Two more Saudi Arabian cement companies have announced a slump in net profits in 4Q16 on weakening demand.
Cement news updates
The Brazilian cement sector faces falls in demand and rising overcapacity in 2017, as the country continues to face economic and political challenges.
Ukrainian equipment manufacturer has delivered a new wagon tippler to the Ivano-Frankivskcement cement plant in Ukraine.
LafargeHolcim’s Jerez cement plant in southern Spain contributed more than €17.3 million to the local economy in 2017.
HeidelbergCement Caucasus and the Georgian Building Group have launched the Georgian Cement Association to improve standards within the Georgian cement industry.
KIMA Echtzeitsysteme received orders for five KilnCooler HotSpot systems in December from German cement plants.
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GRS has acquired two bagged aggregates operations and Maen Karne.
The MPA is putting pressure on the Government to continue to freeze the Aggregates Levy at its current rate.
Middle Eastern and African cement demand is expected to be challenged in 2017, although Africa will still show growth.
Titan America’s Pennsuco Complex, which includes quarrying, cement manufacture and ready-mix concrete operations, has been certified as a Gold Level Zero Waste Facility.
LafargeHolcim’s Sagunto cement plant in Spain invested €0.61 million in health, safety and environment initiatives in 2016.
Cement consumption will show modest growth in the US in 2017, continuing its disappointing run, while in Latin America consumption will fall again.
Construction at McInnis Cement’s new cement plant and deep-water terminal was nearly 90% complete at the end of 2016.
The ‘green’ status of Eurocement’s Voronezh plant has been recognised by a local official.
CalPortland’s Rillito plant has received an energy efficiency rebate cheque.
Hope Cement is using an app to reward customers and drive traffic to builders merchants.
Hanson has launched a 7-year project to improve efficiency and emissions at Ribblesdale cement plant.
Saudi Cement is hit by falling sales and increasing costs in 4Q16.
Hail Cement has reported a 20.99% fall in quarterly profits in 4Q16 as the company suffered from weaker cement demand in Saudi Arabia.
Maple Leaf Cement Factory has placed an order with FLSmidth for a plant in Iskanderbad.