Lafarge Shui On Cement, a joint venture between the world-leading cement producer Lafarge and Shui On Construction
UltraTech Cement Ltd. said on Monday its board had approved additional capital expenditure of 4.9 billion rupees for productivity i
The Board of Directors of Eagle Materials Inc. has declared a quarterly cash dividend of US$0.175 per share, payable on July 20, 200
Holcim’s open offer to Gujarat Ambuja Cements Ltd (GACL) shareholders to pick up an additional 20 per cent stake in the company, may have elicited lukewarm response, people in the know say. The
Citigroup Inc has lent US$30m to Lafarge to refinance the reconstruction of PT Semen Andalas Indonesia’s cement plant in
China’s Sinoma International Engineering said it has signed a series of deals to build cement facilities for Taiwan Cement Corp,
State-owned savings bank Caixa Geral de Depositos bought 20 million shares of cement company Cimpor SA more than tripling its stake to 4.6 per cent. In a regulatory filing Cimpor said CGD bought 20
Portuguese conglomerate Semapa has begun a 10-year, Euro 175m bond issue in a private placement, the company said on Friday. The issue was launched on Thursday, Semapa said in a statement. The issue
According to the daily Dunya, Limak Group, Sabanci Group are interested in Oyak’s Elazig cement plant. This week, Oyak Group announced that it decided to sell the plant and informed 25 domestic and in
UltraTech Cement is to announce its Q4 and FY06 results. According to estimates, its Q4 net profit is expected to go up from Rs 4.94 crore to Rs 69.1 crore.UltraTech Cement is to announce its Q4 and F
The sales revenue of ACC for the year 2005 increased by 18.7 per cent to SR687.2m from SR578.8m in 2004. The cost of sales of SR338.7m, on the other hand, was higher by 7.5 per cent over the previous
Thailand’s Siam Cement is likely to report an on-year drop in its first-quarter earnings as high energy prices cut into profit, analysts said. However, the industrial conglomerate is expected to
The shareholders’ meeting of Italian cement group Cementir approved on April 20, 2006 the group’s 2005 balance sheet and appointed its new board of directors. The shareholders decided on t
Analysts at Alfa Bank in New York have initiated coverage of Steppe Cement, Kazakhstan with a "buy" rating. The 12-month target price is set to US$6. In a research note Alfa Bank analysts mention that
Holcim (Philippines) Inc said its net profit in 2005 fell 9 per cent to 1.27bn pesos from 1.4bn a year earlier, owing to weak demand for cement.
Grupo Cementos de Chihuahua (GCC) net sales in the first quarter of 2006 increased 42.3 per cent to US$1212.4m pesos. This solid growth reflected higher sales in each of the company’s markets.