Corporate

01 April 2009

Ambuja Cements aims to double capacity, India

Ambuja Cements, part of the Holcim group, is planning to double its capacity to 35Mt in the next five years,

01 April 2009

Kenya’s ARM 2008 profit jumps 14 per cent

Kenya’s Athi River Mining, the country’s third-biggest cement maker, said on Tuesday 2008 pretax profit

01 April 2009

Suez Cement 2008 profit up six per cent

Egyptian Suez Cement posted a six per cent rise in 2008 net profit to E£1.04bn,

31 March 2009

Vulcan realigns businesses into two regions

Vulcan is realigning its businesses into two regions. The East Region will include the states of

31 March 2009

Cemex advancing in resolving problems

Cemex is "advancing well" toward resolving its financial problems, Mexican Finance Minister Agustin Carstens

30 March 2009

Mysore Cements allots shares

Mysore Cements Ltd has announced that pursuant to the Scheme of Amalgamation of Indorama Cement Ltd (IRCL) and HeidelbergCement India Pvt Ltd (HIPL) i

30 March 2009

Hilal Cement 2008 net profit drops to US$2.2m

Kuwaiti cement producer Hilal Cement registered a decline in its net profit to KWD 684,321 (USD 2.2m

27 March 2009

TXI volumes fall both in Texas and in California

In the nine months to the end of February, Texas Industries saw its turnover decline by 13.9% to US$656.9m

27 March 2009

HeidelbergCement Ukraine 2008 profit

HeidelbergCement Ukraine, Dnipropetrovsk region, ended 2008 with a net profit of UAH262.616m,

27 March 2009

Ciments Francais shareholders contest absorption

Shareholder lobby group Adam contested the project for absorption of Ciments Francais by its parent Italcementi

25 March 2009

SCG expects better first quarter, Thailand

The Siam Cement Group (SCG) expects its first quarter to be better than the previous one as it will have

25 March 2009

Jaiprakash’s profit margins ‘may be little changed’

Jaiprakash Associates Ltd profit margin may be little changed this year, Chairman Manoj Gaur said, as

24 March 2009

Cemex to sell properties to pay debt

Cemex is selling properties across Mexico to help pay off its debt amid talks to refinance its maturing bank loans, reports Reuters.

23 March 2009

Cemex suspends 1Q guidance

Cemex announced that it is suspending its quarterly guidance announcement, a long-standing company practice, due to

23 March 2009

Ha Tien 2 cement maker to go public from Mar 26

On March 26, 88 million HT2 coded shares of Ha Tien 2 Cement Joint Stock Co will be officially traded

23 March 2009

El Ameriyah net profit gains, Egypt

El Ameriyah Cement, a unit of Cimpor, said its full-year profit in 2008 gained 43 per cent.