14 March 2008

Malaysia’s cement industry downgraded to ’neutral’ after elections

CIMB Research said on Friday it has downgraded the Malaysian cement industry to "neutral" from

12 March 2008

Vicat chairman passes on the baton

The family-owned French cement group Vicat announced at its annual results presentation yesterday that its CEO

10 March 2008

Cemex could be poised for recovery - Barron’s

Cemex, whose shares have been hurt by a sagging U.S. market, could be poised for a rebound due to

10 March 2008

ABB Switzerland Ltd combines its analyzer and software businesses

ABB Switzerland Ltd has announced that it has merged with immediate effect its analyzer and software businesses for the cement industry.

10 March 2008

Thermo Fisher Scientific expands in South Australia

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc has announced the opening of its new facility in Adelaide, South Australia.

06 March 2008

Cemex says it sees $400m synergies from Rinker buy

Cemex said Wednesday it has identified recurring cost synergies of about $400m as it integrates Rinker, which it bought last year for $15.3bn.

03 March 2008

Uniland posts sales of EUR648m

Uniland, in which CRH has a 26.3 per cent stake, saw its earnings before interest and tax soar 28.5 per cent to EUR170.9m as sales rose 13.7 per cent to EUR648.2m.

29 February 2008

Readymix PLC appointment of director

The Directors of Readymix PLC announce that Ignacio Ortiz has resigned as a Director of the Company for business reasons and

27 February 2008

Ambuja Cement wins award

Ambuja Cement Ltd has bagged the Dun & Bradstreet - American Express Corporate Awards 2007

26 February 2008

Semapa FY net rises 33 per cent to EUR122.0m

Semapa SGPS said net profit increased 33 per cent to EUR122m in the full year to December, up from EUR91.4m in 2006.

26 February 2008

Fitch Ratings forecasts Siam Cement’s earnings outlook

Siam Cement’s earnings outlook is expected to remain "constrained", given the expected pressure on

25 February 2008

Thailand Siam Cement Sets Coupon For THB20B Bonds At 4.25%

Siam Cement PCL (SCC.TH), Thailand’s largest industrial conglomerate by revenue, has set a coupon of 4.25%

20 February 2008

Romania’s Carpatcement 2007 turnover rises 31%

Carpatcement, a Romanian unit of HeidelbergCement reported a 31% rise in 2007

14 February 2008

Jordan Cement Factories 2007 net profit down 13 per cent YoY

The management board of cement producer Jordan Cement Factories Co (JCFC) said at a meeting on February 12, 2008

06 February 2008

Nigeria: Dangote to List Obajana Cement On NSE

Nigeria’s highest manufacturing cement company, Obajana Cement will soon be listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE)

06 February 2008

Groupe Bruxelles Lambert increases stake in Lafarge

Groupe Bruxelles Lambert (GBL) has acquired an additional 0.35 million shares