Ongoing and new developments
- AViTEQ Vibrationstechnik GmbH has celebrated the opening of a joint venture with Chinese company Shanghai Finde.
- Flowrox’s new CEO’s primary objective is to transform a well-known project oriented house into a customer oriented product house.
- The official inauguration of the newest and most modern cement and clinker producing facility in Bulgaria took place at Devnya Cement AD.
- MPA’s sixth Members’ General Assembly saw the relaunch of the MPA Restoration Guarantee Fund.
- East African Portland Cement Company is partnering with the Kenya Alliance of Resident Associations to launch a forum to help prevent shoddy construction.
- Pikalero Cement shipped 23% more bagged cement in January – May 2015 compared to the same period of 2014.
- Cheap cement imports are causing problems in South Africa, Ghana and even Pakistan.
- reported manufacturing activity in the country has tightened for the eighth continuous month.
- Mechel has announced that it has signed a memorandum with China's Jidong Cement.
- New report calls for coordinated international effort to make renewables less costly than coal within 10 years.
- New research suggests that China may reach peak greenhouse gas emissions by 2025 or even earlier.
- 25 000 trees to date and held a tree planting activity at its Karachi plant to mark World Environment Day.
- Cemex has placed itself as a leading user of alternative fuels in the cement industry.
This week’s not to be missed stories…
- HeidelbergCement has announced that it would increase its dividend payout ratio and consider share buybacks.
- MPA report highlights significance of minerals and mineral products to the UK economy.
- CEMBUREAU discusses the European Commission’s indicative roadmap of its circular economy strateg.
Written by Harleigh Hobbs
Read the article online at: https://www.worldcement.com/europe-cis/12062015/cement-news-highlights-8-12-june-2/