Cement News tagged: International

Spanish cement demand rises 4.7 per cent in1Q

22 April 2004, Published under Cement News

Demand for cement in Spain rose 4.7 per cent YoY in the first quarter to 11.4Mt as the construction industry continued to expand, sector association Oficemen said.

Thai Siam City Cement shuts unit after fire

22 April 2004, Published under Cement News

Thailand’s second-biggest cement firm, Siam City Cement PCL said on it had shut one of its three plants after an explosion earlier this week that killed three workers.

Indonesia Semen Gresik 1Q cement sales rise 15 per cent on year

21 April 2004, Published under Cement News

PT Semen Gresik, an Indonesian cement maker, said its total cement sales in the first quarter of this year rose 15 per cent on year to 3.42Mt from 2.98Mt, mostly because of an increase in domestic sal

Florida Rock Industries, Inc announces record second quarter results

21 April 2004, Published under Cement News

Florida Rock Industries, Inc announced record net income of US$24,497,000 for the second quarter of fiscal year 2004 versus $16,300,000 for the same quarter of fiscal 2003.

Cement deficit to threat Russia in several years

Cement deficit to threat Russia in several years

21 April 2004, Published under Cement News

Due to lack of production capacities in cement industry, in 2006-2007 Russia may face cement deficit of 2Mt a year, and up to 5-10Mt by 2010.

Lafarge takeover bid for Sicim company

21 April 2004, Published under Cement News

Lafarge Romania, one of the three-largest domestic cement makers, launched on Monday a take-over bid for a 32 per cent stake in Sicim Constanta for 48.1bn lei (about EUR1.2m). Lafarge has already indi

Cement shortage hits construction industry - Qatar

Cement shortage hits construction industry - Qatar

21 April 2004, Published under Cement News

A continuing shortfall in cement supply seems to have put sudden brakes to Qatar’s booming construction industry and the crisis has apparently become more severe as exact estimates of the gap be

Venezuela: sales rebound despite weak construction sector

20 April 2004, Published under Cement News

Venezuela’s cement producers’ association APVC said cement sales for the first quarter have rebounded from last year’s general strike to 851,407t, up 59.9 per cent over the previous

Angola: producers expects to produce over 1Mta

20 April 2004, Published under Cement News

About 1.3Mt of cement per year is the quantity that the New Cimangola will produce with the functioning, from April 2005, of a new mill of cement and the changing of the discharging-berth, for importi

Cypriot Vasilico Cement Posts US$7m net profit 2003

20 April 2004, Published under Cement News

Cypriot cement manufacturer Vasilico Cement posted a net profit of US$7m for 2003 against US$12m for 2002, the company said.

Slovenian Salonit Anhovo doubles 2003 profit on heavy building

20 April 2004, Published under Cement News

Slovenia’s largest cement maker Salonit Anhovo said that its net profit in 2003 surged by 98 per cent on the year to SIT1.19bn (US$6m) on the wave of growing building activity in the country and

Four killed in Saraburi cement plant fire

20 April 2004, Published under Cement News

At least four people were killed in a fire at a cement factory in Saraburi yesterday, police said. The blaze began at about 3pm at a Siam City Cement (SCCC) plant in Kaeng Khoi district after sparks f

Semen Gresik to increase revenue by 4-5 per cent

19 April 2004, Published under Cement News

PT Semen Gresik Tbk targeted that the revenue of the company will grow by 4% to 5% this year in line with the assumption of the GDP of the country this year.

Gujarat Ambuja Q3 net profit zooms 106 per cent to Rs 145 Crore

19 April 2004, Published under Cement News

Gujarat Ambuja Cements Ltd (GACL) has posted a 106 per cent rise in net profit for the third quarter ended 31 March 2004 at Rs 145.23 crore as against Rs 70.63 crore posted in third quarter of the pre

Third point designated for cement exports

19 April 2004, Published under Cement News

The ministry of commerce has allowed export of cement to Afghanistan through the third transit entry/exit point of Ghulam Khan under the Afghan Transit Trade Agreement (ATTA), a senior government offi

Siam Cement (SCC): eExpected strong 1Q04

19 April 2004, Published under Cement News

SCC is expected to a post strong 1Q04 profit due to the continued growing economy and the upward cycle in the petrochemical industry.