Aggregate cement consumption edged down last year on the back of a slump in importation. Figures from the Cement Manufacturers’ Association of the Philippines (CeMAP) show cement consumption dow
Siam Cement PCL is to spend Bt200m (US$4.89m) to boost cement production by half, calling it the industry’s first output boost by a Thai firm since the 1997/98 Asian economic crisis.
Cement supply to Otago and Southland regions during the past two years has risen up to 20% - one of highest national increases - and is being serviced from imports from Indonesia. By the end of the y
The Vietnamese Ministry of Construction chaired a workshop yesterday in Hanoi with participation of all cement producers nationwide to adjust the national cement development plan approved by the gover
Gujarat state India recorded the highest cement production in the last financial year from its eight integrated works, including Grasim Industries Ltd, Gujarat Ambuja Cements Ltd and Larsen & Toubro L
Taiwan Cement Corp is vying with Chia Hsin Cement Corp for the No.1 position in terms of Taiwanese cement production capacity in mainland China. Taiwan Cement boasted it would see annual production c
A Holcim seminar in Bangladesh has noted that the use of cement in road construction instead of bitumen can reduce costs by 50 per cent, according to work done by the local Roads and Highways Departme
Mainland International has invited firms to submit proposals on the securing of land and construction of a cement plant that the company would operate in direct competition with Carib Cement Company.
Total local consumption of cement in Jordan stood at 2.7Mt last year, Jordan Cement Factories Company (JCFC) General Manager Samer Biriqdar said on Wednesday. He indicated that the local market’
The four main State-owned banks in Vietnam have signed to lend VND1.98 trillion to Ha Tien I Cement Co. for the VND4.75 trillion (US$300 million) Binh Phuoc cement project. The deal was inked at HCMC&
Spanish cement consumption in May dropped 1.17 percent from the same month a year earlier to 4.09Mt, the first fall in the month since 1996 when the current property boom took off, industry associatio
Jamaica’s Anti-Dumping and Subsidies Commission (ADSC) imposed an antidumping duty of 89.8% on cement imports from China, the Jamaica Gleaner reported. The duties will take effect July 30 to ru
Fortune Cement Corp, a unit of Republic Cement in the Philippines, has allocated P700 million to improve facilities. Renato C. Sunico, Fortune Cement chairman, said the amount would be used to upgrad
In what could signal another step forward in the consolidation of the Indian cement sector, Cimpor has appointed merchant bankers HSBC Securities and KPMG to identify acquisition targets within India.
In April work on government-driven projects linked to the 15th Asian Games was forced to a halt for the second time in six months owing to a scarcity of cement in the local market. Although games orga
AB Akmenes Cementas, Lithuania’s only cement producer, announced that its five-month income reached 33.5m litas (EUR9.7m), a boost of almost 29 per cent from the corresponding period in 2003, th