Demand Boosts Dominican Cement Market

Dominican Republic’s Cement Producers Association (ADOCEM) anticipates a 15 percent market growth by year-end while urging initiatives to promote the mortgage market, which in its view will spur the sector’s further development, reports Dominican Today. The country is currently witnessing a rise in local cement demand that is 25 percent higher than the same period a year ago.

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Orcem to Build ‘Green’ Cement Plant in Vallejo

Dublin-based Ecocem Materials Ltd.’s subsidiary, Orcem Americas Inc., has signed a 65-year lease for 4.8 acres at the Vallejo Marine Terminal in California, reported the North Bay Business Journal. The company plans to invest $50 million for a cement manufacturing facility that will produce 2,200 tpd of ecological cement (ecocem) made from granulated blast-furnace slag.

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