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Asia & Pacific Rim


Hanson to develop new terminal in Sydney

Hanson is to develop new terminal facilities to handle up to 1 million tpy of concrete aggregates in Sydney, supporting a new concrete batching plant planned for Glebe Island.

Bim Son Cement orders Loesche VRM

Vietnamese cement producer, Bim Son Cement, has ordered a Loesche vertical roller mill for grinding clinker and granulated blastfurnace slag.


Philippines construction sector to surge

Growth in the Philippines’ construction sector will hit an average of 11.2% between 2017 and 2020, supporting a surge in demand for building materials.


Asia grows but news is gloomier elsewhere

Asian cement production grew in the first four months of the year on good performance in China, Thailand, and Vietnam, while in Latin America and the Mediterranean Basin, producers struggled.

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Eagle Cement orders Loesche coal mill

Eagle Cement has ordered a Loesche vertical roller mill for grinding coal and petcoke at its Barangay plant in the Philippines.

DMCI considers entry into cement industry

Philippines conglomerate, DMCI Holdings, is considering a move into the cement industry with the construction of a 5000 tpd plant on Semirara Island.