Corporate

23 May 2007

Siam Cement in cardboard venture in Vietnam

Rengo Co Ltd is teaming up with Siam Cement Group to set up a cardboard-making venture in Vietnam, the first foray by a

22 May 2007

Steppe Cement Limited – financial news

Steppe Cement Limited confirms its final results for the year ended 31 December 2006 as consistent with the preliminary annual results

22 May 2007

Eagle Materials Inc. declares quarterly dividend

The Board of Directors of Eagle Materials Inc has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.20 per share, payable on July 20, 2007

22 May 2007

Goldsun moves ahead

Goldsun Development & Construction, Taiwan, a local major reinforced cement producer, predicted its shipment in reinforced cement to the mainland China

21 May 2007

Porthold’s future uncertain

The future of Portland Holdings Zimbabwe (Porthold) hangs in the balance, with its fate scheduled for decision in July after

21 May 2007

Egypt’s Alex Cement Q1 rises 53 per cent

Egypt’s Alexandria Cement made net profit of 37.61 million Egyptian pounds ($6.61 million) in the first quarter of 2007, 53

21 May 2007

CRH under-valued?

After climbing to a handsome high of Euro 36.30 earlier this month largely on the back of widespread rumours of buying by Irish

21 May 2007

Cementos Argos reduces stake in Tablemac

Cement manufacturer Cementos Argos informed that it has reduced its shares in

21 May 2007

Chinese approve Lafarge purchase

The China Security Regulatory Commission (CSRC) has approved the acquisition of Sichuan Shuangma Investment Group, in Mianyang

18 May 2007

Mexican Cemex says 21 per cent of Australian Rinker shareholders accepted offer

Mexican Cemex announced that 21.23 per cent of Australian Rinker’s shareholders had accepted its offer, that totals US$12bn.

17 May 2007

Orascom acquires stake in Algeria’s Samba

Orascom Construction Industries announced that it has acquired a 60% stake in Samba SPA, the largest aggregates producer in Algeria, for a total sum of US$ 8 million.

17 May 2007

Shiva Cement enters mktng alliance with ACC

Shiva Cement Ltd today said it has offloaded 12 per cent shares and entered into a marketing alliance with ACC Ltd

17 May 2007

Shree Cement: higher prices help

Shree Cement, like other players in the Indian cement sector, reported an improved performance in the March 2007 quarter,

17 May 2007

Dalmia Cement Q4 net up 15 per cent

Dalmia Cement (Bharat) Ltd has reported a 170 per cent growth in net profit for the year ended March 2007.

17 May 2007

Monarch Cement: Q1 cash flow turns negative

Cash Flow from operations for The Monarch Cement Company for its first quarter ended March 31, 2007 was a negative

17 May 2007

Cimpor Q1 net falls 15 per cent

Cimpor Portugal said net profit fell 15 per cent to €67m in the first quarter to March from € 78.8m a year earlier, in line with analysts forecasts for €66-70m.