International Cement Review articles tagged under : 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’s recent capital investments and its plans to gain additional market share both at home and abroad. Joey Ghose, CEO of Raysut Cement Co, Oman ICR: When was Raysut Cement Co established ...

09 May 2018

Imbalances yet to surface in Trump’s US economy

ICR took a moment to talk to Ed Sullivan, Portland Cement Association’s vice president and chief economist of Market Intelligence, to understand more about how the US economy is faring and what factors might yet caus...

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 administrat...

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? The Fuller-Kinyon P...

Huaxin heads for excellence 09 April 2018

Huaxin heads for excellence

With a clinker capacity of 60Mta and a cement capacity of 90Mta, Huaxin Cement is a major player in the global cement industry. ICR spoke with Li Yeqing, CEO of Huaxin Cement, to find out more about the company’s pla...

22 January 2018

VDZ: Optimising the clinker burning process

VDZ GmbH will be delivering a presentation on the optimisation of the clinker burning process when using alternative fuels at Cemtech Middle East & Africa, held between 17-20 February 2018. Nijat Orujov, senior c...

Cauldon’s six decades 10 January 2018

Cauldon’s six decades

Last year saw Aggregate Industries celebrate six decades of cement production at the Cauldon plant, the first dry-process cement works in the UK. Ignacio Mirasol, plant manager at Cauldon, takes us through the plant’...

10 January 2018

Riyad Capital: Outlook for Saudi Arabia in 2018

Riyad Capital will present its outlook for the Saudi Arabian cement industry in 2018 at Cemtech Middle East & Africa held between 17-20 February 2018 at the JW Marriott Marquis, Dubai, UAE. Santhosh Balakrishnan,...

12 July 2017

Modernising Slurry

PPC is currently undertaking a major capital investment and modernisation effort at its Slurry cement works in South Africa to create an energy-efficient production facility. Group CEO, Darryll Castle, explains to IC...

14 June 2017

Cementing a Brazilian bond

Through Cimento Apodi, a joint venture with Brazil’s Dias Branco Group and Sarkis Group, Greece-based Titan Cement has expanded its presence in South America to include Brazil. ICR spoke with Adauto Farias and Emmanu...

15 March 2017

Supplying Georgia

In partnership with LafargeHolcim, Georgia Cement Company is establishing itself in Georgia's market place and has benefitted from the best practices of the LafargeHolcim enterprise.

28 February 2017

Shifting strategy for success

In recent years, thyssenkrupp has evolved from being a stand-alone cement equipment supplier as Polysius to becoming fully integrated within the thyssenkrupp group of diversified industrial companies. As part of this...

11 January 2017

Ensuring long-term growth

Ron Henley, president of Grupo Cementos Chihuahua America, talks to ICR about recent company acquisitions and how the group now sees the US market going forward.

01 December 2016

LafargeHolcim: Hagerstown rejuvenated

LafargeHolcim anounced the completion of its modernised Hagerstown cement plant in November. ICR discusses what changes have been made at the facility and the prospects for the cement market of Maryland, USA.

05 October 2016

An Arabian tale

ICR interviews Arabian Cement's management in Egypt.

19 September 2016

Positive signs of recovery

Cembureau talks to ICR about the current trends in the European cement sector.