International Cement Review Magazine Back Issues
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ICR February 2017
ICR highlights Algeria’s rapidly-growing cement capacity, while Ubhar Capital outlines cement trends in the Gulf Cooperation Council region, ahead of the Cemtech MEA conference in Dubai.
ICR January 2017
Newly-completed plant projects and a global market overview from HSBC head up ICR January’s issue. The Colombian market is profiled by Bancolombia and there is an exclusive interview with GCC America.
ICR December 2016
ICR highlights the commissioning of the modernised Hagerstown plant with a LafargeHolcim USA interview. Central American and Japanese cement markets take stock of changing demand.
ICR November 2016
Riyad Capital investigates cut-backs in Saudi Arabia’s construction, while Bloominvest Bank charts Lebanese producers’ need for efficiency gains. ICR also considers the reasons for India’s growth expectations.
ICR October 2016
ICR October investigates German cement consumption and Kazakhstan’s building vision. Arabian Cement management in Egypt provides an exclusive interview. CDP takes stock of the sustainability efforts of multinational companies.
ICR September 2016
Bernard Mathieu, LafargeHolcim’s Head of Sustainability, gives an exclusive interview to ICR. Cembureau provides an assessment of the European cement markets while ICR reports on Egypt and the UK after Brexit.
ICR August 2016
This issue features the corporate profiles of the leading global producers and an exclusive interview with Juan Esteban Calle, CEO of Cementos Argos. We also look at Ecuador's cement industry as the earthquake-hit country rebuilds.
ICR July 2016
ICR July rounds up new plant projects, considers the latest developments in west Africa and includes an exclusive feature by the Turkish cement association. Holcim (New Zealand) showcases two new terminals.
ICR June 2016
StoxPlus analyses Vietnam’s Master Plan while Jakarta Advisory provides a southeast Asia review. ICR also interviews PT Indocement’s CEO. Meanwhile, LAFIS explains what’s in store for the Brazilian producers.
ICR May 2016
ICR interviews James Toscas, PCA’s CEO and President, while ROI Economic Consulting sees positive trend in US cement demand. Ash Grove highlights its Midlothian NESHAP upgrade.
ICR April 2016
An exclusive interview with Onne van der Weijde, CEO of Dangote Cement, headlines ICR’s April issue, along with DBS Vickers' independent Chinese cement report, plus a market outlook on Iran and Taiwan.
ICR March 2016
PMR surveys the Russian cement market, while ICR interviews Mihail Polendakov, general manager of HeidelbergCement Russia. The Philippine cement sector is also in focus as Cemtech Asia 2016 is announced.
ICR February 2016
ICR February 2016 surveys cement markets in the Gulf region and looks at Kenya’s capacity drive. Plus there's an exclusive interview with Joe Hudson, MD of Aggregate Industries' Cement and Concrete Products division.
ICR January 2016
The world’s newest cement plants arrive in ICR’s plant completions review. HSBC gives an exclusive review of global cement consumption trends with forecasts up to 2017 while PT Numada assesses Indonesia’s cement capacity growth.
ICR December 2015
In our Cemtech Americas issue, ICR reports on the US Southeast's comeback story and has an exclusive interview with Tom Hill, Summit Materials’ CEO. CardinalStone reviews Nigeria’s competitive market.
ICR November 2015
India’s cement sector pins its hopes on infrastructure spending to drive market expansion, Japan’s UBE Machinery Corp defines its growth strategy, while Egypt’s producers consider their fuel options.
ICR October 2015
ICR interviews Gültekin Aksüyek, Limak Çimento CEO, and takes a closer look at Eren Holding's new Medcem plant. We also report on the German cement market, as well as grinding and SNCR advances.
ICR September 2015
Walter Dissinger, CEO of Votorantim Cimentos, talks exclusively to ICR about growth in Brazil and beyond. Discover more on Cimerwa's plant upgrade and find out why Spain’s cement sector is improving.
ICR August 2015
ICR’s August issue features an exclusive interview with Christian Gagnon, CEO of McInnis Cement in Canada, while key corporate profiles take stock of the top six cement multinationals.
ICR July 2015
ICR July releases news on the latest cement plants under construction. Moreover, the upcoming issue samples the Nordic cement markets and considers Lucky Cement’s joint venture grinding plant in Iraq.
ICR June 2015
ICR June features a review of Thailand’s cement sector, while Maybank Kim Eng Securities reports on market trends in Indonesia. We also look at the installation of FCB's Horomill at Lafarge plants in the Philippines.
ICR May 2015
ICR's May issue focusses on Brazil with features on Votorantim and Elizabeth Cimentos. HeidelbergCement reports on its latest west African additions and there's a project update on NYA's upcoming plant in DR Congo.
ICR April 2015
ICR April 2015 features an exclusive interview with Michael McSweeney, president of the Cement Association of Canada, plus a preview of St Marys’ Bowmanville works ahead of the IEEE/PCA plant tour.
ICR March 2015
ICR March 2015 reviews the Chinese cement market and interviews Huaxin Cement director Ian Riley. We also assess the European Emissions Trading Scheme and Russia’s rush to modernise its cement production base.
ICR February 2015
ICR February 2015 reflects on the UAE’s increased optimism in its cement sector, to coincide with Cemtech MEA in Dubai. There is an exclusive interview with Dairo Del Frate, MD of grinding specialist Cemengal, and an update on the GCC region.
ICR January 2015
Morgan Stanley provides an exclusive global outlook on the cement industry in 2015 in ICR’s January issue. In addition, we review potential demand in LafargeHolcim's divestment markets and the new plant start-ups of 2014.
ICR December 2014
ICR’s December issue leads with the FY14-15 turning point of India’s cement sector. There is also an exclusive UK interview with Breedon Aggregates’ CEO, Simon Vivian, plus a look at the fast-expanding Mongolian cement base.
ICR November 2014
ICR November features an exclusive interview with Mohamed Chaïbi, president of the Moroccan Cement Association. We also report on East Africa and present expert analysis on the Lafarge-Holcim merger.
ICR October 2014
ICR October reviews the German cement sector and reports on Georgia’s new market entrant. We also analyse cement needs in the CIS and feature Norm LLC’s 2Mta plant in Azerbaijan.
ICR September 2014
September's issue comes packed with a TCMB Turkish cement market report, an exclusive interview with Lafarge Russia and Ukraine CEO, André Martin, plus an overview of cement in the Mediterranean region.
ICR August 2014
ICR August leads with its annual corporate profiles of the top cement multinationals. Scotiabank Inverlat SA gives a Latin American outlook while ICR reviews Nordic and Brazilian markets, plus reports on a successful Cemtech Asia.
ICR July 2014
ICR July features a round-the-world update on new cement plant orders. Discover the latest trends in west Africa’s cement industry, and read our exclusive plant report on Lucky Cement's 1.3Mta joint-venture cement works in DR Congo.
ICR June Issue
ICR June includes exclusive market reports on Malaysia, South Korea and Europe. Cembureau marks out the challenges for cement production in Europe, while Sweden’s Slite Cement sets an ambitious 75% target for its alternative fuel use.
ICR May 2014 Issue
ICR's May issue explores the implications of the planned merger between Lafarge and Holcim. There is an exclusive article on Colombian cement market activity, while Brazil’s cement associations report on sustainable performance.
ICR April 2014
ICR April heads off to Washington DC to assess the US recovery and to Essroc's Martinsburg cement plant. In anticipation of Petrocem in St Petersburg, we also look at Russia's progress to transform its cement industry.
ICR March 2014
Standard Chartered Bank reviews the Chinese cement industry, while South African cement producers update readers on their latest activities. Cimenfort and Cimangola also outline the pace of development in Angola's cement industry.
ICR February 2014
Kuwait’s Global Investment House provides in-depth information on the cement markets in the GCC region, ICR highlights the scramble for market share in Indonesia and Gulf Baader Capital Markets outlines Oman's vision for growth.
ICR January 2014
January's issue brings readers up to date with new cement plant completions, features a special global cement outlook for 2014 by Morgan Stanley, and investigates the important frontier market of Myanmar.
ICR December 2013
ICR December's issue offers an exclusive market report on the Vietnamese cement sector. We feature the investment drive of Cementos Inka in Peru and give an update of the Bangladesh cement market.
ICR November 2013
November's issue of ICR features extensive coverage of three of the world's biggest cement markets: India, Saudi Arabia and Brazil. A focus on white cement includes contributions from leading producers of this niche product.
ICR October 2013
ICR's October issue features an exclusive interview with Juan Romero, president of Cemex Mexico, and offers full cement market reports on Mexico and Turkey. We also review India's progress in the area of alternative fuels.
ICR September 2013
ICR reports on Germany's efforts to keep its market on course. In addition, there is an exclusive interview with Holcim (US) and Aggregate Industries president, Filiberto Ruiz, and a progress update on carbon capture for cement plants.
ICR August 2013
ICR August has an exclusive interview with Mr Liao Zhang, CNBM's vice president. There is detailed analysis on the leading multinationals in our corporate profiles and a review of Peru's cement market ahead of FICEM's meeting in Lima.
ICR July Issue
ICR July's issue offers an exclusive interview with Jean-Marc Junon, HeidelbergCement Africa's chief operating officer. We feature a comprehensive round up of new plant projects and report on ICR's recent visit to Indonesia.
ICR June 2013
ICR June issue features Indonesia's cement market in the build up to Cemtech Asia 2013. There's an exclusive interview with Daniel Lavalle, president director of Indocement, and a review of Latin American markets.
ICR May Issue
ICR looks at 'New Africa' and cement producers expanding capacity, especially in East Africa. The Indian cement sector is reviewed with an outlook for 2013-14 and we have a special report on the future of Iraq's cement market.
ICR April 2013
ICR April features exclusive interviews ahead of this year's IEEE/PCA Conference. We also speak with Wu Shoufu, president of Sinoma International Engineering, while CMPro reports on the Russian cement market ahead of BusinessCem Moscow.
ICR March 2013
ICR March features an in depth report on the Chinese cement market, alongside plant construction articles from regional turnkey specialists. Exane BNP Paribas offers a global cement overview and we take a look at Taiwan's market.
ICR February 2013
This issue highlights the GCC region with a report from the Global Investment House. There's a market review of Morocco's cement industry and an update on Egypt's fuel crisis and alternative fuel projects.
ICR January 2013
Catch up with ICR's global summary of new plant builds in January's issue and an independent report on South Africa's cement market. An exclusive on the T2 terminal project at Jurong Port and a detailed look at CRH's savings strategy.
ICR December 2012
ICR's December issue features a special focus on the US cement market, an exclusive safety report from Lafarge Malaysia, HeidelbergCement's co-processing strategy and a Cypriot cement market report.
ICR November 2012
November's issue assesses the Egyptian cement sector and asks Ahmad Al-Rousan, AUCBM secretary general, what’s in store for the Middle East and North African markets. We also highlight the niche market of white cement.
ICR October 2012
An exclusive interview with Walter Schalka, Votorantim's CEO, about the Brazilian cement group's expansion plans and the Cimpor deal. Galadari Cement (Gulf) Ltd reports on the Pakistan cement sector and much more.
ICR September Issue
This issue focuses on European markets with an outlook on the German and Swiss cement industries ahead of Cemtech Europe. We also look at the EU's Emissions Trading Scheme and highlight new developments in Malaysia.
ICR August Issue
August's issue of ICR starts with the corporate profiles of the top six multinationals, before looking at the build-up of new capacity in Brazil and the sustainable activities of Iberia's leading cement producers.
ICR July 2012
ICR highlights the latest cement and grinding plant orders from around the world. Norm LLC outlines its new Qizildas plant in Azerbaijan and CMPro writes an exclusive cement report on the CIS and Caspian region.
ICR June 2012
June's issue has an exclusive report from PT Nomura on the Indonesian cement market, plus an insight into PT Semen Bosowa's growth strategy. We also look at Cimpor's future and waste heat in the Philippines.
ICR May 2012
ICR's May issue features a review of the US Cement industry ahead of the IEEE-IAS/PCA and has an exclusive interview with Aris Papadopoulos, PCA chairman. News from various US cement plants and a report on Ethiopia's market.
ICR April 2012
ICR has an exclusive report on HeidelbergCement's greenfield TulaCement plant and a full Russian market report ahead of the PetroCem meeting. Plus much more...
ICR March 2012
March’s issue reviews China – the world’s largest cement market. There’s also an exclusive feature on Anhui Conch’s new clinker coolers. Mongolia’s industry development is reviewed and much more.
ICR February 2012
ICR February 2012 has a special overview of the UAE Cement sector with exclusive reports from Fujairah Cement and Pioneer Cement. National Cement Co provide a summary of Yemen’s market.
ICR January 2012
Full round up of completed cement plant projects in 2011 and an exclusive market report on Bangladesh. ICR reviews India’s first-half FY11-12 results and reports on the PCA’s US forecast 2012-16.
ICR December 2011 Issue
An exclusive market report from the Hungarian Cement Association, while ICR researches Iraq’s new cement industry and Florida the Sunshine state. Plus a trip to Europe’s youngest cement plant in Hungary.
ICR November 2011 Issue
November’s ICR has in-depth coverage of the Indian cement sector with exclusive news of ACC’s mega new kiln line and satellite grinding plant projects. We review Sri Lanka’s potential for growth and assess the markets of the GCC countries and wider Arab world, plus there’s news from Cemtech Europe held in Poland.
ICR October 2011 Issue
ICR October features an exclusive interview with outgoing Holcim CEO, Markus Akermann, who takes a look at the company's recent performance and future strategic direction. XRF, fan maintenance, grinding, and bagging and packaging are just some of the technical topics covered in this issue. Market reports offer full coverage of the CIS and Central Asia regions, plus the Caribbean cement sector is reviewed in full.
ICR September 2011 Issue
ICR’s September explores Poland, one of Europe’s most dynamic cement markets, where producers are expanding capacity and achieving high levels of alternative fuel utilisation. We publish an in-depth analysis of the EU Emissions Trading Scheme, while our technology focus is on expert systems and emissions control. Holcim Apasco’s impressive new Hermosillo facility is profiled in detail, and accompanied by a report on the Mexican market.
ICR August 2011 Issue
ICR’s August issue features the top six cement producer’s corporate profiles. There is an exclusive interview with Dr Scheifele, CEO of HeidelbergCement, plus market reports on Peru and North Africa.
ICR July 2011 Issue
ICR’s July issue features a comprehensive survey of new project announcements from around the world. Africa is a main focus, with a detailed review of Sub-Saharan cement production and the latest market analysis from Mozambique. ICR also reports on the recent IEEE Conference in St Louis, USA and provides a Nordic Cement update.
ICR June 2011 Issue
June’s issue of ICR have an extensive overview of developments in the Indonesian cement market. There is a special report from Taiwan Cement Company on its environmental strategy in China and part one of a two part outlook on the German cement sector.
ICR May 2011 Issue
ICR’s May issue has an exclusive feature on cement consumption in the Central Plains, ahead of this years’ IEEE-IAS/PCA Cement Industry Technical Conference. There is a special feature on Buzzi Unicem’s Festus Cement plant and reviews of the Canadian and Central American markets.
ICR April 2011 Issue
ICR assesses Russia’s capability to recover its cement demand and features Sukholzhskcement and JUGPK Novotroizk Cement as they upgrade. There is an exclusive report on Thang Long Cement in Vietnam and a review of But Son cement’s new 4000tpd line.
ICR March 2011 Issue
ICR March explores China’s provincial cement markets and provides an in-depth survey on new capacity projects in East Africa. There's also an exclusive interview with the China Cement Association, leading articles on low-carbon cements, plus an analysis of the Indian industry in 2Q10-11.
ICR February 2011 Issue
ICR February has an exclusive report by Cairo Financial Holding on the Egypt cement market ahead of the Cemtech Cairo meeting. Saudi Arabian Cement welcomes its new producers, while ICR assesses what increased competition will mean for the the GCC region.
ICR January 2011 Issue
ICR researches the task faced by Brazil’s cement manufacturers as large construction projects raise cement demand. There’s a full round-up of plant start-ups in 2010, exclusive reports from Cementos Avellaneda and Cementos Artigas, plus a review of the Caribbean cement sector.
ICR December 2010 Issue
December’s issue of ICR has an exclusive article on cement producers fighting the recession in Oregon, California and Washington states. The EPA’s mecury emission caps come under investigation in the USA, while ICR charts the rise of Dangote Cement and its spreading ambitions in Africa.
ICR November 2010 Issue
ICR November explores the growth and development of India’s cement market and assesses its ability to continue investments during these difficult economic and financial times. There is an exclusive report on Egypt’s attempts to revitalise its cement industry with new plants and ICR visits the inauguration of Sinai White Cements second kiln line.
ICR October 2010 Issue
October’s issue spies the newly emerging cement markets of Ethiopia, Jordan, Nepal and Sudan. There’s an exclusive report on Sococim’s new kiln line and a review of Nordic cement production.
ICR September 2010 Issue
ICR September reviews the Turkish Cement industry ahead of Cemtech Europe in Istanbul and reports on capex developments in West and East Africa, plus exclusive articles on Aalborg Portland’s white Cement and Sas-Tobe Technologies kiln project in Kazakhstan.
ICR August 2010
August’s issue of ICR offers the annual corporate profiles and an exclusive report on the cement project to build Panama’s Changuinola dam. Market reports focus on South America, Central Asia and Indonesia, while ANCAP builds new kilns in Uruguay and Mongolia targets modernisation.
ICR July 2010 Issue
ICR’s July issue features a global review of new plant and terminal projects. There is an exclusive report on how the cement industries in Australia and New Zealand are coping with changes in demand and further market reports on Iberia and Central Europe.
ICR June 2010 Issue
June’s issue explores the state of Germany’s cement market as it looks for an upturn. ICR also assesses the challenge of managing balanced growth in Southeast Asia. Exclusive reports include a profile of Taiwan Cement, new capacity at Nghi Son Cement and Golden Bay Cement’s Eastport terminal.
ICR May 2010 Issue
May’s issue monitors the pace of modernisation in Russia with reports from the leading producers. There is an exclusive report on the greenfield Himalayan plant for Jaiprakash Assoaciates in India and ICR takes close inspection of China’s cement overcapacity challenges.
ICR April 2010 Issue
ICR’s April issue leads with a special focus on Vietnam, a report on Cemtech Middle East and news of OYAK Cement’s growing influence in Turkey. There’s a market updates on Indonesia and the Balkans and an exclusive on Lukavac Cement.
ICR March 2010 Issue
March's issue of ICR reviews the North American cement industry ahead of the IEEE-IAS/PCA meeting in Colorado Springs and features a full report of the new Grupo Cementos de Chihuahua Pueblo plant, Colorado, USA. South Africa is also in the spotlight with the latest expansion news from PPC, AfriSam and Lafarge SA.
ICR February 2010 Issue
February’s issue of ICR features market trends in the UAE for 2010, plus a detailed report on Qatar’s new 5000tpd line. Overviews of India’s surprising buoyancy and China’s continued capacity expansions follow, as well as an update on Brazil’s preparations for boosting its cement output.
ICR January 2010 Issue
ICR January reflects on the biggest new plant completions of the last year and reports on the IEA and WBCSD’s road map for cement to 2050. There is an insight into Libya’s filter upgrades, news from the shipping world on freight rates and terminal expansions plus a report on Tètouan’s new second kiln line.
ICR December 2009 Issue
December’s issue of International Cement Review features Texas, one of America’s largest cement producing states and a review of developments in Central America. The dramatic changes in Russia’s cement market are also considered along with articles on carbon capture, sustainability plus Cementos Argos’ Nare white cement plant.
ICR November 2009 Issue
ICR November 2009 features market reports on India and Egypt as well as exclusive reports from Holcim Lebanon and Cimenterie Nationale. ICR also visits Cementos Argos’ Paz del Rio plant in Colombia and views CRH’s investments at My Home Cement, plus Zuari Cement’s passion for blended cements in India.
ICR October 2009 Issue
ICR’s October issue features a special market report on developments in the Chinese markets with recently announced provincial limits for future capacity expansion. Cement makers are similarly investigated in Taiwan and there is an exclusive report on Tanzania Portland Cement’s new 2500tpd kiln line. A full bagging and packaging round-up and Pakistan market report are just some of the not to be missed items this month.
ICR September 2009 Issue
In this special 148-page issue, the French cement market is explored with its growing popularity for blended cements. Holcim’s new grinding plant in Rouen prepares to supply the Greater Paris region, while Ladce Cement in Slovakia celebrates its 120th anniversary. A full round-up of recent new plant projects are featured as well as a rare insight into the Japanese Cement industry. Plus Aalborg Portland looks to improve performance through benchmarking, while a host of expert technical reports on everything from filters to additives ensure a rich and diverse article selection for ICR’s Cemtech Europe Conference issue.
ICR August 2009 Issue
In this issue, corporate performances of the top six cement producers come under the spotlight as ICR reviews their operations, outlook and global strategies. An in-depth report into the Turkish cement industry explores how producers are looking to new export markets on the back of increases in capacity. Plus Latin American cement majors detail their latest plant improvements, and a range of excellent technical features compliment our unrivalled cement coverage.
ICR July 2009 Issue
This issue provides good coverage on the Spanish cement sector now undergoing a radical shift in demand and production levels. A range of new plant projects, developments in cement and project consultancy offer some excellent technical features while recent cement shipping trends and a review of the Portuguese market all complement our unrivalled global cement coverage.
ICR June 2009 Issue
Annual coverage of the German cement market and industry developments set the scene for this topical issue. Added to this is a extended section on plant emission controls, quarrying developments, an updated section on Scandinavian markets, new burner developments and, not least, a timely update on Ecuador.
ICR May 2009 Issue
United States cement developments, market coverage and plant news form the major section of this May-09 edition. On a technical level our editorial team look at bypasses, the latest in process control technology and new storage systems while in international market terms, detailed coverage of Colombian and Australia provide some pertinent analysis.
ICR April 2009 Issue
Two challenging markets are covered in this April issue: Russia and Turkey and both make for some interesting reading. Add to this a special bagging technology report, wear protection, advanced milling technology plus a range of viewpoint pieces and our regular technical forum – and not least – a flying visit to Greece.
ICR March 2009 Issue
In terms of market analysis this March-09 edition of International Cement Review provides good coverage on Moroccan markets, Nigerian cement developments and a cogent update on Mexico. Add to this technical features on gears and drives, XRF analysis and secondary fuel developments.
ICR February 2009 Issue
Our special Middle East feature set to coincide with the annual Cemtech Conference and Exhibition in Dubai. Excellent regional coverage as well as technical features on grinding advances, additives, filters, corporate developments in the US and a quick tour of the Cameroons!
ICR January 2009 Issue
ICR Starts the New Year with a review of recent plant completions in 2008, an update on Argentine’s Loma Negra operations as well as bulk handling systems, mercury purging, roller presses, oxygen enrichment and a review of South African cement markets.