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Lebanon demand falls, brighter times anticipated

22 June 2012, Published under Cement News

Despite a slowdown in current market activity, a bright future lies ahead for Lebanon’s cement industry, according to the chief of one the country's leading producers. Speaking, to The Daily Star, Pierre Doumet, CEO of Cimenterie National, admitted that domestic consumption has been falling as well as demand from export markets due to regional instability and eurozone economic concerns. “We expect the demand on the local market to recede by at least 15 per cent,” he said, noting that e...

Holcim Liban’s 2011 profits down by 15.9%, Lebanon

12 June 2012, Published under Cement News

Holcim Liban reported net profits of US$28.3m in 2011, down by 15.9 per cent from US$33.7m in 2010, the Daily Star reports. Sales reached US$195.6m last year, representing a 5.7 YoY rise. Gross profits were US$35.6m in 2011, down by 11.6 per cent from US$40.3m in 2010. The company operates a 2.9Mta cement works in Chekka, about 56km north of Beirut with headquarters in Antelias.

New order of Intensiv-Filter in Lebanon

02 March 2012, Published under Cement News

Ciment de Sibline is the third largest clinker and cement manufacturer in Lebanon. For energy saving and utilisation of grate cooler waste gases for raw materials drying, the company decided to replace the existing two separate dedusting systems – a multicyclone on the cooler exit and an ESP for mill and preheater kiln gases - by a new common bag filter. This bag filter will dedust both the kiln/raw mill gases and the clinker cooler excess air. Intensiv-Filter received the order for the tu...