Cement News tagged: International

No Cement Shortage Despite temporary closure

19 March 2004, Published under Cement News

Hima Cement has temporarily closed for annual maintenance. Managing Director, Mbuvi Ngunze, said the closure is a normal annual maintenance exercise, which among other things, "takes audit of the effi

Cement prices may go up by Rs 4 a bag

18 March 2004, Published under Cement News

Retail cement prices in Mumbai are set for another round of increases in the next couple of days. Cement companies Gujarat Ambuja Cement, Larsen & Toubro, Grasim Industries and the Associated Cement C

Hawaiian Cement: final offer?

18 March 2004, Published under Cement News

Hawaiian Cement submitted what officials called the company’s best and final offer to the Teamsters’ Local Union 996 on Wednesday morning, with an offer to pay 80 percent of the health and

Cement Demand in Spain

18 March 2004, Published under Cement News

Cement demand in Spain reached 7.1Mt in January and February 2004, up 4.03 per cent year-on-year, Spanish Cement Makers Association OFICEMEN said on March 17, 2004. Spanish cement makers produced 6.9

Saudi Eastern Province Cement output figures

Saudi Eastern Province Cement output figures

18 March 2004, Published under Cement News

Saudi cement producer, Eastern Province Cement Company (EPC), registered output of 2.698Mt of cement in 2003, compared to 2.461Mt in 2002, recent statistics showed. The company reported total sales of

Lafarge raises stake in Serbia

18 March 2004, Published under Cement News

Serbian cement plant Lafarge-BFC said on March 16, 2004 that French cement group Lafarge had raised its stake in the plant to 84 p er cent. Lafarge bought 72,000 shares in the plant from small shareho

Ukraine cement production increase

Ukraine cement production increase

18 March 2004, Published under Cement News

In February, cement production rose by 143,000t compared to 458,000t an increase of 45.4 per cent on the previous year and was up 94,000t on January 2004 total. In 2003, cement production rose to 8,91

Anhui Conch big sales increase

18 March 2004, Published under Cement News

China’s Anhui Conch Cement Co Ltd said its 2003 net profit surged 180.4 per cent to 739.57 mln yuan, under Chinese accounting standards, on the back of increased cement sales, higher government

Low demand high supply bring cement prices down

17 March 2004, Published under Cement News

It’s apparently uncertain times ahead for the Indian cement industry with significant oversupply and lower-than-expected demand looming large. Adding to the woes, says an analyst, are the gener

Turkey Marmara Region cement output

17 March 2004, Published under Cement News

The cement sector in Turkey’s Marmara region produced a total of 7.1Mt of cement in 2003, it was reported on March 14, 2004. Factories in Central Anatolia produced 5.766Mt of cement, followed by

Turkish Unye Cimento net loss

17 March 2004, Published under Cement News

Turkish cement and clinker producer and distributor Unye Cimento reported a net loss of 24.7 trln Turkish lira (US$18.8m) for 2003 versus a net loss of 38.2 trln lira (US$29m) for 2002. Unye Cimento

Logistics contract with Holcim

17 March 2004, Published under Cement News

The Global Alliance of French transportation and logistics company Geodis and German independent freight forwarding operator Rohde & Liesenfeld has won its first international logistics contract, with

Cemex sees Q1 gain

17 March 2004, Published under Cement News

Mexico’s Cemex , the world’s third largest cement maker, said on Tuesday it expects a 19 per cent increase in first quarter earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (

Turkish Cimsa to invest

16 March 2004, Published under Cement News

Turkish cement producer Cimsa Cimento will invest 42.5 trln Turkish lira (US$32.3m) in clinker production at its grinding, storage and packaging plant in Kayseri, central Turkey, it was reported on Ma

Vasavdatta Cement captive power capacity

16 March 2004, Published under Cement News

Vasavdetta Cement, part of Kesoram Industries Ltd is putting up an additional nine-mega watt capacity thermal power plant to supplement its existing 15.7 MW captive power plant at its facilities to br

PPC sees earnings up 10-30 per cent

16 March 2004, Published under Cement News

South African cement firm Pretoria Portland Cement said on Monday its profits for the half-year should be 10-30 per cent higher than last year’s thanks to good growth in domestic demand - boosti