International Cement Review articles tagged under : Market Reports

19 November 2012

Fulfilling Libya's potential

El-Kafaa Co reports on Libya's need to expand its production base to meet the country's increasing cement demand on the back of reconstruction programmes.

19 November 2012

Flying start for India?

ICR reviews India's 1QFY12-13 cement sector performance as the industry prepares to contest the Competition Commission's hefty fines. Indian cement consumption rises and cement prices hold firm.

24 October 2012

Pakistan: the road ahead

Galadari Cement tells the story of Pakistan's cement sector which has seen a fresh recovery. Government rejuvenation of infrastructure projects in flood-affected areas and housing shortages has boosted cement demand.

22 October 2012

Libya: a new start

Asamer Holding details the challenges it has overcome in supporting its Libyan Cement Co subsidiary

Australia: the new landscape 03 October 2012

Australia: the new landscape

Australia's cement market looks to reshape itself as it adapts to carbon taxes, a shift towards grinding facilities and terminals, plus greater competition. The new landscape is just developing.

24 September 2012

Europe: the story so far...

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

Switzerland: beyond natural limits 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.

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.

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.