CemWeek Magazine

CemWeek Issue 26

The CemWeek platform is pleased to announce the release of the latest issue of CemWeek Magazine. The 26th issue covers major developments within the global cement industry, ranging from the decline in prices, to the most relevant ideas exchanged at the recent Ash Trade Europe 2015 conference, as well as some of the latest technological innovations deployed by players in the cement industry. One of the most important developments of the past months for the cement industry...

  has been the decline in FOB prices, as highlighted by the preliminary figures of the 1Q2015 Global Cement Trade Price Report. Global cement trade prices fell 1.9 percent year-on-year according to report, and with a few exceptions, most regions are expected to see varying degrees of price declines in the following months. The details are laid out in the new issue of the magazine, along with documented forecasts for the following quarter.

The new edition of the journal also features an in-depth overview of the Ash Trade Europe 2015, an event which closed the gap between marketers, innovators and traders. Industry specialists from over a dozen countries and multiple continents attended the AshTrade Europe 2015 conference on April 22 – 23 in Frankfurt, Germany, for a unique opportunity to exchange ideas and share expertise. Read about it in the new issue of CemWeek Magazine.

Innovation and out-of-the-box solutions are the focus of a special feature included in the latest issue of CemWeek Magazine. The story details the process of finding a replacement for the short local supply of limestone, slag, fly ash or natural pozzolan at Votorantim Cimentos' Porto Velho plant in Brazil. The production of artificial pozzolan was implemented at the plant as an economical and environmentally efficient solution. Read the feature to find out all the details.

In order to provide a complete picture of the industry, the new issue of CemWeek Magazine comes with detailed news about the main indicators of the cement industry, including the latest facts and figures about cement volumes, energy prices, relevant people in the business, regional developments, equipment and construction projects. Don’t miss out the news and numbers laid out in the special sections.

We welcome you to read the free e-magazine online (click on the magazine below). If you rather receive a physical print copy of the CemWeek Magazine Print Edition, contact us to order a subscription at [email protected].

3 Highlights from the global cement trade price report

Decline in global gray cement prices sets trend for the next quarter

7 SLAG

A material that endows cement and concrete with a noteworthy list of advantages

13 Votorantim Cimentos

Ecoefficiency through technological innovation in the production of artificial pozzolan

 

17 AshTrade Europe

A successful event closing the gap between marketers, innovators and traders

NUMBERS IN BRIEF

2 Fly ash usage in cement to visibly increase by 2018

RESEARCH

21 Cement Volumes

24 Cement Energy Markets

PEOPLE

29 People on the move 

REGIONAL REPORTS

30 Europe, Middle East and Africa

33 Central and Southeast Asia

35 Americas

37 Asia Pacific

 

FROM OUR INDUSTRY PARTNER

39 Construction and building materials update 

EQUIPMENT

42 Equipment and notable projects 

CW GROUP MEETING AGENDA

43 CW Group’s upcoming events 

BUZZ

44 Top 15 CemWeek and BMWeek stories

 

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