Cement Industry News tagged under: International

15 January 2004

Indian producers - good quarter

Cement makers are set to report largely solid quarterly earnings despite disappointing volume growth, helped by cost savings on power and materials, and analysts expect the profitable trend to extend

15 January 2004

Argentine Cerro Negro to invest

Argentine construction company Cerro Negro, owned by CRH, announced an investment plan, totalling US$10m aimed at expanding activity, it was reported on January 13, 2004. With this initiative

15 January 2004

Turkish Bursa Cimento

Turkish cement and clinker factory Bursa Cimento targets a 5.0 per cent growth in 2004, the director general Burhan Evcil said on January 13, 2004. The company produces 1.8Mt of cement annually. It h

15 January 2004

Argentine Juan Minetti

Argentine cement producer Juan Minetti will make investments totalling $1.5m to restart clinker production at its Yocsina facility, Cordoba province, northern Argentina.

Chile sales rising 15 January 2004

Chile sales rising

Local cement deliveries in Chile grew 4.6 per cent in 2003 to 3.62Mt, according to a report by local financial firm CB Capitales.

14 January 2004

Pakistan stocks make history

The Karachi stock market created history yet again this week as the index closed at an all-time high level, helped by buying at the dips by institutions and investors in the cement and energy sectors,

Vietnam white cement secures ISO standard 14 January 2004

Vietnam white cement secures ISO standard

A white cement company has become the first Vietnamese cement producer to be awarded an international standard certificate. Germany¹s Tuv Rheinland Group granted the ISO 9001 certificate last week to

14 January 2004

Ghacem donates cement

The Ghacem Foundation of the Ghana Cement Company Limited has donated 100 bags of cement to Kotokuom near Nkawie in the Atwima District of Ghana for the rehabilitation of schools in the town.

14 January 2004

Indonesia cement sales down

Indonesian domestic cement sales in November dropped 20 per cent from the same month a year earlier due to a long holiday, the country`s largest cement maker said on Tuesday.

14 January 2004

HeidelbergCement - new pricing system

HeidelbergCement AG told its customers in a letter that it will introduce a new pricing system from April 2004, which will split Germany into 5 regional price bands, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung rep

14 January 2004

Lipetskcement`s 2003 cement output

The output of Russia`s cement manufacturer Lipetskcement, which is part of the Eurocement holding, increased 3.2 per cent on the year to 1.54Mt in 2003, Eurocement said in a statement Tuesday.

14 January 2004

Siam Cement set to benefit

Siam Cement (SCC) should benefit from the government`s effort to promote public infrastructure spending, as well as the cyclical upturn of the petrochemicals cycle. Phatra Securities estimates that e

14 January 2004

DTI may review cement tariffs

The Philippine Trade department is continuously monitoring cement prices and could still revise an earlier decision slashing cement duties to P15.60 from P20.60 per 40-kilogram bag. Trade and Industr

14 January 2004

Thai TPI Polene new share offering positive

Thai cement maker TPI Polene is likely to succeed in its twice-aborted sale of a US$284.8m stake to the public this week, a deal that will accelerate its debt restructuring, analysts said. They said

13 January 2004

Rail shortage halts cement

Cement production in Eastern India has been severely hit due to an acute shortages of railway trucks required to transport clinker. Production was hit the hardest in the past two months.

13 January 2004

Nuh Cimento seals export deal with Holcim

According to Nuh Cimento, Nuh Cimento will export US$100-130m cement and clicker annually for five years to Holcim. To this end, Nuh Cimento has started US$135m