North / South America
Fredonia prepares for loss of Lafarge cement plant
Feb, 17 2012
(Fredonia) -- The small Kansas town of Fredonia is bracing for the loss of its Lafarge cement plant, which is set to close next month.
The plant opened in 1907 and has operated 24 hours a day ever since. Citizens say they're worried about literal losses, such as the fact that workers will lose their jobs and the company will no longer buy water from the city, but that the loss is also sentimental.
Dec 12 (Reuters) - Chinese firms Sinoma and CITIC Heavy Industries have agreed deals totalling $733 million to produce cement in Nigeria and Myanmar, respectively, as they expand in emerging markets overseas. More
India - DEHRADUN: Uttarakhand's industrial development department on Wednesday signed a memorandum of understating (MoU) with Ultra Tech Cement Ltd to soon commission two manufacturing plants — at Tyuni town in Dehradun district and Someshwar town in Almora district. More