Latest India Cement & Construction Materials

Volume 1 Issue 18


3 Interview: Mr. G Jayaraman

Executive President, Birla Corporation Ltd.

9 Life cycle assessment

A study of the construction industry (3/3)

Written by Dr S N Pati

15 Lohia Corporation



21 Cement Volumes

24 Coal market update

25 Energy prices update


40 Infrastructure & Projects

New residential project in Gurgaon


1 Editorial Letter:

Indian cement industry ranking second in the world cement production

2 Numbers in Brief:

Indian stocks sprint ahead with 2014 General Elections

42 Analyst Recommendations

Latest Broker Recommendations


29 Market and Competition

31 M&A and Finance

33 Projects and Expansions

34 Volumes and Pricing

35 People

36 Regional Update

38 Equipment Highlights

CemWeek India Cement Industry News
Indian firm's divestment shrinks company's market share
Monday, 01 September 2014 01:59

Jaiprakash Cement still holds the lion's share in Central India

East African cement production expected to rise in 3 years
Monday, 01 September 2014 01:57

New entrants and existing firms compete for market share

India's UltraTech Cement completes acquisition of Jaypee Cement units
Monday, 01 September 2014 01:44

The acquisition is comprised of an integrated cement unit at Sewagram and a grinding unit at Wanakbori

Pakistan’s cement exports to South Africa are likely to drop
Thursday, 28 August 2014 20:21

Expected anti-dumping duty may reduce exports

Shareholders block M A M Ramaswami appointment to India's Chettinad Cements Board
Thursday, 28 August 2014 20:14

Ramaswamy allegedly bribed the Registrar of Companies

Urgency added to India’s coal crunch
Wednesday, 27 August 2014 16:44

Selectively allocating mines to manufacturing companies has been rules illegal

Vessels carrying cement sinks
Wednesday, 27 August 2014 16:40

No casualties were reported

India’s JP Associates sells grinding unit
Tuesday, 26 August 2014 23:59

Sale of the excess grinding plant in Panipat is part of efforts to cut its debts

India's Coal Ministry sets criteria for cement firms hearing
Tuesday, 26 August 2014 23:56

Cement plants petition Chhattisgarh High Court for a stay on the cancellation notices until their respective representations are heard

India's Dalmia Group to merge cement firms
Monday, 25 August 2014 22:56

Merge is part of its strategy to take advantage of India’s improving cement market

India’s Supreme Court warned on coal block allocations illegality declaration
Monday, 25 August 2014 22:51

Ruling will have serious impact on the economy, industries said ahead of the next hearing on the case

India’s SCCL to explore mining overseas
Monday, 25 August 2014 19:27

SCCL supplies coal to cement industries

India’s Shree Cement acquires cement grinding unit
Monday, 25 August 2014 19:24

Company signed an agreement for the deal

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In Depth

  • Navigating the Razor's Edge: Anti-trust in the Global Cement Sector
    CW Research GCTPR Q2 2014
    No doubt, coordinated industrial activity can be good for the cement sector and ensure efficient allocation of capital that in emerging markets can help stop a drain on the foreign account, build domestic value, add capability and create jobs on a large scale. However, antitrust authorities in many markets have followed developments with a watchful...
    21 September 2014
  • Solid economic development for Malaysia
    CW Research GCTPR Q2 2014
    Malaysia is a federal constitutional monarchy and the last four decades’ relative political stability has fueled a solid economic development. Malaysia’s GPD jumped 4.7 percent in 2013 and is expected to further expand with a 5.0 percent compound annual growth rate by 2018.
    17 September 2014
  • GCTPR 2Q 2014 - Slight rebound in cement prices as FOB levels tick up around the world
    CW Research GCTPR Q2 2014
    Second quarter 2014 global FOB prices for gray cement slightly rebounded from previous months reaching levels over US$80 per ton from February to April 2014. With oversupply still a major issue in some markets and competitive pressures in cement deliveries still high, prices have been largely stagnant. Continued weak domestic demand...
    14 September 2014
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