International Cement Review articles tagged under : Market Reports

13 May 2013

Cement at the heart of Europe

ICR investigates how the cement industry is playing a vital part in Europe's sustainable future.

01 May 2013

Opportunities in new Africa

New Africa is taking shape and Binani Cement among others is looking to get involved as the continent builds its cement capacity. But what are the risks and opportunities for producers entering East Africa’s hotspot m...

17 April 2013

Russia: status and prospects

CMPro provides a comprehensive account of Russia’s cement industry development in the country’s modern era and highlights key developments in 2012, while looking ahead at consumption, capacity and price trends.

10 April 2013

The pendulum has swung

Ed Sullivan of the PCA gives an update on the US economy and construction markets.

Spotlight on the Sun Belt 03 April 2013

Spotlight on the Sun Belt

Rob Roy gives a detailed insight into the competitive cement market of the US southern states that have seen large changes in imports and domestic cement output in the last few years.

27 March 2013

China’s transition underway

China’s cement production base is in transition. More modern and efficient plants are being built, while the larger manufacturers are acquiring more capacity. ICR analyses how fast the new-look industry is shaping up.

Taiwan: plenty of promise 20 March 2013

Taiwan: plenty of promise

Chris Pei of the Taiwan Cement Manufacturers' Association outlines the trends and status of Taiwan's cement industry which is pioneering the technology for carbon capture and continuing to aim for more sustainable cem...

11 February 2013

GCC market developments

Global Investment House provide an update on the status of cement markets in the GCC region.

06 February 2013

Morocco: primed for growth

As Cemtech Middle East and Africa opens its doors, ICR takes a look at the conference’s host market of Morocco, exploring the changing landscape of one of North Africa’s most active cement-producing areas.

23 January 2013

Welcome to the new builds (3)

In this third and final part of ICR's biannual project review, we focus on new cement plant projects in Asia. Over the past year, India and Indonesia have emerged as key expansion areas for the cement industry with se...

16 January 2013

Stepping towards sustainability

The C&CI describes South Africa's progress on reducing CO2 emissions, lowering the clinker factor in cement and using more self-compacting concrete.

09 January 2013

Welcome to the new builds (2)

As new kiln capacity figures for 2012 indicate signs of a recovery, ICR takes a look a new capacity and upgrades in Africa and the Middle East in this second part of its biannual new project review.

01 February 2013

Welcome to the new builds (1)

In the first of a three-part feature, CemNet takes stock of new cement capacity projects around the world, focussing on the Americas and Europe.

17 December 2012

Modernised Cypriot production

The Cypriot cement industry has seen great change in the last few years with a merger of the two main players to leave Vassiliko Cement with a new kiln line that was completed just as the domestic market dipped.

05 December 2012

The battle for Michigan & Ohio

Rob Roy provides a market outlook for the industrial states of Michigan and Ohio where a revival in spending for infrastructure improvements and new construction projects are vital for increased cement consumption.

26 November 2012

Egypt: back on track?

ICR investigates the strength of the Egyptian cement market which has had to endure political upheaval, the withdrawal of energy subsidies and a fuel shortage in the aftermath of the Arab Spring.