Cement News tagged: International

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

Lafarge 2003 sales slip but beat forecasts

28 January 2004, Published under Cement News

The world’s leading cement maker, Lafarge posted a 6.5 per cent fall in 2003 sales on Wednesday, hurt by dollar weakness, likely to be stable year-on-year. Sales fell to 13.658 billion euros ($

Indonesia Semen Gresik 03 cement sales down

28 January 2004, Published under Cement News

PT Semen Gresik said cement sales for 2003 fell 3.2 per centto 14.03Mt due mostly to a drop in exports. Semen Gresik’s domestic cement sales were up 0.9 per cent at 11.97 million tons, but expo

Iran technology for Venezuela?

Iran technology for Venezuela?

28 January 2004, Published under Cement News

Venezuela is talking with Iranian companies to develop joint ventures in the South American country’s mineral-rich southeast. Corporacion Venezolana de Guayana (CVG) President Francisco Rangel s

PPC sees local growth

27 January 2004, Published under Cement News

Listed cement producer Pretoria Portland Cement Company (PPC), is expecting local cement demand to show growth of four per cent to five per cent in the year ahead

Danish FLSmidth awarded Saudi contract

Danish FLSmidth awarded Saudi contract

27 January 2004, Published under Cement News

Danish cement and mineral processing equipment maker FLSmidth was awarded a Euro 40m contract for machinery and equipment deliveries by Japanese heavy machinery maker Ishikawajima-Harima Heavy Industr

New plants for Azerbaijan

27 January 2004, Published under Cement News

Azerbaijan has only one cement plant as it is: Garadagh Cement; its annual productivity equals 1Mt of cement. Considering that the majority

Eurocement sums up 2003 production results

27 January 2004, Published under Cement News

Eurocement Holdings produced 7.5Mt of cement in Jan-Dec 2003. Eurocement made 816,000t of bagged cement, up 16.6 per cent as compared to 2002. Some 50 per cent of the output falls

Holcim’s plant in Serbia turns profit

27 January 2004, Published under Cement News

Serbia’s second-largest cement plant Novi Popovac, part of Holcim Group, reported on Monday a 160 million-dinar ($2.76m) net profit for 2003, rebounding from a loss a year earlier, when results

TPI says may sell stakes after restructuring

27 January 2004, Published under Cement News

Thai Petrochemical Industry PCL (TPI), the country’s biggest defaulter, said on Monday it could sell stakes to companies such as PTT and Siam Cement PCL once it restructures its debt.

ACC Q3 net profits up 10.4 per cent

26 January 2004, Published under Cement News

Associated Cement Companies Ltd, India, has posted a 10.4 per cent rise in net profit at Rs 223.2 million (US$4.91m) for the 3rd quarter ended December 31, 2003 as against Rs 202.1 million in same per

PSP Engineering wins Russian contracts

26 January 2004, Published under Cement News

Czech firm PSP Engineering, has won several new orders in Russia. Czech firm PSP Engineering, has won several new orders in Russia

Siam Cement net Q4 seen robust

26 January 2004, Published under Cement News

Thailand’s biggest industrial conglomerate, Siam Cement PCL, is expected to cap one of its best years by posting sturdy quarterly earnings due to rising prices for its building materials and che

Apasco net profit soars in 2003

26 January 2004, Published under Cement News

Mexican cement maker Holcim Apasco saw operating profits reach 2.27bn pesos (US$208m) last year, a 17.3 per cent jump over 2002, while fourth quarter profits were up 7.0 per cent from 4Q02 to 585mn

Bidders For Portuguese Secil seek larger stake

26 January 2004, Published under Cement News

Brazilian industrial conglomerate Votorantim, Italian diversified holding company Caltagirone and Irish industrial and trade group CRH which were shortlisted for the acquisition of the 41.6 per cent