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Cement executives warn of higher costs to compete with foreign producers

The appointee will oversee the construction of two low-carbon cement production units

The tax will be imposed on both domestically-produced and imported cement

The company mulls turning to used tires to trim petcoke imports

US petcoke exports reached 33.4 million tons in 2019, according to leading global and multi-industry advisory, research and business intelligence boutique CW Group.


21 February 2020

Cement prices in Egypt, February 20

Prices for varying brands of cement in Egypt during this day

21 February 2020

KHD supplying new clinker line modernization equipment to South Korean plant

The company will be also supplying the engineering of Asia Cement’s Jecheon-si facility modernizai

21 February 2020

Turkey's cement exports climb 70% in 2019

The Turkish Cement Manufacturers' Association is upbeat about 2020 prospects

21 February 2020

Argentina: Cement prices soar over 15% since January

Prices for other building materials have also increased since the end of 2019

21 February 2020

Brazil’s cement sales drop in January

Consumption in the North and Southeast fell strongly due to heavy rains

21 February 2020

Ambuja Cement’s profit falls by double digits in fourth quarter

The company has appointed a new CEO and Managing Director

21 February 2020

India’s cement companies to increase high-sulfur petcoke imports in 2020

Companies want to increase overall production

Kenya (September 2019)

Year-on-year, cement production kept increasing in September in Kenya. " Cement production in Kenya weakened 2.5% month-on-month in September, reach...

Cement demand (tons)
Med Basin cement and clinker trade prices edge up in January

Heavy production costs are reflecting on higher prices

15 Jan
Persian Gulf-Arabian Sea cement and clinker FOB prices slip in December

Exporters remain hopeful that 2019 will bring about a better shipping year in the region

14 Dec
Med Basin cement and clinker trade prices inch down in December

The end of the year comes with the usual price discounts in cementitious commodities

14 Dec
Persian Gulf-Arabian Sea cement and clinker FOB prices slide in November

Major players are targeting new markets to keep up with their production quotas

20 Nov
Cement and clinker FOB prices in Med. Basin decline in November

Some key markets are suffering from oversupply due to high competition

20 Nov
Mineral Products Association receives grant to research carbon emissions reduction in cement
Hanson Cement and Tarmac will be conducting a production trial run as part of the project
20 Feb
21 Feb
Bamburi Cement introduces new cement product
The new product is focused in masonry and plaster works
20 Feb
Ambuja Cement’s profit falls by double digits in fourth quarter
The company has appointed a new CEO and Managing Director
21 Feb
Cementos Cosmos receives environmental approval for new alternative fuel project
The company currently uses petcoke, coal and other fossil fuels
20 Feb
Semen Indonesia expects overcapacity to continue
The company aims to diversify its product offering in order to keep growing
20 Feb
21 Feb
Egypt (September 2019)

Cement production in Egypt improved by 54.7% to 4,486,000 tons during the month of September compare...

Vietnam (January 2020)

Cement production continued to fall YoY in January in Vietnam. For the year-to-date period, cement ...

Switzerland (4th Quarter 2019)

Year-on-year, cement sales kept dropping in fourth quarter in Switzerland. " Cement sales in Switz...

Morocco (December 2019)

Cement demand continued to decrease YoY in December in Morocco. Cement demand in Morocco strengthene...

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