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World Cement's Weekly Wrap: 27 July 2018

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

HeidelbergCement shutters kiln line in Georgia

HeidelbergCement Georgia has ceased production on one of its kiln lines, as domestic production is undercut by low-cost Iranian imports surge.

JSW Cement to invest US$150 million into new clinker facility in UAE

JSW Cement, a subsidiary of JSW Group based in Mumbai, is investing US$150 million into a new 1 million tpy clinker facility in Fujairah, UAE.

GUEST OP-ED: Getting the facts straight

Timber is growing in popularity as a building material, even of high-rise structures. But arguments in its favour are often overstated, argues William Larson of the Pacific Northwest Building Resiliency Coalition.

Ciments Vigier installs ABB Ability Knowledge Manager

Swiss cement producer, Ciments, Vigier, has installed ABB’s digitalisation solution, ABB Ability Knowledge Manager, as its plant in western Switzerland.

Cementos Argos appoints new Vice President of US Operations

Cementos Argos, a cement and concrete market leader in Colombia, has appointed Bill Wagner as its new Vice President of US Operations.

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