International Cement Review articles tagged under : Interviews

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, assistant vice president of research, explains to ICR what to expect in the year ahead.  ICR: What impact will the ‘Saudi Vision 2030’ initiative have on the cement industry?...

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.

Shifting strategy for success 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.

LafargeHolcim: Hagerstown rejuvenated 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.

07 September 2016

Addressing climate change

Bernard Mathieu, LafargeHolcim's Head of Sustainability, presents a strategy for reducing CO2 emissions.

12 August 2016

Seizing opportunities

ICR interviews Juan Esteban Calle, CEO of Cementos Argos, about the company's expansion throughout Colombia, the USA and the Caribbean.

15 June 2016

Indocement awaits the "domino-effect"

ICR interviews Christian Kartawijaya, CEO of PT Indocement.

16 May 2016

PCA: 100 years of addressing members' needs

ICR talks to PCA CEO and President, James Toscas

21 April 2016

Taiwan's next phase

Christopher Pei, secretary general of the Taiwan Cement Manufacturers' Association, gives his views on the domestic industry as it enters a new phase.

20 April 2016

PCA celebrates 100 years: James Toscas interview

ICR prepares for the IEEE-IAS/PCA Cement Industry Technical Conference and Exhibition in Grapevine, Dallas, Texas, USA 15-19 May by interviewing James Toscas, PCA’s president and CEO, on the role of the PCA and the ...

06 April 2016

Dangote: a paradigm shift

An exclusive interview with Onne van der Weijde, CEO of Dangote Cement, who reveals the company's sub-Saharan growth strategy and its ongoing developments.