Cement News tagged: International

Florida Rock 3Q

22 July 2004, Published under Cement News

Florida Rock Industries, Inc announced record net income of US$33,050,000 for the third quarter of fiscal year 2004 versus $22,971,000 share for the same quarter of fiscal 2003. Included in third qua

Siam Cement (SCC): More domestic cement, better margins, Thailand

22 July 2004, Published under Cement News

There is a good chance that domestic cement sales will grow faster than expected. During the first 5 months of this year, domestic cement sales rose 12.7% YoY, beating FY2004 forecast of 9.9% cited ab

China Resources Cement unit buys Tiejian stake for 15m yuan

22 July 2004, Published under Cement News

China Resources Cement Holdings Ltd said unit Goodsales Investments Ltd has agreed to acquire the remaining 30 per cent stake in Shenzhen China Resources Tiejian Concrete Co Ltd which the group does n

Eurocement posts 1H04 production, Russia

22 July 2004, Published under Cement News

In 1H2004 Eurocement produced around 3.6Mt of cement, up five per cent versus the same period 2003. Total cement output, including Katavsky Cement and Neviyansky Tsementnik affiliated with Eurocement,

Royalty won’t be applied to cement, Chile

Royalty won’t be applied to cement, Chile

22 July 2004, Published under Cement News

A bill under review in Chile’s congress and that aims to introduce royalties on mineral production will not affect cement, daily Estrategia quoted mining under-secretary Patricio Morales as sayi

Fars could become cement hub as construction of cement factories begin, Iran

22 July 2004, Published under Cement News

According to “Tehran Times”, with the construction of four cement factories to begin soon, Fars Province will become Iran’s hub of cement production. At a meeting with provincial industry managers, La

Cemex Colombian operations EBITDA up to US$34m

Cemex Colombian operations EBITDA up to US$34m

22 July 2004, Published under Cement News

Cemex has posted earnings before interest tax depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA) in Colombia of US$34m (EUR27.3m), up 15 per cent YoY the first half of 2004.

Mary Nour waits at Tampico anchorage

21 July 2004, Published under Cement News

Blocked by a Mexican court order from entering the port of Tampico on Mexico’s Atlantic coast, the 34,194dwt Mary Nour, owned by the Jordanian-based CTI Group, and complete with some 27,000t of cement

Indian cement profits seen robust on firm prices

21 July 2004, Published under Cement News

Indian cement makers are expected to report a jump in quarterly profits, boosted by higher prices amid a surge in construction, but analysts say business may pause briefly for the monsoon rains.

How to succeed in business

21 July 2004, Published under Cement News

Raveerot Thamaratnothai, an heir to one of the country’s largest construction firms, Channakorn Engineering, is making his mark in the industry by branching out internationally. Working in his family

Saudi Yamama Cement Co net profit up

21 July 2004, Published under Cement News

Saudi cement producer Yamama Cement Company (YCC) registered an 86 per cent YoY increase in net profit to 346.5m Saudi riyals (US$92.4m) for the first half of 2004, according to the company’s ma

Lack of coal at Florence

21 July 2004, Published under Cement News

The Holcim Florence plant in Colorado is citing coal shortages as a factor in production shortages. The plant reportedly burns 600 tons of coal every day but last week the plant nearly ran out of coal

Tata Power to sell Wadi unit to ACC

21 July 2004, Published under Cement News

The Tata Power Company is planning to sell its 75 MW power plant at Wadi in Karnataka back to the Associated Cement Companies (ACC).

CRH criticised over Israeli barrier

21 July 2004, Published under Cement News

The Ireland-Palestine Solidarity Campaign has reiterated its call for a boycott of Cement Roadstone Holdings over its alleged involvement in Israel’s “security barrier”. Amnesty International has cla

Cimpor’s new overseas holding company

20 July 2004, Published under Cement News

Portuguese cement producer Cimpor has set up holding company Cimpor Inversiones to manage the group’s holdings in companies outside Portugal. Cimpor Inversiones will operate from the Spanish cit

Kiln death plunge inquiry

20 July 2004, Published under Cement News

Work on the new kiln at Padeswood has been suspended following the death of a mechanical constructor who was working on a platform at the top of the 230ft-high steel tower at Castle Cement, Padeswood,