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Asia & Pacific Rim - 10 July 2015

Weekly cement news highlights: 5 – 10 July 2015

A round-up of some of this week’s key news items from the international cement industry, from the introduction of World Cement’s yearly World Review to the latest corporate affairs.


Holcim CEO steps down

Holcim has announced Bernard Fontana will step down from his position as CEO of Holcim Ltd.


Expanding Japan’s construction industry

Japan’s construction industry is set to see an increase over 2015 – 2019. According to Timetric’s Construction Intelligence Center, many factors will support this, including investment in public transport infrastructure.


Global Panorama: Central Asia

Paul Maxwell-Cook briefly describes the effects of falling oil prices on the cement industry in Central Asia.