Egypt’s Orascom Construction Industries’ (OCI) Algerian subsidiary expects to almost double its cement output by June to meet rising demand, a senior executive said on Monday. "We
Indonesia’s PT Semen Cibinong said its first quarter to March net loss widened to 138.94 bln rupiah, up 31 per cent from its net loss of 105.67 bln rupiah a year earlier because of higher operating ex
Output of cement in Russia stood at 7.8Mt in January-March 2005, up three per cent from the figure posted in the same period 2004. Eurocement produced about 1.9Mt of cement in the first quarter of 200
Taiwan’s Asia Cement Corp said it plans to spend over US$600m on building cement plants along the Yangtze River to meet demand in China over the next ten years, the Commercial Times reports.
Siam Cement president Chumpol NaLamlieng said yesterday he would take early retirement at the end of year, bringing to a close his 13 years at the helm of the country’s largest industrial conglo
Slovak building materials producer Holcim (Slovensko) posted a loss of 72m Slovak crowns (US$2.4m) for 2004.
Colombia’s largest cement producer Cemento Argos posted a COP130bn (US$55.6m) net profit in the first quarter of this year, up 201% from 1Q04, the company said.
Peru’s largest cement producer Cementos Lima posted a 23.3mn-sol (US$7.15m) net profit in the first quarter of this year, down 11.7% from 1Q04, the company said.
HeidelbergCement obtained authorisation from the Federal Cartel Office to purchase the majority share in the Lower Saxony cement company Teutonia Zementwerk AG, Hanover.
Pavilion Technologies, a world leader in advanced process control and environmental compliance solutions, announced today the availability of Pavilion8(TM), an integrated software suite that enables p
Speaking at a cultural event Wednesday organized by the Provincial Ministry of Education and Cultural Affairs to mark the fourth month after tsunami disaster, Mr.Puratchi, Head of the Trincomalee Dist
A committee has been formed at the behest of the Ministry of Economy and Commerce to look into the causes of the ongoing cement shortage in Qatar and recommend ways to prevent such crises in future.
The extraordinary general assemby of the Ras Al Khaimah Cement Company agreed today to raise its capital to Dh 440 divided into 440m shares. Board Chairman Dr. Abdul Rahman Al Sharhan said the company
New Delhi-based NIIT Technologies has announced that it is scaling up its information-technology alliance with global cement-maker Holcim Group, The Nation reports.
The China Anhui CONCH Group plans to invest three billion yuan ($US362 million) in building three production lines, each with a daily capacity of 10,000 tons of cement clinker in Chizhou,
The Brazilian Polimix Concretos is investing R$70m until the end of 2006 in a cement plant with a capacity of 1.2mil mtpy in Rio Branco do Sul (Parana) to supply the domestic market.