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World Cement's Weekly Wrap: 20 July 2018

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

Ramco Cement orders three Loesche mills

Ramco Cement has ordered three vertical roller mill from German supplier, Loesche, for the production of portland pozzolana cement.

Lehigh Hanson invests in Mitchell cement plant

Lehigh Hanson is to invest more than US$600 million in upgrading and expanding its Mitchell cement plant in Indiana.

UltraTech continues aggressive capacity expansion

India’s leading cement producer, UltraTech Cement, continued is aggressive capacity expansion in 2Q18, building out existing facilities and continuing its acquisition spree.

Tarmac plans Dunbar upgrade

Tarmac has lodged plans with the local council to upgrade its Dunbar cement plant in Scotland.

US cement imports continue their positive run

US cement imports have now recorded year-on-year increases since May 2017, while domestic shipments bounced back in April after a weak March.

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