Corporate

02 October 2008

Texas Industries investor opposes board candidates

The top shareholder at Texas Industries Inc has vowed to oppose two board members up for re-election at the annual meeting this month,

01 October 2008

Titan Cement Co buys back 170 shares

Titan Cement Company SA has, on September 26, 2008, purchased 9,000 common and 170 preference own shares at €23.80 and €19 per share

01 October 2008

Adelide Brighton Ltd adds 2.6 per cent, rising for a third day

Adelaide Brighton Ltd, Australia’s fourth largest Construction Materials company by market capitalisation, added 8c

01 October 2008

Italcementi- Fabbriche Riunite Cemento SpA Crashes 15.9 per cent on weak volume

Italcementi - Fabbriche Riunite Cemento SpA, Italy’s 2nd largest Basic Materials company by market capitalisation, crashed €1.25

01 October 2008

Dyckerhoff AG price 6.9 per cent below volume weighted price but at 15.8 per cent premium to 52-week low

Dyckerhoff AG, Germany’s second largest Construction company by market capitalisation, closed unchanged at €39.50

01 October 2008

Cementir Holding SpA increases 2.4 per cent on form volume

Cementir Holding SpA, Italy’s fifth largest Construction, Engineering & Materials company by market capitalisation, increased 7.75 Eurocents

01 October 2008

Buzzi Unicem SpA dips 0.3 per cent

Buzzi Unicem SpA, Italy’s eighth largest Construction, Engineering & Materials company by market capitalisation, dipped two Eurocents

01 October 2008

YTL Cement bonds

The Securities Commission (SC) has given YTL Cement Bhd more time to carry out

30 September 2008

Binani Cement to raise US$90m

Binani Cement has revealed that the company is proposing to raise US$90m through International debt by March 2009

30 September 2008

Tomson to sell 25% stake in cement unit

Tomson Group’s unit has put up 25 per cent stake in Shanghai Tomson Guojian Concrete Co., Ltd. for sale at the Shanghai United Assets

30 September 2008

Dyckerhoff declines 2.9 per cent, P/E improves to 6.3

Dyckerhoff AG declined €1.18 (or 2.9 per cent) to €39.82. Compared with the DAX Index which fell 256.4 points (or 4.2 per cent) on the day,

30 September 2008

HedielbergCement AG decreases 1.2 per cent, Trailing 66.3 per cent of stocks

HeidelbergCement AG, decreased 94.0 Eurocents (or 1.2 per cent) to €75.61. In the German market of 1219 stocks,

30 September 2008

Grasim Industries falling in a weak market with rising open interest

Grasim Industries fell for a third day on Monday bringing its three day fall to INR175.0 or 9.1 per cent. The share price declined INR48 (or 2.7 per cent) to INR1750.

30 September 2008

Ambuja Cements slides 5.2 per cent, P/E improves to 7.2

Ambuja Cements fell for a second day on Monday bringing its two day fall to INR6.35 or 7.4 per cent.

30 September 2008

Titan Cement Co drops 2.5 per cent on high volatility

Titan Cement Company traded between an intraday low of €18.50 and a high of €19. The share price declined 48 Eurocents (or 2.5 per cent)

30 September 2008

Prudential fund buys into CIMA

Prudential Fund Management Bhd (PFMB) bought a substantial stake in Cement Industries of Malaysia Bhd (CIMA), whose controlling shareholder UEM Group Bhd