Cement News tagged: Corporate

Cement Contractor Invests $18m

04 August 2004, Published under Cement News

Shareholders of Devcon International Corp, a publicly held $55 million contractor known for its Caribbean construction and concrete businesses, have approved the creation of a security division headed

Vicat sales rise

03 August 2004, Published under Cement News

French building materials supplier Vicat SA reported sales of Euro 792m for the first half of 2004, a 10 per cent rise from the first six months of 2003.

Indonesia Gresik Q2 net soars on sales

03 August 2004, Published under Cement News

Semen Gresik reported on Tuesday a jump in second-quarter net profit as new construction spurred demand and historically low interest rates reduced debt payment costs.

Wolseley increases Irish presence

02 August 2004, Published under Cement News

The leading European and North American distributor, Wolseley is substantially increasing its presence on the Irish market.

Gulf Cement profits rocket

Gulf Cement profits rocket

02 August 2004, Published under Cement News

Ras Al Khaimah based Gulf Cement Company has reported a 500 per cent surge in profits.

Shree Cement: a company to watch?

02 August 2004, Published under Cement News

Shree Cement stock stock has the potential to deliver attractive returns over a one/two year period according to Indian analysts. Along with Grasim, Gujarat Ambuja and Madras Cements, Shree Cement is

Confident over profits

Confident over profits

02 August 2004, Published under Cement News

Confidence Cement, Bangladesh has approved five per cent dividend for its shareholders for the year 2003.

Pacasmayo H1 profits

30 July 2004, Published under Cement News

Peru’s second largest cement producer Cementos Pacasmayo posted an 11.3% increase in net profits to PEN31m (US$9.07m) for the first half of 2004 compared to PEN27.9m in 2003, according to a fili

St Lawrence Cement 2Q

30 July 2004, Published under Cement News

Second-quarter net income rose 25% at St. Lawrence Cement Inc, reflecting higher sales volumes and price increases.

Portuguese Semapa buys

30 July 2004, Published under Cement News

Enersis, the renewable energy unit of Portuguese cement maker Semapa, bought in co-operation with the largest local bank, state-owned Caixa Geral de Depositos SA (CGD), the entire stake in Renewable E

Gujarat Ambuja net up

30 July 2004, Published under Cement News

Buoyed by higher cement prices, Gujarat Ambuja Cements Ltd (GACL), the fourth-largest cement producer, has posted a 50% jump in net profit for the fourth quarter ended June 30 to Rs 117.2 crore, up fr

Vulcan up by 18.7%

29 July 2004, Published under Cement News

Turnover for the first six months grew by 7.5% to US$1,433.8m and the EBITDA advanced by 9.0% to US$279.5m. The aggregates-based business generated a turnover 7.5% ahead at US$1,122.3m to produce an 1

Ssangyong returns to black

29 July 2004, Published under Cement News

Ssangyong Corp, a South Korean general trading company, said today that it swung to a net profit of 10.19 billion won (US$8.72 million) in the first half, a 214.2 per cent surge from a year ago. The

Fujian Cement 1H report

28 July 2004, Published under Cement News

Shanghai-listed Fujian Cement Stock Co has reported earnings per share of 0.17 yuan for the first half of 2004 ended June 30, up from the 0.03 yuan for the same period of 2003. The company’s net profi

Suez Cement impressive results

28 July 2004, Published under Cement News

Suez Cement released 1Q FY04 stand-alone results ending March, in which the company recorded an impressive net profit balance pertaining to LE69.7 million versus a LE6.1 million net loss achieved in t

Siam Cement 2Q Net Profit

28 July 2004, Published under Cement News

Siam Cement PCL said its net profit in the second quarter hit a record high, thanks to hefty gains from its affiliates. In the April-June quarter, Siam Cement recorded a net profit of THB7.74 billion