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Cementos Argos launch Soluble Smart Pack Cement

21 November 2017, Published under Cement News

Cementos Argos SA along with its local partners and distributor National Hardware (Guyana) Ltd launched its latest innovation, Soluble Smart Pack Cement, on Friday. A demonstration of the product was carried out at National Hardware, showing how the cement bag becomes mortar. The aim is to provide more environmentally-friendly ways of disposing of the cement bags. Argos said that: "innovation is the only way to remain competitive in order to offer the best and more efficient solutions t...

New BOPP film for extra bag protection

17 August 2016, Published under Cement News

Cosmo Films, a speciality films manufacturer, has launched a special biaxially oriented polypropylene film (BOPP) to provide extra protection for cement bags. The BOPP film has a 100 per cent polyolefin structure which is designed to protect the bag's content by adding a moisture barrier. It can also be used to laminate block bottom cement bags. CEO of Cosmo Films, Pankaj Poddar said, "With only 15 per cent of the cement being packed in block bottom bags, there is a huge potential in conv...

Pakistan: cement bag price rises

30 June 2016, Published under Cement News

Following the government’s decision to change the Federal Excise Duty (FED) mechanism from variable five per cent of Marginal Retail Price (MRP) to a fixed rate of PKR1/kg, PKR50/bag (US$0.48/bag), cement prices have increased by approximately PKR35 (US$0.33).