• Conch Group’s aggregate capacity will exceed 40 million tons by the end of 2018 and reach 100 millio

    A few days ago, general manager of Conch Group, said there is a trend that rising prices of building materials acts as an upward pressure on building cost. But cement cost is only a fraction of the building material cost, the rises of sand gravel aggregate is much bigger. In aggr

  • The big problem of the global cement industry:overcapacity

    The global cement industry today employs 1.2 million people and has production capacity of around 6.2 billion t. However, it suffers from substantial overcapacity issues: it is estimated that current capacity can already fulfil the world’s needs for the next 20 years at least. S

  • CNBM: Song Zhiping will continue to hold the post of chairman and secretary of the corporation commi

      China National Building Material Company limited issued Voluntary Announcement on the night of May 3th, which suggested changing directors, supervisors and appointing senior executives. The Announcement indicates Song Zhiping will no longer remaining as director and C

  • Cement Industry may reach four consensuses in 2018

      According to the statistics that National Bureau of Statistics reported recently, our cement industry total profit had reached 87.7 billion in 2017, which had increased by 94.41% compared with last year, ranked second in the history. It’s believed by many in the indu

  • Tokyo Cement agrees support and import deal with Ube Industries

    Sri Lanka: Tokyo Cement Group entered into a collaboration agreement with Ube Industries from 1 August 2016 for technical support services and to import raw materials from Japan, to manufacture ‘high quality’ cement.

  • CILAS Biskra cement plant starts production

    Algeria: The CILAS Bikra cement plant started production in mid-July 2016, 11 days before the scheduled start of operations. The 2.7Mt/yr plant is a joint venture between Lafarge Algeria and Souakri Group. The project had an investment of Euro270m and it took 21 months to build,

  • Sinoma-Tec mill in use

    The first high-moisture material vertical mill researched and developed by Sinoma-Tec has recently been applied in the Turkey Limat Cement Project. The designed raw material water content was 14%. The raw material mill TRMR38.4 focuses on feeding plugging material, mill lock air,

  • Dangote Cement to start mining coal towards end of 2016

    Nigeria: Dangote Cement intends to start mining its own coal at Ankpa, Kogi State in order to cope with gas shortages in the country. The coal will be of a high enough quality to be used without blending. Most of the cement producer’s production lines in Nigeria will have operat