Cement Industry News tagged under: International

13 September 2006

Aveng hangs Holcim out to dry, South Africa

Construction group Aveng, which reported sterling annual results yesterday, says it is in no hurry to decide whether to give partner Holcim’s mooted empowerment deal the go-ahead.

13 September 2006

Buzzi Unicem grows in Eastern Europe and Mexico

Turnover at Buzzi Unicem increased by 9.9% during the first half of 2006 to EUR 1,518.6m, with the EBITDA advancing by 28.1% to EUR420.2m, while the pre-tax profit improved by 49.9% to EUR 83.3m

12 September 2006

At least two good years ahead for Indian cement cos - ABN AMRO

Indian cement companies have at least two good years ahead with capacity lagging demand

12 September 2006

Work starts on homes at cement site

An old cement works in one of Scotland’s top property hotspots is being turned into hundreds of luxury homes.

Hazaribagh to have a cement unit 12 September 2006

Hazaribagh to have a cement unit

Burnpur Cement, Inida, proposes to come up with a cement unit of 1000tpd capacity

12 September 2006

Venezuela seizes sugar and cement plants, ends Port deal

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez announced Sunday that his government expropriated a sugar mill, a cement plant and would take over the administration of a port from private sector hands in Lake Mar

Cement industry in India - On strong foundation 12 September 2006

Cement industry in India - On strong foundation

Riding on increased activity in real estate and boom in infrastructure development, the Indian cement industry is on a roll

12 September 2006

Antigua negotiates opening of cement market

Hopefully bringing an end to the chronic cement shortage plaguing the region, Antigua & Barbuda and the OECS have emerged successful

11 September 2006

Russian company buys Uzbek cement plant

The Russian company Eurocement Group has bought the Ohangarontsement joint-stock company, the second largest cement producing plant in Uzbekistan

11 September 2006

SA cement sales rising

South Africa’s Cement and Concrete Institute, in their report for August, reported an increase of 9.7% in cement sales for the year to date.

11 September 2006

Building with tears as cement prices, others escalate

Nigeria as the nation’s landscape is now dotted with a plethora of uncompleted or abandoned commercial and residential housing projects. The road to building construction and individual home ownership

11 September 2006

QNCC signs QR800mn deal for a cement plant

The Qatar National Cement Company (QNCC) has signed a QR800mn agreement with French major FCB Ciment for the building of its fourth cement manufacturing facility in Umm Bab.

11 September 2006

Semapa’s Secil resumes output at Lebanon cement plant

Secil, the cement division of Semapa SGPS, announced that the factory

11 September 2006

Cemex plans new UK grinding and blending facility

Cemex has announced plans to construct a new grinding and blending facility for blended cements in the UK, at the Port of Tilbury near London.

11 September 2006

Power plant signs agreement with cement companies

The Karnataka Power Corporation Ltd (KPCL), in India, has finalised a plan for cent per cent utilisation of the fly ash produced by the Raichur Thermal Power Station (RTPS) by 2010.

11 September 2006

Power plant signs agreement with cement companies

The Karnataka Power Corporation Ltd (KPCL), in India, has finalised a plan for cent per cent utilisation of the fly ash produced by the Raichur Thermal Power Station (RTPS) by 2010. The KPCL is keen to make its th...