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Semen Indonesia

25 January 2018, Published under Cement News

Semen Indonesia has recorded a 10.2 per cent YoY increase in sales volumes to 15.34Mt in 2017, compared to 13.92Mt the previous year, according to data from the Indonesian Cement Association. December alone saw volumes jump 13.5 per cent to 1.31Mt, versus 1.16Mt in December 2016. Total domestic sales volumes for the company, including Semen Padang and Semen Tonasa, came in at 27.1Mt in 2017, 5.5 per cent up on the 25.68Mt reported in the previous year. Exports also grew with Semen Padang ...

PT Indocement

25 January 2018, Published under Cement News

PT Indocement closed 2017 by being awarded Green Industry Level 5 status for all three of its factories for the third time in a row. The Green Industry Award is given by the Indonesian government in recognition of efforts made by the industrial sector to prioritise the efficient and effective use of sustainable resources in its production processes. Indonesia’s cement producers continue to face the challenges of increased competition and domestic oversupply. Despite this, 2017 produced so...

Voronezh Cement increases dispatches by 5%

25 January 2018, Published under Cement News

Eurocement-owned Voronezh Cement saw a five per cent YoY advance in its shipments to customers in 2017. Dispatches rose to 1.8Mt by the end of the year. The company increased its cement output by five per cent to 1.808Mt while its clinker production rose by 10 per cent to 1.717Mt when compared with the company’s production figures in 2016.

Nevjansky Tsementnik increases output in 2017

24 January 2018, Published under Cement News

Nevyansky Tsementnik, part of Eurocement, produced 823,339t of clinker and 1Mt of cement in 2017. This represents an increase by seven and 15 per cent, respectively, when compared with 2016. Production and shipment of cement at the plant reached an all-time high in July 2017. Output increased to 121,682t while deliveries were up to 127,284t.

Puerto Rican cement sales fell 11% in 2017

19 January 2018, Published under Cement News

Cement sales in Puerto Rico decreased by 11.2 per cent in 2017, seeing declines in September, October, November and December, reports Sin Comillas. The fall in sales has been attributed to a weak economy following the passing of hurricanes Irma and Maria, but sales have declined since 2013. In 2016 they decreased by 12.3 per cent, following reductions of 8.5 and 9.8 per cent in 2015 and 2014, respectively. Output by the country’s cement producers contracted 14.2 per cent in 2017, foll...

Paraguay: INC Vallemi sales up 19% in 2017

16 January 2018, Published under Cement News

Paraguayan cement producer Industria Nacional del Cemento (INC) sold 20.06m bags of cement in Vallemi in 2017, representing an 18.5 per cent rise YoY. The increase continues the positive trend experienced in the last few years by the cement company. Sales increased to 1.36m in 2015 from 890,363 bags in 2014.

Sagar Cement sees 65% sales increase

08 January 2018, Published under Cement News

Sagar Cement (SCL) saw a 65 per cent rise in sales in December 2017 as the India-based company reported sales of 254,348Mt, compared with the year-ago period. The advance in sales volumes was from a low base, formed in December 2016 on the back of demonetisation. In addition, a robust offtake in key markets such as Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, which account for 45 per cent of the company’s sales, have offset muted demand from other states such as Karnataka, Kerala, Maharashtra and Tamil ...

Deadline for bidding on Binani Cement extended

08 January 2018, Published under Cement News

The deadline for bidding on Binani Cement, which is currently undergoing the bankruptcy process, has been extended until 15 January 2018, reports DNA India. The Rajasthan-based company has attracted a large number of bids and is taking potential investors to visit its plant in Dubai.  The company owes banks approximately INR40bn (US$631m) with the total amount owed to lenders reaching about INR70bn. Although, due to the heightened interest in the company, banks are expecting to achieve ov...

Pakistan sees an increase in total cement dispatches for 2H17

05 January 2018, Published under Cement News

The Pakistan cement sector experienced sales growth in July-December 2017 with total dispatches reaching 22.24Mt from 19.8Mt in the year-ago period, reports Business Recorder. In the final six months of 2017, domestic consumption reached 19.83Mt which is an increase from 16.89Mt in the corresponding period of the previous year. However, the decline in exports has continued with a drop of 17.3 per cent YoY to 2.4Mt from the 2.91Mt recorded in 2H16. Cement plants in Punjab and Khyber Pa...


18 December 2017, Published under Cement News

Dangote has agreed to sell its cement on e-commerce platform Jumia Nigeria. According to Dangote, the move is designed to reduce prices and ease logistical issues. It is also hoped to end scams by online fraudsters claiming to sell Dangote cement at vastly-deflated prices. Using Jumia customers will be able to order Dangote cement online in 50kg bags with a minimum order of 300 bags. The cost currently stands at NGN2500(US$6.93)/bag, which includes transportation to the location of their ...