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CRH to create new global Building Products division

31 May 2018, Published under Cement News

CRH plc will establish a new global Building Products division from 1 January 2019, bringing together its Europe Lightside, Europe Distribution and Americas Products divisions. Under the leadership of Keith Haas (currently President, Americas Products), this new platform will operate alongside our Americas Materials and Europe Materials divisions, leveraging CRH's scale and network opportunities across the company's global products businesses, CRH stated. David Dillon (currently President...

China National Building Materials (CNBM)

30 May 2018, Published under Cement News

Earlier this month, as a result of the merger between CNBM and China National Materials Co Ltd (Sinoma), eight members of the Sinoma senior management team were appointed vice presidents of CNBM. They are Song Shoushun, Yu Mingqing, Sui Yumin, Su Kui, Yu Kaijun, Xue Zhongmin, Liu Yan and Liu Biao.  Meanwhile, three members of the CNBM board have announced that they will be stepping down in June this year. They are CNBM Chairman, Song Zhiping, along with Guo Chaomin and Xu Weibing, both di...

Board appointed for Global Cement and Concrete Association

25 May 2018, Published under Cement News

The 10 founding members of the Global Cement and Concrete Association (GCCA) have met for the Foundation Meeting of the Association and to formally launch the GCCA. The association will focus on global construction challenges and promote leadership in the manufacture and use of cement and concrete. At the event in London, the Chief Executives of leading cement businesses across the world elected Board members and appointed Albert Manifold, CEO of CRH plc, as President and Fernando A Gonzál...

CNBM appoints new board members

11 May 2018, Published under Cement News

Song Zhiping, chairman of the board of China National Building Material Co Ltd (CNBM), as well as Guo Chaomin and Xu Weibing, both directors of the board will step down from the board with effect from 13 June 2018, when the company’s annual general meeting takes place. The board of directors has thanked both directors for their service to the company. Resolutions for approval at the AGM have been proposed to approve the electdion of Peng Jianxin as executive director. In addition, Xu Weibi...

Pioneer Cement appoints new General Manager

02 May 2018, Published under Cement News

Raysut Cement Company has appointed Ashley Bryan as General Manager of Pioneer Cement Industries LLC, UAE, which is a wholly-owned subsidary of Raysut Cement Company, effective April 2018. Mr Bryan ,49, will report to Raysut’s CEO, Joey Ghose. Ashley Bryan brings with him over 30 years of experience of the cement industry, having begun his career in 1988, and has worked in various engineering and operational roles in the UK, Nigeria and southeast Asia. He has an active interest in organisa...

Dangote Cement

26 April 2018, Published under Cement News

Dangote Cement has recorded a 16.3 per cent YoY rise in group revenue to NGN242.bn (US$673m) in the first quarter of 2018. Cement volumes over the three-month period improved by 2.8 per cent YoY to 6.2Mt, while EBITDA advanced 22.2 per cent to NGN125.9bn. Commenting on the results, Joe Makoju, Dangote’s newly-appointed group chief executive, said, “The first quarter of 2018 has started strongly with substantial increases in revenues and profitability that drove excellent cash generation a...

Breedon appoint deputy chairman

25 April 2018, Published under Cement News

Breedon Group plc, the UK's largest independent construction materials group, has appointed Amit Bhatia as non-executive deputy chairman, with immediate effect. Amit joined Breedon’s Board as a non-executive director in August 2016, following the group's acquisition of Hope Construction Materials Ltd. Amitis a Director of Abicad Holding Ltd, a shareholder in Breedon, and Vice Chairman of Queens Park Rangers FC.

Dangote announces CEO and Board appointments

24 April 2018, Published under Cement News

Joe Makoju has been appointed Dangote Cement's Group Chief Executive, having taken on the role in an acting capacity at the beginning of the year. He has worked in several world-class corporations including Shell, BP, Blue Circle (UK) and WAPCO.   Cherie Blair and Sir Michael (Mick) Davis have been appointed to the Board of Dangote Cement as Independent Non-Executive Directors. Cherie Blair CBE, QC, is a leading international lawyer, arbitrator and mediator, a former judge and a committed ca...

Cementir appoint Board of Directors for 2018-20

20 April 2018, Published under Cement News

Cementir's recent shareholders' meeting appointed the Board of Directors for the three-year period 2018-20. Francesco Caltagirone (Chairman), Alessandro Caltagirone, Azzurra Caltagirone, Edoardo Caltagirone, Saverio Caltagirone, Carlo Carlevaris, Fabio Corsico, Mario Delfini, Veronica De Romanis, Paolo Di Benedetto, Chiara Mancini, Roberta Neri, were elected from the majority slate submitted by Calt 2004 Srl, owner of 30.078 per cent of the company's share capital. Adriana Lamberto Florist...

New Chairman of LafargeHolcim Foundation announced

29 March 2018, Published under Cement News

As of 1 April 2018, the Board of the LafargeHolcim Foundation for Sustainable Construction will be chaired by former LafargeHolcim Executive Committee member Roland Köhler, replacing Rolf Soiron who acted as the Chairman of the Foundation since its inception in 2003. Jan Jenisch, CEO of LafargeHolcim, will join the Board of the LafargeHolcim Foundation, together with Jens Diebold, Head of Sustainable Development, as representatives of LafargeHolcim.   Under the leadership of Rolf Soiron, t...