Cement News tagged: International

Cement prices on the rise

21 June 2004, Published under Cement News

Cement prices are on the rise from a combination of increased building and lower supply, and the effect is being felt by construction companies.

China in the spotlight

18 June 2004, Published under Cement News

Taiwan Cement Corp is vying with Chia Hsin Cement Corp for the No.1 position in terms of Taiwanese cement production capacity in mainland China. Taiwan Cement boasted it would see annual production c

Cement production highs in Gujarat

18 June 2004, Published under Cement News

Gujarat state India recorded the highest cement production in the last financial year from its eight integrated works, including Grasim Industries Ltd, Gujarat Ambuja Cements Ltd and Larsen & Toubro L

Vietnam adjusts the plan

18 June 2004, Published under Cement News

The Vietnamese Ministry of Construction chaired a workshop yesterday in Hanoi with participation of all cement producers nationwide to adjust the national cement development plan approved by the gover

New Zealand cement bouyant

New Zealand cement bouyant

18 June 2004, Published under Cement News

Cement supply to Otago and Southland regions during the past two years has risen up to 20% - one of highest national increases - and is being serviced from imports from Indonesia. By the end of the y

Cimpor plans Indian acquisition?

17 June 2004, Published under Cement News

In what could signal another step forward in the consolidation of the Indian cement sector, Cimpor has appointed merchant bankers HSBC Securities and KPMG to identify acquisition targets within India.

Fortune Cement upgrading plant

Fortune Cement upgrading plant

17 June 2004, Published under Cement News

Fortune Cement Corp, a unit of Republic Cement in the Philippines, has allocated P700 million to improve facilities. Renato C. Sunico, Fortune Cement chairman, said the amount would be used to upgrad

Anti-dumping duty imposed on Chinese cement

17 June 2004, Published under Cement News

Jamaica’s Anti-Dumping and Subsidies Commission (ADSC) imposed an antidumping duty of 89.8% on cement imports from China, the Jamaica Gleaner reported. The duties will take effect July 30 to ru

Cement consumption down in May

17 June 2004, Published under Cement News

Spanish cement consumption in May dropped 1.17 percent from the same month a year earlier to 4.09Mt, the first fall in the month since 1996 when the current property boom took off, industry associatio

Financing Binh Phuoc

17 June 2004, Published under Cement News

The four main State-owned banks in Vietnam have signed to lend VND1.98 trillion to Ha Tien I Cement Co. for the VND4.75 trillion (US$300 million) Binh Phuoc cement project. The deal was inked at HCMC&

Local market needs more cement

17 June 2004, Published under Cement News

Total local consumption of cement in Jordan stood at 2.7Mt last year, Jordan Cement Factories Company (JCFC) General Manager Samer Biriqdar said on Wednesday. He indicated that the local market’

Grinding plant for Jamaica mooted

17 June 2004, Published under Cement News

Mainland International has invited firms to submit proposals on the securing of land and construction of a cement plant that the company would operate in direct competition with Carib Cement Company.

Cement can halve road construction costs

17 June 2004, Published under Cement News

A Holcim seminar in Bangladesh has noted that the use of cement in road construction instead of bitumen can reduce costs by 50 per cent, according to work done by the local Roads and Highways Departme

Five month demand at 19.4Mt, Spain

16 June 2004, Published under Cement News

Cement demand in Spain stood at 19.4Mt in the first five months of 2004, up 2.4 per cent YoY, Spanish Cement Makers Association OFICEMEN have said.

Rinker buys Florida premix company

16 June 2004, Published under Cement News

Rinker Group Ltd announced that its US subsidiary Rinker Materials Corporation has expanded into the fast growing Florida Panhandle region with the acquisition of RMC Group plc’s premix concrete busin

Akmenes Cementas income increase, Lithuania

16 June 2004, Published under Cement News

AB Akmenes Cementas, Lithuania’s only cement producer, announced that its five-month income reached 33.5m litas (EUR9.7m), a boost of almost 29 per cent from the corresponding period in 2003, th