Cement News tagged: International

Ambuja postpones plant expansion

31 March 2004, Published under Cement News

Ambuja Cement Eastern, a subsidiary of Gujarat Ambuja Cements, has decided to shelve its expansion plans till the closure of the company’s current accounting year at the end of June 2004. The m

Lafarge to Build a new production line in Bouskoura, Morocco

30 March 2004, Published under Cement News

Lafarge has today announced th edecision by Lafarge Ciments (Morocco), its 50 per cent subsidiary, to build a new production line in Bouskoura, Morocco, to increase the cement capacity by over 900,00

Indonesia Feb domestic cement sales up 20 per cent YoY.

30 March 2004, Published under Cement News

Indonesian domestic cement sales jumped 20 per cent to 2.04Mt in February compared to the same month last year, the country’s largest cement maker said.

Cement sales grew one percent last year.

30 March 2004, Published under Cement News

However, some cement companies have been less optimistic. PT Indocement Tunggal Prakarsa Tbk Indonesia’s second largest producer, has said it expects another year of flat growth in 2004 for the

Ndola Lime bids opened – bottom daily

Ndola Lime bids opened – bottom daily

30 March 2004, Published under Cement News

The Zambia Privatisation Agency (ZPA) opened bids for Ndola Lime Company (NLC) yesterday with three foreign and two local firms expressing interest to have a 30 per cent stake in the company.

Cement sales grew one percent last year.

30 March 2004, Published under Cement News

However, some cement companies have been less optimistic. PT Indocement Tunggal Prakarsa Tbk Indonesia’s second largest producer, has said it expects another year of flat growth in 2004 for the

Ndola Lime bids opened

Ndola Lime bids opened

30 March 2004, Published under Cement News

The Zambia Privatisation Agency (ZPA) opened bids for Ndola Lime Company (NLC) yesterday with three foreign and two local firms expressing interest to have a 30 per cent stake in the company.

Dyckerhoff plans to sue Cartel Office

29 March 2004, Published under Cement News

Dyckerhoff AG is planning to take the German Cartel Office to court for conducting a raid in its offices three weeks ago, chairman Wolfgang Bauer said in an interview to be published in the Financial

Holcim announces intention to buy

29 March 2004, Published under Cement News

Holcim Investments has announced its intention of buying the remaining 6.57 per cent of the corporate capital of Holcim Apasco in order to become 100 per cent owner of its Mexican subsidiary. On March

Cementos Bio Bio 2003 net profit up

29 March 2004, Published under Cement News

Chile’s Cementos Bio Bio posted a 20bn peso (US$32.4m) consolidated net profit in 2003, a 32.8 per cent jump from the year before, Bio Bio said in a statement to the country’s securities r

Largest GLCC put into production

29 March 2004, Published under Cement News

On March 18, Guizhou Lanhua (Orchid) Cement Co, Ltd (GLCC), the largest cement enterprise in Guizhou, China, put its first product line into production in Qingzhen of Quizhou. And the annual cement

Vietnam demand estimates

29 March 2004, Published under Cement News

Production units of the Vietnam National Cement Corporation (VNCC), joint ventures, and local cement plants and clinker stations are now running at full capacity to meet expected domestic demand of ne

Argos: US$10m improvement program

26 March 2004, Published under Cement News

Colombian cement company Cementos Argos is to continue a reorganization program to obtain synergies and better coordinate activities of its constituent companies, company president José Vélez told a s

Texas Industries posts profit on steel strength

26 March 2004, Published under Cement News

Building materials supplier Texas Industries Inc on Thursday posted a quarterly profit, reversing a year-earlier loss, as prices and shipments of steel increased. The Dallas-based supplier of cement

Italy Cementir

26 March 2004, Published under Cement News

Net financial position of Italian cement company Cementir, a unit of Italian construction company Caltagirone, totalled Euro 112.7m on December 31, 2003, up by some Euro 35.9m. Cementir

Investors snap up US$27m Soboce bonds

26 March 2004, Published under Cement News

Soboce, Bolivia’s leading cement producer, has sold US$27m of a US$35m bond issue within the first two days, Los Tiempos reported. The issue was launched Monday to raise funds to restructure its