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Indonesian cement industry down 2% in 1H19

16 August 2019, Published under Cement News

The Indonesian Cement Association has reported that domestic cement sales volumes in the 1H19 dropped 2.2 per cent YoY to 29.4Mt due to weaker demand from Java (-2.8 per cent YoY) and Sumatra (-6.3 per cent YoY). This is likely to have been the result of a weak property sector, which accounted for around 70 per cent of the country's cement demand, coupled with delays in construction due to the presidential elections and the long Al-Fitr holidays. Fitch Ratings has added that the industry ...

Benchmarking ready-mix logistics performance

18 June 2018, Published under Cement News

Algorithms and computer hardware have revolutionised the performance of logistics planning tools in many regions around the world. However, market conditions and business modalities may vary from region to region, so the outcome of any optimisation effort may vary too. To better understand what factors contribute to a good transport optimisation result, Inform analyses the performance of an intelligent software planning tool in two European countries. By Thomas Bergmans and Dirk Schlemper, I...

Peru's cement market ends year on positive note

18 January 2018, Published under Cement News

December 2017 was a positive month for Peru's cement production and dispatches, although volumes remained insufficient to reverse the accumulated fall in 2017, according to the country’s cement association, Asocem. In December 2017 the Peruvian cement market expanded 6.3 per cent YoY and 3.8 per cent MoM to 936,000t when compared with 881,000t in December 2016 and 902,000t in November 2017. Deliveries from Peru’s producers slipped 0.7 per cent MoM to 845,000t from 851,000t in November 20...

Swiss cement deliveries in the first quarter of 2013

08 April 2013, Published under Cement News

Swiss deliveries increased slightly in the first quarter of 2013 despite harsher weather conditions, latest data from domestic cement association Cemsuisse shows. In the January-March 2013 period, domestic deliveries increased by three per cent to 821,655t compared to  798,008t in the same period of the previous year. This advance was achieved despite a colder and more prolonged winter than usual.

Vietnam first-quarter cement sales rise 15% YoY

03 April 2013, Published under Cement News

Vietnam cement producers have reported a 15 per cent YoY rise in sales in the first quarter of 2013 to 7.55Mt, the Ministry of Construction (MoC) has reported. The double-digit quarter rise comes despite a 30 per cent drop in March sales to 2Mt. Thanks to the increase in cement sales between January and March, the country’s cement inventory dropped by 45 per cent YoY to 40,000t, according ot the MoC. The MoC forecasts that the country’s cement sales will rise between 5-8 per cent in 2013...

Holcim’s Indian interests report August declines

05 September 2012, Published under Cement News

Holcim’s Indian group companies, ACC and Ambuja Cements, have reported marginal declines in cement production and dispatches for August 2012. ACC, India’s second largest cement producer, posted a decline of 6.9 per cent in cement production as well as cement dispatches to 1.75Mt last month, compared to 1.88Mt in August 2011. Total cement production between January-August 2012 saw growth of 2.4 per cent to 16.47Mt, against 16.09Mt in the same period of last year. Dispatches for the eigh...