The World Cement Association (WCA) has welcomed Anhui Conch Cement Company, also known as Conch Cement, as a Founding Member.
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Kazakh cement maker, Steppe Cement, reported revenues up by 20% in 2017 on the back of higher sales and prices.
Both Vietnamese domestic cement consumption and exports grew in 2017, boosting the country’s cement shipments by 6% on the previous year.
More than 250 t of machinery is to be provided by AUMUND Fördertechnik to Almalyk Mining and Processing in Uzbekistan.
Mechel, a Russian mining company, and Chinese cement maker, Jidong Cement, have signed a long-term coal supply agreement.
A new production line at CEMEX Philippines’ subsidiary, SOLID Cement Corp., has received its environmental certificate.
Adelaide Brighton has signed new gas and electricity contracts for the supply of energy to its South Australian operations.
CRH has reported continued growth in earnings over the first nine months of the year, despite weather-related disruption in the US and challenging market conditions in the Philippines.
Australian building materials company, Adelaide Brighton, is to supply construction materials – including cement – to the first major concrete road project in South Australia.
Weak performance in Brazil helped to drag Votorantim’s earnings down year-on-year in 3Q17, despite positive results from elsewhere.
Cementir continued to reap the benefit of acquisitions made last year, announcing cement sales up 26.2% in 3Q17.