Cement News tagged: International

Bacnotan, subsidiary concludes sale

06 August 2004, Published under Cement News

Two cement companies affiliated with the Phinma Group yesterday signed a share purchase agreement for the sale of their combined controlling stake in Union Cement Holdings Corp. (UCHC) to the local

TPI debt rescue package approved

06 August 2004, Published under Cement News

Thailand’s finance ministry has approved a business reorganisation plan for the debt-ridden Thai Petrochemical Industry that could involve state-owned refiner PTT Plc taking a strategic stake, T

Grasim July cement despatch up

06 August 2004, Published under Cement News

Grasim Industries has reported increased shipments, year-on-year, for both Grasim Cement as well as for its recent acquisition UltraTech Cemco Ltd, for the month of July. Despatches at Grasim Cement

Cimpor gives up on Cecime

06 August 2004, Published under Cement News

Portuguese cement company Cimpor has decided not to continue with the process of acquisition of local importer Cecime, it was reported on August 3, 2004. The purchase operation was announced on Octob

Podilski Tsement increased Output

Podilski Tsement increased Output

06 August 2004, Published under Cement News

The Podilski Tsement company (Kamianets-Podilskyi, Khmelnytskyi region), which is one of the three largest producers of cement in Ukraine, increased its sales output by UAH 8.81m some 14 per cent to U

Semapa, CRH’s Secil faces EUR900,000 cost from Outao fire

05 August 2004, Published under Cement News

Semapa, the Portuguese cement maker jointly owned by Semapa SGPS and CRH PLC, said it faces a cost of 900,000 eur from a fire at its factory at Outao in Serra da Arrabaida last wee, Lusa newsagency

Cement prices to hold steady, Vietnam

Cement prices to hold steady, Vietnam

05 August 2004, Published under Cement News

Cement prices will be maintained at their current levels for the rest of 2004 despite the surge in the price of imported clinker, Tuoi Tre quotes Deputy Minister of Construction Tong Van Nga. To help

HeidelbergCement to build plant in Kyiv, Ukraine

05 August 2004, Published under Cement News

HeidelbergCement is to build a ready-mix concrete plant in Kyiv according to the company’s main operations director of the northern region of the Central Europe, chairperson of the supervisory board o

Customs to decide on Russian cement imports

05 August 2004, Published under Cement News

Mexican company CDM (Comercio para el Desarrollo Mexicano) is expected to submit documents by Friday (Aug.6) to the federal customs authority to receive permission to import cement from Russia, a port

Tourah Cement Co Q104 net profit soars, Egypt

05 August 2004, Published under Cement News

The net profit of Egyptian cement company Tourah Cement Co soared to E£42.38m EUR5.7m in the first quarter of 2004 from 7.36 mln EUR987,000 in the same period of 2003. The growth in earnings followed

Rise in cement sales, India

05 August 2004, Published under Cement News

Two Indian cement majors have released shipment figures for July have reported increases in sales , YoY with one of them reporting a steep spurt in sales.

Mohammed waives cement duty

05 August 2004, Published under Cement News

Dubai Crown Prince General Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum has ordered the waiver of customs duty and storage fees on cement imported by Nakheel in a bid to keep cement prices down in the

Half-year report: Tianjin Cement Co, China

05 August 2004, Published under Cement News

Shenzhen-listed Tianjin Cement Co, Ltd. has reported earnings per share of 0.015 yuan for the first half of 2004 ended June 30, as compared with the 0.016 yuan for the same period of 2003. The compan

AdBri cements green record

05 August 2004, Published under Cement News

Adelaide Brighton has dipped a toe into green energy in a joint venture with Adelaide-based waste recycler Resourceco. The 50-50 venture, Alternative Fuel Company, will provide AdBri’s Birkenhe

Readymix concrete gaining ground

05 August 2004, Published under Cement News

Major cement manufacturers in India propose to enter the ready-mix concrete (RMC) segment. Associated Cement Companies (ACC) intends to add two RMC units to the existing set-up of 11 units in 2004. Ma

Wienerberger to close two more German brick plants

05 August 2004, Published under Cement News

As part of optimising group capacity, Wienerberger AG is investing €8m in increasing capacity at its Ansbach and Bad Neustadt hollow brick plants in Bavaria. This will result in the closure of the Ba