Cement News tagged: International

ACC plans captive power units

14 July 2004, Published under Cement News

The Associated Cement Companies (ACC) has targeted annual cost savings of over Rs 100 crore by setting up three captive power plants. The plants are to be set up at Tikaria in Uttar Pradesh, Chanda in

Titan America fired up

14 July 2004, Published under Cement News

South Florida construction companies and developers are counting on the opening of Titan America’s mammoth new plant to catch supply up to demand for cement. The US$220m plant will be able to c

Saudi’s Yanbu Cement

14 July 2004, Published under Cement News

Yanbu Cement Co. announced that its first half net income grew by 16 percent to SR 214.3m (US$57.14m) from the same period a year earlier. The company reported its first quarter net income, after

Cement truck kills 17

14 July 2004, Published under Cement News

A wedding ceremony turns into tragedy as cement truck filled with full cargo of bags rolled backwards into the wedding party killing 17 guests and injuring 12 others earlier this week. The driver was

Cemex interested in expanding Colombian operations

Cemex interested in expanding Colombian operations

13 July 2004, Published under Cement News

Cementos Mexicanos (Cemex) is eager to expand in the Colombian market where the company has already invested more than US$1bn, reported an insider.

Village votes down Strabag cement plant

13 July 2004, Published under Cement News

Residents of the tiny village of Bukkosd (SW Hungary) have rejected in a local referendum on Sunday construction firm Strabag’s plan to build a HUF 27bn cement factory nearby.

Iranians to discuss cement investment, Venezuela

Iranians to discuss cement investment, Venezuela

13 July 2004, Published under Cement News

A delegation from Iranian cement producer Ehdas Sanat will meet with officials from Venezuela’s state heavy industry holding CVG this week, according to a CVG release.

Russian cement to hit Mexican market

13 July 2004, Published under Cement News

A new cement company from Mexico dubbed CDM (Comercio para el Desarrollo Mexicano) will start importing Russian cement this month via Tampico port on Mexico’s Atlantic coast

Cimpor invests in mortar plant, Spain

13 July 2004, Published under Cement News

Cimpor will invest a total of EUR9m (US$11.2) in the construction of a new mortar plant in Spain. The new plant will be situated in Boqueixon, Galicia region, northwestern Spain.

Hike in slag prices hits mini cement units, India

13 July 2004, Published under Cement News

Slag-based mini cement units in north coastal Andhra Pradesh are going through tough times thanks to an increase in the prices of slag as well as the non-availability of clinker.

Gresik H1 cement sales up 20%, Indonesia

12 July 2004, Published under Cement News

Indonesia’s largest cement producer, PT Semen Gresik (SG), said sales surged by 20 per cent in the first half of this year, driven primarily by soaring demand from government-sponsored projects

Cementos Bío Bío reports 33% higher profits, Chile

12 July 2004, Published under Cement News

Cementos Bío Bío (CBB), with activities in the cement, forestry and industrial sectors, projected profits of 12bn pesos (US$189m) during the first half of 2004, 33% more than in the same period of 200

Production increase, Pakistan

12 July 2004, Published under Cement News

The production and export of cement have substantially been increased during 2003-04 in Pakistan. During financial year 2003-04, production of cement was 13.06Mt - 20 percent higher as compared to las

Bursa Cimento to build ready-mix plant in Kutahya, Turkey

12 July 2004, Published under Cement News

Turkish cement and clinker producer Bursa Cimento will build a ready-mix plant in the Kutahya region, western Turkey. The plant will have a capacity of 80tph, Bursa Cimento said in a statement .

Cement prices seen up 10% in 6 months, India

12 July 2004, Published under Cement News

Domestic cement prices are expected to rise by over 10 per cent in the next six months, while the upward trend will last for another three years due to the buoyancy in local demand and rising exports.

Semen Baturaja optimistic about production target

12 July 2004, Published under Cement News

Semen Baturaja optimistic about production target