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Asia & Pacific Rim - 24 April 2014

ACC witnesses a fall in 1Q14 net profit

Indian cement manufacturer ACC posted a net profit of Rs.400 crore for the first quarter of 2014, an 8.7% y/y decline compared to the same period a year earlier.


Chinese company prints 10 houses in 24 hours

A Chinese company has used a 3D printer to build 10 houses in 24 hours, giving rise to the question: what possibilities does 3D printing offer construction and manufacturing?