Cement News tagged: International

Colombian cement sales up by 6.2 per cent in 2003

02 February 2004, Published under Cement News

Although grey cement sales barely expanded during December 2003 (0.4 per cent when compared to December 2002), annual sales were up by 6.2 per cent as Colombian cement makers sold 5,440,764t of cement

Bhutan-India cement venture may be revived

01 February 2004, Published under Cement News

Improved security could shortly see a revival of the Dungsam Cement Project [DCP] in Nganglam, Samdrup Jongkhar, first mooted some 20 years ago. "The DCP is an important project not only because it is

ACC increased share activity

30 January 2004, Published under Cement News

ACC has seen huge volumes on the bourses in the past two days on rumours that Gujarat Ambuja Cement Ltd is likely to offload its 14.4 per cent stake in the company, held by its subsidiary Ambuja Cemen

Collective labour agreement signed

30 January 2004, Published under Cement News

The management board and the independent trade union in Croatian cement maker Dalmacijacement, a subsidiary of UK producer and supplier of materials, products and services in the construction industry

Cebu price rises

Cebu price rises

30 January 2004, Published under Cement News

Construction activities on Cebu island are not expected to peak up until summer but increases in the prices of cement and other building materials are already felt this early. In its latest Price Beh

Cemex debates new factory option

30 January 2004, Published under Cement News

Options allowing Cemex to build cement factories can be considered an alternative by Indonesia’s government and Cemex to have out of court settlement concerning PT Semen Gresik case.

US cement shipments

US cement shipments

30 January 2004, Published under Cement News

Seasonally adjusted US domestic cement shipments in October came in at 11,917Mt, 12.5 per cent up on September’s revised figure of 10,597Mt and 16.6 per cent up on the corresponding figure last

Votorantim to invest in its NE Brazil plants

29 January 2004, Published under Cement News

Brazil’s Votorantim group will invest US$200m to double production capacity at its Cimentos Sergipe cement plant in Sergipe state, Gazeta Mercantil reported. The expansion works are in the bidd

Turkish Bolu Cimento

29 January 2004, Published under Cement News

Turkish cement and clinker producer Bolu Cimento will transfer a ready-mixed concrete facility worth US$3.27m to a new company, it was reported on January 27, 2004. The concrete manufacturer and

Compañia Uruguaya de Cemento Portland increases sales

29 January 2004, Published under Cement News

The Minas plant of the Compañia Uruguaya de Cemento Portland (CUCP) has forecast to increase its by 150 per cent this year as the neighbouring Ancap plant is expected to close follwing a period of un

Savannah Cement given ultimatum

29 January 2004, Published under Cement News

The Savannah Cement Company in Ghana has been given up to the middle of February this year to start the Buipe Limestone Project. Failure to comply with the directive would result in the revocation of

Lafarge cement volumes up

29 January 2004, Published under Cement News

Turnover at Lafarge declined by 6.5% last year to €13,658m, but after adjusting for the exchange rate movements, which reduced the sales figure by 9.0%, and businesses disposed of, there was an underl

Siam Cement expects 50% profit rise

28 January 2004, Published under Cement News

Siam Cement Plc, the country’s largest industrial conglomerate is expected to report full year earnings that will show an increase of at least 50 per cent, with the company indicating that it ma

Ghacem announces gains

28 January 2004, Published under Cement News

At a function in Takoradi last weekend to honour cement distributors, Mr. Bjarne Schmidt, Managing Director of GHACEM announced that the Ghana Cement Foundation (GCF), a division

Orascom signs for line No 2

28 January 2004, Published under Cement News

Algerian Cement Company signs contract to build a second production line increasing production capacity to 4.4Mt of cement annually. Orascom Construction Industries announced that its wholly owned sub

Chia Hsin improves in China

28 January 2004, Published under Cement News

Chia Hsin Cement Corp., one of Taiwan’s major cement manufacturers, recently announced it would invest US$100m to build the second kiln at the Jing Yang cement plant owned by its China subsidiar