Geologists want to know if enough limestone can be found in eastern North Dakota to run a profitable cement plant. It’s a subject of intense interest in North Dakota’s construction industr
The overcapacity pressures on some industries in China, such as iron and steel and cement, are likely to be eased wh
PT Indocement Tunggal Prakarsa expects its domestic cement sales to increase by up to four per cent this year from around 9.5Mt last year, a director with Indonesia’s second-largest cement compa
Bamburi Cement has announced a Sh30m infrastructure upgrade at its Athi River cement plant also known as Nairobi Grinding Plant (NGP).
Turkish cement maker Cimsa said on Friday it has recently set up a unit in Constanta, southeastern Romania, via which it plans to back its investment plans in the country.
Uzqurilishmateriallari (Uzbek Construction Materials) increased production by 54.1 per cent in 2000-2005. Uzqurilishmateriallari said production of cement increased to 5.01Mt (155.5%) and export rose
China Resources (CR) Cement, a unit of state-controlled conglomerate China Resources (Holdings), plans to invest HK$1.8bn to boost capacity over the next three years, despite profits plunging 85 per c
The chief of Russia’s anti-monopoly watchdog vowed Friday to step up competition protection and accused those who had violated Russia’s anti-monopoly legislation of fuelling spiraling levels of
Kazakhstan’s Yuzhpolimetall Industrial Corporation plans to build a US$50m cement plant with annual production capacity of at least 600,000t in the southern city of Kentau, company president Tur
Danish engineering group FLSmidth said on Friday it had won a contract worth about Euro 60m with Arabian Cement Company for an Egyptian cement clinker production line. The plant, a 6000 tonnes per d
Holcim Espana, the Spanish arm of Swiss cement group Holcim, registered a 10.5 per cent rise in sales last year, to EUR 650m. The compa
Hebei Provincial Jidong Cement Group Co, Ltd. (Jidong Cement), a major cement producer in China, plans to sell some stake to HeidelbergCement, announced its listing vehicle Tangshan Jidong Cement Co,
Italian cement maker Italcementi will focus on the Chinese market and will examine its development opportunities in 2006, the company’s CEO, Carlo Pesenti, said. The company intends to grow in
PT Semen Gresik is planning to start construction of a new cement plant next year at a cost of more than 3 trln rupiah, finance director Cholil Hasan said. At this stage the company is finalizing a f
Lafarge India has launched its premium cement brand, Lafarge Concreto, in Orissa recently.Lafarge is currently the cement market leader in eastern India with a market share of 20 per cent followed by
There was something for both sides in the cement trade agreement that U.S. and Mexican officials signed March 6. The agreement ends a 16-year dispute and lets Mexico export 3Mt annually to the US. Tha