Cement News: International
The Gulf Cement Company (GCC) Qatar, which is being listed at the Doha Securities Market (DSM) today, hopes to begin production by the middle of 2008. Land for the project measuring four square kilome
Basic Element LLC will construct Serebryany cement plant in the Mikhaylovsky district of the Ryazan region. The enterprise capacity will total 1.5Mt of cement per year. Investments in new equipment wi
Ancap should invest at least US$10m in its cement plant at Minas and other US$2m - US$3m in the Paysandu unit, as part of an effort to modernise and to move them out of losses of around US$3m per annu
US concrete maker El Paso sued Mexico’s cement companies Cemex and Grupo Cementos Chihuahua (GCC) last week, alleging that both firms sell their products at prices lower than costs in El Paso, Texas.
The construction boom prevailing in Estonia now has sent the sales of producers of building materials soaring and prompted companies to invest in expansion, with shortage of raw materials and labor as
The Russian-based Eurocement Group has reportedly purchased a majority stake in Ahangarancement OJSC, the second largest cement producer of Uzbekistan, Russian business daily Vedomosti reported on 21
Lafarge Malayan Cement Bhd (LMC) is banking on fast implementation of the Ninth Malaysia Plan (9MP) projects, the Government’s approval to raise cement ceiling price and new products to improve
Madras Cements Ltd is doubling the capacity of its captive power plant at its Jayanthipuram factory in Andhra Pradesh.
Cement exports from Pakistan to Afghanistan touched 190,000t mark in July despite withdrawal of rebate for stabilising prices in the local market
Bamburi Cement Company managing director Michael Purchercos addresses the media outside the factory in Athi River during the launch of the firm’s road safety week yesterday.
Plans are at an advanced stage to establish Namibia’s very own cement factory, nine years after the closure of the first one at Otjiwarongo.
Cement manufacturers are unlikely to pour in more investment to expand capacity unless there is a revision in the ceiling price of the building material, an industry player said.
A number of Indian cement companies are in a turnaround mode, thanks to rising demand from the infrastructure and construction sector
Over the past month, East African Portland Cement Company has been in the news for all the wrong reasons. Arguably, this could be the very reason major shareholders of the company met last week to rev
According to Al-Wefaq newspaper (August 16, 2006), a senior manager at the Iranian Mines & Mining Industries Development & Renovation Organization (IMIDRO) said that Iran had imported 1,320,000t
The quantity of Peruvian cement sales stood at 388,013t in July 2006,