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Pan-United Corporation and Shell sign decarbonisation MoU

14 January 2022, Published under Cement News

Pan-United Corporation Ltd and Shell Eastern Petroleum (Pte) Ltd have today signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to explore various decarbonisation solutions in the construction and urban solutions industries. The collaboration is expected to create benefits in terms of decarbonisation in the built environment through the creation of possible new business models and market opportunities.     The MoU outlines the joint effort to identify opportunities in areas such as low-carbon and ...

FiCO Pan-United Concrete completes Novaland agreement

07 January 2022, Published under Cement News

FiCO Pan-United Concrete JSC, a subsidiary of Singapore-listed Pan-United Corporation Ltd, has strengthened its longstanding working relationship with Novaland Group with the signing of a 2022-24 cooperation agreement.   The agreement will see FiCO PanU providing sustainable concrete solutions to Novaland, a leading prestigious brand in the real estate investment and development industry in Vietnam. Under the terms of the agreement, FiCO PanU will construct two onsite batc...

Pan-United forms partnership for hydrogen truck fleet

06 January 2022, Published under Cement News

Pan-United Concrete, a subsidiary of Pan-United Corp Ltd, and Surbana Jurong Pte Ltd, one of the largest Asia-based global urban, infrastructure, and managed services consulting firms, have entered into a Project Development Partnership Agreement to study the feasibility of using electric and hydrogen fuel cells to power a fleet of more than 1000 trucks moving its concrete business in Singapore. The partnership is in line with Pan-United's sustainability targets to firstly, offer only ...

Indonesia’s face of recovery

21 June 2021, Published under Cement News

COVID-19 restrictions disturbed the Indonesian cement market last year, with demand and utilisation levels falling as the country continues to exhibit a significant capacity overhang. LEK Consulting provides a summary of 2020’s implications on the local cement scene and identifies key emerging themes that will shape the face of its recovery. By Manas Tamotia, LEK Consulting, Singapore. Despite lower cement demand registered last year, certain mitigating factors offset the overall impa...

Bruks Siwertell wins ship unloader order for Jurong Port

29 July 2020, Published under Cement News

Bruks Siwertell has secured a prestigious new order that will see the company deliver three new Siwertell ship unloaders to Jurong Port in Singapore. The trio of ST 490-M screw-type rail-travelling unloaders will join existing Siwertell technology, delivered in the late 1990s. "It is now time to retire two of those hard-working unloaders,” said Ola Jeppsson, Bruks Siwertell sales manager, APAC. "They have served the terminal well for over two decades, and their proven performance was a deci...

Pan-United signs MoU to reduce Singapore's CO2 emissions

03 July 2020, Published under Cement News

Pan-United, Keppel Data Centres, Chevron and Surbana Jurong, with the support of the National Research Foundation, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), committing to harness their combined resources and jointly develop the first end-to-end decarbonisation process in Singapore. This collaboration is aimed at accelerating the development of a highly-integrated clean and energy efficient carbon capture, utilisation and sequestration (CCUS) system that can lead to a low-carbon econo...

Pan-United signs MoU for AI development

06 January 2020, Published under Cement News

Pan-United Corp of Singapore has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with South Korea's largest ready-mix company, Eugene Corp, to explore the possible use of artificial intelligence (AI). The MoU will allow Eugene Corp to assess and evaluate the utility of Pan-United's AiR platform, before exploring further opportunities for the adoption of the software.

GCCA announces annual conference

07 August 2019, Published under Cement News

The Global Cement and Concrete Association (GCCA) has announced that ‘Innovation in Focus’ will be the theme of its annual conference, which takes place at the Sofitel Singapore City Centre on 10 October 2019. "This conference is an important opportunity for the global industry to come together and discuss some of the opportunities and challenges we face. With its key focus on innovation, the conference boasts an exciting programme and demonstrates the cement and concrete industry’s commit...

Hong Leong Asia looks to complete Tasek Corp takeover

29 May 2019, Published under Cement News

Singapore-listed Hong Leong Asia is looking to take Malaysia’s Tasek Corp private in a deal worth an estimated MYR128.61m (US$30.6m), according to The Edge. The company currently controls 80.8 per cent of Tasek through two subsidiaries, HL Cement (Malaysia) and Ridge Star, and has submitted a voluntary takeover offer to acquire the remaining shares.  Together, the subsidiaries hold 97.89m ordinary shares in Tasek, with the takeover involving the remaining 19.2 per cent of ordinary shares ...

International Cement set to acquire Schwenk Namibia

11 March 2019, Published under Cement News

Singapore’s International Cement Group has entered into a conditional agreement to acquire a 100 per cent stake in Schwenk Namibia Pty Ltd for SGD141.89m (US$104.4m). This amount comprises of US$19.3m for its shares and another US$85.1m for the purchase of its loans, according to the Straits Times. Amongst its assets Schwenk Namibia owns a 69.8 per cent stake in Ohorongo Cement, which operates a 1Mta facility in north Otavi. International Cement noted that instead of building a new plant...