H+H International, Europe’s second largest producer of aerated concrete, was its first half EBITDA drop by 24.3 per cent to DKr116.8m (€15.7m) on a turnover 5.6 per cent lower at DKr645.9m (€86.8m), a
Indian Cement prices are expected to rise sharply in the near future say local analysts. After a good spell of monsoons across the country and increased emphasis on infrastructure development, the dem
Mexico and the United States could be on the verge of resolving a 15-year dispute over Washington’s antidumping duties on Mexican cement, amid growing political pressure in the United States to
PPC announces R1.36 billion Batsweledi cement capacity expansion project.The board of the company has approved the investment of R1.36bn to increase the company"s inland cement capacity in South Afric
As a result of the expansion of the installed production capacity in the north of Mexico, Corporació Moctezuma raised its market share in the cement industry in the last two years from two to 10 per c
Asia Cement Corp (1102.TW) said its board has decided to invest a combined US$3.3m in a cement firm in Chengdu, central China, through two investment arms. Separately, a
A sub-commission named by Colombia’s senate to investigate claims that cement giants Cemex, Holcim and Argos are restricting competition in the domestic market is set to present its findings in
Holcim’s turnover in the first half of the year rose by 24.6 per cent to SwFr.7,870m (€5,077m) and the operating profit at the EBITDA level improved by 18.4 per cent to SwFr.2,037m (€1,314m), as
Ultratech Cement Ltd has earmarked Rs 600 crore for installation of captive power plants, chiefly a 92-megawatt lignite-based plant at Gujarat Cement Works, which will be commissioned by July 2007. Th
It is the southern states of India that are fuelling the sharp improvement in the fortunes of the cement industry in the first five months of the current fiscal. The southern region witnessed an offta
Oman’s Raysut Cement Co. (RCC) said on Wednesday its third production line would increase total output to almost 2Mta to meet the country’s increasing demand. The new line, with a capital
Plans by Cimarmor, a subsidiary of the Belgian registered Fuenciment, and run by Messrs. Carlos Borck and Javier Abad, to build a cement grinding plant at the port of Lorient in Brittany in western Fr
Government-imposed anti-inflation measures and soaring energy costs dealt a huge blow to the profitability of Anhui Conch Cement, China’s largest cement maker, in the first six months of the yea
Iran exported some 188,000t of cement, worth US$9.946m, during the first four months of current Iranian calendar year (started March 21, 2005).
Cement firm Southern Cross Cement Corp (SCCC) is currently being investigated by the Bureau of Customs (BoC) for allegedly undervaluing its import entry declarations and for the alleged illegal withdr
Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has praised officials and workers for their efforts to accelerate the construction of the Hai Phong Cement Factory, a key State project.