Cement News: International
Construction activity in Mexico will likely expand at least 5.5% this year, boosted by continued demand for home construction and infrastructure, an official from the country’s construction cham
Vassiliko Cement Works (VCW) reported a strong set of first quarter results with net profit rising four per cent YoY to CYP 1.89m as sales domestically and abroad increased.
Syria is seeking to buy 1Mt of Ukrainian cement, Syria’s Finance Minister Muhammad al-Husayn said during the Ukrainian-Syrian business forum in Damascus, Syria. He noted that his country needs t
The government of East Nusa Tenggara (NTT) will take over the stake of Bank Mandiri at PT Semen Kupang by injecting IDR50bn to the cement processing company.
Argentina’s cement production rose 28 per cent YoY in May 2006 reaching its highest level for the past six years, the Association of Portland cement makers said.
The Liberian government is not leaving any stone unturned in ensuring what is appropriate for the citizens as well as the huge development initiatives ahead.
The United Steelworkers (USW) today said that according to the Union’s research, Giant Cement Holding, Inc. has been fined US$36,000, the largest fine in the recent history of the plant, for rep
Gujarat Ambuja Cement and Grasim Industries Ltd are in the process of setting up a flyash-based cement plant each in Uttar Pradesh. Both the plants are to be set up in Dadri near Greater Noida.
PT Semen Gresik Tbk will not issue any bonds to finance the development of new facility. Instead, the company will get banking loans. The Commissioner of PT Semen Gresik Tbk Agus Tjahjana said that th
Despite accepting responsibility and apologising for releasing 500t of faulty cement into the market earlier this year, Caribbean Cement Company Limited (CCCL) is now facing the possibility of heavy p
Russian aluminium king Oleg Deripaska, the director of RUSAL Holding, is establishing a cement holding. The basic element company he owns is reportedly building two cement factories, in the Ryazan R
Eurocement Group Ukraine, a subsidiary of Eurocement Group (Moscow) plans to invest about UAH100m in development of its cement plants Baltsem (Balakliia, Kharkiv region) and Pushka (Kramatorsk, Donets
Republic Cement Corp of the Philippines is eyeing government infrastructure projects this year to boost its revenues.
CRH is facing a massive legal battle in Spain, according to local news reports, following Spanish cement company Cementos Portland Valderrivas (CPV) said it has paid EUR 1.09bn for 51% of the Catalan
Cement factories in southern China have been blamed by an environmental expert for the choking pollution that blankets the region, a media report said Monday. Construction material producers in Foshan
The 10 million leones that Heidelberg Cement recently invested in Sierra Leone has been described by observers of multinational corporations as a sign of the Cement Company’s huge confidence in post-w