Cement News tagged: International

Turkish Cimsa targets 900,000t sales in 2004

29 April 2004, Published under Cement News

Turkish cement producer Cimsa targets to increase its white cement and clinker sales to 900,000t in 2004, from 800,000 in 2003. Cimsa is seeking to expand on the Russian market. The company has captur

Bhutan cement prices reach all-time high

29 April 2004, Published under Cement News

At Nu 3,025/t (US$68/t) locally produced cement has reached its highest prices ever according to the Penden cement authority limited (PCAL) in Gomtu, Samtse.

SCCC plant to resume production next week

29 April 2004, Published under Cement News

The Department of Industrial Works said it expects the second cement plant of Siam City Cement Plc (SCCC) in Saraburi province to resume production next week after an explosion early last week.

Rioclaro profit at US$4.18m in 1Q04

29 April 2004, Published under Cement News

Colombian cement manufacturer Cementos Rioclaro SA said on April 27, 2004 its net profit for the first quarter of 2004 totalled COP10.979bn US$4.179m, down from COP11.477bn (US$4.368m) for the first

Henan to build cement production line

Henan to build cement production line

29 April 2004, Published under Cement News

Songji Group that is in Dengfeng City of Henan Province and the Hangzhou-based Jinjiang Group cooperatively invest CNY630m in building a power plant and a cement production line.

Gulf Cement 1Q04 net profit surges

29 April 2004, Published under Cement News

The net profit of UAE cement maker Gulf Cement Company surged 364 per cent YoY to AED35.7m (US$9.7m) for the first quarter of 2004. The company’s sales rose to AED96.4m (US$26.2m) in the first

China’s Anhui Conch Q1 net profit surges on sales, prices; sees big rise in H1

China’s Anhui Conch Q1 net profit surges on sales, prices; sees big rise in H1

28 April 2004, Published under Cement News

Anhui Conch Cement Co, China’s leading cement producer, said its first quarter net profit surged 443 pct YoY to 443.20m yuan, on the back of strong sales and an average YoY price increase of 44.

Eagle Materials optimistic on outlook for volumes and prices

28 April 2004, Published under Cement News

Eagle Materials, formerly Centex Construction Products, generated a turnover 17.1 per cent higher at US$502.6m for the year to the end of March 2004. The trading profit rose by 13.1 per cent to US$1

Siam Cement posts record quarterly high

28 April 2004, Published under Cement News

Siam Cement has posted a record-high quarterly net profit for the first quarter this year, thanks to strong showings of most its core businesses, particularly petrochemical and cement. The company&rs

Chia Hsin unit considering secondary share placement

28 April 2004, Published under Cement News

Chia Hsin Cement Greater China Holding, a spin-off of Taiwan-listed Chia Hsin Cement, is considering a secondary placement in Hong Kong after raising US$54m at the height of the initial public offerin

TPI Polene proposes new refinancing terms for US$ 1.1bn debt

28 April 2004, Published under Cement News

Thai cement maker TPI Polene PCL has proposed new refinancing terms for its US$ 1.1bn debt, which will require a plan amendment, a legal adviser to the company’s creditors said. Lersak Kancvalsk

Gresik investment cancelled

28 April 2004, Published under Cement News

Publicly listed cement producer PT Semen Gresik said it has decided to cancel a US$200m expansion plan in eastern Indonesia as the project is not feasible, according to local news reports.

East African Portland Cement appointment

28 April 2004, Published under Cement News

Mr Lerionka Ole Tiampati, the managing director of Kenya Tea Packers, was yesterday named the CEO at East Africa Portland Cement (EAPC) company.

Chia Hsin Cement

27 April 2004, Published under Cement News

Chia Hsin Cement Greater China Holding Corp announced its major operating subsidiary delivered first-quarter 2004 net profit of CNY51.0m – nearly as much as it made in the entire first half of 2003.

Turkish Askale Cimento to export US$7.5m cement to Iran

27 April 2004, Published under Cement News

Turkish cement producer Askale Cimento Fabrikasi in Erzurum, eastern Turkey, has signed an agreement to export cement for US$7.5m to Iran.

Duna-Drava planning HUF5bn development

27 April 2004, Published under Cement News

Cement producer Duna-Drava Cement Kft (DDC) is planning developments at its factory in Beremend (southern Hungary) that could total as much as HUF5bn, the company said. Duna-Drava is owned 50-50% by G