The Yemeni Establishment for Cement Industry and Marketing is seeking to increase its production through investment via self- financing in modernization and development of the existing factories and c
Gulf Cement Company (GCC) is expanding its cement capacity to 2.5Mt from 1.6Mt. The new capacity is expected to go on stream this month and the company is also investing in additional coal grinding ca
Lafarge North America Inc, the leading supplier of construction materials in the US and Canada, today announced that it will invest approximately $75 million to substantially upgrade and double the ca
What is happening in the Russian internal republic of Karachayevo-Cherkessia is a crisis, President Vladimir Putin said in an interview with national television channels, a transcript of which has bee
Swiss-based Holcim Foundation has invited architects, planners, engineers and project owners in Asia to enter the US$2 million Holcim Awards, a competition for projects in the area of sustainable cons
Brazil’s industrial group Votorantim’s holding’s cement production arm, Votorantim Cimentos, is seeking to expand operations in Europe in 2005, as part of its plans to conquer econom
Ciments Francais, the French arm of Italy’s Italcementi, is considering constructing a cement production plant in the Aktobe region in western Kazakhstan, the regional administration said in a s
Cemex announced this week that it has signed a Letter of Intent to sell its Charlevoix, Michigan and Dixon-Marquette, Illinois cement plants to Votorantim Cimentos for US$400m.
Cement consumption in Spain in October was down 7.6 per cent from the same month a year earlier at 3.89Mt,industry association Oficemen said.
Cementir, which completed the deal to acquire Aalborg Portland Cement at the end of October, has moved quickly to extend the leading position in white cement that came with the Danish acquisition.
Vietnam is expected to lure 4.2-4.5 billion US dollars worth of foreign direct investment (FDI) next year, partly by opening wider doors to investors in such important industries as cement and electri
Mangalam Cement Ltd said the lift structure of serving the preheater tower had collapsed on Tuesday evening during a planned shutdown for maintenance of a unit, according to the National Stock Exchang
The combined impact of a fall in price and a rise in input costs has adversely affected South India-based cement companies, even as the industry’s prospect at the national level is rated good.
Cement sales in Peru totalled 346,506t in October 2004, a 0.1 per cent decrease from sales of 346,826t in the same period in 2003, according to a report by Asocem, the Peruvian association of cement p
Bamburi Cement Limited, Kenya’s biggest manufacturer of cement and cement related products, recently celebrated 50 years since it first commenced operations. It was incorporated in 1951, and li
Cemex SA may decide to dispose in the medium term of the German operations of the UK’s RMC Group PLC, after the Mexican cement maker agreed to sell two US plants, analysts said. The sale of two