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Supplying Georgia

A new plant has been launched by Georgian Cement Company (GCC) in partnership with LafargeHolcim. ICR spoke with Merab Chikhradze, founder of GCC, to find out the latest developments in the Georgi...
Articles - 13 March 2017

Kenya: Bamburi Cement profits flat for 2016

LafargeHolcim subsidiary Bamburi Cement earned KES5.89bn (US$57.4m) in after tax profits in 2016, up just 0.3 per cent on the previous year, reports the Star newspaper. The company stressed tha...
News - 10 March 2017

China: order and growth

Following a drop in apparent cement consumption in 2015, China’s cement industry has been destocking ever since. As a result, the country’s cement market has started 2017 on a positive note with c...
Articles - 06 March 2017

LafargeHolcim admits making ‘unacceptable’ payments to Syrian armed groups

LafargeHolcim has released details of an internal investigation into the conduct of its employees running the Jalabiya cement works up to 2014. The investigation was launched in response to all...
News - 03 March 2017

LafargeHolcim's net profits double YoY in 2016

LafargeHolcim saw its net profit double on an annual basis to CHF1.9bn for 2016 (US$1.87bn), against CHF970m a year earlier. Adjusted earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisat...
News - 03 March 2017

LafargeHolcim interested in supply US-Mexican border wall

LafargeHolcim has expressed an interest in supplying construction materials to the US-Mexican border wall to be built under the Trump administration. The wall is one of the most controversial el...
News - 03 March 2017

LafargeHolcim

The Indian subsidiary ACC Ltd reported a 2.7 per cent reduction in cement deliveries for 2016 to 22.99Mt, while in the fourth quarter the reduction was 9.1 per cent to 5.45m, slightly less than th...
Corporate - 02 March 2017

USA: fire at LafargeHolcim Hagerstown plant

According to several local news sources, approximately 100 firefighters worked to extinguish a conveyor belt fire at LafargeHolcim’s cement plant in Hagerstown, USA. It is unclear in which part of...
News - 22 February 2017

Poland: LafargeHolcim awards A TEC upgrade contract

To reduce the chlorine contents without causing substantial thermal losses in the kiln line, LafargeHolcim awarded A TEC a contract for upgrading its existing REDUCHLOR ® Bypass in Kujawy, Poland...
News - 20 February 2017

The world in 2016 and outlook for 2017

This year will be a challenging year for the multinational cement companies, which are now faced by uneven economic performance in the emerging markets, combined with a new era of global politica...
International Cement Review Editor's Blog - 10 February 2017