Bad weather has battered much of Italy, sinking a cargo ship off the north-west coast after strong winds drove it into a breakwater.
Pakistan: with all the expansions coming online left right and centre, investors are confused about how much total supply of cement will be there in the market. According to calculations of cement sec
State cement firm PT Semen Gresik expects its full-year net profit this year to rise by about 50 per cent from R520.59bn in 2004 on better cost efficiency and cement prices, company president Dwi Sutj
Reports have surfaced that Trinidad Cement Limited the parent company of Jamaica’s Caribbean Cement Company is also grappling with a shortage of supplies. A report in the Trinidad and Tobago&rsq
The West End Development Corporation (Wedco) has failed to secure a deal with cement giant Cemex to take over the Bermuda Cement Company plant next month, informed industry sources told the Mid-Ocean
A public shareholding company to be called Gulf Cement Company with a paid up capital of QR800m is being established, said Abdullah bin Nasser Al Misnad, Chairman of the company’s founding committee.
In Jan-Oct 2005 Armenia produced building materials worth 10.373bn AMD - 20.4 per cent more than in Jan-Oct 2005, reports the trade and economic development ministry. The sales grew by 35.4 per cent t
The US trade & development agency recently provided a grant to the local ministry of mines & industries to enable the completion of a project feasibility study regarding various cement
Cementir, which acquired Aalborg Portland Cement last year, is building a new import terminal for white cement at Tampa in Florida. This terminal, which will come on stream in 2006, will be supplied
HeidelbergCement, the sole cement producer in both Sweden and Norway, has signed an agreement with the Bach group to acquire Randers Cement and DK Beton. Randers Cement is the sole surviving independ
US Federal mining officials are investigating the cause of an explosion and fire at a cement plant outside Branford late Monday that sent two employees to a hospital burn unit (reports the Sun Sentine
Lafarge’s plan to start a greenfield project in Jharkhand has run into problems due to the non-availability of the required grade of limestone in the state, although government sources claim otherwise
Florida Rock Industries is to be allowed to double the cement-making capacity of its cement plant on County Road 235, Newberry City Commission decided in a unanimous vote. But the company will have to
Cementos Dominicanos (Domicen), built at a cost of over US$113.5m by Italian (Colacem) and Dominican investors, was inaugurated by President Leonel Fernandez in Sabana Grande de Palenque, San Cristoba
The Russia Partners fund of the United States, which owns over 40 per cent of Russian cement company Eurocement has sent a request to the Eurocement board, calling for a shareholders meeting, A1 said
Pakistan Cement Company (PCC) will go into regular production from April next year after a lapse of long ten and a half years of this plant’s set up. PCC chief financial officer, Shafquat Mahmood told