Cement News tagged: International

Carmeuse to buy Romanian limestone plant

30 June 2004, Published under Cement News

Carmeuse Central Europe, a unit of Belgium’s limestone producer Carmeuse, plans to expand its Romanian operations by acquiring the limestone plant Romcif from Germany’s cement producer Hei

Katavsky Cement Posts highest production growth

30 June 2004, Published under Cement News

In a rating quarterly compiled by Russian Focus, Katavsky Cement tops the list of leading construction companies by production growth rates. In the first five months of this year, Katavsky Cement, th

Syrian Rastan registers US$4.8m sales Jan-May 2004

30 June 2004, Published under Cement News

The Syrian Rastan Company for Cement & Building Materials, located in Rastan in the western Syrian governorate of Homs, registered US$4.8m worth of sales for the first five months of 2004, it was repo

Fire claims eight lives

30 June 2004, Published under Cement News

Eight workers were burnt alive and more than nine were seriously wounded when furnace oil system at the Saadi Cement Factory in the Hattar industrial area, Pakistan, caught fire due to some faults in

Indian cost-cutting measures

Indian cost-cutting measures

30 June 2004, Published under Cement News

For local cement companies innovation may be the key to cost competitiveness. Hence, larger cement companies such as Grasim and Gujarat Ambuja are seen to be shifting to a number of innovative cost-cu

Lafarge invests US$58m to double capacity, China

29 June 2004, Published under Cement News

Lafarge SA said it will invest US$58m to double the capacity of its Dujiangyan cement plant in southwestern China by 2006, to cope with increasing demand.

Indonesia May local cement sales up 6.3 per cent YoY.

Indonesia May local cement sales up 6.3 per cent YoY.

29 June 2004, Published under Cement News

Indonesia’s domestic cement sales grew 6.3 per cent to 2.4Mt in May from a year earlier, the country’s largest cement maker PT Semen Gresik announced.

Vietnam to face cement shortage

29 June 2004, Published under Cement News

Vietnam is likely to face cement shortage from now to 2010, as local cement producers cannot meet the country’s soaring demand for the product.

Chile deliveries down

29 June 2004, Published under Cement News

Cement deliveries in Chile fell 2.8 per cent in the first five months of 2004 compared to the same period last year due to the conclusion of large infrastructure projects, according to a report by loc

Adelaide Brighton in alternative fuels joint venture, Australia

29 June 2004, Published under Cement News

Adelaide Brighton Ltd has entered a joint venture agreement with South Australian waste recycler Resourceco to produce and market alternative fuels as a replacement for traditional fossil fuels.

Southern Cement safeguard woes

29 June 2004, Published under Cement News

Japanese cement importer Southern Cross Cement Corp. yesterday denied allegations it owes the Bureau of Customs PHP37.8m in safeguard duties, saying recent newspaper reports "are not reflective of the

TPCC Plans DSE listing in 2005

29 June 2004, Published under Cement News

The Tanzania Portland Cement Co Ltd (TPCC), manufacturer of Twiga Cement, has said it will be ready for listing at the Dar es Salaam Stock Exchange (DSE) in early 2005.

US Builders Group seeks suspension of Mexican cement

25 June 2004, Published under Cement News

Citing rising cement prices and tight supply, a group representing US construction firms has called for suspension of punitive tariffs on imports of Mexican cement.

FLS to build cement production line for Pakistani D G Khan Cement

25 June 2004, Published under Cement News

Danish cement and minerals processing equipment maker FLSmidth A/S (FLS) will build a cement production line for Pakistani D G Khan Cement for 60 mln euro (US$72.3m), it was reported.

Cemex to utilise used tyres in concrete production

25 June 2004, Published under Cement News

Cemex will utilise used tyres in concrete production, Cemex head of engineering, Luis Mejia, said. Apart from utilising used tyres as an energy source in some of its plants, Ce

Indonesia Semen Gresik 5Mt cement sales Up 15 per cent on year

25 June 2004, Published under Cement News

Indonesia’s largest cement maker PT Semen Gresik said its total cement sales in the first five months of this year rose 15% on year to 5.91Mt from 5.15Mt, due to an increase in domestic sales an