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Fit for the future

10 December 2018, Published under Cement News

With US$18bn invested over the past 10 years, the cement industry in the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) countries has already addressed major challenges in terms of energy efficiency and sustainability. ICR speaks with Mikhail Skorokhod, chairman of cement producers’ association SoyuzCement and president of Eurocement Group, to find out what further lies ahead for the EEU cement industry. Mikhail Skorokhod, chairman of SoyuzCement and president of Eurocement ICR: Can you tell us...

Creating a voice

04 December 2018, Published under Cement News

The Global Cement and Concrete Association (GCCA) met for its first AGM and symposium at the Corinthia Hotel, London, UK, on Friday, 23 November 2018. With leading CEOs, sustainability, logistics, strategists and co-processing managers, as well as cement and concrete associations in attendance, delegates were informed of an agreed work programme for the GCCA going forward. In addition, the GCCA explained how it will create a voice for the cement and concrete industry, promoting cement as 'th...

Cement leaders meet in Delhi for industry summit

30 November 2018, Published under Cement News

Industry leaders met in New Delhi yesterday for 'Concreatech 2018 – Sustain to Gain', a summit organised by the Cement Manufacturers' Association (CMA), to discuss the cement sector's role in national development and commitment to low carbon industrial development. Delegates were told that the Indian cement industry is on track for high growth as it commits to sustainable growth and ambitious CO 2 reduction targets. Mr Hardeep Singh Puri, Minister of State of Housing and Urb...

Let noble thoughts come

28 November 2018, Published under Cement News

Dalmia Cement (Bharat) Ltd is one of India’s leading cement producers. ICR speaks with the CEO, Mahendra Singhi, about the company’s ambitions and its drive to develop a sustainable business. Mahendra Singhi, CEO of Dalmia Cement (Bharat) Ltd Dalmia Cement (Bharat) Ltd, a subsidiary of Dalmia Bharat Ltd, is a major cement group in India with an installed cement production capacity of 27Mta at 11 plants across India. In the next few years, the company aims to increase this output...

Jordan: seeking opportunities

21 November 2018, Published under Cement News

In an interview with Khaled Huraibat, chairman of the Jordan Cement Producers’ Association, ICR finds out more about the latest developments in the country’s cement sector ahead of the 23rd AICCE, which takes place between 20-22 November in Amman, Jordan. Mr Huraibat highlights the challenges for the cement sector and provides his view on possible solutions. Khaled Huraibat, chairman of the Jordan Cement Producers’ Association ICR: The IMF has forecast economic growth of 2.5 pe...

Fostering mutual understanding

19 November 2018, Published under Cement News

Ahead of the 23rd Arab International Cement Conference and Exhibition (AICCE23) in Amman, Jordan, ICR speaks with Mohammad Khalaf Mohammad Al Manaseer, CEO of Manaseer Industrial Complex and representative of Jordan on the Board of Directors of the Arab Union for Cement and Building Materials. Mohammad Al Manaseer, CEO of Manaseer Industrial Complex ICR: Who founded the Manaseer Industrial Complex? Mohammad Khalaf Mohammad Al Manaseer (MKMAM): Manaseer Industrial Complex (MI...

GCCA appoints Andrew Minson to executive team

01 October 2018, Published under Cement News

The Global Cement and Concrete Association (GCCA) has announced the appointment of Dr Andrew Minson as Concrete and Sustainable Construction Director. Dr Minson joins the GCCA from the UK-based Mineral Products Association and will take up the role in January 2019. Dr Minson will lead the GCCA’s work in promoting the sustainability value of concrete in the future of construction, according to a press release. "I am delighted to be taking on this role at the GCCA, working in a sector which ...

Cementos Argos

26 September 2018, Published under Cement News

For the sixth year in a row, Cementos Argos has been named as a member of the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI). The index is designed to recognise good practice by companies in terms of economic, environmental and social sustainability. This year more than 3500 companies worldwide were invited to participate, but only 317 were selected as members. Argos energy subsidiary, Celsia, was also included in the index for the Latin American Integrated Market – Pacific Alliance.  “Being ra...

Titan Group joins the GCCA

26 September 2018, Published under Cement News

Greece’s Titan Group has announced that it has joined the Global Concrete and Cement Association (GCCA). Through its participation, the company continues building on its commitment to actively engage in collaborative initiatives aiming to address global sustainability challenges, according to a press release. The UK-based GCCA will incorporate the activities of the Cement Sustainability Initiative (CSI) as of January 2019, following a strategic partnership with the World Business Council f...

Russian White

20 September 2018, Published under Cement News

As Russia’s sole domestic supplier of white cement, LafargeHolcim’s Shurovo plant plays a key part in the country’s cement market. The white cement works has seen continued capital investment over the years and aims to produce its product in a sustainable manner. By Atrur Buzyurov, LafargeHolcim Russia. LafargeHolcim operates a 0.09Mta white cement line at Shurovo, Russia LafargeHolcim’s Shurovo cement plant is one of the oldest in the Russian cement industry. The plant was foun...