CEMEX has announced the international finalists for its 2018 Building Award
Africa & The Middle East
Lafarge Africa’s shareholders have approved the raising of NGN90 billion via a rights issues, as well the restructuring of existing short-term loans.
Global cement consumption is predicted to marginally decline following a reduction in Chinese demand
Vortex Global Ltd, a solids and bulk handling components company, has appointed ALRIAD International Agencies & Trading as its new representative agent for Egypt.
The company acted as the main cement supplier to the project, which is expected to provide irrigation water for 690 000 hectares of agricultural land as well as water and renewable energy to a number of cities.
Nigerian cement company, BUA Group, is to build a new cement plant in Ebonyi, Nigeria, as it continues its expansion in the West African country.
Lafarge Africa will install a new Loesche coal mill at its Ewekoro cement plant in Nigeria to facilitate its switch from gas to local lignite and petcoke.
LafargeHolcim group company in East Africa, Bamburi Cement, was hit by challenging market conditions in Kenya and Uganda in 1H18.
The Israeli Commissioner for Trade Levies has recommended the imposition of anti-dumping duties on cement imports from Turkey and Greece.
A recent white paper prepared by GlobalData predicts construction output in the ASEAN region will increase by 6% annually between 2018 and 2022.