The Minister of Trade, Tourism and Industry, Mr Daudi Migereko, has asked the European Union (EU) to support the extension of electricity to Karamoja to boost cement mining in the region.
Lafarge Maroc and the French world environment fund FFEM signed a partnership agreement in conjunction to the installation of a 1 MW wind energy park.
During a visit to Kogi State, President Olusegun Obasanjo on 9 February commended the Dangote Group of Companies for building the ultra-modern Obajana Cement Company, which is considered the largest
Javedan Cement is likely to resume 100 percent production in two months as the fuel supply will restart and the demand from the market will grow, a senior official at ministry of Industries and Produc
The price of cement is likely to come down by 10-15 per cent following the Brunei government decision to re-allow importation of cement to the Sultanate.
During the year under review Pakistan’s Fauji Cement generated net sales at Rs2296.23m against Rs 1,510.74m in the preceding year showing 16% growth. The gross profit by far exceeded the growth rate o
Holcim Group has Bangkok as the venue for the awards ceremony for its global contest to find works that mark genuine milestones in the advancement of sustainable construction.
While overwhelming increase in demand for cement brings windfall profits, the cement units instead of reducing cement prices are ruthlessly fleecing the consumers.
Cement and lime producer Adelaide Brighton Ltd expects to keep operating at full capacity this year, but it might not be able increase it’s prices much in the near term.
The past year was an outstanding year for the South African cement industry with several sales records being broken, John Sheath, marketing manager of the Cement & Concrete Institute, has reported.
Net profit at Egypt’s Tora Cement rose 176 per cent in 2004 to E£151.9m (US$26.14,m), the stock exchange said in a statement.
Colombian cement maker Cementos del Caribe posted a profit of COP83.74bn (US$35.5m) for 2004, down from COP104.07bn (US$44.1m) for the previous year.
Maltsovsky Portlandcement based in the Bryansk region produced 155,000 tons of cement in January, an increase of 20 per cent from the figure posted in the same period 2004.
Brunei will again import cement to stabilise the price of the commodity and ensure its continuous supply for the interest and development of the construction industry in the country.
Qatar National Cement Co (QNCC) registered a net profit of QAR170m (US$46.7m) in 2004, compared to QAR153m (US$42m) in 2003.
Cemex has signed a US$389m agreement with Brazil’s Votorantim Participacoes to sell assets in the USA, Cemex said in a statement.