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Market Reports - 11 October 2018

Turkey turns the tables

Despite weathering a series of fluctuations in its economic, political and social structure within the last year, Turkey is once again witnessing a boost in its construction market as a result of urban transformation projects. As a result, the country’s cement industry is expected to expand further in the coming years. By Turkish Cement Manufacturers’ Association (TÇMB), Turkey. Exports...

Event Reports - 07 August 2018

Cemtech’s Asian adventure

Cemtech Asia 2018 was held at the Meliá Hanoi, Vietnam, on 24-27 June, and welcomed 225 delegates to participate in a conference and exhibition that celebrated the thriving cement industry of the ...

Market Reports - 24 September 2018

Europe’s positive prospects

Political developments across Europe have created considerable market uncertainty, due to potential policy changes unsettling the construction market. However, prospects for the region look widely...

Corporate Analysis - 08 March 2018

A path towards value creation - part 2

Following on from the first part of this article (ICR February 2018/ CemNet 28 February 2018 ), McKinsey & Co establishes the four strategic levers for value creation and explains why now is an id...

Tech Forum - 12 September 2018

Benchmarks for the finish line

Following Hans-Jorgen Nielsen’s “Ceramic Strengths” article in ICR’s June issue, Dr Michael Clark examines the potential energy-saving differences between milling systems used for cement finish gr...

Manufacturing Technology - 03 October 2018

Strength predictions

A prediction of strength in concrete can be made through a range of methods and with numerous variables. To facilitate this, Arthur Harrisson examines the key factors that control strength develop...

Case Studies - 26 September 2018

Vác’s greener future

May 2018 saw the opening of Duna-Dráva Cement’s modernised Vác plant in Hungary. With improvements focussed on a cleaner emissions record and an increased use of alternative fuels, the cement work...

Environment - 26 September 2018

From waste to co-processing

The route from the waste collection point to co-processing in a cement kiln is not without its challenges and too often, the thermal potential of waste as an alternative fuel in cement production ...

Interviews - 24 August 2018

Latin America’s CO2 journey

As the Latin American cement industry prepares to reduce its carbon emissions, ICR speaks with Alejandro Ramírez Cantú, president of the Federación Interamericana del Cemento (FICEM), about “Hoja ...