The Kuwaiti government will seek to boost infrastructure investment in the country as part of the 2017 budget.
Cement news updates
Saudi Arabian cement maker, Al Jouf, has received a cement export license from the Ministry of Commerce and Investment.
Summit Material’s cement business revenues jumped by 49.3% in 2016, following the purchase of the Davenport cement plant in 2015 and rising US demand for the building material.
French engineering group, Fives, has commissioned the cement grinding plant at Tula cement plant in Mexico, part of a new cement production line at the plant.
Pakistan cement maker, Kohat Cement, has reported an 8% rise in domestic cement sales in 4Q16 on robust infrastructure development.
CNBM subsidiary, CTEIC, is to supply turnkey services for a coal transportation project at the Shymkent cement plant in Kazakhstan.
More cement news updates
Cemex has supplied the concrete for the construction of the Bremerhaven Port Tunnel.
US shipments of slag cement were up 12% year on year in 2016 on growing appreciation of its benefits within the concrete sector.
ABB has nominated Lars Forberg as its new Board Member.
A new power-generating conveyor has entered commercial operations at Gharibwal Cement, which the company claims to be the first of its kind in Pakistan.
ZAPA beton is using two projects to focus on product quality.
Continental has signed an agreement to equip Caterpillar equipment with tyres.
Bestway Cement is in discussions with Dewan Cement to buy the North cement plant in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan.
Bruker Corporation’s Board of Directors has approved payment of a quarterly dividend.
Indian cement maker, Burnpur, is to introduce a new Pozzolona Portland Cement product from its Patratu plant to better utilise the plant’s current spare capacity.
Fives has commissioned two cement milling units at Qatar National Cement Co.’s fifth production line at Umm Bab, Qatar.
Indian cement maker, Ambuja Cement, has posted an 85% increase in consolidated net profits in 4Q16.
PPC is celebrating its 125th anniversary.
CeramTec has appointed Patrick Hurrel as its new Director for France.
Hanson has reopened its slag grinding plant in Teesport.