Cement News tagged: Corporate

Reduced costs help Polpaico

13 May 2004, Published under Cement News

Reduced operating, administrative and sales, and financial costs helped Chile’s Cemento Polpaico post a 4.77-peso (US$7.48m) consolidated net profit in the first quarter, up 28 per cent from 1Q0

Argentine Juan Minetti - small profit noted

13 May 2004, Published under Cement News

Argentine cement maker Juan Minetti, owned by Holcim, and the second largest group after Loma Negra, posted a net profit of 28.75 mln Argentine pesos ($9.73m) for the first quarter of 2004, the compan

Barloworld’s profit soars

13 May 2004, Published under Cement News

Barloworld, the listed international brand management company that yesterday reported a 77 percent jump in headline earnings a share, is poised to establish a foothold in the potentially lucrative Sib

Lafarge: more Romanian investments

12 May 2004, Published under Cement News

Lafarge has said it planned to invest Euro 4.0m in its operations in Romania this year, local news sources reported. Lafarge will invest Euro 2.0m in aggregate production and another Euro 2.0m in conc

Holcim Schmidheiny in Capital Hike

Holcim Schmidheiny in Capital Hike

12 May 2004, Published under Cement News

Swiss industrialist Thomas Schmidheiny, the single biggest shareholder of cement company Holcim, will participate in a planned capital increase, his spokesman said Tuesday. "Mr Schmidheiny will take

Cementir ready for Turkish growth

12 May 2004, Published under Cement News

Francesco Caltagirone, the chairman of the Italian cement group Cementir, yesterday told the group’s shareholders that it is interested in further acquisitions in Turkey. In 2004, he continued,

Garadagh profits

Garadagh profits

11 May 2004, Published under Cement News

The undistributed profits of Garadagh Cement reached AzM 42055.944 mn last year as against AzM 13814.076 mn by the beginning of last year, Azer-press learned from representatives of Garadagh Cement. T

Portugal Cimpor To Increase Output by 44 per cent

11 May 2004, Published under Cement News

Portugal’s cement producer Cimpor expects to increase its output by 44 per cent, up to 31.8Mt of cement by 2008. Cimpor plans to acquire companies abroad that are expected to produce 6.0Mt of i

Opening of Holcim factory in Alesd

10 May 2004, Published under Cement News

Romanian Prime Minister Adrian Nastase told the opening ceremony on Friday of Holcim factory in Alesd, Bihor county, that local cement prices are a concern with Romanian authorities. Nastase pointed o

Semapa head proposed as Portucel chairman

10 May 2004, Published under Cement News

Portuguese cement company Semapa said on Thursday that its chairman has been proposed to take the same post at pulp and paper company Portucel. Semapa last month won a 30 percent stake in Portucel in

OUTLOOK Holcim set for Q1 recovery

10 May 2004, Published under Cement News

Holcim Ltd is to report a sharp increase in first quarter profits next Thursday compared to a very poor year-earlier period, with the cement maker’s business environment pointing upwards, analys

Aggregate Industries expands in Nevada

10 May 2004, Published under Cement News

Having entered the Nevada market last November with the acquisition of Southern Nevada Paving, Aggregate Industries extended its interests in that area of the United States buy the purchase of Frehner

Bargarh Cement India

10 May 2004, Published under Cement News

Bargarh Cement (formerly Idcol Cement), ACC¹s recently acquired subsidiary, has generated Rs 64 crore revenues and a profit of around Rs 2.6 crore after its takeover. ACC had taken over the plant on D

Wienerberger makes a good start to the year

10 May 2004, Published under Cement News

In the first quarter of 2004, turnover at Wienerberger AG rose by some 15% to €312.3m and the EBITDA emerged around 30% higher at €51.9m, in spite of negative exchange rate effects, principally from t

French Vicat

07 May 2004, Published under Cement News

French building materials supplier Vicat SA posted a Euro 125.67m net profit for 2003, a 4.2 per cent year-on-year increase, it was reported on May 6, 2004. Net profit per share reached Euro 8.06m,

CRH makes ’positive’ start

06 May 2004, Published under Cement News

Building materials group CRH told shareholders yesterday that it had enjoyed a positive start to the year, but made it clear that its European markets were still depressed. In a statement to the comp