Continued increase in cement prices in 2022 According to the news announced in the annual global report of cement the price of cement increase in2022, due to the high investment of industrialized countries in infrastructure development. A plan that most countries have put on the agenda for the post-corona in order to create jobs for […]

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UAE Cement Ready for the Event It was reported the cooperation agreement between two cement producers in the UAE – Al Ain Cement Factory and National Cement Factory. This is the latest of several trends that suggest that cement production in the UAE is changing with manufacturers looking to take grander steps in the build-up […]

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The cement manufacturers have asked for a sixty percent cut in import duty on clinker. They are also seeking a waiver on existing loan interest, to recuperate from the losses they have suffered since the COVID-19 outbreak. “We had zero sales during the countrywide closure in the last two and a half months,” said Md […]

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Oman Cement is to upgrade its 4.2 million tons per year Rusayl cement plant. Reuters News reported that their plans consist of 25% expandion of the capacity of Line 3 of the plant to 5000t/day from 4000t/day and the building of a new 10,000t/day Line 4. Lines 1 and 2 will subsequently shut down. Therefore, […]

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Different minerals need to be mined in order to make cement. Limestone (containing the mineral calcite), clay, and gypsum make up most of it.  The US Geological Survey notes that cement raw materials, especially limestone, are geologically widespread and (luckily) abundant. Domestic cement production has been increasing steadily, from 66.4 million tons in 2010 to […]

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Abstract The digital image correlation (DIC) technique was applied to the analysis of displacement fields along the surface cracks of ultra-high-performance fiber-reinforced concrete (UHPFRC) under a bending load. Analysis was performed on the fiber bridging forces acting on a unit area of cracked sections belonging to different regions (perfect bonding region, partial debonding region, and […]

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