Cement Industry News tagged under: International

15 September 2006

German Cement Industry sees 06 sales +4 per cent

Germany’s cement industry expects full-year sales up four per cent from 2005,

15 September 2006

Italcementi says Bulgaria sales up in H1

Italy’s Italcementi Group, which owns the cement mills Devnya Tsiment and Dimitrovgrad-based Vulkan, said robust demand on the Bulgarian market

15 September 2006

Indonesia’s Tonasa gets loan offers for its 5th cement plant

State-owned cement maker PT Tonasa in South Sulawesi has received offers from three banks to provide loans to finance the construction of its fifth plant.

15 September 2006

Governor slams cement makers for obstructing affordable housing

Russian cement monopolists are obstructing efforts to provide people with affordable housing, the head of a region in southwestern Russia said.

Gujarat Angan Cement Ltd plan greenfield plant 15 September 2006

Gujarat Angan Cement Ltd plan greenfield plant

Gujarat Angan Cement Ltd (will set up a green field cement plant near Abdasa in Kutch district of Gujarat)

15 September 2006

Suez Cement gets EGP1.2B loan to acquire Asec Cement

A consortium of banks in Egypt led by Commercial International Bank said it provided a loan to Suez Cement Co.

Al Ghurair Investments plans for cement sector, UAE 14 September 2006

Al Ghurair Investments plans for cement sector, UAE

Sultan Al Ghurair, vice president of Al Ghurair Investments, based in the United Arab Emirates, said that the company planned to establish a cement plant with US$200m investment

14 September 2006

LSR Group unit to build cement works, Russia

A subsidiary of Russia’s LSR Group, Tsement, plans to build a EUR160m euro cement plant in the Leningrad Region by 2009

14 September 2006

Grasim to commission plant in Himachal

The Aditya Birla Group firm, Grasim Cement Industries, is to build the proposed Rs 1,000 crore Sundernagar cement plant in Himachal Pradesh’s Mandi district

14 September 2006

Shares of Hanson jump in Cemex bid talk, UK

Shares in Britain’s Hanson rose more than four per cent on Wednesday as traders speculated that Mexico’s Cemex may make a bid for the building materials firm

13 September 2006

Antigua negotiates opening of cement market

Hopefully bringing an end to the chronic cement shortage plaguing the region, Antigua & Barbuda and the OECS have emerged s

13 September 2006

Grenada government to issue license to import cement

The Grenada Government has taken steps to ensure that there will be a guaranteed supply of cement to the country at least for the next two years.

13 September 2006

Flour Mills veers into cement manufacturing

Nigerian Milling firm, Flour Mills Nigeria Plc, (FMN) have disclosed it has embarked on an expansion drive of its business operations to now include a full scale manufacturing cement process.

13 September 2006

Cement companies find new export markets in Iraq

Cement companies in China may find good business opportunities in Iraq due to Iraq’s high demand of building material for city reconstruction.

13 September 2006

Aveng hangs Holcim out to dry, South Africa

Construction group Aveng, which reported sterling annual results yesterday, says it is in no hurry to decide whether to give partner Holcim’s mooted empowerment deal the go-ahead.

13 September 2006

Buzzi Unicem grows in Eastern Europe and Mexico

Turnover at Buzzi Unicem increased by 9.9% during the first half of 2006 to EUR 1,518.6m, with the EBITDA advancing by 28.1% to EUR420.2m, while the pre-tax profit improved by 49.9% to EUR 83.3m