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HeidelbergCement positive on US tax reform

HeidelbergCement expects recent US tax reform to boost its net profit and cash flow from 2019, despite regulatory changes forcing significant writedown to its 2017 balance sheet.


Benetech cleaner installed at Texas cement plant

A Benetech high-temperature conveyor cleaner has been installed at a Texas cement plant, running for over eight months without replacements in regular operating temperatures of between 300°F and 325°F.


LafargeHolcim shake up regions’ leadership team

LafargeHolcim have announced a shake up of the company’s regional businesses, announcing new business heads in Europe and North America, as well as rationalisation of regional groupings.


Strong US demand boost GCC’s sales

Grupo Cementos de Chihuahua has reported growing sales volumes in the first 11 months of 2017 on the back of strong US demand.


FLSmidth wins VRM contract in Bolivia

Danish engineering company, FLSmidth, is to supply a new vertical roller mill to COBOCE’s cement plant in Irpa Irpa, Bolivia.


US cement industry steady

US cement shipments and clinker production appear steady with 2016’s figures, according to USGS figures.