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

Siam Cement and Siam Global House enter into 50:50 joint venture

As part of its plan to expand its operations in the ASEAN region, Siam Cement will enter into a 50:50 joint venture (Global House International) with Siam Global House.

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Regional report factsheet: Sub-Saharan Africa and its cement industry

An infographic on Sub-Saharan Africa, the focus of the regional report in World Cement’s September 2014 issue.

Cemento Andino’s production output meets 2014 target

José Artigas, Venezuela’s Cemento Andino, has confirmed that the company is operating at 86% of its production capacity, thereby meeting its target for the year.

Groundbreaking ceremony for new cement plant in Kyrgyzstan

According to local press, a groundbreaking ceremony for Zeth Cement’s new cement plant in Chui province, Kyrgyzstan, took place on Friday.

UniCem plans ground-breaking ceremony for new cement line

Nigeria’s President Goodluck Jonathan will reportedly break ground on the new 2.5 million tpa cement line, which will be constructed in Akamkpa.


Cement dispatches in Colombia increased by 8.1% y/y in July 2014

According to figures released by DANE, production of grey cement in Colombia totalled 1.08 million t in July 2014, up 11.4% y/y.

New Product Category Rules to be developed for slag cement

ASTM International has partnered with the Slag Cement Association to develop new Product Category Rules for slag cement.

Cement news highlights: 25 – 29 August

A round-up of some of this week’s key cement news, from the inauguration of new facilities to skills development programmes.

Ramco Cements to set up new plant in Andhra Pradesh

According to reports, Ramco Cements is set to invest up to Rs.3000 crore in a new cement plant in Andhra Pradesh, India.


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