Cement consumption in Spain increased 5.49% YoY to 20.57Mt in the first five months of 2005, the Spanish Cement Makers Association (OFICEMEN) said.
A consultancy agreement to implement a diesel-generating station with a 20-megawatt capacity was signed on Saturday between the National Electricity Company (NEC) and Barah cement factory, an affiliat
In May, the Baltsem plant (Balakliia, Kharkiv region), one of the three major cement producers, reduced cement production by 23.6 per cent or 50,100t compared with May 2004, to 162,400t.
Turkish cement and clinker producer Bolu Cimento posted a 5.8m new Turkish lira (US$4.3m/€3.3m) net profit for the first quarter of 2005, compared to 1.68m lira (US$1.3m/€969,000) for the same period
Cement production in Argentina reached 590,000t in May, up 29 per cent from the same month in 2004, local press reported.
Cemex USA plans to double the size of its plant in New Braunfels, a move that will add 21 jobs and that represents the largest business investment in Comal County history. The exact amount of investme
Cementos Portland Valderrivas, S.A., the cement company pertaining to one of Spain’s leading construction and service groups Grupo FCC, has opened a new Giant Cement manufacturing plant in Harle
Shares in UK building materials firm Hanson rose 2.5 percent on Monday, a leading gainer in a buoyant European construction and materials sector after a takeover move for Germany’s HeidelbergCem
According to a Letter of Intent signed with Citadel Capital, an Egyptian investment fund, the Italcementi Group has obtained a 60-day period of exclusivity to draw up a Share Purchase
A €6.5bn (US$7.9bn) bid for Germany’s largest cement maker looks destined for success amid a flurry of consolidation in the European construction materials segment, analysts say.
The Delhi High Court has allowed Modi Rubber Ltd (MRL) to sell its holding of 23.1 lakh shares of Ambuja Cement Eastern Company Ltd (ACEL) to Holcim Cement Pvt Ltd. It has
A booming construction industry is starting to strain Gulf contractors who are running short of cement supplies, according to Construction Week magazine.
After years spent fighting environmentalists and getting the necessary permits, Holcim Inc. says the sprawling cement plant planned for a site 40 miles south of St. Louis might never be built because
Egypt’s Arab-Suez Company for Engineering (ASEC) said on Sunday it had initialled a deal for Italy’s biggest cement firm Italcementi to buy its 68 per cent stake in ASEC Cement Co.
Preliminary agreement on the construction of a cement production plant in Iran’s western city of Hamedan was signed between the mayor of the city and the representative of the Chinese company CNEEC.
Speaker of Parliament Sheikh Abdullah bin Hussein revealed on Saturday a presidential order to end cement price escalations resulting from high demand.