Articles published in International Cement Review Magazine


Market Reports - 20 May 2024

Tanzania’s transformation

Tanzania’s GDP has proven robust and is growing, resulting in major government infrastructure construction projects. This infrastructural transformation is boosting domestic cement demand but operational challenges for local producers remain. Meanwhile, changes to the corporate landscape have been hitting the headlines. By ICR Research, UK As the Tanzanian government looks to unlock t...

Event Reports - 03 May 2024

IEEE-IAS/PCA breaks record attendance

The 66th IEEE-IAS/PCA Cement Conference and Exhibition 2024 reached new heights in Denver, USA, with a record 1206 attendees to the annual meeting that combined training, a conference, an exhibiti...

Market Reports - 29 April 2024

US cement outlook

The US economy is strong. While PCA never bought into a recession scenario, its Fall Forecast (early October 2023) expected a modest economic growth slowdown. Data released following the forecast...

Corporate Analysis - 21 August 2023

Votorantim Cimentos’ green credentials

As part of Votorantim Cimentos’ decarbonisation strategy, the company has become a pioneer in the promotion of Brazil’s first Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs) for cement and concrete prod...

Tech Forum - 30 April 2024

ERP for increased cement industry efficiency

Enterprise resource planning (ERP) brings together the myriad of data flows in a cement company, enabling staff to make informed decisions on how to manage operations. This article provides an ove...

Manufacturing Technology - 10 May 2024

Carbon mineralisation: the next step in decarbonisation

As the cement and concrete industry grapples with government regulations and growing demand for greener materials, carbon mineralisation is the next logical step toward a decarbonised sector. By ...

Case Studies - 07 May 2024

Accelerating decarbonisation at Holcim Ste Genevieve

In support of its commitment to sustainably supply the growing construction industry, Holcim US has embarked on a major expansion of its iconic Ste Genevieve plant, the largest cement-producing f...

Environment - 06 February 2024

Cementing your lead: cement industry in net-zero transition

To reach net-zero emissions by 2050, cement producers will have to invest heavily, but innovative technologies could provide at least a partial solution. By Fabian Apel, Johanna Hoyt, Francisco Ma...

Interviews - 01 May 2024

Achieving carbon neutrality

Mike Ireland, president and CEO of Portland Cement Association (PCA), has embarked on a nationwide tour of PCA member company plants, sitting down with CEOs, plant managers and other personnel to...