The cement industry, in the year’s first eight months, produced 17.925Mt of cement and clinker, a major raw material used in cement production, up 12.8 per cent over the same period last year, s
Emirates Cement Company is to be established by Dubai Holding in partnership with Orascom Construction Industries, Dubai Investment Group and the Fujairah Government, reported Wam. Its first project i
The Leader of the Revolution inaugurated Sunday evening the first stage of Al-Burge Cement Factory in the city of Zalitin, al-Margeb Shabia, to be added to the series of cement factories and other gia
Spanish cement manufacturer Cementos La Union has decided to double the size of its Egyptian operation and sell off other assets. The firm, based in the Spanish autonomous region of Valencia, has deci
Mexican cement maker Grupo Cementos de Chihuahua (GCC) has opened a research centre in Yverdon-Les-Bains, western Switzerland, to develop products and technologies for the cement sector, GCC said.
Iran will get on with Venezuela’s cement project as soon as it receives $48.5m in down payment and $36m in documentary credit from Venezuela.
Cement exports from the country is set to register 20% growth in the current financial year. The export growth is primarily driven by an increase in cement consumption in the Middle East, including th
Cement production in Pakistan increased by 15.4 percent to 1.51Mt in August 2005 compared to 1.31Mt during the same month last year mainly due to rising domestic demand, said a data released by All Pa
Loma Negra, Argentina’s biggest cement company, has redeemed early US$39.3mn of bonds, the firm told the Buenos Aires stock exchange.
The Croatian unit of Swiss cement maker Holcim Group said it has opened a 13 million kuna (US$2.2m) concrete factory, its sixth in the Adriatic country. The new factory is a greenfiled
The US and Mexican governments will hold meetings next week to discuss the increase in US imports of Mexican cement, according to local news reports.
Chilean cement producer Cementos Melon ranked first in Chile in terms of cement sales with 802,593t for the period from January to July 2005, down 0.4% YoY.
The new mill which has a capacity of 420,000t, has brought relief to the acute shortage of cement in the country. In his keynote address, the President, Alhaji Dr. Ahmed Tejan Kabbah, noted among othe
Lafarge has acquired an undisclosed majority stake in Spanish cement producer Cementos Esfera. The firm has confirmed that the operation, which was closed out on July 23, is in
Thai Petrochemical Industry Plc (TPI) will hold an auction to sell its 30 percent stake in cement maker TPI Polene on Sept 22, in a second attempt to raise money to repay debt, a TPI debt administrato
Argentine production of Portland cement rose 32.8% in August compared to the same month last year due to the growth of the construction industry, according to a report from the association of Portland