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West Africa surplus looms

21 July 2014, Published under Cement News

West African economies have performed well over the last decade, registering annual growth rates of up to eight per cent. However, as the region furiously builds new production facilities, overcapacity is set to hit the cement sector and the environment remains rather uncertain. By Trond Waerp & Finn Arnoldsen, Africa Consulting Services, Norway. West Africa’s cement producers can look forward to declining import volumes as the region is increasingly capable of supplying the domest...

DC market developments

16 April 2014, Published under Cement News

The United States’ DC Area has been the centre of attention in many ways during recent years. In terms of cement consumption, while the area achieved nearly 20 per cent growth last year compared to its 2010 trough, it may be some years before previous peaks are achieved. By Rob Roy, ROI Consulting, USA. ICR looks forward to meeting delegates at the 2014 IEEE-IAS/PCA Technical Cement Conference and Exhibition in Washington, DC. Visit us at booth No 112! The District of Columbi...

Peru's cement market at a glance

09 December 2013, Published under Cement News

Peru is currently home to one of the world’s fastest-growing cement markets. Solid economic development has been supported by successful mining and construction sectors which have been the primary engines of growth. Peru's construction sector has been one of the country's primary engines of economic growth Table 1 shows domestic consumption trends over the 2006-12 period. In terms of the geographical breakdown of demand, the central region (including Lima) accounts for 56 ...