First commissioned in 1928, Keystone Cement Co located in Pennsylvania’s Lehigh Valley, is now pushing ahead with more investment thanks to some extra funding from the state
An increase of more than 50 per cent in cement prices in Colombia in recent months would appear to show that a very amicable ceasefire has been agreed to end the price war allegedly raging since last
Iraq is benefiting from a construction boom - in no small part due to the infusion of more than US$20bn in reconstruction money. The reconstruction has fuelled a demand for many building materials and
On January 10, 2006 Moscow arbitration court fully upheld the Federal Antimonopoly Service’s decision involving Eurocement Group JSC. As was earlier reported, the Federal Antimonopoly Service br
Mexican Economy Minister Sergio Garcia de Alba said Wednesday that talks with the US aimed at settling a 15-year-old dispute over cement import duties are "very advanced," and that an agreement could
The Cement and Concrete Institute of South Africa reports that cement sales last year increased 10 per cent over 2004.
Karcement JSC, a subsidiary of AIM-listed Steppe Cement Ltd, has been given a five year tax exemption by Kazakhstan when it begins work on refurbishing dry kiln lines in 2006 and 2007.
Despite radical left-winger Evo Morales’ comfortable victory in Bolivia’s recent presidential elections, Mexican cement maker Grupo Cementos Chihuahua (GCC) is optimistic about its investm
Mexico is close to a deal with Washington to end a 15-year cement fight over US duties after cement shortages in the United States forced the neighbours to end the dispute.
Mexico’s national cement chamber (Canacem) believes that the industry will grow by around 2.5% this year, but factors such as the presidential elections could lift growth even further, according
Chile’s leading cement producer Empresas Melon, controlled by the French based construction materials group Lafarge, plans to build a new cement grinding plant in Chile’s Region V, in the
Analyst expect the cement sector go through strong growth during the current fiscal year with higher demand and profit margins, however they estimated it to be unsustainable due to continuous increase
Government and cement producers are reportedly in dispute over the companies’ refusal to pay a two per cent royalty in a development that has unearthed inconsistencies in the country’s min
Yemeni state-run al-Barh Cement Plant in the southwestern governorate of Taiz produced a total 569,437t of cement in 2005, the plant’s director general Hussain Saeed al-Malaisi said
The Monopoly Control Authority has imposed penalty of Rs 100,000, and Rs 10,000 per day, from the middle of November 2005, against 18 cement factories for non-compliance of its
State-owned cement producer PT Semen Baturaja said it will launch an initial public offering (IPO) this year and sell 40 per cent of its shares to the public. The company, which is located