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World Cement's Weekly Wrap: 13 July 2018

On sustainability, emissions reduction, a new CEO at the Global Cement and Concrete Association, India and the Umm Bab plant in Qatar: it's this week's round up of the most popular stories from the team at World Cement.

Steppe Cement reports positive 1H18

Cement sales volumes and revenues were both up year on year in the first six months of 2018 at Kazakhstani cement producer, Steppe Cement.


PAC signed on fifth production line at Umm Bab

Qatar National Cement Co. and Fives FCB have signed the provisional acceptance certificate finalising the implementation of the fifth production line at the Umm Bab plant.


HeidelbergCement releases its latest Sustainability Report

HeidelbergCement reported an improvement in its occupational safety performance in 2017 in its latest Sustainability Report, although its environmental performance deteriorated on the back of the integration of Italcementi.

Sporton appointed Chief Executive of GCCA

Benjamin Sporton, current Chief Executive of the World Coal Association, has been appointed Chief Executive of the Global Cement and Concrete Association.

CEMEX reaches agreement on Clean Water Act

CEMEX USA and clean water advocacy groups Los Angeles Waterkeeper, Orange County Coastkeeper, and its chapter Inland Empire Waterkeeper, have agreed to a plan regarding the Clean Water Act.

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Indian cement production up in April and May

Indian cement production continued its double-digit growth in April, before falling back to grow at 5.2% in May, as coal and steel production also showed positive trends.


Weekly Wrap: 6 July 2018

A selection of some of the week's most popular stories from the team at World Cement.



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