Following a slow start in the first quarter of 2011, the CW Group Cement Equipment Order Intake (CEOI) index plummeted to 68.0 for that quarter, its lowest value since the inception in Q4 2009. The second quarter of 2011 saw orders grow and the CEOI index rose to 91.6. On the other end, the CW Group Cement Equipment Order Backlog (CEOB) index remained virtually unchanged through the first half of 2011.Read the full update in the August / September issue of the CemWeek Magazine on page 2.
Focus on material handling: Top stories in the Middle EastMr. Pietro De Michieli, Chief Operating Officer, Bedeschi SPA Major equipment producer Bedeschi, has bagged a number of new contracts in the material handling segment. With these contracts, the company is making a strong presence in the Middle East and North African markets.05 October 2015
New eco-cement plant boosts import-dependent Mongolian industryMongolian producer--Monpolymet Group--has opened a greenfield cement unit in the Gobi desert, in the southeastern part of the country. With the opening of new unit, the country is likely to meet its rising cement demand.28 September 2015
LafargeHolcim merger creates new second largest cement player in IndiaThe global merger between Lafarge and Holcim is likely to have a double impact in India. As a result, both the structure of the local market and the merged companies suffered changes.23 September 2015