International Cement Review articles tagged under : Market Reports

24 September 2012

Europe: the story so far...

ICR reports on a challenging first half of 2012 for the European cement industry.

17 September 2012 Peter Bell

Switzerland: beyond natural limits

ICR features the Swiss cement market ahead of Cemtech Europe, Geneva, on 23-26 September 2012 and looks at the ability of local cement producers to provide a more sustainable future for cement production in the country.

05 September 2012

Malaysia expands production

Martin Wilkes reports on the rising cement capacity in Malaysia and the establishment of two new terminals for CMS’ cement dispatch network in Sibu and Miri, eastern Malaysia.

13 August 2012 Peter Bell

Brazil pumps up the volume

Brazil is bubbling over with new cement plant and capacity expansion projects. ICR details the plans of local cement producers and looks to see whether Brazil can keep its economy and construction moving forward.

Costa Rica: investors welcome? 01 August 2012 Peter Bell

Costa Rica: investors welcome?

Costa Rica is the venue for this year’s FICEM-APCAC Technical Congress and ICR gauges developments in the local cement market which has been reduced to having just two cement producers.

23 July 2012

Building on a legacy

CMPro provides an exclusive analysis of the cement markets in the CIS and Caspian region. The report features developments in the republics of Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan.

From boom to gloom 04 July 2012

From boom to gloom

European cement markets are facing difficult times especially those of Greece, Spain, Italy and Ireland.

27 June 2012

Managing African cement

Industry consultant Tony Hadley looks at the key factors for establishing a cement plant in sub-Saharan Africa.

19 June 2012 Peter Bell

Chile targets reconstruction

ICR investigates the progress being made by Chile to step up cement production following greater cement demand for housing and construction projects since the earthquake and tsunami of 2010.

07 June 2012

India: hints of promise

ICR gives a review of India’s October-December 2011 quarter as cement sales spark a revival.

30 May 2012

Nigeria comes of age

Vetiva Capital Management explores the fast-expanding Nigerian cement production base.

23 May 2012

Ethiopia: future cement strategy

Ethiopia’s Ministry of Industry details how local cement producers will benefit from the government’s new plan.

06 June 2012

Indonesia's new capacity spree

As Cemtech Asia heads to Jakarta, PT Nomura offers a complete update on the status of the Indonesian economy demand drivers, newcomers to the cement market and current capacity expansion plans.

09 May 2012

US cement recovery in sight

How quickly will the USA’s cement industry recover? Yuri Serov of Morgan Stanley provides an update on the potential for cement US market growth in the coming year with forecasts for the housing and construction sectors.

26 April 2012 Peter Bell

Myanmar: building bridges

Thuang Myint of Dragon Cement details the history of Myanmar's cement industry and its prospects for market development as new plant projects are reported.

19 April 2012 Peter Bell

Russian cement reborn

Russia's cement market is in an expansion phase with many producers constructing new dry-process kiln lines. ICR reports on the rising domestic consumption and the latest investments ahead of the PetroCem Conference