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Weekly Cement News Wrap: 10 August 2018

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Some of the week's most popular stories from the team at World Cement.

CEMEX quarries recognised by US Geological Survey 

The Balcones and FEC quarries were identified as two of the top crushed stone production operations in the US. 

Lafarge Emirates Cement to install FLSmidth burner at UAE plant  

The JETFLEX® PLUS burner is the first to be installed in the LafargeHolcim Group, and will be used at the company’s Fujairah plant in the United Arab Emirates. 

FLSmidth signs contracts for two cement plants in Central America 

The company has been awarded contracts for a greenfield cement plant and a brownfield cement plant in Central America. 

Hema uses digitalisation solutions from Siemens 

Hema, a leading manufacturing company, has utilised Siemens digitalisation tools to capture production data to help improve predictive plant maintenance. 

In Search of Some Good News  

Jonathan Rowland, World Cement Editor, provides an overview of the major markets and major players in Latin America’s cement industry. 

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