• Fixed Asset Investment in the Urban Areas Up 29.6% in the first 4 Months

    In the first 4 months, the fixed asset investment in the urban areas was RMB1800.6 billion, up 29.6% over the same time of last year, in which RMB844.1 billion was invested by state-owned enterprises with an increasing of 19.3%, and RMB413.1 billion was invested by the real estat

  • 2006 China Vertical Mill Technical Arrangement Seminar

    Date: from 23 June 2006 to 24 June 2006Location: Luoyang, Henan, ChinaOrganizer: China Cement AssociationSupporter: FLSmidth & Co, Chongqing Gearbox Co. Ltd., and CITIC Heavy Machinery Co. Ltd.It is the eternal theme to save energy, decrease consumption, and reduce pollution

  • Some Advices on Hastening the Structure Adjustment of Cement Industry

    These days, the Announcement of Some Advices on Hastening the Structure Adjustment of Cement Industry was issued by State Development Planning Commission, Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Land and Resources, Ministry of Construction, Ministry of Business, People’s Bank of China,

  • Constructing New Pattern in Southwestern China---Visiting Mr. Cyrille Ragoucy, CEO of Lafarge Shui On Cement

    In the year of 2005, world’s largest cement producer—Lafarge announced a joint venture partnership with SOCAM to set up Lafarge Shui On Cement Ltd, and became the leader of cement in Southwestern China. Then, Lafarge purchased Sichuan Shuangma, mending its developing pace in So

  • The 2nd Power Generation by Waste-heat Seminar

    Date: from 21 May 2006 to 22 May 2006Location: Hangzhou, Zhejiang, ChinaOrganizer: China Building Material Association & China Cement Association Supporter: Zhejiang Leomax Group The 1st Power Generation by Waste-heat Summit was also held in Hangzhou last March which made an

  • Interest rate rise seen to tighten monetary policy

    China's latest interest-rate hike will likely herald a new round of monetary tightening as early as this month aimed at curbing red-hot investments and growth in loans to more sustainable rates, economists said. The Chinese central bank's recent raising of its lending interest ra

  • The Sixth International Symposium on Cement & Concrete

    Cement & Concrete, Contributing to Global Sustainability The 6th International Symposium on Cement & Concrete (6th ISCC), a quadrennial international meeting, and the CANMET/ACI International Symposium on Concrete Technology for Sustainable Development are to be jointly h

  • China Govt steps up efforts to restructure cement industry

    China will continue to adjust its cement industry's structure to ease overcapacity and eliminate outdated technologies, said the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC). The commission will speed up the elimination of cement production lines with small capacity and outd