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Egypt cement exports rise 49% in 2017

17 January 2018, Published under Cement News

Egypt's cement exports increased 49 per cent during 2017 to reach US$94m, compared to US$63m in 2016, according to a report from the General Organization for Exports and Imports Control. Egypt's exports of construction materials' sector also rose three per cent in 2017 to US$5.08bn, compared to US$4.92bn a year earlier, according to the Export Council for Building Materials (ECBM). Meanwhile, Egypt's exports for the mineral industries sector increased one per cent to reach US$3.9bn in 20...

European Minerals Day puts spotlight on sustainable cement industry

18 June 2013, Published under Cement News

The European Minerals Day (EMD), which was held from 6-24 May 2013, offered a platform for a wide range of events aimed at promoting the minerals sector in Europe. The sustainable development of the sector took centre-stage in exhibitions, debates and other activities. Between 6-8 May an exhibition in the European Parliament focussing on the whole lifecycle of minerals – extraction, processing, downstream and recycling – not only demonstrated the importance and contribution of minerals bu...