The azerbaijani Garadagh Cement company, the country’s sole cement producer, has increased its investment program from $75m to $87m but postponed its start, Garadagh Cement board chairman Uve Ko
In the first eight months of 2005, Pikalevsky Cement (the Leningrad Region) produced more than one million tonnes of cement. The company’s annual capacity is projected at 2.7Mt. In
PT Semen Cibinong, a unit of Holcim, said the planned closure of one of its plants for seven months will not affect the company’s total cement output as it will raise production at its
Asia Cement Plc, Thailand’s fourth largest cement maker, estimates a slight decline in sales growth to seven per cent this year from 10 per cent last year, due mainly to the effect of higher energy pr
Zurich/Beijing, September 23, 2005. USD 220,000 in prize money was presented to the best submissions from Asia Pacific in the Holcim Awards competition for sustainable construction projects. The compe
Demand for cement has dampened slightly due to the lack of new infrastructure projects as well as the slight downturn in the construction industry, the Cement Manufacturers
Italcementi increased first half cement deliveries by 9.6 per cent to 26.2Mt, helped by the full consolidation of Suez Cement for three months, with the underlying volume increase being 2.3 per cent.
Trade negotiators from Mexico and the U.S. will meet Friday in Mexico City to discuss lifting tariffs on Mexican cement in the U.S. as hurricane damage threatens to make tight supplies of building mat
East African Portland Cement will invest close to Sh150m in a deal that will that will lead to Kenya’s second biggest cement maker buying 49 per cent shares in Kigali Cement Company.
International cement giant Holcim Ltd.’s sale of its old cement plant in LaPorte, northwest of Fort Collins, and several hundred shares of water rights on Saturday brought the company more than
Brazilian integrated steelmaker CSN is planning to build a cement plant in southeastern Rio de Janeiro state, local news agency Agência Estado reported.
Lafarge CEO sees further cement recovery, improved margins vs energy costs Lafarge CEO Bernard Kasriel predicted the modest recovery in cement and granulate volumes seen in the second quarter will p
The Mexican government will continue its calls for the US to abolish import tariffs on cement in spite of the US government announcement that sanctions will be reduced on cement maker Cemex.
In August, cement production fell by 3.7% to 1,328,000t compared with July.
French cement producer Ciments Francais SA, a subsidiary of Italian cement group Italcementi, is not excluding the possibility to expand its foreign activities through acquisitions in southern India
The president of Cementos de Chihuahua, Federico Terrazas, said that the new R&D centre would double the innovation and R&D investments of the cement maker.