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South Korean cement output slashed as truckers strike

02 December 2022, Published under Cement News

This week the South Korean government stepped in with a presidential executive order to force striking cement truck drivers in the country to go back to work. Some 76 teams of government officials began conducting on-site investigations with police to order 2500 cement transport workers to return to work. The striking truckers are demanding a certain guaranteed level of wages and resorted to collective action to try and see their demands met.  About 7000 people rallied in 16 regions across...

Unprecedented fall in global cement output

04 October 2022, Published under Cement News

The biggest fall in worldwide cement production in two decades has been recorded, according to the World Cement Association (WCA). The WCA reports that global cement output fell eight per cent YoY to 1.9bnt in the first six months of 2022. The fall was caused by a 15 per cent drop in output to 977Mt in the volume of cement produced in China, the WCA said. Ian Riley, WCA chief executive, said the Chinese decline was the biggest in more than 20 years, with no comparable decline in recent m...