The increase rate of China’s cement output in the first seven months of this year continued to fall. Statistics show the output came to 502.62Mt, up 17 per cent year-on-year. Included was the
Siam Cement targets sales to grow in line with the market average to 10Mt this year for domestic sales plus with another 5Mt for export. The company has capacity to produce 23Mta, out of the industry&
The Philippine government has asked the Supreme Court to overturn an earlier decision directing the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) to scrap the definitive safeguard duties imposed on all cemen
A shortage of cement is cracking the foundation of California’s brisk building industry, and most experts agree it could continue through the remainder of this year year - and even beyond. The s
With demand both locally and for exports into neighbouring Afghanistan rising steadily, companies such as DG Khan, Maple Leaf and Pioneer Cement have announced their expansion plans, while Zaman Cemen
Minister of commerce Mohammad Shariatmadari reports that given the large investments made in the sector, Iran’s annual cement production will hit 40Mt within the next three years. Shariatmadari added,
Freed from one trap by the Mexican judiciary, the Mary Nour, still languishes in the port of Altamira, waiting for clearance by the Mexican customs, who claim that the ship entered the port illegally
The largest cement testing laboratory in the country yesterday took the cudgels for Solid Cement Corp., saying the company’s Island Portland Cement which was banned by the Department of Trade an
With the continued growth of the property market in the UAE, Dubai Ports Authority and Jebel Ali Free Zone are committed to providing facilities and docking berths for RMC Gulf and other suppliers imp
Oman’s cement producer Raysut Cement Company posted a net profit of 3.3m rials (US$8.9m) for the first six months of 2004, compared to 2.3m rials (US$6m) in the same period of 2003.
Large cement enterprises in China produced a total of 504.04Mt of cement in the first seven months of this year, an increase of 17 percent over the same period last year.
Renewed demand from the Middle East has pushed up export prices of cement by $10-$15 to around $40-$44 /t.
A local Mexican judge has authorised the Mary Nour to enter Tampico with its 26,200t of Russian cement after he rejected the arguments presented by Cemex, to stop the arrival of the ship to the port.
The Indonesian government has not yet decided if it would buy back shares in publicly listed cement producer PT Semen Gresik (SG) from Mexico-based cement giant Cemex SA to resolve a protracted disput
Taiwan: Two ruling Democratic Progressive Party lawmakers urged the Cabinet-level Fair Trade Commission (FTC) Wednesday to rein in what they called price rigging and market monopoly by local cement ma
Moldova’s self-proclaimed region of Transdniestria said on Wednesday it has offered for sale 100 per cent of the Ribnita cement plant, as part of efforts to attract cash into the war-exhausted e