FLSmidth completes sale of Cembrit

FLSmidth completes sale of Cembrit

FLSmidth has announced that it has now successfully closed the divestment of Cembrit Holding A/S, following an agreement signed on 12 January 2015 with a company in the Solix Group AB.

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Cement news highlights: 26 – 30 January

Cement news highlights: 26 – 30 January

Catch up with the latest industry news via World Cement’s weekly round-up, from new equipment contracts to initiatives addressing the skills gap.

MPA reports on strong year for UK minerals products

MPA reports on strong year for UK minerals products

With construction output up 6%, sales volumes for aggregates, asphalt and ready-mixed concrete grew.

North Sea CCS key to low-carbon economy in Europe says new report

North Sea CCS key to low-carbon economy in Europe says new report

SCCS has published a report entitled 'A CCS Future for Europe: Catalysing North Sea Action', which has found that North Sea nations have the skills and storage capacity to deliver a carbon capture and storage industry.

Price pressure faces Indonesian cement producers

Price pressure faces Indonesian cement producers

The new government has declared a price cut on state-owned cement producers, causing other manufacturers to follow suit.

 

Construction sector must not overlook talented women, says UK government

Construction sector must not overlook talented women, says UK government

UK ministers have launched the #NotJustForBoys initiative in an effort to encourage young women to enter sectors such as construction and manufacturing.

Lafarge Tarmac receives visit from MP

Lafarge Tarmac receives visit from MP

Lafarge Tarmac welcomed Roger Williams CBE to Dolyhir and Gore Quarries to discuss the economic and community benefits.

Far East Opportunities & Risks - Part One

Far East Opportunities & Risks - Part One

Paul Maxwell-Cook presents another review of the major countries that are making the headlines in the Far East, in this abridged article from World Cement's February 2015 issue.

Zero cement structural concrete offers opportunity not threat

Zero cement structural concrete offers opportunity not threat

David Ball, past President of the Concrete Society, Founder and Chairman of David Ball Group PLC, UK, announces the launch of a new zero cement structural concrete that could reduce the global CO2 legacy of concrete by up to 25% and has the potential to mark the start of the green construction revolution.

 

Kading Companies signs acquisition agreement with System Cement Group

Kading Companies signs acquisition agreement with System Cement Group

Kading Companies, has signed an agreement to acquire 70% of System Cement Group, which owns 100% of SCG – Ukraine, LLC.

Cement factsheet: China and the Far East

Cement factsheet: China and the Far East

The regional report in World Cement’s February 2015 issue includes an infographic on China and the Far East.

Throughput increased for the ports of Amsterdam, Rotterdam and Antwerp in 2014

Throughput increased for the ports of Amsterdam, Rotterdam and Antwerp in 2014

The ports of Rotterdam and Antwerp have reported 1% and 4.3% y/y growth in throughput for 2014, while provisional figures suggest a 1.4% y/y rise in transhipment for the Port of Amsterdam.

Public waits for decisions on Charlevoix and Dixon

Public waits for decisions on Charlevoix and Dixon

St Marys Cement has received county approval for a proposal to upgrade the Charlevoix plant in northern Michigan; Dixon waits for news.

 

New Aumund service centre for Brazil

New Aumund service centre for Brazil

The Aumund Group has expanded the reach of its after-sales service network with the establishment of a new service centre in Minas Gerais, Brazil.

Cement and flyash donations for CIM auction

Cement and flyash donations for CIM auction

A number of cement producers are supporting the Concrete Industry Management programme’s 10th annual auction at World of Concrete.

Bedeschi wins limestone storage contract for Votorantim Cimentos

Bedeschi wins limestone storage contract for Votorantim Cimentos

Bedeschi will supply a storage system and a crushing group for the Primavera project at Votorantim’s plant in Curimba, Brazil.

Dalmia’s Ariyalur plant receives FICCI Safety Award

Dalmia’s Ariyalur plant receives FICCI Safety Award

Dalmia Cement’s Ariyalur plant in Tamil Nadu, India, has been awarded the FICCI 'Safety Systems Excellence Awards 2014 for the Manufacturing Sector'.

 

 
 

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