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Pakistani cement demand set to rise 47% in next five years

Domestic cement consumption in Pakistan is predicted to rise at an average annual rate of eight per cent over the next five years, an increase of nearly 47 per cent in total. Analysts point to ...
News - 05 January 2017

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

Vietnam 10M16 output up 15%

Vietnam’s cement production in the first 10 months of 2016 is estimated to be 64Mta, up 14.9 per cent YoY, according to the government-run General Statistics Office. In October, preliminary figu...
News - 31 October 2016

India: Mangalam Cement production increase

Following a trial run at the plant in August 2016, Mangalam Cement’s new 0.75Mta grinding unit in Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh, has commenced operations. The expansion project that introduced the plant'...
News - 20 September 2016

India: My Home Industries set for 10Mta capcity

With its 1.5Mta Tuticorin plant, Tamil Nadu, expected to be commissioned in January 2017, My Home Industries is set to see its production capacity increase to 10Mta. Speaking of its ambitions i...
News - 01 September 2016

Vietnam cement sales reach 45.02Mt in Jan-Jul 2016

Inclement weather conditions resulted in Vietnam’s cement sales slipping to 5.15Mt in July, but prices remained stable, according to the country’s Ministry of Construction. Exports stood at 1.1Mt....
News - 23 August 2016

Brazil gives OK to VRM

Brazilian cement producers, like many others in the sector, have continually sought to improve their operations and advance their output by achieving higher grinding capacities, improved efficienc...
Articles - 20 June 2016

A new dragon rises

It has been a protracted project to finally establish a commercially-viable 1.36Mta capacity cement plant in Bhutan. The development of Dungsam Cement was hit by several setbacks, but today it is ...
Articles - 08 June 2016

Patterns in US cement

As the US market picks up, the country’s cement producers can look forward to consumption growth rates of 6-7 per cent annually over the next two years. This should enable them to continue raising...
Articles - 11 May 2016

Meeting Russian requirements

Since entering the Russian market in 2001 with the acquisition of the 1Mta Cesla cement plant, HeidelbergCement has expanded its local operations significantly. In this exclusive interview, Mihail...
Articles - 30 March 2016