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.
Asia & Pacific Rim - 10 July 2015
The new cementitious material uses normal pour and form techniques to achieve a compressive strength of 464 N/mm2.
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.
The company anticipates increased demand for cement and intends to meet this demand with 4 million t of additional production capacity.
Paul Maxwell-Cook briefly describes the effects of falling oil prices on the cement industry in Central Asia.