Cement News tagged: International

SCCC`s new acquisition in India?

19 January 2004, Published under Cement News

According to Business Day, India, Siam City Cement Plc is set to announce a new acquisition in India by the end of this month that would rival the deal it had hoped to announce when it was in the proc

Aussi builders brace for leaner years

19 January 2004, Published under Cement News

The big four -- Boral Ltd, CSR Ltd, James Hardie Ltd and Rinker Group Ltd -- all rode the highs of Australia`s housing boom with record levels of activity and substantial profit increases. But 2004 is

ACC looks at finance options

19 January 2004, Published under Cement News

Associated Cement Companies, India, is planning to raise about Rs300 crore to part finance its capital expenditure programme, which has been revised upwards following the acquisition of Idcol Cements

Usje workers demand dividends

19 January 2004, Published under Cement News

The court in Macedonian capital Skopje is to rule shortly on a claim of workers of the local Usje cement plan, owned by a Greek-Swiss joint venture of cement producers Titan Cement and Holcim, that th

Loma Negra resumes investments

Loma Negra resumes investments

19 January 2004, Published under Cement News

Argentine cement maker Loma Negra plans to resume investments in 2004 and forecast a sales increase of 8.0 per cent year-on-year, the company said on January 16, 2004.

Gujarat Ambuja net profits

19 January 2004, Published under Cement News

Gujarat Ambuja Cements Ltd, India`s fourth largest cement maker, reported a 1.3 per cent drop in quarterly profit on Friday as a result of sluggish prices in its key market. The company, which has abo

Holcim increases stake in Alpha

Holcim increases stake in Alpha

16 January 2004, Published under Cement News

Holcim invested in Russia`s opening cement sector as early as 1994, acquiring a minority shareholding in Moscow-domiciled Alpha CementJSC. Through the purchase of additional share packages, which ha

Gujarat Ambuja Q2 net drops

16 January 2004, Published under Cement News

Gujarat Ambuja Cements Ltd, India`s fourth largest cement maker, reported a 1.3 percent drop in quarterly profit on Friday as a result of sluggish prices in its key market. The company, which has abo

Dalmacijacement shipments

16 January 2004, Published under Cement News

Croatian shipping company Splitska Plovidba will transport 800,000t of cement of local cement maker Dalmacijacement - RMC Group in 2004, compared to 630,000t of cement in 2003. The management

Taiheiyo cash flow surplus

16 January 2004, Published under Cement News

Taiheiyo Cement Corp expects to report a positive free cash flow of 76.9 billion yen on a consolidated basis for the year ending March 31, up 26 per cent from fiscal 2002. The surplus would be the

East African Portland problems

16 January 2004, Published under Cement News

The Kenyan High Court has stopped the East African Portland Cement from meddling in a cement distribution contract. Commercial Court Judge Mohammed Ibrahim on Tesday issued a temporary

Good growth in Mexico

16 January 2004, Published under Cement News

Mexico`s cement industry will register between 4-5 per cent growth for 2003 based on increased demand from housing and public infrastructure projects, industry analysts and company officials were quot

Tabuk Cement to raise output

16 January 2004, Published under Cement News

Saudi cement producer, Tabuk Cement Company, will raise its daily cement output to 5700t, it was reported on January 14, 2004.

South African cement sales

16 January 2004, Published under Cement News

Cement volumes rose by 13.9 per cent y/y in December to 671,525t after increasing by only 6.8 per cent y/y in November to 875,285t and compared with a 5.9 per cent y/y gain to 6.642Mt in the first nin

New ABB contract

16 January 2004, Published under Cement News

ABB, has been awarded a contract by the consortium leader Ishikawajima-Harima Heavy Industries (IHI) of Japan exceeding Euro 20m, for the new cement production line being built for the Qassim Cement C

Chile sales rising

15 January 2004, Published under Cement News

Local cement deliveries in Chile grew 4.6 per cent in 2003 to 3.62Mt, according to a report by local financial firm CB Capitales.