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US cement shipments down 8% in April

Shipments of Portland and blended cement in the US and Puerto Rico fell 7.5 per cent YoY to 8.1Mt in April 2020, acc...

FLSmidth's 2Q20 preliminary report sees 29% decline in order intakes

FLSmidth released its preliminary 2Q20 report ahead of the full interim 2Q20 results due to the volatility in order ...

Japanese cement producers help reduce plastic waste

Japan's cement companies are investing to use more plastic waste as fuel to produce cement. Taiheiyo Cement plans ...

Indian demand expected to fall 25% in FY21

Cement demand in India is forecast to contract by up to 25 per cent in FY20-21 due to the coronavirus lockdown and s...

Carthage Cement posts 16% drop in 1H revenues

Tunisia-based Carthage Cement has seen its revenues fall 16 per cent to TND102m (US$37m) in the 1H20 due to the stop...

MENA outlook: Egypt and Saudi Arabia market prospects

This week, Cemtech hosted its latest live webinar which considered global market trends and provided an update on th...

Hope plant's economic contribution to local economy assessed

Breedon Group has had an assessment of the Hope Cement plant's economic contribution to the local economy. An indepe...

Cemex launches Vertua® low-carbon concrete

Cemex has launched Vertua® a low-carbon concrete range of products designed to offset residual CO 2 and provide a C...

LafargeHolcim launch ECOPact concrete to more territories

LafargeHolcim has launched ECOPact, the industry's broadest range of green concrete, delivering high-performing, sus...

Sharp rise in Indonesian cement demand in June

Cement consumption in Indonesia rose by 29.2 per cent YoY to 4.86Mt in June 2020, according to Widodo Santoso, chair...