• Department of Trade and Industry ask Philippines cement producers to explain price disparity

    Philippines: The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) has asked cement producers to explain differences in cement prices in certain areas of the country. Price monitoring by the DTI has spotted discrepancies between the high price of cement in Region XII, specifically in Cotaba

  • CAC joins Carbon Pricing Leadership Coalition

    The Cement Association of Canada has announced that it has become a member of the Carbon Pricing Leadership Coalition as a strategic partner and to join with other leading Canadian companies participating in a joint strategic statement issued by the Honourable Catherine McKenna,

  • Cemex Philippines rises 4.2%

    Reuters are reporting that shares of Cemex Holdings Philippines Inc opened at 11.20 pesos, above the offer price for Southeast Asia's second-largest initial public offering this year. The IPO was priced at 10.75 pesos, raising 25.13 billion Philippine pesos (US$537 million), the

  • Cemex could profit from Trump’s wall

    Bloomberg are reporting that one of the biggest beneficiaries of Donald Trump’s plan to build a wall on the Mexican border might be Cemex SAB. Cemex SAB would be “best positioned” to profit from such a large construction project. Other likely beneficiaries include another M

  • CHIAN - Jinyuan Cement to raise CNY1.36bn in private share placement

    Jinyuan Cement plans to raise up to CNY1.36bn (US$204m) in private placement of shares to fund a company acquisition, projects and repay bank loans. In June Jinyuan Cement bought a 51% stake in a Jiangsu-based new materials technology firm from the Jinyuan Holding Group for CNY2.

  • Cement production to reach 5.3Mt/yr in Mozambique by end of 2016

    Mozambique: Cement production capacity in Mozambique is expected to increase to 5.3Mt/yr by the end of 2016, up from 2Mt/yr, with the opening of three new cement plants. CIF-Moz and Limak Cements will be opening plants in the southern province of Maputo and Fabrica Cimentos de Ca

  • Qatar to get through 5.7Mt of cement in 2017

    Qatar/Saudi Arabia: Saudi Arabia's decision to lift its cement export ban may help to meet Qatar's growing demand ahead of the FIFA World Cup 2022. Official data suggests that the peak demand for cement from Qatar's thriving construction and infrastructure industries is expected

  • Risk in global construction at its highest level

    Based on the Q2 2016 update of Timetric’s Construction Risk Index (CRI), risk has increased globally, with the unweighted global average score rising to 41.68 from 41.12 in Q1 2016. This is the highest level of risk in the 11 quarters since the CRI was established. Risk has pick