Plant Expansions



Dangote bares plan to build cement plant in Liberia

Company chief recently met with President of the country to discuss progress for the initiativePremium Content





AMMC says new Uzbek cement plant nearing completion

Firm says it is targeting to finish construction by first half of the yearPremium Content





Quebec to help foot construction of new cement plant

State government will spend $350 million for plant and marine terminal in GaspésiePremium Content





Nigeria: Sokoto state to set up cement company

Government will provide part of N6.8 bn to fund the establishment of the companyPremium Content





Workers express concern about proposed plant in Canada

United Steelworkers says overcapacity could lead to job losses in the areaPremium Content





Philippines: Lafarge expanding plant capacity in Bulacan

Firm installing new cement mill at Norzagaray plantPremium Content





China backed firm to build cement plant in Zimbabwe

Plant to rise in Masvingo area, and will cost $50 mmPremium Content





Vietnam firm to foray in Cameroon

Projects include cement plant and hydro power unitPremium Content





Cameroon: New CIMAF plant to start production soon

Site visit reveals advanced state of constructionPremium Content





New cement plant rises in Brazil's Parana

CVR spending R$518 mm to fund the projectPremium Content



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    A life cycle assessment (LCA), also known as: life cycle analysis is an input-output analysis of inputs like materials, energy and outputs like emissions, waste etc. The goal of LCA is to assess the environmental impacts associated with the product / process and to compare with the alternates available and choose that alternate which is least burdensome...
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    The effect of the global economic crisis can still be seen in most regions worldwide. The global construction sector remained volatile along the year with most of the major cement companies showing negative results at the end of 2013.
    02 April 2014
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