Weak performance in Brazil helped to drag Votorantim’s earnings down year-on-year in 3Q17, despite positive results from elsewhere.
Africa & The Middle East
Lafarge Africa Plc has partnered with Canaancity Consortium, which is developing a number of estates in Nigeria, to offer construction-related health and safety training.
CRH has joined the battle for control of South Africa largest cement maker, less than a month after agreeing to take over the largest independent US producer, Ash Grove Cement.
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An order for a 12 000 tph cement plant in North Africa has become effective, after several conditions – including receipt of the down payment by FLSmidth – were met.
Oman Cement has reported solid results for first nine months of the year, despite challenging market conditions.
LafargeHolcim reported a solid rise in like-for-like cement sales in 3Q17, while earnings benefitted from growth in the Americas and Europe.