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Lack of foreign currency impacts Mugher productivity

22 July 2019, Published under Cement News

A shortage of foreign currency is affecting the operations of Ethiopia-based Mugher Cement, according to Akalu Gebrehiwot, the company’s general manager. The company requires around US$3m annually for the procurement of spare parts for its cement plants. However, the Commercial Bank of Ethiopia and the National Bank of Ethiopia could not allocate more than US$0.5m due to the shortage of foreign currency that is currently affecting the country, said Mr Gebrehiwot. The company is carrying ou...

Embracing a new world

25 July 2018, Published under Cement News

Jan Kjærsgaard, recently appointed as FLSmidth’s Cement President, shares his views on the challenges and opportunities facing the cement production industry. He discusses how FLSmidth is taking bold steps to help the industry address some of the most pressing issues, highlighting the need for greater simplicity, more focus on the full lifecycle, and embracing the inevitability of digital. Jan Kjærsgaard, FLSmidth’s recently-appointed Cement President, shares his views ICR: Wha...