Cement News tagged: International

Bombay stock prices

12 February 2004, Published under Cement News

In the limelight again was cement with cement stocks having a smart rally on news that domestic cement prices may be raised. Grasim zoomed by 4.27 per cent to Rs1154.75; ACC appreciated 3.9 per cent t

RMC - no surprises say Merrill Lynch

12 February 2004, Published under Cement News

Post the trading statement in December, there should be few surprises in 2003, says analysts at Merrill Lynch, although the precise timing of the Adelaide Brighton sales, inter-co debt repayments coul

Palastinian cement sales to Israel?

12 February 2004, Published under Cement News

An inquiry has opened into allegations that Palestinian companies have been supplying cement to make the concrete slabs that form the contentious separation barrier in the West Bank. A Palestinian pa

Morocco cement sector gains strength

12 February 2004, Published under Cement News

Moroccan cement firms are set to publish some of their best results ever due to the government’s drive to build housing for the poor and develop the country’s infrastructure, traders and a

Iranian cement industry set to be privatised

Iranian cement industry set to be privatised

11 February 2004, Published under Cement News

According to "Tehran Times", all governmental cement production units are to be completely privatized by the end of the Third FiveYear National Economic Development Plan on March 20, 2005. In 2000, so

Reconstruction of Hrazdan cement plant

11 February 2004, Published under Cement News

This year owners (Mika Ltd) is starting the reconstruction of the Hrazdan Cement Plant in Armenia, reports the company’s president Mikhail Bagdassarov. The company will purchase additional equi

SCCC expects strong 4Q

SCCC expects strong 4Q

11 February 2004, Published under Cement News

Siam City Cement Co is expected to post strong 4Q03 results thanks to the firm cement price and QoQ improvement in cement demand. Outlook for 2004 appears bright with cement demand remaining strong an

Boral looks to US acquisitions

11 February 2004, Published under Cement News

Building materials group Boral has flagged the possibility of a future capital raising, after declaring that its short-term acquisition plans did not stop with its planned A$867 million takeover of Ad

South African cement sales rise

11 February 2004, Published under Cement News

South African cement volumes rose by 6.3 per cent y/y in January 2004 to 607,335t after increasing by 13.9 per cent y/y in December 2003 to 671,525t, data released by the Cement & Concrete Institute (

Boral sees earnings up 20 per cent

10 February 2004, Published under Cement News

Building products company Boral Ltd today said it expected 2003/04 earnings to be about 20 per cent higher than the previous year. The company, which is currently seeking to takeover cement group Ade

Indocement sees 2004 growth flat in election year

10 February 2004, Published under Cement News

Indonesia’s second-largest cement maker, PT Indocement Tunggal Prakarsa Tbk, said on Monday it expected flat growth this year due to slack demand in an election year in the country. But the fir

FLS Industries sells aerospace subsidiary

10 February 2004, Published under Cement News

Danish engineering and cement group FLS Industries signed a 350 mln Danish crown (US$59.9m) contract for the sale of its subsidiary FLS Aerospace with Swiss aircraft maintenance provider SR Technics,

No talks scheduled as cement workers picket

10 February 2004, Published under Cement News

Workers at Hawaiian Cement are on their third and fourth days of the strike. Talks between managers and union negotiators broke off Saturday night. No new talks are scheduled for either group. The Tea

Boral’s bid could be rejected

09 February 2004, Published under Cement News

Boral’s A$840 million takeover bid for cement and lime producer Adelaide Brighton was on shaky ground, with the nation’s competition watchdog unlikely to give it the go ahead, an analyst s

Taiwan Cement posted highest domestic sales

09 February 2004, Published under Cement News

Because of the implementation of the public construction projects and the revival of the construction industry, cement sales in the Taiwan market remained quite brisk in January. Taiwan Cement Corpora

New plant for Azerbaijan?

09 February 2004, Published under Cement News

Private Azeri investors plan to build a large cement plant in Gazakh, Azer-press sources claim following discussions at the Ministry of Economic Development. This private group are considering attrac