Corporate

04 October 2007

Lafarge pours efforts into innovative new R&D facility

Lafarge’s has just opened a Euro 10m advanced concrete testing laboratory in France part of

04 October 2007

St Lawrence Cement announces corporate reorganization

Further to the acquisition by Holcim Ltd of minority interests in the company, St. Lawrence Cement

03 October 2007

Italmobiliare buys more Italcementi shares

Italmobiliare SpA, the holding company that controls Italcementi SpA

03 October 2007

South Cement targets high output levels

Shanghai-based South Cement Co., Ltd., founded on September 26, 2007, plans

03 October 2007

Sibirskiy Cement breaks ground on new plant

Russian holding Sibirskiy Cement has broken ground on a Euro 220m cement

03 October 2007

Mexico stocks, Cemex rallies

Mexico’s stocks rallied on Tuesday, led by cement maker Cemex, as the local

03 October 2007

Cement companies review Orissa limestone reserves

Indian Cement manufacturers such as Shree Cement Ltd, JK Cement Ltd and

02 October 2007

Taiwan Cement, Chia Hsin Cement to Benefit From Merger

Taiwan Cement Corporation and Chia Hsin Cement Corporation today (Oct. 2) will complete merging

02 October 2007

Moody’s reports stable prospect on Semen Gresik

Moody’s Investor Services has granted Ba2 rating with stable prospect

01 October 2007

R-ADAG eyeing cement business

Power-to-telecom business house Reliance Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group (R-ADAG) plans to enter cement manufacturing

01 October 2007

Siam Cement stocks rise on higher earnings projections

Siam Cement, Thailand’s largest industrial conglomerate, rose 2.4 per cent

01 October 2007

Semapa H1 net surges 116 per cent year-on-year

Semapa SGPS Portugal said net profit surged 116 per cent to Euro 71.5m in

28 September 2007

Chia Hsin Cement shares up on Credit Suisse report

Chia Hsin Cement Corp. shares gained after Credit Suisse Group initiated coverage on Taiwan’s fourth largest cement maker with an "outperform" rating.

28 September 2007

Pakistan’s Cherat Cement’s profit dips to Rs 184.158m

The profit after tax of Cherat Cement Company Limited declined to Rs 184.158m in the year ended on June 30 as compared to Rs 537.785m earned in the corresponding period of last year.

28 September 2007

Asia Cement Plans Hong Kong IPO as early as 2008

Asia Cement Corp, a member of Taiwan’s Far Eastern Group, is planning an initial public offering in Hong Kong as early as next year,

28 September 2007

Ssangyong Cement sells headquarters

South Korean cement maker Ssangyong Cement Industrial Co. said Friday it sold its headquarter building in Seoul to Golden Bridge Asset Management Co. for