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30

Nov 2021
China imposes restriction in rail imports amid Covid-19 resurging cases

The country took control measures in cargo which requires manual loading beginning on November 28 [PAID=]In a new outbreak of Covid-19 in China, imports of some goods by rail through two Chinese border ...

13

Aug 2021
Printing industry in the Philippines hit hard by the Covid-19 pandemic

... shift to digital advertising, the Board of Investments (BoI) said, according to BusinessWorld. “The printing industry was not spared by the Covid-19 pandemic and is still beset by their customers’ shift ...

28

Jul 2021
Mexican timber sector collects losses due to the Covid-19 pandemic

... connected to the Covid-19 pandemic, informs Así Sucede. According to Marco Antonio Ruiz, president of the National Chamber of the Timber Industry (Canainma), the activities carried out have been considered ...

24

Jun 2021
Demand for carton packs rise in Belgium amidst the Covid-19 pandemic

... for carton packs due to the Covid-19 pandemic, reports Fresh Plaza. Veerle D'Haese, of Ducaju, explained that the production of folded boxes for the retail sector has increased tremendously. "More and ...

18

Jun 2021
Dalmia Bharat sees demand rebound as the Covid-19 eases

The nation’s government also starting spending more on infrastructure Indian cement manufacturer Dalmia Bharat disclosed that it is experiencing a recovery in demand for the material as the Covid-19 ...

13

May 2021
New Covid-19 wave and bad weather push March FOB cement prices down in the Mediterranean Basin

... in the third month of 2021, due to the resurgence of the Covid-19 infections in key markets including Spain, Portugal and Italy, which led to a decrease in both consumption and exports during the first ...

13

May 2021
New Covid-19 wave and bad weather push March FOB cement prices down in the Mediterranean Basin

... in the third month of 2021, due to the resurgence of the Covid-19 infections in key markets including Spain, Portugal and Italy, which led to a decrease in both consumption and exports during the first ...

05

May 2021
Cement demand in India declines as states impose Covid-19 related lockdowns

... as the second wave of Covid-19 infections spread across the country, informs Money Control. Industry insiders say demand has slowed down by 20-30 percent in May, as compared to March. According to Reliance ...

05

May 2021
Cement demand in India declines as states impose Covid-19 related lockdowns

... as the second wave of Covid-19 infections spread across the country, informs Money Control. Industry insiders say demand has slowed down by 20-30 percent in May, as compared to March. According to Reliance ...

22

Dec 2020
Sibcem projects drop in 2020 cement consumption due to COVID-19 crisis

The company’s cement output is also estimated to decline by six percent [PAID=] The JSC Siberian Cement Holding Company (Sibcem) on Friday revealed projections of a three to four percent drop in ...

22

Dec 2020
Sibcem projects drop in 2020 cement consumption due to COVID-19 crisis

The company’s cement output is also estimated to decline by six percent [PAID=] The JSC Siberian Cement Holding Company (Sibcem) on Friday revealed projections of a three to four percent drop in ...

14

Dec 2020
CO2 emissions from coal projected to drop in 2020 due to COVID-19

Coal also lost market shares amid a rise in natural gas and renewables The United States’ (US) Energy Information Administration (EIA) recently published data which estimates a year-on-year drop of ...

21

Oct 2020
Coping with COVID-19 in 2020

... to aid cement producers.  * The IMF is expecting global growth in 2020 to decline by almost 5 percent due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and construction is one of the most affected segments. How could ...

29

Sep 2020
The Covid-19 pandemic has affected more than 40 percent of Brazilian construction companies

... has showed that 47.9 percent of construction companies in Brazil report a negative impact from the Covid-19 pandemic in the second half of August. Of a total of 136 construction companies participating ...

29

Jul 2020
COVID-19 affects Poland’s coal miner PGG

Several mines are set to close down Poland’s state-run PGG conglomerate announced on July 28 that the company will be restructuring its operations by closing several mines and making salary cuts, due ...

28

Jul 2020
Tangedco sustains operations in spite of COVID-19

The company was able to meet the state’s power needs during lockdown period [PAID=] State electricity board and coal import-dependent Tangedco managed to sustain its operations despite a Covid-19 induced ...

21

Jul 2020
COVID-19 pandemic affects wood exports in Paraguay

... addition to the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, the increased competition is leading to a decline in local demand. He further expressed his concern related to the current government’s protectionist ...

16

Jul 2020
Global demand for kraft paper sacks is expected to remain strong over the forecast period despite a temporary blip due to COVID-19

... sacks. Despite the short-term slowdown caused by Covid-19, there is a strong demand for a sustainable, yet cost competitive option to ubiquitous PP Woven bags. This is driven by a combination of consumer ...

16

Jul 2020
Global demand for kraft paper sacks is expected to remain strong over the forecast period despite a temporary blip due to COVID-19

... sacks. Despite the short-term slowdown caused by Covid-19, there is a strong demand for a sustainable, yet cost competitive option to ubiquitous PP Woven bags. This is driven by a combination of consumer ...

13

Jul 2020
EU’s ship recycling regulations affected by COVID-19

... the end of the year is becoming a challenge due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. As of December 31, 2020, it will be required for ships of 500 GT and above to have an IHM, according to upcoming ...

07

Jul 2020
Global cement prices weaken in second quarter due to COVID-19, mild recovery expected in select markets during the second half of the year

... by 4.2 percent quarter on quarter as economic activity recovers the region emerges from imposed lockdowns to halt the spread of Covid-19. In the United States, cement import prices are expected to increase ...

29

Jun 2020
COVID-19 crisis puts construction sector in a catch-22 situation in Odisha

Odisha faces a shortage in the workforce as workers are unwilling to return and others lack required expertise The Indian Express reports a workforce shortage in Odisha, which is causing delays and increased ...

24

Jun 2020
NSW Government sees coal as vital part of state’s recovery after Covid-19

... CEO Stephen Galilee said "Mining is an essential industry for NSW, particularly as we begin the slow economic recovery following the COVID-19 pandemic[.]" The mining sector accounts for tens of thousands ...

23

Jun 2020
Covid-19 speeds up construction’s digital revolution

Due to the pandemic, the adoption and development of digital technologies is increasing in the construction industry According to a survey carried out by software specialist Procore Technologies, 66 ...

22

Jun 2020
Covid-19 speeds up construction’s digital revolution

Due to the pandemic, the adoption and development of digital technologies is increasing in the construction industry According to a survey carried out by software specialist Procore Technologies, 66 ...

09

Jun 2020
Lebanon’s construction sector facing downturn due to COVID-19 outbreak

Projects suffer financial setback because of irregular payments from the government According to Maroun El-Helou, chairman of the Syndicate of Contractors of Public Works and Buildings, said that the ...

09

Jun 2020
Mexico’s wood sector severely impacted by COVID-19 pandemic

The industry is asking the federal government for more cooperation [PAID=]About 70 percent of Mexico’s wood sector has been affected by the confinement measures imposed to prevent the spread of the ...

08

Jun 2020
Argentina: Wood demand in Misiones collapses as COVID-19 pandemic hits

Domestic demand was severely hit by the virus [PAID=]The Misiones forestry sector, in Argentina, was one of the first to resume activities after the end of the COVID-19 related lockdown, but even after ...

05

Jun 2020
France’s paper and cardboard sector faces headwinds from COVID-19 crisis

The industry has several troubles with falling demand and other issues [PAID=]Representatives of France’s paper and cardboard industry are alerting to the consequences of the recession caused by COVID-19 ...

02

Jun 2020
Bursa Cement becomes first company to be certified as COVID-19 safe in Turkey

The company has passed the audit process Bursa Çimento has become Turkey’s first company to receive the TSE COVID-19 Safe Production Certificate, reports Haber Turk. The company was the first in ...

29

May 2020
Quebec forestry companies fear budget will be used on COVID-19 measures

... of the annual budget dedicated to forestry work to meet the needs created by the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Radio Canada. Roy has requested the provincial government to confirm the investment of ...

28

May 2020
Australian residential construction declining long before COVID-19

Government considers cash grants for new home buyers The home building industry in Australia was already under pressure before the COVID-19 outbreak, due to a major decline in the number of cranes ...

27

May 2020
Construction output to further decline on COVID-19 disruptions, CPA says

Industry’s rebound or retraction will depend on how the viral outbreak proceeds According to estimates by the Construction Products Association (CPA), construction output could decline by 25% in ...

27

May 2020
Australian government to fast-track construction projects as COVID-19 containment measures ease

Several states have already started to implement measures advance with the sector’s recovery As coronavirus-related restriction measures are lifted across Australia, its government has been urged ...

25

May 2020
Portugal: Housing permits decline in March due to COVID-19 outbreak

Reduction reversed the sector’s growth trend [PAID=] Licenses issued by Portuguese contractors for construction and rehabilitation works declined 19.1% in March, owing to the coronavirus pandemic, ...

19

May 2020
COVID-19 pandemic pressuring the global seaborne coal market

Indonesia’s thermal coal operations have most high-risk tonnage Coronavirus’ full effects in the global economy remain unclear, but its impacts in the seaborne thermal and metallurgical are already ...

18

May 2020
Office constructions in London reach record levels before the COVID-19 outbreak

Developer confidence declining as country falls into its worst recession in years Office constructions across London reached a record high earlier this year, right before the outbreak of the novelty ...

15

May 2020
COVID-19 stimulus package to slow down coal exits across Asian

China has announced that it will allow more provinces to begin construction coal facilities in the near future Asia will continue to support the development of coal-fueled energy plants, despite the ...

13

May 2020
Scotland: Neil McGougan collapses amid COVID-19 lockdown

Company seeks to sell its assets, such as plants, vehicles and equipment Scottland-based contractor Neil McGougan has fallen into administration due to harsh cashflow issues caused by the COVID-19 lockdown, ...

13

May 2020
Indonesia lowers coal prices due to COVID-19 outbreak

Costs have fallen below USD 70 per ton [PAID=] The energy ministry in Indonesia has established its coal reference price for May at USD 61.11 per ton, a 7.1% decline from April, owing to reduced ...

13

May 2020
Indonesia lowers coal prices due to COVID-19 outbreak

Costs have fallen below USD 70 per ton [PAID=] The energy ministry in Indonesia has established its coal reference price for May at USD 61.11 per ton, a 7.1% decline from April, owing to reduced ...

13

May 2020
Indonesia lowers coal prices due to COVID-19 outbreak

Costs have fallen below USD 70 per ton ...To read the full article on CoalWeek, click here.

12

May 2020
Commercial coal mining auctions postponed until July due to COVID-19 lockdown

Draft rules, bid documents and relevant contracts have been readied The Indian government has announced that it will open the regulated coal sector for commercial mining by the private sector of ...

08

May 2020
Queensland to release land for coal and gas exploration amidst COVID-19 outbreak

Groups will be able to bid for tenders to explore the two new Moranbah sites [PAID=] The government of Queensland will be releasing nearly 7 thousand square kilometers of land for coal and gas exploration, ...

07

May 2020
Colombia: Cerrejon boosts operations following COVID-19 related cuts

Company’s 1Q output declines on the year [PAID=] Cerrejon has started to improve its operations following temporary cutbacks in an attempt to contain the coronavirus outbreak, reports Reuters. According ...

07

May 2020
Colombia: Cerrejon boosts operations following COVID-19 related cuts

Company’s 1Q output declines on the year [PAID=] Cerrejon has started to improve its operations following temporary cutbacks in an attempt to contain the coronavirus outbreak, reports Reuters. According ...

07

May 2020
US tissue production levels reach new record highs due to COVID-19 pandemic

... industry’s record-high levels of tissue production in February and March in response to unprecedented demand from COVID-19: “The men and women who work in the paper and wood products industry continue ...

06

May 2020
Port of Thunder Bay’s grain cargo handling grows due to COVID-19 pandemic

Overall cargo volumes grew during April [PAID=]The port of Thunder Bay is seeing grain traffic surge due to a growth in overseas market for Canadian wheat, related in part to the COVID-19 pandemic, ...

06

May 2020
U.K construction sector collapses on COVID-19 shutdowns

... and business shutdowns across the supply chain meant that vast swathes of the construction sector halted all activity in response to the COVID-19 pandemic,” said Tim Moore, economics director at the company, ...

05

May 2020
Yancoal chairman praises fast worker response on bushfires and COVID-19 challenges

...  "The year began with two unforeseen and significant challenges: serious bushfires across much of Australia and the COVID-19 pandemic," Zhang stated. "Our focus on the health and safety of all our employees ...

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