Cement News tagged: International

Iskitimcement output falls

08 April 2004, Published under Cement News

Iskitimcement (Novosibirsk Region, Russia) produced 75,000t of cement over 2 months, 6.2 per cent down on year, the sources with the enterprise told AK&M news sources. Iskitimcement made 1.005 mln

Vietnam delays ­ boost for imports

08 April 2004, Published under Cement News

Extensive delays in building cement plants could see Viet Nam continuing to rely on millions of tonnes of imported materials for the next few years, said Tong Van Nga, deputy minister of construction.

Cement surge runs out of steam?

07 April 2004, Published under Cement News

After a strong surge in cement volumes since the beginning of the calendar year, the momentum seems to have slowed down with industry dispatches up by a modest five per cent in March 2004, as against

Circle to Shut Down for Upgrade

07 April 2004, Published under Cement News

Circle Cement Ltd Zimbabwe, is shutting down its plant in June for a major refurbishment programme, chairman Ian Coulter said last week. He said the plant would be shut down for about 50 days during

Egyptian cement drops in February

Egyptian cement drops in February

07 April 2004, Published under Cement News

Egypt’s cement output dropped to 1.976Mt in February 2004 from 2.228Mt in the same month of 2003, the Egyptian state-run Information and Decision Support Center (IDSC) said in a report. Local c

Dyckerhoff chief rejects cement price fixing allegations

07 April 2004, Published under Cement News

Dyckerhoff AG’s chief executive officer Wolfgang Bauer rejected cement price fixing allegations, in an interview with Wirtschaftswoche news magazine. Dyckerhoff was among the companies raided b

Misr Cement Qena production sold out

Misr Cement Qena production sold out

07 April 2004, Published under Cement News

The cement production of Egypt’s Misr Cement Qena is sold out until February 2005 as a result of the increasing demand for the company’s products on the domestic and foreign markets, Misr

Chinese producers keep smiling

07 April 2004, Published under Cement News

The confidence index of China’s entrepreneurs rose 6.3 points in the first quarter from the same period last year, reflecting optimism in the national economy. The benchmark index tracking dome

Orissa Cement plans expansion

06 April 2004, Published under Cement News

According to The Times of India, Orissa Cements (OCL) has embarked on a Rs 400-crore expansion plan to emerge as a dominant player in the eastern region. The plans include enhancement of brownfield ca

Thai: strong cement sales in February

06 April 2004, Published under Cement News

Domestic cement demand rose impressively by 16 per cent YoY and 10 per cent MoM to 2.4Mt in February. Cement demand for the first two months also grew by 11 per cent YoY to 4.1Mt Cement demand continu

Living the American dream

06 April 2004, Published under Cement News

Adonel Concrete will open its third cement-mixing plant in Miami-Dade County. Luis Garcia founder and president of the company said he hopes the new five-acre facility will help the 20-year-old firm k

Cement makers reach limits

05 April 2004, Published under Cement News

Pakistani cement manufacturers claimed to have exhausted the existing production capacity of 17.16Mta - 100 per cent output capacity utilisation and the highest since last five years. Some 21 cement u

Cement firms to build port facility

05 April 2004, Published under Cement News

Two cement companies are joining forces to construct a new facility at the Port of Houston to supply more than 1.5Mta of cement a year to the local construction market. Kansas-based Ash Grove Cement C

Record sales underpin Fancesa profits

05 April 2004, Published under Cement News

Bolivian cement producer Fancesa achieved record sales in 2003 and generated profits of 53mn bolivianos (US$6m), Sucre daily Correo del Sur reported. Sales for the year of 324,000t exceeded expectati

Cemex clinker line to commission shortly

05 April 2004, Published under Cement News

A US$130m clinker production line that Cemex’s Dominican Republic subsidiary is building will begin operations next semester, the Dominican Republic government reported. The investment will all

Cement prices up Rs 20 per 50 kg bag in south

05 April 2004, Published under Cement News

Domestic cement majors operating in the southern markets of India have increased the prices of 50 kg bag by Rs 20. According to sources, the firms may go on a despatch holiday in the southern market