Cement News tagged: International

No Holcim cement in collapsed Paris terminal

08 July 2004, Published under Cement News

Holcim Ltd has said that it didn’t ship any cement for the building of the Charles de Gaulle airport terminal in Paris which collapsed last May.

Turkish cement sale

08 July 2004, Published under Cement News

Garanti Securities and Ernst&Young Corporate Finance consortium has been mandated by Turkish government’s Savings & Deposit Insurance Fund (TMSF) to act as financial advisor in the sale of the Uzan Gr

Pakistani cement sales jump

05 July 2004, Published under Cement News

KARACHI: Cement sales have recorded a growth of 20 percent on year-on-year basis, as sales exceeded 13.6Mt during the last fiscal year. According to the data compiled by Pakistan Cement Manufacturers

Shui On eyes two more mainland plants

05 July 2004, Published under Cement News

Shui On Construction and Materials is in talks to buy stakes in two state-owned steel and cement companies in Guizhou province.

Cambodia crisis stalls Thai plans

Cambodia crisis stalls Thai plans

05 July 2004, Published under Cement News

Realizing that the cement market in neighbouring countries, especially in Cambodia, is excellent for its commerce, Siam Cement is having plans for greater investment to expand the export of its produ

Indian cement makers want cuts

05 July 2004, Published under Cement News

Indian cement manufacturers have asked the government to reverse last year’s hike in excise duty in its budget for the current financial year, which is due to be released on Thursday. The Cemen

Secil to invest in Outao Plant

Secil to invest in Outao Plant

05 July 2004, Published under Cement News

Portuguese cement producer Secil will invest a total Euro 22m in its plant in Outao, south of Lisbon, it was reported on July 1, 2004. The investment will be directed for the environmental requalific

Albanian rennovation

05 July 2004, Published under Cement News

Seament Albania has carried out new investments of Euro100m in the cement factory of Fushe-Kruje to renovate its technology. Thanks to this renovation, which will last two years, the productive capac

Siam City goes low-cost

02 July 2004, Published under Cement News

Siam City Cement (SCCC) responded yesterday to its rivals’ constant price-cutting by introducing its first low-cost product (reports The Nation) Chantana Sukumanont, executive vice president of

Bolivian cement initiative

02 July 2004, Published under Cement News

Bolivia’s President Carlos Mesa and the country’s cement producers have developed a three-pronged strategy to promote the use of domestic products and inject funding into the country&rsquo

Chilanga Cement - more local sales

02 July 2004, Published under Cement News

Zambia Consumers Association (ZACA) executive secretary, Muyunda Ililonga, has challenged Chilanga Cement to satisfy the demand for cement on the local market. And Chilanga Cement chief marketing man

Indonesian cement consumption up

02 July 2004, Published under Cement News

Indonesia’s domestic consumption of cement reached 11.244Mt during the first five months of 2004, an increase of 8.7 per cent from 10.321Mt for the same period last year, according to data relea

June cement despatches dip

02 July 2004, Published under Cement News

Cement despatches of cement majors Grasim Industries and Gujarat Ambuja Cements have dipped in June due to monsoon, while despatches of UltraTech Cemco have increased marginally. Grasim’s despa

Siam Cement eyes top spot

02 July 2004, Published under Cement News

Kan Trakulhoon, the heir apparent at the Siam Cement Group, aims to turn the conglomerate into the No-1 player in Southeast Asia in all of its core businesses - reports The Nation."We don’t want

Lafarge expands in China

02 July 2004, Published under Cement News

Lafarge has undertaken to moves to strengthen its cement interests in China. The first involves the building of a second production line at its Dujiangyan works. This US$58m investment will double t

Wienerberger moves into Russia

02 July 2004, Published under Cement News

Wienerberger AG is investing €30m in a brick plant at Kiprevo, in the Russian province of Vladimir, some 130 km to the north of Moscow. This represents the world’s leading brick producer’s first entr