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Pakistan: capacity utilisation exceeds 100 per cent in March

According to figures released by the All Pakistan Cement Manufacturers Association (APCMA), cement dispatches for March 2017 reached 3.9Mt, up 23 per cent YoY with the industry running at full cap...
News - 07 April 2017

Zimbabwe: PPC capacity utilisation “less than ideal”

The managing director of PPC Zimbabwe, Kelibone Masiyane, has admitted that his firm’s capacity utilisation is “less than ideal” due to the downturn in the country’s economy, the Chronicle writes....
News - 10 March 2017

Improving markets for 2017

While 2016 appears to have seen limited growth in global cement consumption, improved fundamentals and returns are in store for 2017 as emerging markets are expected to nearly double their YoY gro...
Articles - 09 January 2017

Indonesia: domestic cement sales weaken in November

The first 11 months of 2016 Indonesian cement sales reached a total of 56.5Mt, up 2.8 per cent YoY from domestic cement sales in the same period one year earlier. However, domestic cement sales ...
News - 09 January 2017

India: Dalmia Barat sees 20% volume growth in September

Dalmia Bharat managed 20 per cent volume growth in the July-September quarter compared with the industry's volume growth of two per cent. Due to higher demand, its market share in northeastern Ind...
News - 04 November 2016

Indonesia: September figures weaker

Due to a lower demand from the domestic housing industry, Indonesian cement sales for the month of September fell 3.3 per cent to 5.64Mt compared to September of 2015, according to the Indonesian ...
News - 11 October 2016

Morocco: 5M16 sales up 4%

Cement sales in Morocco advanced four per cent in the first five months of 2016, according to the Department of Financial Forecast and Research of the country’s Ministry of Economy and Finance. ...
News - 22 July 2016

Subdued demand recovery outlook after 2015 nadir

While global cement consumption in 2015 contracted, cement producers can look forward in 2016 to modest gains in demand, but the scenario remains mixed with higher demand unable to raise low capac...
Articles - 06 January 2016

India: hopes of Budget boost

After registering a robust advance of 10 per cent during the April-September 2014 quarter, Indian cement demand is expected to have slowed to just five per cent over the final six months of FY15. ...
Articles - 19 May 2015

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HeidelbergCement’s subsidiary Ghacem in Ghana is seeing its cement production fall significantly because of interruptions to the electricity supply, as the country’s monopoly supplier introduces 4...
Corporate - 06 January 2015