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Sephaku Holdings reappoints executive director

25 March 2020, Published under Cement News

South Africa’s Sephaku Holdings has announced that Kenneth Capes has been re-appointed as an executive director and CEO of Métier Mixed Concrete Proprietary Ltd, with effect from 1 April 2020. Mr Capes’ experience spans the manufacture of ready-mixed concrete to quarrying. He first joined the company’s board as an executive director in 2013, as part of the founding owners of Métier following its acquisition in the first quarter of 2013. “The board welcomes the appointment of Kenneth as an...

Fauji Cement's chairman resigns

24 March 2020, Published under Cement News

Fauji Cement Co Ltd (FCCL) has informed Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) that Lt Gen Syed Tariq Nadeem Gilani, (Retd) has resigned from his position as director and chairman of FCCL Board with effect from 20 March 2020. The name of new incumbent will be intimated shortly, says a company bourse filling.

Argos reports 11% rise in revenues in 2019

23 March 2020, Published under Cement News

On a consolidated basis, Colombia-based cement producer Argos reported an 11.4 per cent increase in revenues and a 14.3 per cent increase in EBITDA during 2019. The year ended satisfactorily with advances of 11.4 per cent in revenues and 14.3 per cent in EBITDA. Operations in the USA saw significant volume growth and prices in Colombia and the Caribbean recovered. The Central America region maintains conjunctural difficulties in Honduras and Panama, which was offset to some extent by the ...

Ecocem Group appoints new MD for Ireland

09 March 2020, Published under Cement News

The Ecocem Group  have made a strategic internal appointment of Susan McGarry as managing director of Ecocem Ireland. A chartered engineer Susan has worked for Ecocem for close to nine years in a variety of roles, the most recent of which was European sustainability manager. "Working across the Ecocem Group for 9 years has giving me the confidence and the ability to take on this challenge. The Ecocem Group is at a crucial point in its development and I intend to make sure Ireland plays a ce...

Lafarge Cement appoints new Cauldon Works manager

06 March 2020, Published under Cement News

Lafarge Cement UK (Aggregate Industries - LafargeHolcim group) has appointed Stuart Hutching as the new manager of its Cauldon cement plant in Staffordshire, UK. With more than 20 years of experience within the cement industry, Mr Hutchings will be responsible for the plant, which produces approximately 1Mta of cement and employs around 150 staff. Mr Hutchings said: "Cauldon is a world-class operation and it is great to see LafargeHolcim recognise this and invest further to ensure it conti...

Lafarge Zimbabwe appoints new Chief Executive

04 March 2020, Published under Cement News

Lafarge Zimbabwe (LafargeHolcim group) has appointed Precious Murena-Nyika as its new chief executive. Siame Kaulule, who previously held the position, left in January 2020 to take up a new position for the company in South Africa. "Precious Murena-Nyika was yesterday confirmed as the new Lafarge Zimbabwe CE. The announcement was done by Lafarge East and Southern Africa area manager Pierre Deleplanque, who is in the country. Her appointment came at a time there have been calls to have a loc...

FLSmidth appoints Mikko Tepponen as new chief digital officer

03 March 2020, Published under Cement News

FLSmidth has named Mikko Tepponen as its new chief digital officer, effective 1 June 2020. Mr Tepponen was previously employed by Finland-based Wärtsilä, where he gained extensive experience. He brings to FLSmidth knowledge in digital transformation of industrial companies as well as experience in terms of digital topics such as product development, internal efficiencies, customer behaviour, data architecture and a digital culture. These will also be focus areas for him in FLSmidth. FLSmidt...

Ambuja Cements names Neeraj Akhoury as MD and CEO

21 February 2020, Published under Cement News

Ambuja Cements has appointed Neeraj Akhoury as its new managing director and chief executive officer with effect from 21 February 2020, the company said in a press release. He will succeed from Bimlendra Jha, who resigned to pursue other interests. Mr Akhoury was previously MD and CEO of ACC Ltd and has 27 years of experience across multiple roles including sales and marketing, logistics and corporate affairs.  Mr N S Sekhsaria, Ambuja Cements’ chairman, said: "We are pleased to have Nee...

Eagle Materials announces new chairman and CEO for independent companies

13 February 2020, Published under Cement News

The Eagle Materials Inc Board of Directors approved a plan in 2019 to separate its Heavy and Light Materials businesses into independent, publicly-traded companies by means of a tax-free spin-off to Eagle shareholders. Significant progress has been made on this plan since the announcement, and the Company continues to target the summer of 2020 for the completion of the separation. The Board of Directors announced the selection of the Chairman and CEO for each of the two companies, which w...

LafargeHolcim US appoints Mountain Region manager

05 February 2020, Published under Cement News

LafargeHolcim has appointed Woodrow "Chance" Allen general manager for the Mountain Region for the US Aggregates and Construction Materials (ACM) organisation. Mr Allen has extensive experience in lean manufacturing and managing large-scale businesses. "Chance brings a valuable perspective of the US aggregates and construction materials industry," said Jay M Moreau, CEO, US ACM. "His experience in production and in developing and executing strategic growth initiatives will support LafargeHo...