Cement News tagged: Corporate

Beni Suef losses

25 March 2004, Published under Cement News

Egyptian cement company Beni Suef Cement reported a net loss of 318.8m Egyptian pounds (US$51.7m) for 2003, up from 84.92m pounds (US$13.8m) in 2002. The wider net loss came despite an 11.4 per cent

Eurocement gains

25 March 2004, Published under Cement News

In the first two months of this year, the Eurocement holding company produced more than 728,000t of cement, up 11.4 per cent year-on-year. In the period, bagged cement production increased by 11 per

Corporacion Noroeste to keep expanding

25 March 2004, Published under Cement News

Corporacion Noroeste, the Spanish subsidiary of leading Portuguese cement producer Cimentos de Portugal (Cimpor), plans to carry on expanding this year in the Spanish autonomous region of Andalusia by

Taiwan cement company dividend boost

24 March 2004, Published under Cement News

Thanks to the surge of cement prices and the contribution of invested subsidiaries in mainland China, Taiwan’s listed cement firms posted substantial profit growth last year and will distribute

TPIPL - Strong earnings growth

TPIPL - Strong earnings growth

24 March 2004, Published under Cement News

After meeting with TPI Polene (TPIPL) recently at an analyst’s meeting, The core business of TPIPL is viewed to continue to strengthen this year. TPIPL is expected to benefit from increased gove

Soboce issues US$35m bonds

24 March 2004, Published under Cement News

Bolivia’s leading cement producer, Soboce, issued US$35m in bonds Monday (Mar. 22) to help restructure its debts. Issued as "Soboce bonds IV", interest will be payable every 180 days. Pacific C

Semapa To Receive sizeable capital gain

Semapa To Receive sizeable capital gain

24 March 2004, Published under Cement News

Portuguese cement group Semapa is expected to pocket a capital gain of some Euro 50m from the sale of its 45.126 per cent stake in Portugal’s cement producer Secil, it was reported on March 23,

Cement Hranice sees profit growth

24 March 2004, Published under Cement News

Czech building materials maker Cement Hranice, a unit of Germany’s Dyckerhoff Zement International, made an audited net profit of Kc408.3m for last year, a yr/yr rise of 11 per cent, and sales a

FIIs silent on L&T cement demerger

24 March 2004, Published under Cement News

Foreign institutional investors can sometimes think and operate quite differently from their Indian counterparts. The shareholder poll on the amendments moved by minority shareholders to the main reso

Monarch Cement’s earnings hit two year low

24 March 2004, Published under Cement News

EBITDA for The Monarch Cement Company for its quarter ended December 31, 2003 was $3,826,187, a 21 per cent decrease over the year earlier same quarter when Monarch Cement generated $4,846,099 in EBI

Quinn poised to takeover Barlo

24 March 2004, Published under Cement News

The Quinn Group is on the verge of taking over Barlo plc after offering €84 million for the company, €14 million more than a controversial management buyout (MBO) bid. Sarcon, a Northern Ireland-regi

Heidelberg Cement results preview

24 March 2004, Published under Cement News

HeidelbergCement will publish FY03 results on Thursday 25 th March 2003 and will hold an analyst meeting in Frankfurt. 2003 sales, already disclosed in February, fell 3 per cent to €6372m in line with

Gansu Qilianshan Cement

24 March 2004, Published under Cement News

Shanghai-listed Gansu Qilianshan Cement Co has reported earnings per share of 0.115 yuan for the accounting year of 2003 ended Dec. 31, down from 0.12 yuan for the previous year. The company’s n

UAE Sharjah Cement posts profits

24 March 2004, Published under Cement News

UAE cement producer Sharjah Cement and Industrial Development Company posted a net profit of US$15.5m for 2003, up from US$3.9m in 2002. Earnings per share stood at The company’s board of

Merrill on the CRH-Secil deal

23 March 2004, Published under Cement News

In scale terms, Merrill estimates proportionate consolidation of Secil for a full year in 2005 would add 3.5 per cent to group sales, seven per cent to EBITDA 05E. The additional debt for the stake (E

Cements firm on solid Egypt stock market

23 March 2004, Published under Cement News

Cement shares rose on the Egyptian stock market on Thursday with investors speculating the sector would benefit from a rise in local cement prices and the weakness of Egypt’s pound against hard