Cement News tagged: International

Everything could be for sale!

13 October 2004, Published under Cement News

Since Gujarat Ambuja Cements acquired a 14.4 per cent stake in Associated Cement Companies (ACC) in 1999 it has been mooted as a `strategic alliance’, however Mr Anil Singhvi, Executive Director

UAE Gulf Cement to add new line

13 October 2004, Published under Cement News

UAE cement maker Gulf Cement Company, based in the emirate of Ras al-Khaimah, is expected to sign on October 12, 2004 an agreement for the delivery of a new clinker production line, estimated at some

Cement prices soar in provinces

13 October 2004, Published under Cement News

The cement shortage in Lampung and Banten provinces, Indonesia, triggered by mechanical problems at the PT Semen Baturaja cement factory in South Sumatra, has propelled the price of the commodity upwa

Cement Firm Begins 50th Birthday Fete

13 October 2004, Published under Cement News

Bamburi Cement has launched month-long celebrations to mark its Golden Jubilee. The firm’s managing director Didier Tresarrieu said in a statement that the celebrations would be marked by commu

Kryvyi Rih Cement increases production

Kryvyi Rih Cement increases production

13 October 2004, Published under Cement News

Kryvyi Rih Cement, one of the five largest cement producers in Ukraine, increased cement production by 71,011 tons or 18.9% to 445,819 tons in the July-September period of this year, compared with the

Polish Cement consumption

13 October 2004, Published under Cement News

Cement consumption in Poland is seen at 11.3Mt for 2004, almost unchanged from 2003, the chairman of the country’s association of cement and lime producers SPCiW, Andrzej Tekiel, said on October

Birlas to put UltraTech on fast track, India

Birlas to put UltraTech on fast track, India

12 October 2004, Published under Cement News

The AV Birla group is looking at various measures to put UltraTech CemCo Ltd (UltraTech), which it acquired from Larsen & Toubro (&T), on the growth path. Apart from a Rs 200-crore capital expenditure

Turkish Konya Cimento exports 90,000t cement to Iraq

12 October 2004, Published under Cement News

Turkish building materials producer Konya Cimento has exported about 90,000t of cement to Iraq since March 2004.

Yanbu Cement Jan-Sept 2004 net profit increase, Saudi Arabia

12 October 2004, Published under Cement News

Saudi cement producer Yanbu Cement Company (YCC) posted a net profit of SAR337.5m (US$90m) for the first nine months of 2004, up by 12.9 per cent YoY.

Lafarge substitute fuel to be decided, UK

12 October 2004, Published under Cement News

Lafarge Cement UK wants to switch from burning coal in the cement kiln at its Aberthaw works and burn bonemeal as a partial substitute.

ACCC acknowledges Boral’s withdrawal of AdBri bid

11 October 2004, Published under Cement News

The competition regulator today formally acknowleged that legal proceedings against Boral Ltd’s troubled $840m bid for Adelaide Brighton Ltd had been called off.

Vietnam to face cement shortage Of 6.5Mt In 2005

11 October 2004, Published under Cement News

Vietnam expects to face a cement shortage of about 6.5Mt next year, as demand is increasing faster than domestic supply, a government executive said. Next year’s requirement is forecast at 29Mt

Government testing center defends Island Cement test results

11 October 2004, Published under Cement News

The Bureau of Research Standards (BRS) has belied accusations that its testing equipment for cement products are outdated, saying the results of the state-run testing center are reliable.

Javedan Cement Ltd posts INR121.697m, India

11 October 2004, Published under Cement News

Javedan Cement Ltd (JCL) has posted a record profit of Rs 121.697m during the year 2003-2004. According to JCL here on Thursday, for the first time the company has reported such a big profit in the la

INC plans to invest US$15mn next year, Paraguay

11 October 2004, Published under Cement News

Paraguay’s state cement company Industria Nacional del Cemento (INC) plans to invest US$15m next year to optimize and increase production, local paper La Nación quoted INC president Amílcar Troc

Govt considers use of cement-concrete mix for roads

11 October 2004, Published under Cement News

Delhi government is in an experimental mode these days. The latest technology being considered to make roads maintenance free and last longer is using the cement-concrete mix instead of bitumen on roa