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Colacem proposed plant hearing date set

19 February 2020, Published under Cement News

The Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (LPAT) case involving the proposed Colacem cement plant in Champlain Township, in eastern Ontario, Canada, will be heard beginning on 2 November 2020 for four weeks, local media have reported. The case involves two appeals connected to the proposed plant, according to an article published in The Review (Canada). Champlain Township council rejected the zoning changes needed to construct the facility and Colacem appealed the decision to the Ontario Municipal...

Colacem acquires Cemitaly's Spoleto facility

03 April 2019, Published under Cement News

Italy’s Colacem has announced the acquisition of Cemitaly’s 0.7Mta Spoleto cement plant for an undisclosed sum. Cemitaly was unveiled as the new branding of Cementir Italia in 2018, after it was acquired by the Italcementi Group earlier in the year. "We are confident that the cement sector will have a significant role in the near future," said Colacem in a statement. "In our country there's a need for greater public and private investments for increasingly safe, efficient, innovative and s...

Colacem completes Maddaloni Cement acquisition

12 June 2018, Published under Cement News

Colacem SpA acquired on 1 June 2018 the entire share capital of Maddaloni Cement Srl, owner of a 0.3Mta cement manufacturing plant based in Maddaloni (CE), from Cementir Italia SpA (HeidelbergCement group). The transaction, which has been successfully finalised by the directors of the Colacem Board, will increase the domestic market share held by Colacem. "This step demonstrates our trust in the potential of our country and in the role cement will play as an indispensable product today...

Domicem appoints new CEO

04 January 2018, Published under Cement News

Colacem-owned Domicem has appointed Adriano Brunetti as its new CEO as part of the company’s drive to transform into a sustainable cement producer in the Dominican Republic. Mr Brunetti has worked for more than 25 years in Grupo Financo. Sergio Nin Maura, commercial director at Domicem, commented on the appointment: "The appointment of our new director represents a very important step for the entity, since we entrust him with the task of carrying on his shoulders the heaviest burden to ac...

Canada: Colacem is still battling to win approval for its 1.16Mta plant

10 March 2017, Published under Cement News

Colacem Canada is uncertain about its prospects to build a cement plant in L'Orginal in eastern Ontario, Canada. The company needs  permission from both tiers of local government, but it is in dispute with the Champlain Township's decision to vote against the project, and the cement company may have to take its proposal to the Ontario Municipal Board to win approval. Colacem Canada is seeking permission to put a cement plant on about 56ha (138 acres) beside its existing quarry operation...

Paraguay set for increased competition

14 September 2016, Published under Cement News

Competition in the Paraguayan cement market is expected to intensify following the announcement by Italy’s Colacem that it will invest US$220m in new production facilities in Concepción. Environmental impact studies are expected to start very shortly with construction of the 1.5Mta plant scheduled to begin in 1H17. The new plant will help to drive domestic cement prices down as well as increase supply to sufficient levels to enable cement exports from the Latin American country.

Fabrizio Pedetto appointed new Colacem general director

07 September 2016, Published under Cement News

Fabrizio Pedetto has been appointed as the new general director for Colacem with responsibility for the Italian, Albanian and Spain markets.

Domicem inaugurates new mill

17 March 2016, Published under Cement News

Domicem, owned by Italy’s Colacem, has inaugurated its new vertical mill at its plant in south-central San Cristobal province of the Dominican Republic. The new mill was supplied by Loesche GmbH and represents an investment of over DOP900m (U$19.66m). It will enable Domicem to reduce power consumption by around 35 per cent while lifting production capacity by over 10 per cent. The project was realised in 15 months and part of the company’s expansion plan, according to Marco Focardi, pres...

Colacem looks to expand international presence

17 June 2013, Published under Cement News

Colacem, Italy’s third-largest producer, has said it is looking to expand its presence abroad to help offset declines in domestic cement consumption. Director General Giuseppe Colaiacova told reporters at a press conference that the company wants to increase its business outside Italy more due to the market situation at home. The group has expanded internationally and has plants in Tunisia, Albania, the Dominican Republic and Canada and terminals in Spain and Jamaica. Mr Colaiacova sai...

European construction outlook revised

25 June 2012, Published under Cement News

The increasing perception that Greece will default and exit the eurozone together with rising fears of contagion has led Euroconstruct, a group of research institutes and consulting firms, to significantly downgrade its European construction forecasts for this year and next.   At a meeting held last week, the group said Europe's construction forecasts for this year and next have been downgraded from -0.3% to -2.1% in 2012 and from +1.8% to +0.4% in 2013. Looking further ahead, it highlights...