Indonesian government would not give any privilege for Cemex Asia to set up new cement manufacturing in Indonesia when the government invited investors to do business in this sector. The State Ministe
Saurashtra Cement, belonging to the Mehta Group, has expansion plans to the tune of Rs 240 crore, which are currently under implementation. The group has similar plans of Rs 75 crore for its other cem
Siam City Cement’s management has a positive view on the outlook for domestic cement demand this year and expects domestic cement consumption to expand by 10 per cent, compared with 12 per cent growth
YTL Cement said Gopeng Bhd has declined the general offer the cement company made for the latter’s 35.16 per cent stake in Perak Hanjoong Simen Sdn Bhd. YTL Cement said it received Gopeng’
In view of the estimated rise in demand for cement in years to come, cementmaker PT Semen Andalas Indonesia (SAI) will speed up plans to build a plant in Langkat, North Sumatra, while reconstructing i
Gujarat-based Sanghi Industries is set to enter Mumbai, the largest cement market in the country. The company is planning to launch its cement brand - Sanghi Cement - in the city towards the end of th
A large deposit of limestone is being offered for sale in southern Costa Rica. Totalling some 740 hectares with an excellent location just 40km from the port of Golfito on the Pacific coast
The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) granted Holcim Lebanon the international certification ISO 14001 for its eco-friendly management system, the cement industry announced Wednesda
Cement sales in the Southern African Customs Union (Sacu) increased 5.7 percent last month as economic growth spurred demand from the construction industry.
Indonesia’s domestic cement consumption was 20.8 per cent higher in December than a year earlier, while full-year sales rose a higher-than-expected 9.1 per cent, industry data showed on Friday.
The Lower House of Parliament’s (DPR) Commission VI has rejected a government plan to settle its dispute with Cemex SA with the sale of PT Semen Gresik cement plants Tuban I, II, and III to the
Hungarian construction company Strabag Rt may start the construction of a cement plant in Kiralyegyhaza, southern Hungary, worth around US$140m, it was reported on January 13, 2005. Strabag, a subsid
Thanks to the recovery of the domestic real estate market and the hike of prices of exports to America and Africa, Taiwan Cement Corp., Taiwan’s leading cement manufacturer, has decided to expan
The sale of Loma Negra, Argentina’s largest cement company, to Camargo Correa, the Brazilian holding company, has been delayed because of disagreements over the company’s price. According
Vietnam embarked on 20 cement projects last year with the total investment capital of over VND4 trillion ($255.3m). Vietnam Cement Corp started 11 cement production projects last year, of which, Tam D
Cement sales in Mexico during November 2004 reached 2.77Mt, a 9.1 per cent increase over the same month in 2003, Milenio news service reported. Increased home building and public