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Indonesian Cement Association unveils low carbon roadmap at Cemtech Asia 2024

03 June 2024, Published under Cement News

Cemtech Asia 2024 commenced today at the five-star Shangri-La Hotel in Jakarta, Indonesia. The event, running from 2-5 June, welcomes over 325 cement professionals from 29 countries for an industry-leading conference and a 53-stand exhibition. Cemtech Asia 2024 opened today at the Shrangri-La Hotel in Jakarta, Indonesia. The conference runs until 5 June and will welcome over 300 cement professional from across the world Speakers shared views on how the cement industry can be ...

WCA's Annual Conference highlights overcapacity and Net-Zero transition

17 November 2023, Published under Cement News

The World Cement Association’s (WCA) Annual Conference took place from the 24-25 October in Dubai, UAE, with a focus on “Improving Profitability in a Time of Multiple Global Crises.” The gathering of senior cement sector leaders highlighted two critical challenges facing the industry: widespread overcapacity and the transition to a net-zero carbon future.  The WCA’s 6th Annual Conference provided a forum for open discussions, bringing industry leaders and stakeholders together to address th...

Tackling plastic waste management in Asia

23 January 2023, Published under Cement News

With 12bnt of plastic waste predicted in the environment by 2050, the OPTOCE Regional Forum, held on 27-28 October 2022, discussed tackling plastic waste management in China, India, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam. By Dr Kåre Helge Karstensen, Palash Kumar Saha and Anneli Alatalo Paulsen, SINTEF, Norway. The two-day OPTOCE Regional Forum included more than 80 in-person attendees and 60 online participants The Norwegian funded project ‘Ocean Plastic Turned into an Opportunity in Ci...

FICEM reaffirms commitment to carbon neutrality by 2050

16 May 2022, Published under Cement News

FICEM has joined forces with the UN-backed Race to Zero initiative, the American Concrete Institute (ACI), ASTM International and the International Finance Corp (IFC) to achieve cement and concrete carbon neutrality by 2050 in Latin America, including the Caribbean. Hosted by the University of Miami, the Latin American cement association gathered key industry figures on 5 May 2022 to promote low-carbon neutrality targets, low-carbon cement standards, ensure the most efficient use of cement...

Hillhead postponed until June 2022

10 March 2021, Published under Cement News

Following a review of the UK government’s roadmap to ease COVID-19 restrictions announced on 22 February, the QMJ Group has decided to postpone the Hillhead event by 12 months. "Under these guidelines, it is clear that the show will not be able to operate legally in June this year," said Richard Bradbury, event director. "Our priority is to provide the Hillhead experience that our exhibitors and visitors have come to expect but, with the continuing uncertainty around travel restrictions a...


10 February 2021, Published under Cement News

The next Powtech meeting will now be held from 27-29 September 2022 in the Exhibition Center Nuremberg. The event is the leading trade fair for powder and bulk solids processing and analytics. The new date in late summer ensures planning reliability for exhibitors and visitors alike, while placing it  ideally in the event schedule of the process industries.

Cemtech Asia 2019: sustainability in Asia's cement industry

18 June 2019, Published under Cement News

Cemtech Asia 2019 has opened its doors to delegates from over 35 countries across the regional cement industry, which is being held at the Avani+ Riverside hotel, Bangkok, Thailand, between 16-19 June. Cemtech Asia 2019 discusses pathways to a low-carbon future Thomas Armstrong, managing director of International Cement Review, began the proceedings by welcoming delegates to Bangkok for this unmissable industry event. Mr Armstrong looked at the driving factors which have led ...

Powtech 2019 draws in the crowds

10 April 2019, Published under Cement News

Powtech 2019, the leading exhibition for experts in the powder and bulk solids technology, began at the Nuremberg Exhibition Centre, Germany, on Tuesday. The conference features booths from the leading suppliers of bagging and packaging, bulk materials handling, dust control, grinding and laboratory equipment to the cement industry. Delegates make their way to Powtech 2019, the leading powder and bulk solids technology exhibition The event, which concludes on Thursday, 11 April,...

Cemtech Middle East & Africa off to successful start

19 February 2019, Published under Cement News

Over 200 delegates from the global cement industry have come together for Cemtech Middle East & Africa 2019, which is being held at the Grand Hyatt Dubai, UAE, between 17-20 February. International Cement Review's Managing Director, Thomas Armstrong, inaugurated the conference by welcoming delegates to Dubai. Mr Armstrong considered how oversupply is one of the largest issues that dominates the cement sector in the Middle East and African region, with a 55-60 per cent utilisation rate in 20...

Trinidad Cement helps promote safe building practices

06 November 2018, Published under Cement News

The Tobago House of Assembly and Trinidad Cement Ltd (TCL) collaborated to host a one-day concrete and cement symposium last week to promote best building practices. TCL’s Group Commercial Strategy Advisor, Avalene Mooloo, noted the importance of strong infrastructure in the region. "With the onslaught of the amount of natural disasters that has been occurring in the Caribbean for the last couple of years – Haiti all the way back to the last weekend in Trinidad – where we have been getti...