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Global Cement Demand to Reach 4 Billion Tons by 2013

The latest Global Cement Volume Forecast analysis by the CW Group �C the leading global cement industry analytics and consulting firm - shows global cement consumption growth will trend around six percent in 2012, reaching 3.78 billion tons.

Date : 2012/02/15
Lafarge to showcase sustainable construction models at Ecobuild

Lafarge UK will reveal its sustainable construction solutions at Ecobuild 2012. Attendees will be able to explore the company��s ��Cool Concrete�� building, a representation of a life-sized carbon friendly home.

Date : 2012/02/09
India's UltraTech Cement Jan shipments up 11 pct

India's largest cement producer, UltraTech Cement, said shipments in January rose an annual 11.2 percent to 3.72 million tonnes.

Production rose 11.7 percent to 3.78 million tonnes, the company, part of India's Aditya Birla Group, said in a statement.

Date : 2012/02/03
Votorantim Cimentos Sells 30-Year Bonds In US Thursday

Brazilian cement company Votorantim Cimentos completed a $500 million sale in the U.S. credit markets Thursday, according to a person familiar with the issue.

The 30-year bond deal was a reopening or, or addition to, a $750 million issue of 7.25% coupon bonds originally sold in April 2011.

Date : 2012/02/03
Lafarge to cut 460 jobs globally

Lafarge, a French leading firm of building materials, is planning to slash 460 posts worldwide including 90 jobs in France this year, the company said Thursday.

Date : 2012/02/03

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