Holcim - July 2013

Holcim’s Swiss Siggenthal cement works has changed its principal kiln fuel from coal to lignite. The lignite will be imported by rail.

Meanwhile, at the other end of the world, the company will close its Westport cement works in New Zealand and build an import terminal. The plans for a new cement works at Oamaru have been deferred.

In India,

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