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More jobs to go at South Ferriby

20 August 2020, Published under Cement News

Another 26 jobs will go at Cemex's mothballed South Ferriby Cement plant after a review of the tanker fleet. The plant in north Lincolnshire, UK, lost 110 jobs last month and the latest job losses come after the tanker drivers have had a consultation about the non-viability of their operations with the manufacturing site no longer producing cement. Cement production has been shifted to the company's Rugby, Tilbury and Hull sites, which remain operational. The latest job losses concern 25 dr...

Lafarge Jordan Cement set to cut 200 jobs

05 November 2019, Published under Cement News

Lafarge Jordan Cement has announced it would be cutting 200 jobs to remain in business after accumulating losses of JOD62.2m (US$87m) following the closure of one plant in the country and the partial shutdown of another, according to Reuters. The company recorded losses of JOD34.6m in 2018, compared to JOD33.3m in the previous year. "The decision is part of the company plan to ensure its continuity," said Samaan Samaan, CEO of Lafarge Jordan Cement, to Reuters. Mr Samaan also noted that t...

LafargeHolcim announces jobs restructuring at corporate offices

25 May 2018, Published under Cement News

LafargeHolcim has announced proposals to simplify its corporate organisation. Around 200 corporate jobs will go and the corporate offices in Paris and Zurich will close. Remaining positions in Switzerland will be moved to the company's Holderbank site and a new corporate office in Zug. In Paris remaining positions would be moved to Clamart in the southwest of the city. The plan is targeted to be completed by the end of 2018.   Jan Jenisch, CCEO of LafargeHolcim: "This painful but necessary s...

Spain: Cementos Cosmos Oural plant to open next year

23 September 2016, Published under Cement News

Following the decision to reopen the Oural plant in Galicia, Spain, operated by Votorantim Cimentos-owned Cementos Cosmos, after a four-year stop and previously earmarked for closure, the works is scheduled to restart production next year. The reopening of the plant is expected to lead to 40 new jobs at the site in addition to 50 fixed subcontracts and 300 indirect jobs. Some 1800 job applications for the first 25 posts, which include electrical and electronic technicians, mechanical and c...

Ghana: Dangote creates 5000 jobs

13 July 2016, Published under Cement News

To improve the access and availability of cement across the country, Dangote Cement Ghana has acquired 1000 new trucks for the distribution of cement into all parts of Ghana. These new trucks have opened up opportunities for drivers, loaders and truck driver assistants. Media Relations Manager for the company, Etornam Komla, said that the cement producers has started the recruitment process and that all new drivers will be on board by the end of July. As well as investing in distribution,...