Articles published in International Cement Review Magazine


Interviews - 17 April 2019

Ukraine picks up the pace

Ahead of the forthcoming UkrCemFor 2019 conference in Kiev next month, Pavlo Kachur, chairman of the Association of Cement Producers of Ukraine (Ukrcement), provides a timely update on the domestic cement sector’s priorities, progress and prospects. CRH-owned Mykolaiv Cement’s 1.3Mta works is one of the three cement plants owned by the Irish group in Ukraine ICR: How did the Ukra...

Event Reports - 02 April 2019

Cemtech MEA 2019

Over 200 delegates from the global cement industry came together for Cemtech Middle East & Africa 2019, held at the Grand Hyatt Dubai between 17-20 February. The event featured an extensive techni...

Market Reports - 01 April 2019

Raising expectations

A tightening supply-demand balance, rising prices and record industry profits have raised expectations of an improved scenario for China’s cement producers in 2019. A number of challenges remain o...

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 - 18 February 2019

The finishing lime

In this month’s Technical Forum, Dr Clark examines the conditions and complications under which raw materials compete for the available lime during the production of clinker. During the ...

Manufacturing Technology - 03 April 2019

Modular miracles

Cement producers looking for fast entry into growing small- and medium-sized markets are increasingly looking at employing the light-asset approach. Modular and mobile grinding systems can provide...

Case Studies - 06 March 2019

Terminal benefits

In September 2018 PT Indocement Tunggal Prakarsa Tbk started commissioning its new terminal in Lampung, southern Sumatra, Indonesia. Five months later, in January 2019, the facility is fully opera...

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 - 25 March 2019

The road to global leadership

With China’s One Belt, One Road initiative increasing momentum, demand for cement is set to rise. ICR speaks with Romain de Laubier and Arne Burfeind of Boston Consulting Group (BCG) to gauge the ...