Articles published in International Cement Review Magazine


Market Reports - 17 June 2019

Southeast Asia: tough times – consolidation ahead?

As Western giants are exiting the southeast Asian cement market, a new wave of consolidation, this time by local companies, is taking place. By Manas Tamotia, LEK Consulting, Singapore China’s Sinoma International Engineering Co Ltd is adding 10,000tpd of cement capacity to PT Cemindo Gemilang’s production base at the Bayah plant in Banten province, Indonesia As inflexible West...

Event Reports - 09 April 2019

Event Preview: 61st IEEE-IAS/PCA 2019 St Louis

This year’s IEEE-IAS/PCA 2019 Cement Industry Technical Conference is being held at the St Louis Convention Center, MO, USA on 28 April - 2 May 2019. The conference theme is: 'Sustainable strength...

Market Reports - 04 June 2019

Aggregates in growth mode

The scale and dynamics of the aggregates industry are often poorly understood. Now, thanks to the Global Aggregates Information Network (GAIN™), better macro-data is available, which points to a m...

Corporate Analysis - 13 February 2019

The power of networks

Newcomer Cem’In’Eu is rapidly building a network of cement grinding plants across Europe to meet local market demand. Its first plant, operating as Aliénor Ciments, was recently inaugurated at Ton...

Tech Forum - 16 May 2019

Using plant cost profiles

As in January 2018, Dr Michael Clark has once more spent most of the last month developing manufacturing cost profiles for cement factories in different geographies across the globe. This time, Dr...

Manufacturing Technology - 06 June 2019

Processing depth for AFs

In his paper ‘A new approach to burning alternative fuels’, delivered at the Cemtech Europe 2018 conference in Istanbul, Turkey, Oral Turesay of KHD Humboldt Wedag introduced the concept of ‘proce...

Case Studies - 28 May 2019

Reconditioning race against time

The reconditioning of 14 raw and coal mill rollers enabled one US cement plant to be fully up-and-running after a shorter-than-usual maintenance period just before the facility’s busiest season. B...

Environment - 18 March 2019

Leading from the front

Following last year’s IPCC report on climate change, there has never been a greater urgency to reduce greenhouse gas emissions across all sectors and geographies to limit global warming to 1.5˚C. ...

Interviews - 15 May 2019

Driving sustainable change

Recent press reports have scrutinised the role of the cement industry in reducing global CO 2 emissions. ICR speaks with Claude Lorea, cement director, and Dr Andrew Minson, concrete and sustaina...