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Julio Cedeño appointed as General Director of CANACEM

Mexico: The National Cement Chamber (CANACEM) has appointed Julio Cedeño as its General Director. He previously worked as the Director of Institutional Relations for the Camara Nacional de la Industria del Hierro y del Acero (CANCERO), an organisation representing the steel sector in Mexico. Cedeño is a graduate of the Universidad Iberoamericana in Political Science […]

UltraTech to acquire Orient Cement

India: UltraTech is in talks to acquire Orient Cement, restarting discussions amid significant sector consolidation. This development follows UltraTech’s recent acquisition of a 23% stake in India Cements. UltraTech has proposed buying Orient Cement for US$4.43-4.49 per share, offering a substantial premium over its current market value, with the deal valuing Orient at about US$874-$934m. […]

Cemex Mexico exceeds Mexico's 2030 alternative fuel target – Cement industry news from Global Cement – Global Cement

Mexico: Cemex Mexico subsitituted 36% of it cement fuel with alternative fuel (AF) in 2022. This exceeds the Mexican cement industry’s target for 2030, of 32%. Mexico Business News has reported that the producer used 1.05Mt of AF across its operations. This reduced its CO2 emissions by 1.8Mt, and prevented 850,000t of methane emissions from […]

Fortino Delgado Carrillo appointed as Director of Legal Affairs at Cementos Moctezuma

Mexico: Cementos Moctezuma has appointed Fortino Delgado Carrillo as its Director of Legal Affairs. He succeeds Belen Molins Benavent in the post. Delgado has worked as Senior Legal Manager Litigation for Cementos Moctezuma since early 2021. Before this he held a variety of corporate legal roles for companies, including Monere Business, Inter-Con Security Systems and […]

Laying the Foundation for the Low-Carbon Cement and Concrete Industry – Federation of American Scientists

This report is part of a series on underinvested clean energy technologies, the challenges they face, and how the Department of Energy can use its Other Transaction Authority to implement programs custom tailored to those challenges.Cement and concrete production is one of the hardest industries to decarbonize. Solutions for low-emissions cement and concrete are much […]

Cement industry in India expects robust growth in FY25

India: Cement volumes in India are projected to rise by 7-8% year-on-year in the 2025 financial year, driven by sustained demand from the infrastructure and housing sectors. This forecast is supported by the government’s focus on infrastructure projects, sanction of additional houses and industrial capital expenditure, according to a report by the credit rating agency […]

Dragon Products owner announces plan to close Thomaston cement plant – Press Herald

Sign in or Subscribe See Offers Account Subscription: ACTIVEQuestions about your account? Our customer service team can be reached at circulation@metln.org during business hours at (207) 791-6000.The company cited escalating operating and logistical costs for the plant's closure, which will result in the loss of 65 jobs.You are able to gift 5 more articles this […]