• India: More cement firms use hazardous waste

    More cement manufacturers in the State are beginning to use hazardous and non-hazardous waste (sludge) generated by textile and automobile industries and plastic waste from local bodies. Sources in the Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board said that trial was on at plants belonging

  • Ghana: CMAG calls for a halt in importation of bagged cement

    The Cement Manufacturers Association of Ghana (CMAG) have since April 2015 petitioned the Ministry of Trade, Tariff Advisory board, Commissioner of Customs Division of the Ghana Revenue Authority, Parliamentary Select Committees of Finance and Trade/Industry on the alarming influ

  • Nepal to approve dangotes‘s $800m cement factory proposal

    The Investment Board of Nepal (IBN) is on the verge of approving the $800 million investment proposal from Dangote Group to establish a cement factory in Nepal. According to reports, the investment authority has concluded all preliminary work including a proper scrutiny of the pr

  • India: Anil Ambani Said to Seek $756 Million Value for Cement Plants

    Billionaire Anil Ambani’s Reliance Infrastructure Ltd. is seeking to sell its cement assets for an enterprise value of about 50 billion rupees ($756 million) in a deal expected to be announced by year end, people familiar with the matter said. The company is in talks with cement

  • Nepal: Nepal approves $140 million investment from Chinese cement company

    A high-level meeting of the Investment Board of Nepal (IBN) chaired by Prime Minister Khadga Prasad Sharma Oli made such a decision on Sunday evening in Kathmandu, according to a press release issued by the IBN secretariat. This is the second FDI proposal from China to Nepal this

  • Africa: Dangote to complete 5 cement plants across africa

    Africa’s leading cement producer, Dangote cement has revealed that it will complete five cement plants spread across five African countries this year. The plants, which are at various stages of construction will add about 13.5 million metric tonnes of cement per annum to the exi

  • Saudi Arabi: Cement Industry Exhibits a High Degree of Backward and Forward Integration

    Cement is an essential ingredient of the construction industry; it is used in a broad range of construction activities. Applications of cement include commercial construction, residential construction, and infrastructure development. Demand for cement in the Kingdom of Saudi Arab

  • New Shanshui CEO confident of fighting off rivals in China’s cement war

    Preparing to board a plane for a showdown with the father-and-son duo who founded and, until recently, ran China’s seventh largest cement maker, Li Heping is confident of victory. “Old Zhang and Young Zhang don’t want to give up their power...(my success) will happen very fast