Republic Cement is the top provider for bulk cement
Bulk of the company's cement sales - equivalent to 81 percent - consisted of bagged cement while the remaining 19 percent consisted of bulk cement
The total export cargo of 32,492 tonnes comprised 15,545 tonnes of bulk cargo, 400 tonnes of loose bulk cement
, 7,424 tonnes of DAP, 6,423 tonnes of wheat cargo and 2,600 tonnes of oil/liquid cargo.
"We were relying heavily on the UAE supplies after the cement export tariffs were announced by Saudi last year," said Mr Shehab, whose company is the largest importer and distributor of bulk cement
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The company communicated with different contractors and ready mix cement companies, which resulted in a discount of QR20 per ton, setting the price of Ordinary Portland Bulk Cement
at QR230 instead of QR250 per ton and the price of Sulphate Resistant Portland Bulk Cement
"Other research groups have tested bulk cement
and concrete, but [none] had ever probed the mechanics of single C-S-H particles and the effect of shape on mechanics of individual particles," says Shahsavari.
Therefore, the effective water to cement ratio in the bulk cement
paste will be reduced.
"Portland bulk cement
and clinker trade prices in the Mediterranean Basin have slightly recovered from the general contraction faced during 2016," said Raluca Cercel, Consulting Analyst with the CW Group's European team.