Cement News tagged: International

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

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

Semen Baturaja optimistic about production target

12 July 2004, Published under Cement News

Semen Baturaja optimistic about production target

Grupo Caribe cements port certification, Colombia

12 July 2004, Published under Cement News

The three ports of Colombian cement producer Grupo Caribe on the Caribbean coast and its cement and clinker transportation fleet have received International Ship and Port Facility Security (ISPS) cer

New thrust on infrastructure to boost demand in cement sector

09 July 2004, Published under Cement News

The Indian cement sector has largely been left unaffected by the current Budget. While the industry has welcomed the various initiatives undertaken on the infrastructure front, it feels that it could

Cement deliveries jump 30.5% in June , Argentina

09 July 2004, Published under Cement News

Portland cement deliveries in Argentina jumped 30.5 per cent in June to 489,394t, compared to the same month last year, the country’s Portland cement producers association said in a release.

Eastern Province Cement Co net profit rise

09 July 2004, Published under Cement News

Saudi cement producer, Eastern Province Cement Company (EPC), reported an 19 per cent YoY increase in net profit to 157m Saudi riyals (US$41.m) for the first six months of 2004, the company’s di

Bourse lifts Union Cement trading halt

09 July 2004, Published under Cement News

The Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE) has lifted the suspension order on the trading of Union Cement Corp. after the company disclosed its new ownership structure.

Lafarge cement used in collapsed Paris terminal-Chairman

09 July 2004, Published under Cement News

Lafarge SA’s cement was used to build the Charles de Gaulle Paris terminal that collapsed May 23, the company’s Chairman Bertrand Collomb told Dow Jones Newswires.

Cost of cement to go up soon

08 July 2004, Published under Cement News

The Arawak Cement Company will be raising the price of cement “imminently, not before next week”. A source at the company told local press that the increase would be to the order of 12 per cent to15

Reports support cement plant waste burning

08 July 2004, Published under Cement News

Blue Circle Southern Cement has produced two reports to back its controversial plan to burn waste at its New Berrima plant in the NSW Southern Highlands.

Holcim Romania to invest EUR40m 2006 to protect environment

08 July 2004, Published under Cement News

Holcim Romania, a unit of Swiss cement company Holcim Ltd, said it plans to invest EUR40m (US$49.4m) by 2006 to protect environment.