Cement News tagged: International

ACC Apr-Feb cement production up

02 March 2004, Published under Cement News

India: Associated Cement Companies cumulative cement production for the months April, 2003-February 2004 was at 13.877Mt, against 12.520Mt in the corresponding period last year, an increase of 10.83 p

New plant for Padang?

01 March 2004, Published under Cement News

PT Semen Padang, the West Sumatra unit of the country’s largest cement maker PT Semen Gresik, plans to construct a new cement plant, starting next year, to meet future rising demand. In its rec

DTI orders price cut

01 March 2004, Published under Cement News

The Department of Trade abnd Industry (DTI) has warned cement manufacturers in Cebu to price their products more reasonably or face intervention by the agency. DTI Secretary Cesar Purisima himself fo

Mexican prices to rise

01 March 2004, Published under Cement News

Mexico’s two major cement makers Cemex and Apasco raised prices this week by 5 to 6 per cent, eliminating discounts from last year to compensate for higher costs, sources said. At the start of

Eurocement increases production

Eurocement increases production

01 March 2004, Published under Cement News

In January 2004, the Eurocement holding company produced more than 320,000t of cement, a 18 per cent year-on-year rise. Packed cement production increased by 25 per cent year-on-year. Eurocement plan

Holcim to accept Azerbaijan claims?

01 March 2004, Published under Cement News

The Minister for Economic Development Farhad Aliyev told Azer-press that the decision of the board of Holcim to replace the board and chairman of the board of Garadagh Cement is the indirect admission

Indonesia appoints new negotiator

Indonesia appoints new negotiator

01 March 2004, Published under Cement News

The government has appointed a new negotiator, Brigitte Stern, in the arbitration proceedings with Mexico’s Cemex Asia Holding Ltd over the sale of state-owned cement firm PT Semen Gresik, Bisni

Vietnam: work on new plant begins

01 March 2004, Published under Cement News

Construction of the northeastern region’s largest cement plant kicked off in the northern mountainous province of Yen Bai on Sunday. The Yen Binh cement plant, which is expected to have an annua

Blended cement for Northern Ireland

01 March 2004, Published under Cement News

Lafarge Cement Ireland has signed an agreement with Civil and Marine Slag Cement Ltd which will increase Lafarge Cement’s range of products available in the Irish Market. To Civil and Marine&rs

Boral extends takeover bid

27 February 2004, Published under Cement News

Boral has extended the offer by a month to April 8, 2004 as it seeks approval from the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC). "Boral yesterday received a formal request from the ACCC

Fortune Cement to expand

27 February 2004, Published under Cement News

Publicly listed Fortune Cement Corp is investing P800 million to expand capacity at its Philippine Batangas facility in order to meet increasing demand. The expansion would increase output to 3300 to

Cypriot Vasillico Cement sells

27 February 2004, Published under Cement News

Cypriot cement manufacturer Vasilico Cement reported sales of 1,266,000t of cement and clinker for 2003, up from 1,223,000t for 2002, the company’s unaudited financial results showed. The compa

Argos interested in Panama growth

27 February 2004, Published under Cement News

Colombia’s Cementos Argos is considering the possibility of asking its co-owner in Cementos Panama, leading world cement producer Holcim, to sell it its 50 per cent stake, La Nota reported. If

Spanish Cementos Portland

27 February 2004, Published under Cement News

Cementos Portland, a subsidiary of Spanish construction and services company Fomento de Construcciones y Contratas, posted a net attributable profit of 148.5 mln euro in 2003, a 30.5 per cent year-on-

Nghi Son Cement targets higher revenues

27 February 2004, Published under Cement News

Hanoi: Nghi Son Cement Corporation in central Thanh Hoa province has worked out this year’s plan to record US$94m in sales revenues and net profit of US$12m, spend US $28m on settling its initia

Vietnam cement opportunities

27 February 2004, Published under Cement News

Foreign investors will find Vietnam’s two important industries, cement and electricity, more attractive since the country’s ministries will, this year, propose the government loose require