Articles published in International Cement Review Magazine


Interviews - 23 April 2018

Opportunities, challenges and choices

As chairman of the US Portland Cement Association (PCA), Allen Hamblen speaks with ICR about the upbeat expectations of the industry in view of recent domestic tax and regulatory reforms by the current US administration. In addition, the sector puts its faith in a fully-funded public infrastructure investment package. Allen Hamblen, chairman of the Portland Cement Association and presid...

Event Reports - 11 April 2018

Event Preview: IEEE-IAS/PCA Nashville 2018

The 60th IEEE-IAS/PCA Cement Industry Technical Conference and Exhibition takes place in the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center, between 6-10 May 2018. This year's technical conf...

Market Reports - 09 April 2018

A banner year ahead

Following several challenging years with cement demand declining, the year ahead promises a turnaround of fortunes for China. With domestic cement consumption and export demand expected to rise an...

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 - 07 February 2018

Cemtech Dubai 2018 Technical Workshops

As Technical Forum readers are delving into the February 2018 issue of International Cement Review, the annual Cemtech Middle East and Africa conference in Dubai, UAE, will be fast approaching. As...

Manufacturing Technology - 17 April 2018

Keeping your cool

Yanbu Cement Co looks at the importance of optimising cooler operation in managing a cement plant’s energy consumption and protecting downstream equipment. By Amr Nader, Yanbu Cement Co, Saudi Ara...

Case Studies - 11 April 2018

Wild nature and population hubs

Following the successful installation of a 12.5km overland conveyor through challenging terrain at Sichuan Yadong Cement Co in Penghzhou, China, the cement producer awarded a second project for tw...

Environment - 28 March 2018

Changing world, changing industry

How much influence do modern-day global trends such as climate change, shifting economic power and urbanisation exert on the cement sector? This article looks at several key megatrends and their i...

Interviews - 18 April 2018

The evolution of the Fuller-Kinyon® Pump

The Fuller-Kinyon® Pump is celebrating its centenary this year. On this occasion, ICR interviews FLSmidth to discover more about the history of the pump. ICR: What is the Fuller-Kinyon® Pump? ...