Cement News tagged: International

Cemex net profit falls

19 July 2004, Published under Cement News

Cemex, the world’s No. 3 cement maker, on Friday posted a decline in net profit as a peso devaluation took the shine off improving operations, especially in the United States. Cemex which has su

Cementos Pacasmayo says no

19 July 2004, Published under Cement News

Peru’s Cementos Pacasmayo said it had decided against proceeding with plans to build a cement plant in the US. "The subsidiary CEMPAC Materials LLC has decided to not continue with the project

Indian cement firm expands capacity

19 July 2004, Published under Cement News

The flyash based cement grinding production facility of Gujarat Ambuja Cements Ltd (GACL) at Ropar started operations last week to expand the company’s production by a million tonnes. The compa

On the beach

19 July 2004, Published under Cement News

French cement and concrete products company Lafarge has delivered 2000t of sand for the Paris-Plage project, set to run between July 21 and August 20, 2004, and which envisages the transformation of t

News from Russia

News from Russia

19 July 2004, Published under Cement News

VostokCement holding maintained cement production in the first half of this year on same level as a year before (406,300 and 406,100t respectively) but reduced clinker output by 15% (325,600 tons). I

Home improvements Tucson style

19 July 2004, Published under Cement News

Blame tariffs. Blame Tucson’s unending growth. Blame China’s industrial ramp-up into an economic superpower but however you look at it cement is getting harder to find in Tucson Arizona. H

DTI set for Supreme appeal

DTI set for Supreme appeal

16 July 2004, Published under Cement News

Saying the Philippine Supreme Court (SC) decision to nullify safeguard tariffs on imported cement undermined the government’s role in ensuring a "level playing field", the Department of Trade an

Bamburi Profits Up 56 Per Cent

16 July 2004, Published under Cement News

Bamburi Cement Company yesterday announced that its profits after tax had increased by 56 per cent over the past six months. Mr Didier Tresarrieu, the Managing Director, said un-audited results indic

Cyprus H1 2004

16 July 2004, Published under Cement News

Cement sales in Cyprus totalled 761,400t in the first half of 2004, up from 630,900t for the same period of 2003. Cement sales on the island reached 151,200t in June 2004 alone, compared to 117,400t

Akmenes Cementas Sales H1

16 July 2004, Published under Cement News

The turnover of Akmenes Cementas, the only cement manufacturer in Lithuania, reached 45.9 million litas (13.3 million euros) during the first six months of this year, 28.9 percent higher than turnover

Kesoram, Century to extend lifeline

16 July 2004, Published under Cement News

Century Textiles and Kesoram Industries, both belonging to the fabrics-to-cement BK Birla group, will provide Rs 120 crore to sick group company Mangalam Cement to help it repay loans and escape the c

Cemex’s Zambrano seeks acquisitions

16 July 2004, Published under Cement News

Lorenzo Zambrano, chief executive of Cemex SA, the world’s third-largest cement maker, is shopping for acquisitions after a rebound in US and Mexican construction sparked record sales in the sec

Malaysia YTL Cement to buy cement company stake

16 July 2004, Published under Cement News

Malaysia’s YTL Cement said it plans to acquire a 32.10 per cent stake in cement manufacturer Perak-Hanjoong Simen Sdn. Bhd. for 75.25 million ringgit (US$19.8m). YTL Cement will acquire the stak

Court voids import sanctions – Taiheiyo victory

15 July 2004, Published under Cement News

Protective tariffs imposed by the Philippine Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) on imported grey cement were voided by the Supreme Court (SC) on the grounds that these safeguard duties have not ac

Ash Grove to build US$250m plant

15 July 2004, Published under Cement News

Ash Grove said this week it has struck a deal to build a US$250m plant less than 40 miles northeast of Las Vegas on land owned by the Moapa Band of Paiute Indians. Ash Grove Cement expects the plant

Cement demand in Spain rises

15 July 2004, Published under Cement News

Cement demand in Spain stood at 23.87Mt for the first half of 2004, up 3.4 per cent year-on-year, Spanish Cement Makers Association OFICEMEN said on July 14, 2004. Spanish cement output stood at 23.0