• Tanzania: Cement Firm Signs Deal With TRL

    Tanzania Railway Limited (TRL) has signed an agreement to ferry 35,000 tonnes of cement each month to Mwanza and Kigoma from Tanga Cement Company (TCC). The agreement was signed by the acting TRL director general Masanja Kadogosa and TCC managing director Reinhardt Swart during t

  • Nigeria:Construction Begins on Major Cement Plant in Nigeria

    Construction broke ground on a $1-billion cement plant in Nigeria for Africa’s biggest cement manufacturer, Dangote Cement, on April 10. The plant is expected to come on line by mid-2019, with capacity to produce six million metric tons per year. China’s Beijing-based cement eq

  • Turkey: Turkish cement plant enjoys cash flow

    The share capital of the cement plant Medcem Cameroon, a subsidiary of the Turkish group Eren Holding, has soared from CFA 10 million to CFA 400 million, a legal statement by the firm revealed on Wednesday. This capital upsurge by cash contribution from shareholders, however is i

  • Taiwan Cement sales down 20.8% YoY in 2015

    Taiwan Cement Corp saw its 2015 YoY sales fall 20.8 per cent to TWD93.68bn (US$2.89bn), while the company’s net income dropped by 46.7 per cent to TWD5.78bn (US$178.67m), according to Aggregates Business Europe. During October-December 2015, revenue and net income of the firm fe

  • Tajikistan increases cement production in first quarter of 2016

    Cement production volumes have increased by 33% year-on-year to 373,000t in the first quarter of 2016 from 249,000t in the same period in 2015. The majority of the production was produced by Huaksin Ghayyur Cement, which accounted for 55% of the output. Domestic demand for cement

  • Saudi Cement Q1 net profit falls 13%

    Saudi Cement reported a 12.5 percent drop in first-quarter net profit on Monday, hurt by a decrease in sales and an increase in energy costs. One of the kingdom’s largest cement firms by market value made a net profit in the three months to Mar. 31 of 265 million riyals ($70.7 m

  • Ireland:Ireland's top three cement firms secure €128m in carbon credit bonanza

    CRH, Lagan Cement and Quinn Cement have netted massive cash piles from an EU emissions 'cap-and-trade' scheme aimed at reducing industrial greenhouse gas emissions, a new study claims. Research into the EU's controversial emissions trading system (EU ETS) has revealed that, from

  • U.S.A.: Plans to expand Mountain Cement depend on sale

    The process of a potential land sale of city-owned property to a local mining company is underway, but the timeline for a decision is tight for the company.Mountain Cement Company, located just south of Laramie off U.S. Highway 287, proposed a purchase of about 700 acres of land