Cement News tagged: International

Cement shortage

19 April 2004, Published under Cement News

The state of Florida is suffering a cement shortage and local construction companies are coming up empty – especially in their pockets.

Saudi Cement Co. net income up to US$25.33m in Q1

19 April 2004, Published under Cement News

Saudi Cement Co reported that first-quarter net profit increase SR5m(US$1.33m) to reach SR95m (US$25.33m) from the same period a year earlier.

Gresik says 2003 net up five per cent, excludes Padang unit

16 April 2004, Published under Cement News

Indonesia’s largest cement maker, PT Semen Gresik Tbk, said on Friday its 2003 net profit, excluding a unit it regained control in September, grew about five percent to IDR290bn (US$33.6m) from

Fortune Cement posts 2003 profits

16 April 2004, Published under Cement News

Fortune Cement Corp. posted a consolidated net income of P158m in 2003, a turnaround from net losses of P3.54bn in 2002 and P1.44bn in 2001.

Holcim Romania 1Q04 turnover up 37 per cent

Holcim Romania 1Q04 turnover up 37 per cent

16 April 2004, Published under Cement News

Holcim Romania has registered a 37 percent YoY increase in turnover for the first quarter of 2004. The company posted a revenue of EUR11m (US$13.1m) for the first three months of 2004, compared to EUR

Taiwan Cement ties up with Conch

15 April 2004, Published under Cement News

Despite its late penetration of the mainland Chinese market, Taiwan Cement Corp, announced it would outpace rival Chia Hsin Cement Corp. and Asia Cement Corp. in the deployment in mainland China in 20

Carib Cement posts results

Carib Cement posts results

15 April 2004, Published under Cement News

Jamaica’s Caribbean Cement Company (Carib Cement) announced operating profits increased by 26.8 per cent to US$13.5m for 2003 compared to the previous year, the company announced. Sales decline

TCL to boost capacity

15 April 2004, Published under Cement News

Trinidad Cement (TCL) posted revenues of 1.2bn Trinidadian dollars (US$195m) in 2003, a 2.1 per cent increase from 2002, the company said in a statement. Operating profit was US$43m, up 7.0 per cent

Soaring cement prices worry contractors

15 April 2004, Published under Cement News

The price of cement in UAE has hit a new high of Dh260 per tonne as against Dh190 per tonne same time last year. The rise in cement prices has been attributed to growing demand from the construction s

Yemen projects for development

15 April 2004, Published under Cement News

The Yemeni state establishment for industry and marketing of cement is in the process of implementing investment projects to expand production lines in the government factories of cement for the purpo

Indian cement maker profits rising on firm prices

14 April 2004, Published under Cement News

Indian cement makers are expected to report robust earnings growth for the January to March quarter as prices revive in a busy construction season in the world’s biggest cement market after Chin

Cement makers’ capacity utilisation at 82 per cent

14 April 2004, Published under Cement News

The capacity utilisation of Pakistani cement manufacturing companies during the quarter ended March 31 stood at 82.1 per cent, with around seven per cent of the capacity being taken up by the exports

Cement consumption down by 2.15 per cent

14 April 2004, Published under Cement News

The Brazilian cement industry association (Sindicato Nacional da Industria do Cimento) has announced the consumption of cement in the Brazilian market was 8.04Mt in the Q1 2004 (Jan-March) some 2.15

Angarskcement plans to produce 735,000t of cement

14 April 2004, Published under Cement News

JSC Angarskcement plans to produce 735,000t of cement in 2004, up 17 per cent y-o-y, Teleinform said referring to General Manager Vladimir Ilyushin

Indonesia’s cement consumption rises

14 April 2004, Published under Cement News

Cement consumption in Indonesia jumped 20 per cent to 2.04Nt in February from 1.7Mt in the same month in 2003. Exports however fell 39.5 per cent to 357,915t, according to data released by the Indone

Dalmias plan to invest in more capacity

14 April 2004, Published under Cement News

India: The Dalmias, which control a cement unit in Tamil Nadu and another in Orissa, is investing almost Rs900 crore to double their cement manufacturing capacity. With this, the company will come clo