International Cement Review articles tagged under : Corporate Analysis

02 May 2014

LH merger: a new era begins

Lafarge and Holcim plan to merge their global portfolio of businesses. ICR investigates the impact of this deal.

24 March 2014

FLSmidth’s Chinese highlights

FLSmidth has been active in China's cement market since 1906 and continues to build its presence in the country.

10 March 2014

A good year for PPC

PPC updates on developments over the past year and highlights project progress both home and away.

21 August 2013

Strengthening a market leader

One year on, Unacem reports on activities since the merger of Cementos Lima and Cemento Andino.

UltraTech marches on... 29 July 2013

UltraTech marches on...

ICR hears from India's largest cement producer and biggest cement brand, as UltraTech management review recent investments, company strategy and future capacity plans.

16 July 2013

Supplying Africa

The Nigerian cement industry is developing at breakneck speed, with a drive that reaches beyond the country’s borders. At the forefront of this trend is locally-based Dangote Cement. Speaking at the Cemtech Middle Ea...

Holcim's Asian advance 12 June 2013

Holcim's Asian advance

A whistlestop tour of Holcim's Asian cement operations where the Swiss major continues to make significant gains.

14 May 2013

PPC's East African promise

South Africa's largest cement producer has set its sights on expanding its presence in Ethiopia and Rwanda and is starting to explore outside its traditional markets for more African opportunities.

19 March 2013

Helping the UAE to thrive

Arkan Building Materials, now owner of one of the largest cement capacities in the UAE, explains why it believes the time is right to launch its new 10,000tpd plant in Al Ain.

23 January 2013

AfriSam gears up

AfriSam is preparing to expand outside of South Africa, increase capacity at its Dudfield plant and build a new grinding and packaging plant in Saldanha Bay. The producer has also launched an improved product range.

09 January 2013

Tightening belts at CRH

CRH has set itself an ambitious programme to make savings of EUR300m between 2013-15.

20 August 2012

Development and interaction

Votorantim is setting itself impressive targets in terms of new cement capacity and environmental management.

08 August 2012

The leading majors

As a prelude to ICR’s annual performance review of the top six global cement majors, we provide an overview of some of the key themes to have emerged in 2011. We also take a look ahead to next year as Camargo Corrêa’s...

22 November 2011 Jolyne Fernandes

The next steps for Cemex?

Which way now for Cemex as it looks to pay off its debts and restructure for the future?

26 October 2011 Thomas Armstrong

The Scheifele interview

Dr Bernd Scheifele, HeidelbergCement CEO, talks to ICR about the group's strategies and performance.

24 October 2011

Corporate profile - Lafarge

As part of ICR's corporate overview series, we review Lafarge's performance over the past year.