Cement News: International
Cement prices ‘stalling civic projects’Contractors responsible for carrying out repairs of roads and bridges in India claim that cement manufacturers are to blame for recent delays in work due to the
Caribbean Cement Company Limited is denying claims being made in some quarters that it has cutback on the importation of supplies.
Santo Domingo: Manufacturers have decided to increase the price per the sack of cement, by 76.4 per cent while warehouse owners justified this move, and also raised the cost of construction rods by 25
Larsen & Toubro may resort to importing cement from countries like Sri Lanka, China and Korea to beat the volatile rise in cement prices. "In the event of increasing cement prices, we may resort to ce
A shipment of cement being unloaded at the Caribbean Cement Company’s Rockfort pier.
Cement producers have agreed to offer 15 percent discount for cement purchased for the ongoing Operation Garikai/Hlalani Kuhle for the next six months.
Prices of cement have decreased considerably after Pakistan resumed free-of-duty exports to Afghanistan.
The board of directors of Oman Cement Company (OCC) has endorsed a proposal to go ahead with the company’s plan to upgrade its clinker production capacity to 1.8Mta instead of the initially prop
Lafarge SA’s Greek unit Heracles Cement said it swung into a net profit of EUR2.6m in the first quarter of 2006 from a loss of EUR3.2m a year before. Sales increased by 17.4 per cent YoY to EUR1
SA’s second-largest cement maker, Holcim, said yesterday it would complete a feasibility study in the second half of this year on a new cement kiln that would cost up to R1,9bn.
HeidelbergCement AG said Tuesday it has bought a 51 per cent stake in Georgian cement producer Kartuli Tsementi, investing for the first time in the Caucasus region. The Georgian planthas a capacity
Greek cement producer Heracles , majority-owned by France’s Lafarge , on Tuesday reported first quarter net profit of Euro 2.6m, compared to a loss of Euro 3.2m last year. Heracles said first-q
Italian group Italcementi, the world’s fifth cement producer, has been planning to further strengthen its positions and enter the eastern countries, eyeing China and its market as a good growth
Cemex SA has turned down the government’s proposal to buy the company’s shares in state-owned cement maker PT Semen Gresik (SG), saying that most of the government’s proposal goes ag
China produced 92,636,700t of cement in March 2006. The output in January-March reached 215,547,900t, up 23.3 per cent YoY according to the National Bure
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez announced that the country will set up a US$221m cement plant in Maturin, in the Venezuelan northern state Monagas.