Cement News tagged: International

Vietnam in focus

13 April 2004, Published under Cement News

Vietnam’s Party General Secretary Nong Duc Manh has expressed his hope that the cement industry will work out an effective scientific action programme to develop rapidly and sustainably.He told

More growth in Pakistan

13 April 2004, Published under Cement News

Cement data has been released by the All Pakistan Cement Manufacturers Association (APCMA) showing 14.2 per cent total cement dispatches growth for the first nine months of 2004 over the corresponding

Asia Cement to invest NT$20bn in China

13 April 2004, Published under Cement News

Asia Cement Corp, Taiwan’s leading cement producer and a subsidiary of the Far Eastern Group, will spend NT$20 billion (US$607.9m) to set up several cement plants and kilns in Hubei, Jiangxi and

Attock Companies intend to double capacity

13 April 2004, Published under Cement News

Pakistan, with its fast-improving economy, offers a conducive investment climate with tremendous potential, opportunities and rewards for foreign investors, Ghaitch R Pharon, Chairman, Attock Group of

Yanbu Cement Q1 net income up 16 per cent

Yanbu Cement Q1 net income up 16 per cent

13 April 2004, Published under Cement News

Yanbu Cement reported its first quarter net income, after Zakah, rose 16 per cent from a year earlier to reach SR 104.9 million ($28m). In 2003, Yanbu Cement delivered 100 percent of its production to

Cement sales up 5.5% in 2003

13 April 2004, Published under Cement News

The Indian cement industry has ended fiscal 2003-04 with a 5.5 per cent rise in despatches at 117.13Mt as against 111.07Mt in fiscal 2002-03.. Production for the year was 117.43Mt, an increase of 5.5

Cement company to absorb extra fuel costs

Cement company to absorb extra fuel costs

13 April 2004, Published under Cement News

Jordan Cement Factories Company (JCFC) will not raise cement prices at present as a result of the increase in fuel bills, JCFC Board Chairman Abdul Ilah Khatib said. Khatib made these remarks at a gen

South African cement volumes

09 April 2004, Published under Cement News

South African cement volumes soared by 19.3 per cent y/y in the first quarter 2004 to 2,282,068t, according to data released by the Cement & Concrete Institute (CNCI). There was a 14.3 per cent y/y r

Thai TPI Polene sees Q2 net profit up

09 April 2004, Published under Cement News

TPI Polene PCL, Thailand’s number three cement maker, said on Friday it expected its second-quarter net profit to exceed the 2.3 billion baht ($59 million) posted in the first quarter. Chief ex

US Construction House approves $275bn highway spending bill

09 April 2004, Published under Cement News

Last Friday the House of Representatives voted 357-65 in favour of a $275bn highway and transit bill. The spending bill will now be sent to a House-Senate conference, where negotiations will be carrie

China’s March industrial production grows 19.4%

09 April 2004, Published under Cement News

China’s industrial production growth accelerated in March, suggesting the government may need further measures to cool Asia’s second-largest economy. Factory production grew 19.4 percent

Egyptian Sinai Cement

09 April 2004, Published under Cement News

The net profit of Egyptian cement producer Sinai Cement may exceed 65m Egyptian pounds ($10.5m) in 2004, according to the estimates of French building materials supplier Vicat, which owns a 28.57 per

Malaysia’s Cahya Mata Unit Plans JV

08 April 2004, Published under Cement News

Malaysia’s Cahya Mata Sarawak Bhd (CMS) said it has signed a memorandum of understanding with a Philippines company, Premier Capital Venture Corp, to merge their respective units. The companies

Indonesia still hopes to settle Cemex dispute

08 April 2004, Published under Cement News

The Indonesian government still hopes to settle out of court a dispute with Cemex over Indonesia’s failure to exercise a put option to sell its majority stake in the country’s largest ceme

Construction begins on cement plant

08 April 2004, Published under Cement News

Vietnam: work began on the Hung Vuong Cement Plant in the northern mid-land province of Phu Tho¹s Thanh Ba District on Sunday. The VND1 trillion (US$64m) plant, which was designed to have capacity of

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