This issue of the CemWeek Magazine looks at "European Centenarians," the 100-year histories of four cement plants. CemWeek also speaks to the Arabian Cement Co's CEO Jose Magrina on blending a Spanish company with an Egyptian cement enterprise.
The CW Group also highlights recent market research on the Caribbean cement market as well as ex-Soviet countries' cement production capacity. Additionally, CemWeek looks at 1H2011 performance for the big cement companies and regions around the world.
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4 European Centenarians The 100-year histories of four cement plants 12 Leaders Comment Arabian Cement Co. CEO Jose Magrina on blending a Spanish company with an Egyptian cement enterprise 22 Caribbean Cement An unsettled recovery in the islands’ cement markets causes lingering concerns
Numbers in Brief 2 The current state of equipment orders and backlogs Cement companies in 1H2011 20 Looking at the performance for the first half of the year Country Snapshot 40 Russia - Comprehensive cement facilities research Management Tactics 18 Quantifying the value of expat programs 42 Decision making and the problem of over-thinking Technology 36 New research from MIT on the life of concrete Regional Reports 26 America 28 Europe, Middle East & Africa 32 Asia Pacific 33 South Asia From our Industry Partner 34 Building materials update Projects & People 19 People on the move 37 Update – Lafarge mining resumes in Meghalaya, India 38 Notable projects and suppliers Data Share Performance 44 Overview of stock performances for cement companies