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The TCMB changes its identity to TURKCIMENTO

20 January 2021, Published under Cement News

The Turkish Cement Manufacturers' Association (TÇMB) has a new identity and logo. In future, the organisation will be known under the name of T ÜRKÇİMENTO , representing a total of 66 plants and also being an international representative of the Turkish cement industry.   Promoting the change of its identity and logo at the launch meeting held on 18 December 2020, the association shared its vision of the future  as T ÜRKÇİMENTO with the public .  As  T ÜRKÇİMENTO we say that: "We a...

Turkish exports boom in first quarter, but slowdown expected

10 April 2020, Published under Cement News

Turkey’s cement sector exports increased by 54 per cent in the first three months of 2020, according to a statement by the Turkish Cement Manufacturers' Association (TÇMB). The association has released data on the sector’s March-end export figures and the production figures from January. Accordingly, the Turkish cement sector’s production increased by 31 per cent in January, reaching 3.6Mt. In the first month of the year, the domestic sales of the cement sector increased by 16.8 per...

TÇMB re-elects chairman and announces export success

26 February 2020, Published under Cement News

The Turkish Cement Manufacturers’ Association (TÇMB) has re-elected Dr Tamer Saka as its chairman, with Dr Saka having already served in the role since July 2019. Following his re-election, Dr Saka highlighted the successes of the country’s cement export industry in 2019. "The total export of clinker and cement in 2019 increased 68 per cent and realised as 23Mt. The total export value of the Turkish cement sector became US$877m, with a 44 per cent increase YoY. We are exporting to more than...

Turkey sees 30% decline in cement sales for the 11M19

11 February 2020, Published under Cement News

Turkey’s cement sales fell 30 per cent YoY in the first 11 months of 2019, according to the Turkish Cement Manufacturers’ Association (TÇMB). The result has been linked to a slowdown in the housing market, with sales declining seven per cent YoY to 1.15m units in the 11M19. Cement production increased 2.8 per cent YoY in November 2019 to 5.3Mt, with house sales also advancing 54 per cent YoY during the same period.

TCMB support first Concrete Roads Congress

28 November 2019, Published under Cement News

The first Concrete Roads Congress and Exhibition was recently held in Ankara, Turkey, at the KGM Halil Rıfat Paşa Conference Hall. The conference was led by the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure, and with technical support from the General Directorate of Highways (KGM), the Turkish Cement Manufacturers' Association (TÇMB) and the European Concrete Paving Association (EUPAVE), under the theme of ‘Superstructure Solutions for the Benefit of Society’. Dr Tamer Saka, chairman of the TÇ...

Turkish cement producers see exports surge 46% in 1H19

08 July 2019, Published under Cement News

Cement exports from Turkey in the first half of 2019 have increased by 46 per cent YoY to US$444m, according to the Turkish Cement Manufacturers’ Association (TÇMB). TÇMB Chairman, Nihat Özdemir, said that the sector continues to contribute to Turkey's economy by producing approximately 71Mt of clinker and 75Mt of cement annually in 2018. "In the first six months of the year, cement exports increased by 38 percent to 5.3 million tons, while clinker exports soared 116 percent to 6 million to...

TCMB analysis of Turkish cement sector

08 March 2019, Published under Cement News

This week, Nihat Ozdemir, chairman of the Board of Directors of the Turkish Cement Manufacturers' Association (TCMB), spoke on the priorities of the Turkish cement sector as well as looking back on 2018 and sharing his expectations for 2019. Nihat Ozdemir noted that an increase in domestic sales took place in the Aegean region in 2018 and that exports improved significantly. "We have reached approximately 90Mta capacity within the 54 integrated plants operating throughout the country as ...

Turkish cement output drops by 2% in 9M18

06 February 2019, Published under Cement News

In the first nine months of 2018, cement production in Turkey decreased by 1.6 per cent compared to the previous year, reports The Turkish Cement Association (TÇMB). Again in the January-September period of 2018, approximately 10.1 per cent of the cement produced was exported. In the 9M18 there was a decrease of two per cent in domestic sales and a 3.9 per cent decrease in cement exports. Following the harsh winter conditions last year, temperatures in the first months of this year were u...

Turkish cement export up 7% in 2017

20 March 2018, Published under Cement News

Turkey's cement exports rose 6.9 per cent YoY to 8Mt in 2017, according to the Turkish Cement Manufacturers’ Association (TCMB). Turkey produced 81Mt of cement and clinker in 2017, up 6.8 per cent when compared with 2016. Of this total, 9.9 per cent was exported, said the TCMB. Most exports were destined for the USA, but the largest increase in export volumes was to Haiti.

TÇMB's 14th International Technical Seminar attracts over 600 delegates

10 October 2017, Published under Cement News

The 14th of the International Technical  Seminar and  Exhibition organised biennially by Turkish Cement Manufacturers' Association (TÇMB) since 1987, in which the latest developments in cement  technology are shared, was successfully held this year with 605 participants in Antalya on 10-13 October 2017. A wide range of industry-related subjects were covered, including alternative fuel and raw material utilisation, energy optimisation and use of renewable energy. Some 22 companies participat...