Cement News: International
A license for extraction works in the Tchishuri, Broliskedi and Nakhshirghele limestone quarries was sold to Georgian Cement Ltd for GEL 47.58 m at the auction in the Ministry of Environment Protectio
Yemen currently needs from 3 to 5Mt of cement annually to meet local demands. Yemen has been suffering a cement shortage as demand has increased dramatically due to an augmentation in the building ind
Contractors have launched a furious response to proposed increases in the cost of cement in the UAE. The UAE’s contractor association has vowed to fight for its members if cement prices are increased
Cement sales during the last fiscal year showed a growth of 12.6 per cent, reaching at 18.4Mt - the highest number of dispatches made by the cement industry in its history. As against last three fisca
The Moroccan arm of Lafarge has launched a drive to expand in the north of the country, where it sees demand for cement growing by 20 per cent this year, its managing director said. It is now making t
Cemex, owner of Latvia’s Broceni cement plant, has said that cement prices are to be raised due to inflation and increasing prices of energy resources, according to the company’s public re
Afghanistan’s Mines Ministry said more new private cement factories would be established within three years to help in fulfilling 50 per cent of the country’s cement needs.
The output of Mexico’s cement producing companies increased 12 per cent YoY from January to April 2006, boosted by a rise in the capacity
PT Semen Gresik will raise its export volume in 2006 in order to anticipate tight product competition and continuing low domestic demand for cement, a spokesman said.
Ancap of Uruguay and Camargo Correa, the Brazilian group that controls the Argentinian cement producer Loma Negra, have confirmed an extension to their current commercialisation deal that will take th
Tokyo Cement Ltd, the island’s biggest cement maker, said that its group net profits had jumped 89 per cent for the 12 months to March, boosted by sustained demand in the construction industry.
Sales at Cape Verdean cement company, Cimentos de Cabo Verde (CCV) rose 28 per cent last year driven by increased activity in the archipelago’s construction market, which is expected to continue over
Suleimaniah’s General Director for the Promotion of Investments, Mahdi Sheran, has announced an agreement with Lebanese company GRD to construct a cement factory in Bazian.
Construction of a US$210m cement plant began in Tinh Gia district of central Thanh Hoa province on July 4. The plant, invested by the Cong Thanh Cement Joint Stock Company, has a designed capacity of
Taiwan Cement Corp, the third-largest cement maker in China and Taiwan, expects this year’s profit to exceed the record T$5.70bn ($176m) profit it made in 2005, the company’s chairman said
The National Investment Coordinating Board has approved Lafarge SA’s proposal to expand cement production capacity at its North Sumatra subsidiary PT Semen Andalas at an investment cost of US$45