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Brexit: BDI to remain stable?

01 July 2016, Published under Cement News

Following the result of last week’s ‘Brexit’ vote many questions regarding its long-term aftermath have arisen, with some predicting a curb in the global economy’s growth. As reported by Hellenic Shipping News, Allied’s Head of Market Research & Asset Valuations, George Lazaridis commented on the matter, saying, “The intense uncertainty and volatility will only amplify that which has already been seen in shipping markets up until today and will likely bring about a big series of further prob...

Cementos Argos completes Panama Canal shipments

27 June 2016, Published under Cement News

Cementos Argos completed the shipment of 1.1Mt of cement in May to the Panama Canal expansion project. Around 760,000t of Type II cement and 340,000t of pozzolan-based product were delivered. The Latin American cement major worked over a year in the development of a product that met the specific technical characteristics - durability, sulphate resistance and low hydration heat - required by the project. Special clinker was then produced at its Cartagena works in Colombia before further pr...