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Vietnam cement sales rise 5% in March

28 March 2018, Published under Cement News

Vietnam sold an estimated 7.96Mt of cement in March, representing a 4.5 per cent MoM increase and 25 per cent of the full-year target, according to the Vietnam Building Material Association. Domestic market sales rose 12.6 per cent MoM to 5.56Mt but fell 11 per cent on the year-ago period. The figure includes 2.1Mt sold by the Vietnam Cement Industry Corporation (Vicem). The country’s exports reported significantly positive results, advancing 30 per cent YoY to 2.3Mt. In the 1Q18 ...

Central Asia: the Chinese way

26 March 2018, Published under Cement News

Central Asia stands at the brink of an economic and trading revolution as China looks west and implements its ambitious Belt and Road Initiative to reach across into Eurasia and Africa. To drive this transformation, central Asia’s cement industry is already being modernised to provide the necessary building materials. China’s Belt and Road Initiative aims to connect the Asian giant and remote areas of central Asia with Europe, the Middle East and Africa China’s dream of a ‘Ne...

Automation for India

21 March 2018, Published under Cement News

India is the second largest producer of cement in the world and its cement producers are constantly looking for possibilities to increase efficiencies of their cement manufacturing operations. BEUMER Group supports customers with automated solutions to remain competitive within in a progressively-challenging market environment. By BEUMER Group, India. A calibrated electronic weighing unit within the BEUMER fillpac® R ensures exact degrees of filling BEUMER Group India began effo...

Israel: closing the gap

14 March 2018, Published under Cement News

A stable economy and renewed commitment to infrastructure spending by the government bodes well for Israel’s cement producers, although rising cement imports are making for a more competitive environment that has challenged the status quo. In 2017 visitor numbers to Israel hit a record high of 3.6m, spurring further investment in the country. Source: Ron Barkin - Israeli Ministry of Tourism Israel’s GDP is estimated to have advanced by three per cent in 2017, according to the...