According to the chairman of the Brazilian industrial company Votorantim, Antonio Erminio de Moraes, the expansion of the group abroad is totally necessary and the acquisition of cement assets in the
Cemex Venezuela , plans to boost Venezuelan sales as much as 18 per cent by supplying a new low-cost product to government housing programs, Cemex executives said Tuesday.
Strong demand for cement again this construction season is resulting in tight supplies in some areas of the country, according to a report released by the Portland Cement Association.
Nine people were seriously burned in a cement plant accident in the Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, China, Monday evening, and six of them were still in danger, doctors said Tuesday. All of the injured
Kuwaiti paper bag manufacturer Shuaiba Paper Products has opened the Nishat Shuaiba cement paper bag factory in Pakistan, it was reported on June 6, 2005. The plant was set up in partnership with Pak
Holcim’s New Zealand’s maritime problems look to be over after Westport harbour was reopened yesterday for ships laden with cement. The harbour had been closed to cement
Paraguayan construction company Concret-Mix will team up with Brazilian cement firm Camargo Corrê Cimentos to build a US$17m cement mill in Paraguay, local press reported. The mill, which will be bu
Taiheiyo Cement Corp will spend around US$15.9m to purchase the ready-mixed concrete and aggregate operations that RMC Group runs in the US state of Arizona. The deal, to be completed by year-end thr
Irish cement and construction materials group CRH plans to continue its expansion in Switzerland via acquisitions. However: "The expansion opportunities are limited due to the strong market position o
Bokaro Steel, India, has decided to forge 50:50 joint ventures for setting up cement and power plants here at a total investment of Rs 2,800 crore. The company, the first among SAIL plants to foray in
The Associated General Contractors of America has called on the country’s commerce secretary to intervene in what it called an increasingly dire supply for cement in the United States before maj
Austrialia’s Boral Ltd is among the potential foreign investors looking at acquiring Mexican cement maker Cemex SA’s 25.53 per cent stake in Indonesia’s largest cement company PT Sem
Garadagh Cement does not accepts claims of Ministry of Taxes of Azerbaijan, however, it is ready for dialogue with it on this issue. As Garadagh Cement spokesman Uwe Koehler has stated, on 25 May he
Associated Cement Companies has improved cement despatches by 8.3 per cent to 1.524Mt in May 2005 as against 1.407Mt in May 2004. Production improved by 12 per cent to
Paraguay’s state-owned cement maker Industria Nacional del Cemento (INC) posted earnings of 3.42bn guaranís (US$548,296) at end-April this year, far surpassing the nearly 1.5bn guaranís in the w
A group of Brazilian entrepreneurs, representatives of Brazilian cement maker Camargo Correa Cimentos and the local diversified holding company Votorantim, will invest between $15m and $17m in the con