The largest cement producer in Slovakia, Holcim Slovensko, a.s, Rohoznik, assumes that it closed the year 2004 in the red based on initial estimates. The company already closed the first half of the y
The net profit of UAE Ras al-Khaimah Co for White Cement & Construction Materials surged 325.4 per cent YoY to AED40.2m (US$10.9m) in 2004. Earnings per share rose to
Holcim New Zealand has avoided imminent strike action after unions lifted their strike notice following negotiations with the company. Two of the three unions representing ship staff on the Milburn C
Turkish cement and clinker producer Batisoke Cimento registered a YoY rise in net profit for 2004. The rise is explained by the fact that the company’s results are adjusted to inflation in addit
In 2005, the increase in cement production in Russia is set to continue. According to the Eurocement Group, its 2005 cement output is projected at 50.5 to 50.7Mt. In 2004, Russia
The net profit of publicly listed PT Semen Gresik Tbk (SG) is going to fall if the company’s Tuban 1, 2, and 3 factories are sold since 80 percent of the company’s profit is contributed
During the year under review Pakistan’s Attock Cement’s sales in term of value increased to Rs 1.882bn as against Rs 1.143bn registering 30.4% increase YoY. Its Falcon brand cement further entrenched
Construction materials group Boral Ltd said its underlying earnings remain strong despite net profit for the six months to December falling to A$179.7m from A$185.8m a year earlier. It said the report
The largest cement producer in Slovakia, Holcim Slovensko, a.s, Rohoznik, plans to complete the second phase of modernisation at its production plant in Rohoznik in March.
Lafarge Cement regional president Africa Tony Hadley presented the deportation case of Chilanga Cement Plc managing director Ian Coulter to President Mwanawasa for his consideration.
Shree Cement hopes to log a growth of 8-9% for the whole year. The company is bullish about the industry’s prospects and expects to outperform it. HM Bangur, MD of Shree Cement thinks that the c
Minister of Industries and Mines Es’haq Jahangiri said that Iran’s cement production capacity will rise to more than 70Mt by 2010 which is the final year of the fourth five-year economic d
The price of cement is reaching phenomenal heights, with the construction industry here feeling the pinch with a shortage. Construction work has been delayed and, in some cases,
Major cement companies in India have recorded higher sales in Jan 2005. The Ambuja group has recorded a growth of eight per cent at 12.57 lakh tonnes. The group has recorded a growth of five per cent
Dutch cement factory ENCI is threatened with strikes if the deliberations between trade unions and the company’s management about the announced restructuring have a negative outcome.
The Brazilian industrial group Votorantim, owned by the family Erminio de Moraes, is betting on new acquisitions after taking over new assets in Brazil, North America and Peru in 2004 with R$4bn inves