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Below are the latest cement articles and cement news from the international cement industry.

Timetric forecasts continued growth for the infrastructure construction market in Russia

Preparations for the 2018 FIFA World Cup are expected to help increase the value of Russia’s infrastructure construction market, although the current political situation could dampen growth estimates.

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Cement dispatches improve m/m in Argentina and Peru

Domestic cement consumption increased by 4.6% m/m in Argentina in August 2014, while ASOCEM’s member companies sold 908 553 t of cement on the Peruvian national market.

Uganda’s Tororo Cement joins UCMP

Tororo Cement Limited (TCL) has become the latest company to join the Uganda Chamber of Mines and Petroleum (UCMP).

Spanish cement consumption down 3% in August 2014

Oficemen has released the latest statistics from the Spanish cement sector, noting that domestic consumption fell by 2% y/y to 7.1 million t in the first eight months of 2014.

Cement exports earn Ethiopia US$9.5 million

A significant increase in cement exports to neighbouring African countries has earned Ethiopia US$9 million more in the most recent budget year compared to the year earlier.


Lafarge Africa completes consolidation of Nigerian and South African assets

According to reports, Lafarge Africa Plc has announced the completion of its consolidation exercise, which involved the merging of its Nigerian and South African assets.

Cementos Argos to construct new 2.3 million tpa production line

Cementos Argos is investing US$450 million in a new production line at the Sogamoso, Boyacá plant in Colombia.

New standard for testing new range of materials for concrete production

ASTM International has proposed a new standard to test the potential performance of the new, wider ranger of materials being used in concrete production.

Raysut Cement to construct a new terminal in Somaliland

Raysut Cement has signed a joint venture agreement with Barwaaquo Cement for the construction of a new packaging and distribution terminal at Berbera port.


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