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Lebanese cement plants call for restart quarries

27 July 2020, Published under Cement News

Cement companies in Lebanon have called on the authorities to authorise the restart of their quarries, which they said activity had been for nearly seven month due to measures to prevent the spread of coronavirus. Cement prices had reached new heights on the informal market and cement production needed to be restarted, they said. Quarries in northern Lebanon have been particularly affected.

Caribbean Cement seeks quarry extension approvals

14 March 2018, Published under Cement News

Caribbean Cement Company Ltd (CCCL) plans to extend the Halberstadt Gypsum Quarry from 2ha to 6.7ha and establish a limestone quarry at Harbour Head spanning 50 acres. The Jamaican quarries are roughly 8.5km apart and are operated through subsidiary Jamaica Gypsum & Quarries Ltd, but will need approval from  the National Environment & Planning Agency (NEPA). "Supplies at the gypsum quarry in Halberstadt and the limestone quarry in Harbour Head are at a critical level and as such additional...


05 January 2016, Published under Cement News

Cimpor recently made disposals to strengthen its capital base. It has raised EUR32m from the sale of 16 per cent of the equity in Yguazu Cementos in Paraguay, reducing its interest to 51 per cent. In addition, it has  raised US$25.35m through selling the Guarulhos and Barueri quarries in the Brazilian state of São Paulo to Polimix Concreto Ltda.

Philippine quarries set to expand

07 September 2015, Published under Cement News

Four applications for expansion of mining areas have been approved by the Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) since the government relaxed rules in November last year. "We have already approved several area expansions," MGB Director Leo B Jasareno said in a text message over the weekend. Holcim Philippines Inc and its Premier subsidiary are the latest cement producers to have secured approvals for two applications. Holcim’s mineral production sharing agreement (MPSA) in Agno, Pangasinan,...