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INC launches new cement

11 July 2019, Published under Cement News

Paraguay’s Industria Nacional del Cemento (INC) has launched a new Portland cement, type CP II-C40, produced exclusively for structural work. Due to its high strength it is recommended for structures where the demoulding time is fundamental for the works, rotation of formwork and progress of the schedule. With increased resistance to humidity, the concrete produced with this cement is more workable, which results in easier placement and compaction, thus increasing its durability. As it is...

Ecebol to start cement sales in August

13 June 2019, Published under Cement News

Bolivian state-owned producer Empresa Pública Productiva de Cementos de Bolivia (Ecebol) will start selling cement from its new Oruro works in August. According to the manager of the Development Service of Public Productive Enterprises (SEDEM), Patricia Ballivián, the current cost of the cement is the most expensive in the region and the company will serve to increase competition in the domestic market and set “a fair price” for the population and construction companies. “We already have...

Republic Cement launches Kapit-Balay masonry cement

08 May 2019, Published under Cement News

Philippine cement producer Republic Cement introduced its Kapit-Balay masonry cement to the market at its Partners’ Night at the Maayo Hotel, Mandaue City, Cebu. Kapit-Balay cement is a Type S high-strength masonry cement optimised for ease of application and adhesion. It is suitable for plastering, brick or block laying and filling. With a lower clinker-to-cement ratio due to its light micro-materials, its production delivers a cement with a lower carbon footprint. 

INC to launch new cement product

30 April 2019, Published under Cement News

Paraguayan state-owned cement producer, Industria Nacional del Cemento (INC) will introduce a new cement product, CP 2-C 40, designed for concrete structures such as bridges and road. The new cement, which brings the company’s product portfolio to four, is expected to arrive on the market in June 2019.

Schenck Process to hold first public demonstration of e-nizing®

11 February 2019, Published under Cement News

Schenck Process will publically demonstrating its new e-nizing.io ® platform from 25- 28 February at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain. e-nizing.io ® is a newly-founded daughter company of Schenck Process and provides a solution to visualise, analyse and predict the status of all machines, no matter if they are manufactured by Schenck Process or by other equipment manufacturers. The platform sets limits for data points and enables actions to be triggered when limits are reache...


26 September 2018, Published under Cement News

UltraTech, part of the Aditya Birla Group, has been busy buying up capacity across India, making it one of the country’s most acquisitive companies. Its spending spree means it now holds around 40 per cent of the western and central Indian markets. Cement is big business for the Birla Group, making up over 60 per cent of its consolidated EBITDA, according to Bloomberg. No wonder then that UltraTech is now looking to increase its market share in eastern India. UltraTech currently claims ju...

Dangote launches Blocmaster Cement

19 September 2018, Published under Cement News

Dangote has unveiled its new BlocMaster Cement, describing it as extra strong and ideal for block moulding in Nigeria. According to Joe Makoju, group managing director at Dangote Cement, the new product is the result of years of deep research, adding that it had been tested and approved by builders throughout Nigeria. Strong and affordable, BlocMaster is also rapid setting making it particularly useful during the rainy season. “This is a new era. This is a new quality. This is a product of r...

Bamburi Cement launches new rapid concrete solution

30 July 2018, Published under Cement News

Bamburi Cement has launched a ready-mix concrete that will speed up construction time  by enabling continuous concrete pour in projects of more than 2000t in under 48h. Pours of this volume usually take almost a month using traditional methods. The new product, Poweraft, is designed for the construction of foundations for skyscrapers, bridge piers and generally all applications requiring mass delivery of fresh concrete. Bamburi Cement’s Managing Director, Seddiq Hassani, said that Powera...

LafargeHolcim Côte d’Ivoire launches high-strength cement

23 July 2018, Published under Cement News

LafargeHolcim Côte d’Ivoire has launched a new grey cement, Ciment Bélier SuperBéton, developed for heavy prefabrication and very high performance concretes. The new cement goes beyond the regular 42,5N strength, up to 52,5N. The new cement, designed by LafargeHolcim Côte d’Ivoire’s Cement Applications Laboratory, has an increased compatibility with various types of admixtures, including set retarders, plasticisers and hardening accelerators. Its use reduce the rate of breakage and increas...

Beumer launches new product to Indian market

11 January 2018, Published under Cement News

Beumer India Pvt Ltd launched its new cement packing machine to the Indian market at an event held at the company’s production facility in Gurgaon last month. The machine was unveiled by Dr Detlev Rose, chief sales officer, Beumer Group. The Beumer fillpac® R is a rotary packer designed with improved weighing accuracy, auto-correction and auto-changeover features, according to the company. The efficiency of the machine has also been improved, with the fillpac® R now consuming less power an...