International Cement Review articles tagged under : Market Reports

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.

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.

Welcome to the new builds (3) 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.

Welcome to the new builds (2) 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.

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

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.