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China Resources Cement to sign coal agreement

14 December 2012, Published under Cement News

China Resources Power said it agreed to supply coal to China Resources Cement with a term of three years from 1 January 2013 to 31 December 2015. According to local press, the unit price of coal will be negotiated on an "arm's length" basis between the parties with regards to the prevailing market prices of coal and the quantity of coal will be decided according to the demand of CR Cement Group.

Pakistan transporters call off strike

13 December 2012, Published under Cement News

Pakistan cement manufactures and exporters are breathing a sigh of relief following the announcement that the United Goods Transporters Alliance (UGTA) have ended their 11 day strike. An agreement was reached following successful negotiations with a two-member government committee formed by Pakistan Prime Minster Raja Pervaiz Ashraf, late on Wednesday night. M. Shoaib Khan, General Secretary of UGTA, told CemNet News that the government had accepted a number of points on their agenda of ...

Beni Suef resumes production, Egypt

12 December 2012, Published under Cement News

Egyptian cement producer Beni Suef Cement Co has restarted operations as natural gas supplies have resumed. On 6 December it was reported that the company had to suspend operations at four plants for the second time in the last two months due to natural gas shortages. The company had put in requests to President Mohammed Morsy to end the gas shortages and noted that it was unable to import additional supplies due to the lack of strong logistical infrastructure needed to transport energy f...

Germany alternative fuels usage over 3Mt in 2011

03 October 2012, Published under Cement News

The German cement industry reported stable alternative fuels usage in 2011, but growth in cement production and fuel consumption meant that the absolute tonnage was higher than in the year before, according to recent figures from the German Cement Works Association (VDZ).  The alternative fuels share in total fuel use stood at 61 per cent in 2011 and 2010.  In 2009, alternative fuels share had stood at 59 per cent and in 2008 at 54 per cent. In absolute terms, the industry used 3.06Mt...