Jeff Stobbart, National Logistics Manager UK, Aggregate Industries, explains how the company has identified new practices and ways of working to streamline its logistics strategy across its divisions.
An infographic on Southeast Asia, the subject of the regional report in World Cement’s March 2015 issue.
According to China’s National Bureau of Statistics, cement output increased by 2.3% y/y in 2014 while coal production fell by 2.5% y/y.
A Bloomberg report suggests that some Holcim shareholders may feel that they are getting the worse end of the proposed deal with Lafarge.
The National Steering Committee for the Concrete Industry Management program has announced that its 10th annual auction at World of Concrete 2015 raised over US$800 000.
Additional pressure on costs from higher taxes and freight rates will lead to higher cement prices.
Spain’s FCC Group has reported a 12.1% rise in EBITDA to €804 million in 2014.
Grupo Cimentos de Chihuahua had a positive 2014, with a 19.1% increase in total sales and an 87.4% increase in operating income.
Cemex has announced the pricing of its Euro Notes and US Dollar Notes, due 2023 and 2025, respectively.
Caribbean Cement Company Ltd announces an improvement in profit before tax in 2014, rising from a loss of US$3 million to a positive US$256 million.
In the first month of 2015, Colombian grey cement production increased by 8.4% y/y and domestic dispatches grew to 927 800 t.
Sika has reported a 28% increase in net profit, attributed to increased sales and disciplined cost management.
A new 33 m high dome has been inflated at PrimePort in Timaru as part of the new storage project for Holcim New Zealand.
A look back at this week’s industry news, from road safety to cement carriers.
Some 514 organisations were recognised by the British Safety Council in the 2015 International Safety Awards.
The Construction Logistics and Cycle Safety event showcased safer HGVs from Scania, Volvo, Mercedes Benz and more.