Cement importers are gearing up to renew their lobby for the Government to remove the 40 percent tariff which was imposed on cement one year ago. The move comes in the wake of a shortage of the produc
A new cement factory with an investment of Dh250 million will be set up in Al Ain to meet the growing demand for cement. This private sector factory will initially have a production capacity of 2000 t
Lafarge and Shui On Construction And Materials Limited, the top cement producer in southwest China, have formed a joint venture partnership to merge their cement operations in China. The joint venture
The Vietnam Cement Corporation (VNCC), which now holds 45 per cent of the domestic market share, plans to raise the capacity of its existing cement kilns by 10 per cent in a bid to meet the increasing
Eurocement Group in line with the upgrade program of enterprises is planning in 2005-2007 to spend more than $560m. In the near future the company will launch the construction of a
China’s output of cement reached 756.3Mt in the first ten months of this year, rising 15.25 per cent over the same period of last year. But the growth was at the lowest level since February, according
The results of Cementir’s first nine months show the effect of the acquisition of Aalborg Portland Cement and Unicon towards the end of October last year. Turnover rose by 173.3 per cent to €636
UAE’s cement consumption is expected to grow to 11Mt in 2005 because of the booming construction sector, the Gulf Organization for Industrial Consulting (GOIC) said in a report published in earl
A day after a rival touted its proposed Pueblo cement plant, Holcim Inc. on Tuesday disclosed plans to study the possible expansion of its cement plant by 20 per cent Holcim also touted its own enviro
Holcim Romania, a unit of Swiss cement company Holcim Ltd, sales rose by 13.6% year-on-year in nominal terms for the first nine months of 2005. The company’s sales grew by 11.6% on the year in
A conference on cement production was co-organised by the Danish Embassy and the Vietnam Cement Corporation in Ha Noi on 8 November.
Cemex, owner of Latvia’s Broceni cement production plant, plans a 20% price rise in Latvia in 2006, the company reported.
The Privatisation commission of Pakistan has privatized state owned Mustehkam Cement Limited (MCL) and Bestway Group of UK will take over the ownership, management and control of MCL.
Lafarge has further consolidated its leading position in the British cement market, albeit in a small way, by acquiring the Kent-based importer The Port Land Cement Company from its
The government-owned National Council for Cement and Building Materials (NCB) has studied the potential for setting up of new cement projects in the North Eastern states, Industry Secretary A K Dua sa
Egypt’s white cement output stood at 2.724Mt in March 2005, up from 2.303Mt in February 2005, the Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) said in a report.