Schwenk Zement KG has taken over all shares of the previous fellow shareholders (including the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology) in Celitement GmbH and this has been backdated to 1 January 2020.
Siam Cement will buy a Vietnamese packaging materials maker, the Thai industrial group said Friday, drawn by the growth of online shopping as Southeast Asia hunkers down to avoid the coronavirus.
Texas-based Lehigh Hanson Inc. says the start of the $600 million expansion of its Lehigh Cement Co. plant in Mitchell in Lawrence County will be delayed. The company says construction could be delayed by up to one year due to uncertainties resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic.
North Korea has recently ordered cement factories to produce cement with technology and raw materials acquired domestically.