Shares in UAE cement companies reacted strongly to the Lebanese ceasefire this week as prospects increase of infrastructure and property reconstruction in the war-torn country
SCT Co, the international trading arm of Siam Cement Group, is focusing on its new recycling and alternative energy businesses in order to raise margins,
Egyptian Sinai Cement Company’s (SCC) net profit jumped to E£147.3m (US$25.6m) in the first half of 2006 from E£65.5m (US$11.4m) in the year-ago period,
Cementos Argos, Colombia’s biggest cement maker, on Wednesday will sell as much as 250 billion Colombian pesos (US$105m) worth of bonds maturing in six months and one year
In its financial year to the end of June, Boral increased turnover by 10.7% to Aus$4,767m (€2,864m) with the EBITDA moving up by a more modest 3.7% to Aus$823m (€494m), while the pre-tax profit declin
Mvita MP Najib Balala has defended Lafarge Cement Company against claims of monopolistic practices in Kenya.
Moody’s has changed the outlook on Mexican cement company Cemex’s senior unsecured debt - around US$62m rated at Baa3 - from "stable" to "positive,"
KHD Humboldt Wedag International Ltd announces results for the quarter and six months ended June 30, 2006.
Amidst an environment of increasing prices and cement demand, Trinidad Cement Limited (TCL), the Caribbean’s premier cement provider, delivered a weak half year performance (report local financi
East African Portland Cement Company (EAPCC) major shareholders have agreed to review the firm’s ownership structure. Trade and Industry Permanent Secretary, Mr David Nalo, said the review was necessa
A rally in cement stocks dominated the latest session in Abu Dhabi. Cement Company led turnover in Abu Dhabi, jumping 6.75 per cent to 4.43 dirhams. The stock hit a one-month high of 4.53 dirhams duri
Egyptian shares rose in thin volume on Sunday, with cement companies gaining on what traders said were hopes of an imminent truce in Lebanon followed by large scale rebuilding. "Maybe the cement compa
Siam Cement Plc, 30 percent-owned by the Thai royal family, said profit in the third quarter may rise for the first time in five periods as record petrochemical product margins counter a decline in bu
Jigar Shah of KR Choksey Securities is of the view that JK Lakshmi Cement can give 40-50% appreciation in a year. Shah told CNBC-TV18, “If one looks at Q1 numbers, cement has been the most impressive
Saudi cement producer, Yanbu Cement Company (YCC), will pay a cash dividend of 52.5 mln Saudi riyals (US$14m) for the first half of 2006, the company said on August 10, 2006. The dividend equals 0.5 r
Madras Cement, India, expects a healthy balance sheet for the year given the surging demand for cement and the increase in prices, according to its Executive Director - Finance, Mr A.V. Dharmakrishnan