Cement News tagged: International

Ravena US overhaul

11 May 2004, Published under Cement News

When Atlantic Cement Co finished the Ravena facility in 1962, it was the largest ever built in the US. Many local people know the plant because of the conveyor system that passes below the Thruway sou

HeidelbergCement’s numbers boosted by Indocement

11 May 2004, Published under Cement News

HeidelbergCement has reported a 10.2% increase in turnover to €1,347m in respect of the first three months of 2004, with the operating profit at the EBITDA level advancing by 123.5% to €90m. Adjustin

Dyckerhoff sees benefits of Buzzi-led restructuring

11 May 2004, Published under Cement News

The first quarter results from Dyckerhoff, now a subsidiary of Buzzi Unicem, show a 20.1% fall in turnover to €203m, but excluding changes to the sphere of consolidation, notably the sale of Hispania

German cement prices

11 May 2004, Published under Cement News

Both HeidelbergCement and Dyckerhoff expect cement prices this year to show an increase on average of between €10 and €12 per tonne over 2003 and an effective price at the end of the year some €20 per

Cement makers dispute cartel claim

Cement makers dispute cartel claim

10 May 2004, Published under Cement News

Philippine Cement manufacturers want the Supreme Court to strike down a memorandum filed by Japanese-owned Southern Cross Cement Corp., which alleged that a cartel, or price collusion, exists among Fi

More than just a holiday romance

10 May 2004, Published under Cement News

A serious, academic-minded executive who’d never lived outside his native Vienna, Martin Kriegner had just turned 40 when Lafarge offered him a posting in Mumbai. To help him make up his mind, t

Grasim to phase out all regional cement brands

Grasim to phase out all regional cement brands

10 May 2004, Published under Cement News

Grasim Industries Ltd of the Aditya Birla Group has decided to gradually phase out all regional cement brands. It will focus on consolidating its cement business with its three existing national brand

New plant for Holcim Romania

10 May 2004, Published under Cement News

Holcim Romania officially inaugurated on Friday the most modern cement production line in Romania at Alesd plant, under a €70 million investment. The most ambitious investment plan of Holcim Romania w

Pakistan cement sales drop in April

07 May 2004, Published under Cement News

Cement sales volume has dropped nine per cent in April compared with the past month to 1.28Mt, according to data released here Thursday by the All Pakistan Cement Manufacturers Association

HeidelbergCement narrows net Q1 loss

07 May 2004, Published under Cement News

German building materials producer HeidelbergCement narrowed its net loss after minorities to Euro 58m for the first quarter of 2004 from Euro140m for the year-ago period, the company said on May 6, 2

Vietnam Cement Association to increase prices after Q2

07 May 2004, Published under Cement News

The Vietnam Cement Association (VCA) has made it clear that its members will be unable to maintain prices after the second quarter because of increasing input costs. For the moment, its members will m

Romanian Carpatcement Sees 2004 Sales Rise

07 May 2004, Published under Cement News

Romania’s Carpatcement, a subsidiary of Germany’s cement producer HeidelbergCement, said on Thursday it expected its turnover to increase this year to some Euro 100m Euro 93.5m in 2003 due

New plant for Azerbaijan?

07 May 2004, Published under Cement News

While Garadagh Cement is planning to make its cement works larger, several overseas companies propose to build a new cement plant with the annual productivity of 1-1.5Mt in Azerbaijan, Azer-press lear

ACC bullish on India

06 May 2004, Published under Cement News

Indian cement major ACC is bullish on the growth prospects of the industry. It expects the industry “ to see higher growth in the year (april 2004-March 2005) due to increased emphasis on infrastructu

Angola to sell Encime stake

06 May 2004, Published under Cement News

The Angolan Government decided on May 5, 2004 to sell to Portugal’s cement producer Secil 51 per cent of the Angolan cement plant Encime located in the port city of Lobito, northwestern Angola.

PPC says half-year profit jumps

06 May 2004, Published under Cement News

Strong sales lifted half-year headline profit at South Africa’s Pretoria Portland Cement (PPC) by one third and full-year results were expected to be higher, the company said on Thursday. It sai