Siam City Cement Plc (SCCC), the country’s second largest cement producer, plans to acquire stakes in other local cement makers, according to managing director Leo Mittelholzer, according to loc
The net profit of Kuwaiti cement maker Kuwait Cement Company fell to 18.89m Kuwaiti dinars (US$64.7m) in 2004 from 19.34m dinars (US$66.3m) in 2003.
Siam City Cement PCL (SCCC.TH), Thailand’s second-largest cement producer, is considering acquiring a stake in a ready-mixed concrete company, in a move to boost its market share in the fast-gro
Colombia’s biggest cement group, Cemento Argos, reported a 20 per cent rise in net profits in 2004.
The strike of the employees of Dutch cement factory ENCI in Maastricht, Rotterdam and IJmuiden has ended after an agreement between the management and the trade unions on the planned restructuring, it
Butra Heidelberg Cement (BHC) Sdn Bhd, the sole producer of cement in the country, defended the impending price hike of cement which was the first in eight years.
Holcim Maroc, a subsidiary of Holcim Ltd, will start operating its production unit near Settat, northwestern Morocco, as of June 2007.
Bolivian cement production increased 12% in 2004 to 1.28Mt compared to the year before, according to the country’s national statistics institute (INE).
Domestic cement consumption in January totalled 2.24Mt, down 4.1 per cent from 2.34Mt a year earlier, led by falling consumption in Central Java, the Indonesian Cement Association (ASI) said in a re
The Viet Nam Cement Corporation will not increase cement prices this year in an effort to maintain market stability for the building material, said General Director Nguyen Van Hanh.
The Cement Manufacturing Association of the Philippines (CeMAP) said that had it not requested the continued imposition of safeguard duty against imported cement, prices would have reached P160 per ba
HeidelbergCement intends to create its own raw material base for Kryvyi Rih Cement (Dnipropetrovsk region) and Dniprotsement (Dnipropetrovsk region), its two Ukrainian divisions.
The cement market in Romania saw a record high growth pace since the entrance on the market of three strategic investors: Lafarge, Holcim and HeidelbergCement, according to local news reports.
The private sector and housing sector will drive Peru’s cement market in the long-term, according to a report from local bank Banco Wiese Sudameris (BWS).
Hanson PLC’s full year results will be viewed with more than the usual interest by investors next Thursday following a number of high profile takeovers in the sector.
Saudi cement producer Eastern Province Cement Company (EPC) will install an additional clinker production line with a daily capacity of 3500tpd the company said in early February