Cement News tagged: International

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

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

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

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?

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

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