Cement Industry News tagged under: International

25 September 2006

Govt could slap controls on cement prices, Colombia

Colombia’s environment minister Juan Lozano has fired a warning shot across the bows of cement companies in the country, stating that prices could be subjected to government control, daily La Re

25 September 2006

Govt urged to convert Alangulam cement unit to dry process unit, India

Indian National Cement Workers’ Federation (INCWF) has urged the state government to consider conversion of Tamil Nadu Cements Ltd’s Alangulam plant from wet to a dry process system, to re

25 September 2006

Lafarge Surma Plant starts cement production, Bangladesh

The Lafarge Surma plant in Bangladesh has started production in its cement mills at Chhatak in Sunamganj district after successful operation of a vertical raw mill and a kiln.

25 September 2006

Cement cos to add 75Mta by 2010, India

The cement sector, which has seen a phenomenal growth in demand in the past two years, is facing a supply-side constraint.

Holcim in tribunal over Sebi fine 25 September 2006

Holcim in tribunal over Sebi fine

Holcim (India) Pvt Ltd, the Indian arm of Holcim, has moved the Securities Appellate Tribunal (SAT) challenging the Rs 25 crore fine imposed by the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) for al

25 September 2006

China’s cement industry faces sharp integration

China’s cement industry will usher in a period of big turbulence, diversification and reorganization in the years to come and the state will actively push forward adjusting the industrial struct

Semen Gresik’s trade union Urges EGM to Develop New Facility 25 September 2006

Semen Gresik’s trade union Urges EGM to Develop New Facility

The trade union of PT Semen Gresik Tbk (SPSG) proposed that the development of new cement plant facility should still be the agenda of the September 28 extraordinary general meeting (EGM) of sharehold

22 September 2006

16,000t of cement available this week from CCCL

Approximately 16,000t of cement will be available for distribution this week by the Caribbean Cement Company Limited (CCCL).

22 September 2006

Distributors announce six per cent increase in cement prices

The Ashanti Regional branch of Cement and Iron Rods Distributors and Retailers Association has increased the price of cement from 66,000 cedis to 70,000 cedis per bag

22 September 2006

HeidelbergCement to invest $180m in its Russian plant

HeidelbergCement is projected to invest U.S. $180m in the construction of another production line at its Russian Leningrad Region-based cement plant Cesla,

22 September 2006

Cement War Looms Between Tanzania, Uganda

Uganda and Tanzania are headed for a trade war over cement importation with charges of unfair competition being made.

21 September 2006

Solon hits P1-b Holcim expansion

The proposed plant expansion project of cement maker Holcim Philippines Inc. is facing allegations of violating environmental standards and posing health risks to residents of surrounding communities

21 September 2006

Cemex announces Construction of cement mill in Panama

Cemex announced today the construction of a new cement mill in its operations in Panama. The construction of the new grinding facility is expected to be completed in 2007.

21 September 2006

Lafarge Perlmooser Aquires Lasselsberger Concrete Plants

Austrian cement producer Lafarge Perlmooser AG, part of the Lafarge Group, took over three ready-mixed concrete plants of Austrian construction material group Lasselsberger

21 September 2006

Cement consumption in Spain up 8.4%

Cement consumption in Spain rose by 8.4 per cent YoY to over 37.3Mt in the first eight months of 2006, the Spanish cement makers association Oficemen said.

21 September 2006

Cimpor invests in Spanish plants

Cimpor plans to invest EUR45m to increase the clinker production capacity of its Spanish plants of Cordoba and Niebla (Huelva).