Cement News tagged: International

Qatar Quarry imports

03 August 2004, Published under Cement News

The newly-established building materials trading firm Qatar Quarries and Building Materials Company received on July 29, 2004 its first shipment of 65,000t of gabbro (volcanic rock resembling granite)

Turkish exports to Iraq increase

02 August 2004, Published under Cement News

The turmoil in Iraq is not keeping the Turkish cement exporters away: Sales of cement to Turkey’s southern neighbour more than quadrupled when compared to a year ago.

Esther Koplowitz takes full control

02 August 2004, Published under Cement News

FCC Spain has sent a filing to the Securities Commission (CNMV) to confirm that Esther Koplowiz and Veolia had finally reached and agreement, to give Veolia an exit, reports Deutsche Bank analysts.

CIMA seeks foreign ties

02 August 2004, Published under Cement News

Cement Industries of Malaysia Bhd (CIMA) is open to forming "strategic" partnerships with foreign parties to expand regionally in the future.

Tororo Cement in US$10m expansion

Tororo Cement in US$10m expansion

02 August 2004, Published under Cement News

Tororo Cement, Uganda will soon commission a US$10m manufacturing plant as part of plans to double production to 2000tpd from 1000tpd.

Mexican import stand-off turns nasty

30 July 2004, Published under Cement News

Refused entry to the port of Tampico following a court order stating that the MV Mary Nour will block the channel and thus impede Cemex cement distribution channels, the ships agents then gained permi

Another brick in the wall

Another brick in the wall

30 July 2004, Published under Cement News

The row over the Israeli border barrier and the debate over the various cement sources involved in its construction continues to reverberate and evens threatens to topple some of the Palestinian leade

Colacem agrees Tunisian investment

30 July 2004, Published under Cement News

Italian cement maker Colacem SpA and Simest, the financial institution for development and promotion of Italian business abroad, signed an agreement concerning investments in a cement plant in Tunisia

Indonesia Indocement 1H Loss

30 July 2004, Published under Cement News

PT Indocement, Indonesia’s second-largest cement maker, Thursday said it swung to a loss in the first half mostly due to foreign exchange losses.

Texas rain dampens Hanson performance

29 July 2004, Published under Cement News

Strong performances in Australia and the US aggregates businesses were offset by weaker profitability in the British operations as well as in the North American building products division and a weaker

Strong prices boost profits

29 July 2004, Published under Cement News

Two of India’s top three cement groups reported on Wednesday forecast-beating profit growth for the last quarter, as prices revived in the world’s second-biggest market due to a seasonal p

YTL Cement may buy more

29 July 2004, Published under Cement News

YTL Cement Bhd said it may buy more shares in Perak-Hanjoong Simen Sdn Bhd from existing shareholders if they offer to sell their shares. YTL Cement currently holds a 32% stake in Perak-Hanjoong. Oth

Votorantim expands in concrete

29 July 2004, Published under Cement News

The Brazilian cement manufacturer Votorantim Cimentos has acquired the Ceara based concrete producer Britap through the controlled Engemix. The concrete segment accounts for around 5% of the company&r

Chile H1 cement shipments fall

29 July 2004, Published under Cement News

Cement shipments in Chile fell 0.4% to 1.85Mt in the first semester compared to 1H03, according to information from the country’s cement and concrete institute (ICH). The drop in the first few

Asia Cement spinoff cleared

28 July 2004, Published under Cement News

Taiwan-based Asia Cement has received the green light from Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing to spin off its mainland cement operations in a listing worth as much as HK$1 billion, according to market s

Indonesia cement sales up in June

28 July 2004, Published under Cement News

Indonesia’s domestic cement sales grew by 9.2 per cent in June to 2.59Mt compared to the same period a year ago, the country’s largest cement maker PT Semen Gresik Tbk said on Tuesday. Gr