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

Cement news highlights: 20 – 24 October

A round-up of some of the key news stories from the international cement industry, from CCUS to sustainability and resilience.

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New ASTM International standard to characterise concrete drying

The new standard will help ready-mix concrete users understand the drying behaviour of concrete.

Arco partners with BOHS to reduce the risks of exposure to construction dust

Arco and the British Occupational Hygiene Society have formed a partnership aimed at raising awareness of the health risks posed by construction dust and reducing the number of construction worker fatalities caused by inhaling hazardous particles.

Lafarge Pakistan makes further strides in road safety

Lafarge Pakistan has carried out the second wave of a road health and safety initiative to provide employees with PRTS compliant vehicles.

UKMF releases 'Future Minerals Scenarios for the UK' report

The UK Minerals Forum Working Group has published a report that examines how a stable and secure supply of minerals can be achieved in order to support the region’s population and economy to 2050.


China: cement production fell by 2.2% y/y in September 2014

The National Bureau of Statistics of China has revealed that cement production decreased by 2.2% y/y to 224.15 million t in September 2014.

Nevyanskiy Cementnik increased cement output in September

Nevyanskiy Cementnik recorded a 1% y/y increase in clinker output and a 5% y/y rise in cement output in September 2014, compared to September 2013.

Semen Indonesia reveals new expansion plans

According to reports, Semen Indonesia is planning to construct new cement facilities in Aceh, Sulawesi and Kalimantan, in addition to setting up a plant in Papua.

Cement and clinker statistics: Canary Islands, Spain, Morocco

Sales of cement increased by 13.1% y/y in Lanzarote in January – September 2014 but fell by 5.73% y/y in the same period in Morocco.


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