Cement News tagged: Corporate

Hardie attempts to raise US prices

27 December 2004, Published under Cement News

James Hardie Industries will attempt to push through a hefty January price rise for its building products in the US, in a bid to boost profits

GCC to record seven per cent growth

27 December 2004, Published under Cement News

Abu Dhabi - The GCC economies will record economic growth of about seven per cent this year, spurred by higher oil revenues,

Industry to grow five per cent next year

27 December 2004, Published under Cement News

Argentine industry will grow by a minimum of five per cent next year, which makes it almost inevitable that the sector will surpass

Lhoist to invest in China plant

27 December 2004, Published under Cement News

Work has started in Chizhou of Anhui Province on a refractory material project financed and owned by the Lhoist

Banks to contribute to Infra fund

Banks to contribute to Infra fund

27 December 2004, Published under Cement News

Indonesia’s Chief Economics Minister Aburizal Bakrie said local banks are expected to contribute Rp40 trillion (US$4.44bn) to fund

Taiwanes public construction spending

27 December 2004, Published under Cement News

Investment in public construction projects will hit NT$200bn (US$6.21bn) next year, Premier Yu Shyi-kun said.

India Cements Board OKs bond issue

India Cements Board OKs bond issue

24 December 2004, Published under Cement News

The board of India Cements Ltd has approved a fund raising through various instruments including convertible debentures and equity warrants, the company said Friday. In a filing with the Bombay Stoc

Chilanga Cement Reports its Unaudited Results

24 December 2004, Published under Cement News

Chilanga Cement announced its un-audited results for six months to 30 June, 2004. Net turnover was K102 billion (K80 billion in previous period). Profit after tax was K17.2 billion

German Allianz Decreases Stake in HeidelbergCement

24 December 2004, Published under Cement News

German insurer Allianz AG has decreased its stake in building materials group HeidelbergCement AG stepwise to 4.6 per cent in a move to optimise its portfolio, Allianz said on December 23, 2004. The

Lafarge Arcom Gips To Absorb Lafarge Ipsos

23 December 2004, Published under Cement News

Romanian plasterboard producer Lafarge Arcom Gips shareholders approved the merger by absorption of Lafarge Ipsos on December 21, 2004. Company shareholders voted for a 59.1 bln Romanian lei (US$2.0

Umm Al-Qaiwain Cement Industries

23 December 2004, Published under Cement News

UAE cement manufacturer Umm al-Qaiwain Cement Industries Company is expected to report record-high earnings per share (EPS) of 40 Kuwaiti fils (US$0.136) for 2004, it was reported

TPI Polene expects 2004 revenues to rise

23 December 2004, Published under Cement News

TPI Polene PCL said it anticipates 2004 revenues rising by 15.8% as a result of higher sales of cement and plastic pellets. Senior VP Prasert Ittimakin told reporters the company also

Cemex announces Expiration of its appreciation warrants and ADWs

22 December 2004, Published under Cement News

Cemex today announced that its appreciation warrants and American Depositary Warrants (ADWs), each representing five appreciation warrants, expired today in accordance with their terms.

Lafarge supports Paris’ Olympic bid

22 December 2004, Published under Cement News

Lafarge has added its name to the list of companies supporting the city of Paris’ bid to host the 2012 summer Olympic games.

Ashaka Cement Honours 153 Staff

21 December 2004, Published under Cement News

No fewer than 153 staff of Ashaka Cement Plc yesterday received the year 2004 long-service award from the company. Thirty two of the workers got award for serving the company for 20 years while 121 r

Mexico’s Cemex sells options, issues more

21 December 2004, Published under Cement News

Cemex exercised about 136 million stock options on Monday, as part of its executive compensation program. Cemex, the world’s third largest cement producer, exercised the options as part of a