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CalPortland's Mark Rock receives safety award

Mark Rock, Senior Vice President of Risk Management at CalPortland, has been awarded this year’s James M. Christie Safety & Health Professional of the year by the US National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association.


Train loadout completed in Ouagadougou

Intercem has completed a new train unloading station at Ouagadougou for Cimfaso, part of Cim Metal Group, in connection with a new cement grinding plant.

Dangote emerges as bidder for PPC

Dangote Cement has launched a rival takeover offer for South African cement maker, PPC, opening up a potential bidding war with Afrisam.

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Ohlsson appointed MD of Cementa

Magnus Ohlsson has been appointed the Managing Director of Swedish cement maker and HeidelbergCement subsidiary, Cementa.


ECI joins BRE

The European Construction Institute has become part of BRE.


State government approves ACL clinker line

The state government of Himachal Pradesh has approved the construction of a new clinker production line by Asian Concretes and Cements Ptv. Ltd.


Ash Grove appoints new CEO

Ash Grove Cement Co. has promoted J. Randall Vance as President and CEO, assuming the roles from Charles Sunderland, who remains Chairman.


PPC cuts CAPEX forecast

PPC cuts capital expenditure for 2018 – 2020, shoring up its liquidity position, as shareholders consider merger proposal from Afrisam.


Decline in UK construction output

Recent figures indicate a fall in construction output in the UK, according to the Construction Products Association.


Pioneer Cement to install four Loesche mills

Pioneer Cement’s new production line at its plant in Punjab province, Pakistan, will include four Loesche mills for raw meal, cement, and coal grinding.