Articles published in International Cement Review Magazine


Event Reports - 18 June 2018

Cementtech 2018

The 19th China International Cement Industry Exhibition was held in Chengdu between 11-13 April 2018. Over 1000 delegates attended the event, which aims ‘to lead, coordinate and serve the industry’. The opening ceremony of Cementtech 2018 Cementtech 2018 was organised with the support of the China Building Materials Federation, China Cement Association (CCA) and the China Council ...

Event Reports - 05 June 2018

Petrocem 10th International Conference

Congratulations to Petrocem, which celebrated its 10th biennial conference & exhibition at the Astoria Hotel in St Petersburg, Russia, on 22-24 April. Petrocem was established in the spring 2000 b...

Market Reports - 04 June 2018

Building the Balkans

While some of the Balkan states are among the youngest countries in Europe, their cement demand has remained relatively low since the global financial crisis of 2008. But this is expected to grow ...

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 - 29 May 2018

Risk management

In this month’s Technical Forum, Dr Michael Clark examines how companies approach risk and the various management techniques that can be used to control it.  Cement companies must guard aga...

Manufacturing Technology - 12 June 2018

Cement by sea

Moving cement by sea is a difficult business, often requiring dedicated vessels fitted with specialist equipment. Shipowners and operators also have to manage freight rate fluctuations, new env...

Case Studies - 23 May 2018

Packing in the clouds

When Empresa Pública Productiva Cementos de Bolivia (ECEBOL) awarded Claudius Peters the contract for a packing and palletising facility at its cement works in Oruro, Bolivia, the project sent the...

Environment - 24 May 2018

Burning used tyres

One way of reducing the fossil fuel requirement in clinker production is through the use of alternative fuels (AFs). Walter Materials handling, part of the ATS Group, looks at one plant that has ...

Interviews - 06 June 2018

Maintaining a strong position

Following a major overhaul at its plant in Salalah, Oman, Raysut Cement is in good shape to further expand its business internationally. ICR speaks with Joey Ghose, the company’s CEO, about Raysut...