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Kazakhstan: staking a claim

23 April 2019, Published under Cement News

While Kazakstan’s cement demand fell in 2018, the future holds the promise of an expanding domestic market and increasing export sales. Therefore, domestic cement producers are expanding capacity while new entrants stake a claim to future cement market growth. By Joseph F Govreau, Industrial Info Resources, USA. With ambitious infrastructure development programmes and a robust residential construction market, Kazakh cement producers are expected to enjoy rising cement demand in the...

Dangote Cement to become largest cement exporter in sub-Saharan Africa

06 March 2019, Published under Cement News

Aliko Dangote, president of Dangote Industries Ltd, has revealed the target set for Dangote Cement’s export plans by next year. "By next year we will be the largest exporter of cement in sub-Saharan Africa with about US$600m worth of cement export to other African countries with limited access to limestone," he said. Speaking at the 2018 Dangote Cement Distributors' Award Night, Mr Dangote also noted the role cement terminals will play in these plans. "In addition, we also have new termina...

FyM to invest EUR2.5m in Malaga export hub

15 February 2019, Published under Cement News

Financiera y Minera (FyM) will invest EUR2.5m in a 4900m 2 site in the Port of Malaga to be used as a clinker and cement export hub. It intends to use pier 7 to ship clinker. Conditions for a public tender were also approved to award the occupation and exploitation of two vertical silos on piers six and seven, destined for the reception, storage and distribution of liquid bulks.

Southern Province Cement to sell 20,000t of cement to Yemen

05 December 2018, Published under Cement News

Southern Province Cement has signed an agreement to export 20,000t of Portland cement to Yemen. The contract expects to deliver the volume over a three-month period, starting from the date of the first shipment, according to Reuters.

LafargeHolcim Msila ships 17,000t for export to west Africa

04 June 2018, Published under Cement News

LafargeHolcim’s plant in Msila, Algeria, has recently carried out a 17,000t shipment for west Africa. The consignment of bulk cement was delivered to the port of Djendjen. It is the seventh such delivery since December 2017 and its part of the group’s plans to export 2Mt of cement in 2020. LafargeHolcim owns two plans in Algeria – one at M’Sila and one at Oggaz (Mascara). In addition, it is part of a joint venture with the Souakri Cilas group and runs the plans at Biskra.

A banner year ahead

09 April 2018, Published under Cement News

Following several challenging years with cement demand declining, the year ahead promises a turnaround of fortunes for China. With domestic cement consumption and export demand expected to rise and new supply to moderate, the Chinese cement industry can look forward to a better year. Prices are also forecast to recover, providing improved returns for producers. By Addison Dai, DBS Vickers, Hong Kong. China’s cement consumption is expected to grow in 2018, improving the demand-supply b...

Qassim Cement receives export licence

06 April 2018, Published under Cement News

Qassim Cement Co has received a one-year export licence from Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Commerce and Investment, said the company in a bourse filing. Saudi Arabia cancelled cement export duties from 1 February 2018. In March Yanbu Cement announced it will begin cement and clinker exports this month following the agreement to export 1Mt of clinker and 0.5Mt of cement.

Al Jouf Cement renews export licence for a year

16 February 2018, Published under Cement News

Saudi Arabia’s Al Jouf Cement has renewed its export licence for a year with the new authorisation ending February 2019. The Saudi cement producer received the licence on 15 February 2018, according to a statement to the Saudi Stock Exchange (Tadawul).

Ghana's cement manufacturers suggest policy to consume surplus

26 January 2018, Published under Cement News

Cement companies in Ghana have appealed to the government to act upon a policy that would ensure all future roads in the country are constructed out of concrete, reports Modern Ghana. A member of the Cement Monitoring Committee (CMC) stated that President Akufo Addo had mentioned the possibility of such a scheme in the past. Manufacturers insist that the proposal would help the country consume the surplus cement that the country is generating. Figures from the CMC show that Ghana consumes...

Bizerte sees 4% rise in turnover, but debt weighs

23 January 2018, Published under Cement News

Tunisia-based Société Les Ciments de Bizerte improved its turnover by 3.7 per cent to TND63.7m when compared with TND61.4m in 2016. The company’s cement and lime deliveries increased by 3.2 per cent from 607,050t to 626,591t in 2017. Clinker production increased by just under seven per cent. Les Ciments de Bizerte expects to commission new quay facilities in the first quarter of 2018 to support the company’s export sales and the discharge of petcoke for its cement works. However, ...