Cement News tagged: International

Cement makers reach limits

05 April 2004, Published under Cement News

Pakistani cement manufacturers claimed to have exhausted the existing production capacity of 17.16Mta - 100 per cent output capacity utilisation and the highest since last five years. Some 21 cement u

Cement firms to build port facility

05 April 2004, Published under Cement News

Two cement companies are joining forces to construct a new facility at the Port of Houston to supply more than 1.5Mta of cement a year to the local construction market. Kansas-based Ash Grove Cement C

Record sales underpin Fancesa profits

05 April 2004, Published under Cement News

Bolivian cement producer Fancesa achieved record sales in 2003 and generated profits of 53mn bolivianos (US$6m), Sucre daily Correo del Sur reported. Sales for the year of 324,000t exceeded expectati

Cemex clinker line to commission shortly

05 April 2004, Published under Cement News

A US$130m clinker production line that Cemex’s Dominican Republic subsidiary is building will begin operations next semester, the Dominican Republic government reported. The investment will all

Cement prices up Rs 20 per 50 kg bag in south

Cement prices up Rs 20 per 50 kg bag in south

05 April 2004, Published under Cement News

Domestic cement majors operating in the southern markets of India have increased the prices of 50 kg bag by Rs 20. According to sources, the firms may go on a despatch holiday in the southern market

INC settles foreign debts

05 April 2004, Published under Cement News

The state owned cement major INC (Industria Nacional del Cemento) in Paraguay has settled the payment of US$800,000 with French banks, reducing its debt to US$2.65m. Prior to that on 1993, and to avoi

Anhui Conch building cement production lines in Xuzhou

Anhui Conch building cement production lines in Xuzhou

05 April 2004, Published under Cement News

Anhui Conch Cement Co. Ltd. one of China’s largest cement makers, has started a project of two cement production lines in Xuzhou City with Xuzhou Municipal Government of Jiangsu Province. The to

Everest climbs

02 April 2004, Published under Cement News

Everest Industries Ltd, a subsidiary of Associated Cement Companies (ACC), is increasing its manufacturing capacity from 300,000tpa to 450,000tpa. The plan includes scaling up capacity at its

Cemex in dispute with Nicaraguan producer

02 April 2004, Published under Cement News

Cemex is reportedly in dispute with Nicaragua’s state-owned cement maker Cementera Nacional (Canal) over the terms of a lease contract for a plant in Nicaragua, it was reported on March 30, 2004

Arab White Cement

02 April 2004, Published under Cement News

Jordan-based cement producer Arab White Cement Co (AWCC) posted a gross profit of 2.1 mln Jordanian dinars (US$3.0m) for 2003, down from 2.6 mln dinars (US$3.7m) for 2002, it was reported on

Jaypee Cement plans new unit

02 April 2004, Published under Cement News

India: Jaypee Cement Ltd is planning to set up a 4.5Mta grinding plant at Tanda in Uttar Pradesh with an investment of Rs750 crore. "This is a big investment in UP, and we are expanding our base fast,

Guj Ambuja cement shipments up

02 April 2004, Published under Cement News

Gujarat Ambuja Cements Ltd (GACL) along with Ambuja Cement Eastern Ltd. and Ambuja Cement Rajasthan Ltd. has dispatched 13.24Mt of cement during April-March 2003-04 against 11.88Mt in the correspondin

Lafarge buys US concrete company

01 April 2004, Published under Cement News

Lafarge Building Materials Inc a wholly-owned subsidiary of Lafarge which holds the former cement and ready-mix assets of Blue Circle in the United States, has completed the acquisition of the assets

UAE Gulf Cement Produces 1.4Mt cement in 2003

01 April 2004, Published under Cement News

UAE cement company Gulf Cement Gulf Cement, based in the UAE emirate of Ras al-Khaimah, produced a total of 1.4Mt of cement in 2003 and reported clinker output of some 1.23Mt for the year, it was

Athi river expansion

01 April 2004, Published under Cement News

Kenya: cement maker Athi River Mining yesterday reported a 69 per cent rise in after-tax profit from Sh57.4m to Sh97m for 2003. The pre-tax profit was up 60 per cent from Sh82.1m to Sh131.2m. Cement

Indocement reduce net gearing ratio

01 April 2004, Published under Cement News

The Management of PT Indocement Tunggal Prakarsa Tbk (Indocement) is trying to reduce its debt to equity ratio (net gearing ratio) by paying some debts in stages. Thomas Kern, the finance director of