Corporate

20 May 2009

Lafarge sets size eight-year bond at UK£350m

Lafarge set final terms on a planned eight-year sterling bond at a size of UK£350m (US$54m) and final

20 May 2009

Grasim 4Q net profit down; sees pressure on margins

India’s Grasim Industries Ltd posted Tuesday a 42% decline in fiscal fourth-quarter unconsolidated net

19 May 2009

Arabian Cement Co 1Q09 net profit down 10% YoY

Saudi cement producer Arabian Cement Company (ACC) said its net profit for the first quarter of 2009 has

19 May 2009

Ciment de Sibline 2008 profit at LBP9.8bn

Ciment de Sibline SAL, the third largest cement producer in Lebanon, said net profit for 2008 reached

18 May 2009

Lafarge Plans 2014 Euro Benchmark Bond Issue

Lafarge SA plans to issue a euro-denominated benchmark bond that is due to mature May 27, 2014, one of

18 May 2009

Siam City Cement (SCCC): Fair 1Q09 earnings

Siam City Cement (SCCC) was still able to post an acceptable 1Q09 net profit of Bt805mn (EPS Bt3.50),

18 May 2009

Egypt’s Alexandria Cement 1Q net profit surges 87 per cent

Egypt’s Alexandria Cement posted an 87 per cent rise in net profit on Sunday to E£66.6m (US$11.9m) for

15 May 2009

Cemex prices were country’s highest in Jan-Apr, Mexico

A survey conducted by the Mexican branch of Citigroup has determined that the prices charged by

14 May 2009

HeidelbergCement may sell Australian arm

HeidelbergCement is considering selling its A$2bn ($1.5bn) Australian business as it looks to pay down

14 May 2009

Siam Cement Group expects its export business to fall

Siam Cement Group expects its international trade to suffer its first-ever drop in annual revenue, to

14 May 2009

HeidelbergCement Gets Bridge Financing Of EUR600m

HeidelbergCement AG said Thursday it has received bridge financing for a EUR600m loan.

13 May 2009

Caribbean Cement, Union reach agreement

The Caribbean Cement Company Limited and the National Workers Union (NWU), which represents the

11 May 2009

Saudi Cement Co first quarter fall

Saudi Cement Company said yesterday its first-quarter profit fell 12.3 per cent after a government ban on

11 May 2009

Holcim Indonesia to conclude acquisition deal by month-end

Publicly listed Holcim Indonesia (HI), the local unit of Zurich-based Holcim Ltd, will seal a US$50m

08 May 2009

Semen Gresik capital expenditure worth US$784m

PT Semen Gresik Tbk allocated US$784m capital expenditure or IDR8.07 trillion as from 2008 up to

07 May 2009

Heidelberg presents creditors with refinancing plan

HeidelbergCement presented its creditors with a refinancing plan to help the company avoid breaching