Venezuela plans to reduce imports of Peruvian and Brazilian cement

Venezuela’s President Evo Morales announced the intention to reduce the import of cement from Peru and Brazil by installing new plants and increasing domestic output.

Date : 2014/02/25
Cement and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations Economic Community

There has been an interesting knock-on effect from further economic integration of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) this week. Holcim Philippines may delay the construction of a 2.5Mt/yr cement plant in Bulacan province due to a drop in import tariffs in 2015.

Date : 2014/02/25
Iran's cement exports increase by 38%

Cement production

Date : 2014/02/18
Iran’s cement output grows 8 percent

Iran produced over 66.4 million tons of cement last year, which ended on March 19, showing an 8 percent rise compared with the previous year, IRNA news agency reported.

Date : 2012/04/11
Iran cement exports up 17 percent

Iran exported over 9.3 million tons of cement in the first eleven months of this year (ends on March 19), marking a 17 percent rise on the same period last year, IRNA news agency reported.
Exports of clinker, a prerequisite to cement, stood at 1.5 million tons in the same period of time.

Date : 2012/03/07
Iranian company wins bid to establish Herat cement plant

An Iranian company was recognized as the winner of a bid to establish a cement factory in the western Herat province, an official said.

Date : 2012/02/20
Cement Consumption in India Witnessing Implausible Growth

Indian housing sector accounts for above 50% of the entire cement consumption and the remaining share is accounted by the infrastructure sector, including roads, power, ports, railways, among others.

Date : 2012/02/17
Ciment Français to transfer Afyon Çimento shares to CIMSA

Following the announcement that Ciments Français plans to sell its shareholding in the Turkish cement company, Afyon Çimento Sanayii Turk A.S., a share purchase agreement has been executed. The agreement, which has been reached with CIMSA, involves the sale of 51% of the share capital, a total nominal value of TL1 530 000.

Date : 2012/02/17
Armenia:Cement export increases 2.5 times

Last year 98 tons of cement was exported from Armenia which is 2.5 times more than in 2010, the State Revenue Committee says.

Cement is exported for $64 per ton. There is not any significant change in price as compared to last year.

Date : 2012/02/16
Mangalam Cement Q3 profit swings

Mangalam Cement has posted net profit of INR 260.95 million for the quarter ended December 31st 2011 as compared to net loss of INR 25.34 million for the quarter ended December 31st 2010.

Date : 2012/02/16