Cement News tagged: International

TPCC Plans DSE listing in 2005

29 June 2004, Published under Cement News

The Tanzania Portland Cement Co Ltd (TPCC), manufacturer of Twiga Cement, has said it will be ready for listing at the Dar es Salaam Stock Exchange (DSE) in early 2005.

US Builders Group seeks suspension of Mexican cement

25 June 2004, Published under Cement News

Citing rising cement prices and tight supply, a group representing US construction firms has called for suspension of punitive tariffs on imports of Mexican cement.

FLS to build cement production line for Pakistani D G Khan Cement

25 June 2004, Published under Cement News

Danish cement and minerals processing equipment maker FLSmidth A/S (FLS) will build a cement production line for Pakistani D G Khan Cement for 60 mln euro (US$72.3m), it was reported.

Cemex to utilise used tyres in concrete production

25 June 2004, Published under Cement News

Cemex will utilise used tyres in concrete production, Cemex head of engineering, Luis Mejia, said. Apart from utilising used tyres as an energy source in some of its plants, Ce

Indonesia Semen Gresik 5Mt cement sales Up 15 per cent on year

Indonesia Semen Gresik 5Mt cement sales Up 15 per cent on year

25 June 2004, Published under Cement News

Indonesia’s largest cement maker PT Semen Gresik said its total cement sales in the first five months of this year rose 15% on year to 5.91Mt from 5.15Mt, due to an increase in domestic sales an

Greek Halyps Cement eyes Euro 50m investments

25 June 2004, Published under Cement News

Greek cement company Halyps Cement, a subsidiary of Italy’s cement producer and distributor Italcementi Group, plans to invest euro 50m (US$60.3m) in new production technology and environment pr

Bolivian cement production up 12 per cent

Bolivian cement production up 12 per cent

25 June 2004, Published under Cement News

Bolivia’s four cement producers have increased cement production to 472,819t during the first five months of 2004, a 12 per cent increase compared to the same period in 2003, Correo del Sur repo

Boral extends bid for Adelaide Brighton to 8 October

25 June 2004, Published under Cement News

Boral Ltd has extended its takeover offer for Adelaide Brighton Ltd by about three months.

Lafarge eyes buyouts to increase capacity

25 June 2004, Published under Cement News

Lafarge India will consider acquisitions to enhance its manufacturing capacity following an increase in demand for cement.

Turkish Baticim Builds US$57,000 computer lab for Aegean University

25 June 2004, Published under Cement News

Turkish cement, clinker and ready mix concrete producer Bati Cimento (Baticim) has built a 85bn Turkish lira (US$57,000/47,000 euro) computer laboratory for the Aegean University High School in Izmir,

Calls on US to lift cement tariff

24 June 2004, Published under Cement News

A June 9 "Flash Report" from the Portland Cement Association found "tight supplies" in all or parts of 23 states. Many of the states not yet reporting problems are on the northern border, where the fo

Cement consumption grows nine per cent, Kenya

24 June 2004, Published under Cement News

Cement consumption in the domestic market has recorded remarkable growth giving indication of increased activity in the building and construction sector

Construction of new plant can begin by year-end, Azerbaijan

24 June 2004, Published under Cement News

Construction of a new cement plant can begin in Azerbaijan before the end of this year and it will take two to two years and a half to build it, Minister for Economic Development Farhad Aliyev told re

May domestic sales rise, Peru

24 June 2004, Published under Cement News

Peru’s domestic cement sales increased 3.6 per cent month-on-month to 303,613t in May 2004, the National Association of Cement Makers (Asocem) has said.

Pricing panel formed, UAE

24 June 2004, Published under Cement News

A joint committee comprising representatives of the Ministry of Economy and Commerce, UAE Contractors Association (UCA), cement manufacturers and concrete retailers has been formed to enforce complian

Growth in cement demand noted

23 June 2004, Published under Cement News

Continued growth in South African cement demand from rising levels of infrastructural spending and buoyant housing construction prompted by lower interest rates helped Pretoria Portland Cement (PPC) t