Lafarge SA (LR) said it has bought back EUR80m in convertible bonds, or 6.15% of a total EUR1.3bn bond launched in June 2001.
Kuwait Cement Company posted a net profit of KWD24.3m (US$83.2m) for the first nine months of 2005, up from KWD14.6m (US$50m) for the same period of 2004.
Anhui Conch Cement Co, China’s biggest cement maker, increased its first syndicated loan by 60 per cent to CNY800m (US$99m) as banks offered to lend more than it sought.
Ssangyong Cement Industrial Co., South Korea’s largest cement manufacturer, said Friday that it plans to sell US$200m in floating rate notes. The three-year secured debt will carry a coupon ra
Turkish textile group Sanko Holding will invest between US$20m and US$25m in the modernisation and renovation of cement mill Gaziantep Cimento, said Abdulkadir Konukoglu, chairman of Sanko Holding man
Spanish cement company Cementos Molins posted a Euro 61.2m net profit for the first nine months of 2005, down 4.0 per cent year-on-year, the company informed in a statement the Spanish stock market re
French financial group HSBC Financial Products has reduced its stake in the share capital of Portuguese cement company Cimpor to 1.06 per cent, Cimpor announced in a report to Portugal’s nationa
South African industrial brands group Barloworld on Wednesday reported a five per cent increase in headline earnings per share. The group’s net profit was up 23 per cent to R2.176bn, while opera
The Irish government has failed to act on the "rip-off" practices by firms such as Cement Roadstone Holdings, which the European Court of Justice found to have engaged in "serious anti-competitive beh
Jaiprakash Associates Limited, a flagship company of Jaypee Group, has embarked on a Rs 900 crore cement manufacturing expansion that would see its total capacity going up to 10Mt from the current 7Mt
Caltagirone, the Italian diversified group, saw its consolidated turnover jump year-on-year by 89.2 per cent in the first nine months of 2005, to Euro 760.6m. Even more spectacularly, the group’
Akmenes Cementas, Lithuania’s only cement manufacturer, reported sales of 103.37 million litas (Euro 29.96m) for the first ten months of 2005, a rise of 13.8 per cent from the year-earlier figur
Egypt’s Misr Cement Qena reported a net audited profit of 120 million Egyptian pounds (US$20.8m) in the nine months to the end of September, up 124 per cent from 53 million in
Argentina’s cement producer Juan Minetti posted a net profit of 67.5m Argentine pesos (US$22.7m) for the period from January to September 2005, up by 65.5 per cent year-on-year.
A Thai unit of Switzerland-based Holcim Ltd, Holcim Capital (Thailand) Ltd, will likely sell up to THB8 billion of senior secured bonds with three-year, five-year, and seven-year maturities by early n
Republic Finance & Merchant Bank Limited recently provided Trinidad Cement Limited (TCL) with a US$20 million loan and a TT$315 million bond issue. The financing package, which was structured and arra