up to 5% at end-2014

The price of cement rose by 4.3-5 per cent at the end of December 2014, depending on supplier, according to the national daily La Nacion. The first to adjust prices, by five per cent upwards, was...
News - 07 January 2015

Cemex

Cemex is restarting work on expanding the Tepeaca works in the state of Puebla, Mexico, that was halted in 2008, with a view of completing the expansion in 2017. This will require an additional US...
Corporate - 06 January 2015

Cemex to increase capacity of Costa Rica cement works

Cemex Latam Holdings (CLH) is to increase cement capacity of its plant located in Colorado, Costa Rica by approximately 25 per cent, reaching a capacity of 1.1Mta by 2017. The total investment i...
News - 19 December 2014