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

Cement news highlights: 27 – 31 October

Catch up with the latest news from the international cement industry, from the LafargeHolcim merger to financial results.

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ACC’s quarterly profit soars by 62%

ACC posted a 62% increase in net profit for the quarter ended 30 September 2014, which was attributed to better cost management and improved realisations.

Michigan DEQ approves Lafarge’s request to burn plastics and shingles

The new permit will allow Lafarge to burn approximately 65 000 tpa of plastics and 26 000 tpa of asphalt shingles in kilns with pollution controls at its Alpena plant.

Infographic: construction dust

Arco has created an infographic that highlights the health risks posed by construction dust.

Double-digit growth for Colombia’s cement industry

Grey cement production increased by 11.6% y/y in the first nine months of 2014, while domestic dispatches improved by 11.4% y/y.


McInnis Cement files contestation and issues statement to ‘set the record straight’

McInnis Cement has filed its contestation with the Superior court to the motion issued by Lafarge Canada Inc., the Centre québécois du droit de l’environnement and Environnement Vert-Plus Inc. against its cement plant project in Port-Daniel–Gascons.

LafargeHolcim update: European Commission has been formally notified of merger plans

Lafarge and Holcim have formally notified the European Commission of their proposed merger in order to obtain regulatory approval.

CATIC delegation visits Las Llanadas cement plant

A delegation from CATIC Beijing Company Ltd, China, recently visited Cemento Andino’s Las Llanadas cement plant, Venezuela, where a new production line is due to be constructed.

Philippines: cement sales gain momentum with 11.9% growth in 3Q14

Approximately 5.4 million t of cement was sold in the Philippines in 3Q14, 11.9% higher than the 4.8 million t dispatched in 3Q13.


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