Cement News tagged: Corporate

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

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

Cimpor sells debut Euro600m bonds

Cimpor sells debut Euro600m bonds

06 May 2004, Published under Cement News

Portuguese cement company Cimpor - Cimentos de Portugal SGPS SA saw strong demand for a 600 million euro seven-year bond on Wednesday, its debut in the corporate bond market. Issuance in the investme

Lafarge North America Inc

05 May 2004, Published under Cement News

Lafarge North America has recorded a first quarter 2004 net loss of $70.8m, or 96 cents per share diluted. The results compare to a net loss of $87m, or $1.19 per share diluted, in the first quarter o

St. Lawrence Cement posts bigger 1st-quarter loss

05 May 2004, Published under Cement News

St. Lawrence Cement Group Inc posted a bigger first-quarter loss on Tuesday, as lower cement prices and higher operating expenses offset an increase in sales. The Montreal-based company said it lost

Egyptian National Cement approves

05 May 2004, Published under Cement News

The general shareholders’ meeting of Egypt’s National Cement Company (NCC) approved on May 3, 2004 the company’s draft budget for the fiscal 2004/05, ending June 30, 2005, eyeing a n

Ciments Francais back to profit Q1 2004

04 May 2004, Published under Cement News

French building materials producer Ciments Francais, 74.7 per cent owned by Italian cement group Italcementi, swung to a net profit in the first quarter of 2004, due to good weather conditions posting

Indocement net loss

04 May 2004, Published under Cement News

JAKARTA: Cement maker PT Indocement Tunggal Prakarsa said it sustained a net loss of Rp2.99 billion (US$348,800) in the first quarter of this year as against a net profit of Rp231.6 billion in the sam

Holcim Slovakia

04 May 2004, Published under Cement News

The board of directors of the largest cement producer in Slovakia, the joint-stock company Holcim (Slovensko) proposed not to pay dividends from last year’s profit. The board of directors propos

Kuwaiti to sell

04 May 2004, Published under Cement News

Kuwaiti state-run Kuwait Investment Authority (KIA) will sell its stake in the UAE cement maker Gulf Cement Company at a public auction, it was reported on May 3, 2004. The authority, which holds som

Vinay Cement, India

04 May 2004, Published under Cement News

Vinay Cements Limited and RCL Cements Limited, a part of the BK Group of companies, have good times following a huge demand from the housing and infrastructure sector. The combined installed clinker c

RMC says trading similar to last year, on track for earnings recovery

30 April 2004, Published under Cement News

RMC Group PLC said that with nearly four months gone this year, nothing has caused the company to change its view that, with the exception of Germany and the US, trading conditions will be similar to