Cement Industry

Cement industry in Nigeria

A Chinese building materials and structural engineering firm, has announced plans to open a fibre cement board manufacturing factory in Abuja, Nigeria. The managing director said that the new line of products would be the first of their kind to be manufactured in West Africa. He added that his company...

Cement industry grows in Vietnam

According to the Vietnam Building Material Association, Vietnam’s cement industry gained 30 per cent YoY in June 2018. Domestic demand reached 6.91Mt, with an increase of 29 per cent compared to June 2017, including 2.18Mt sold by the Vietnam Cement Industry Corp (Vicem). Exports also increased by 35 per cent on...

Ethiopia cement stimulation measures

By introducing cement stimulation measures, Ethiopia hopes to construct at least 3.4 million rural housing units among the end of 2017 and the beginning of 2018, although the target looks unachievable for now. Ethiopia has proposed a number of measures to stimulate cement consumption, such as the introduction of a rural...

Indian cement industry is expected to grow

Cement industry sees about 10 to 18 per cent growth in demand in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh, India, during the next two or three years due to various heavy projects being undertaken by the respective governments. Key demand drivers for the industry are individual house builders and government initiatives. Some...

Cement industry and the renewable energy

Morocco’s case Morocco bases its exports on energy efficiency, the cement producers’ main goal is to be competitive and efficient: this also thanks to the more 80% of the cement industry energy comes from renewable energies. The major Company of the Country infact is providing renewable energy in 8 sites,...

Cement and design

Cement is a binder, a substance used in construction and it is used in a lot of industrial sector: it has many characteristics for example as being hydraulic or non-hydraulic, there are a lot of types of cement and now the cement industry is taking action to incorporate and optimize...