Cement News tagged: International

Melón posts profits

12 August 2004, Published under Cement News

Chilean cement company Empresas Melón (owned by Lafarge) posted a 12.8bn-peso (US$20m) consolidated net profit in the first half, up 11.2% from 1H03, the company said in a filing to the country’

Not for consumption

12 August 2004, Published under Cement News

Hima Cement, has donated four tonnes of cement to the Child Welfare and Adoption Society. The society runs Nsambya Babies Home, which looks after helpless children. The cement is

Organised protest against Mary Nour

12 August 2004, Published under Cement News

About 60 workers representing the Mexican cement workers union have staged a dockside protest against the discharge of some 27,000t of Russian cement from the Mary Nour.

FLS Industries Sells Units To Cementir For DKK4.4B

12 August 2004, Published under Cement News

FLS Industries today (Thursday) said it had signed an agreement with Cementir SpA, the Italian cement group (CEM.MI) to sell all its shares in Aalborg Portland A/S and Unicon A/S, its two wholly-owned

Mary Nour – international trade implications

Mary Nour – international trade implications

11 August 2004, Published under Cement News

Still held up in the port of Altamira and unable to discharge its cargo of some 27,000t of imported Russian cement, the Mary Nour case is now beginning to attract international attention

Gujarat Ambuja lines up global push

11 August 2004, Published under Cement News

Sources familiar with the development told Business Standard, “The company is looking at either setting up manufacturing facilities in the Middle East or buying out some existing units. It may join ha

Supreme Court under pressure

Supreme Court under pressure

11 August 2004, Published under Cement News

Japanese-owned cement importer Southern Cross Cement Corp yesterday lashed out at the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) and local cement manufacturers,

Cement shortage flows slowly into St Louis, USA

11 August 2004, Published under Cement News

A growing national cement shortage has reached St Louis, raising concerns about construction delays. But for now, no one seems to be pushing the panic button over the supply of cement, the building bl

Austerity measures upset Anhui Conch

11 August 2004, Published under Cement News

Impressive first-half profit growth at Anhui Conch Cement, the mainland’s largest cement maker, is unlikely to continue for the rest of the year as the industry braces for waning demand and fa

Pushka Cement Plant

11 August 2004, Published under Cement News

Shareholders of the Pushka cement and slate plant (Kramatorsk, Donetsk region) changed the name of the enterprise to Kramatorsk Cement Plant Pushka

Egyptian cement output

11 August 2004, Published under Cement News

Egypt’s cement output stood at 2.502Mt in April 2004, down from 2.511Mt in March 2004, the Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) said in a report. Local cement sales reached 2.295Mt in April 2004, compar

Profits surge at Anhui Conch

10 August 2004, Published under Cement News

Anhui Conch Cement, China’s largest cement producer by sales and production volume, said first-half net profit rose by more than 2.5 times as prices surged on the back of the country’s pro

Semen Gresik to reclaim Cemex shares

10 August 2004, Published under Cement News

The management of state-owned cement producer PT Semen Gresik (SG) has asked the government to buy back shares in Cemex to resolve a protracted dispute over Cemex’s investment in the state-owned

South India cement

10 August 2004, Published under Cement News

South India clearly seems to be slipping. With state-funded construction projects on the decline, cement demand in the southern states has fallen, with Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu turning out to be

Semen Tonasa posts 20% rise

10 August 2004, Published under Cement News

Cement sales from PT Semen Tonasa in Makassar, South Sulawesi, rose 20 per cent year-on-year to 1.1Mt in the first half of this year, a company official said

SCL posts highest-ever monthly dispatch

10 August 2004, Published under Cement News

Rajasthan-based Shree Cement Ltd has announced that the company registered its highest-ever monthly dispatch during July 2004, despite the monsoon