Cement News tagged: International

Indian Cement firms see reduced growth

08 March 2004, Published under Cement News

Domestic cement makers have scaled down growth expectations for the industry in the current fiscal to around five per cent from 8.5 per cent registered last year. Last year, the total volume of busin

Turkish Konya Cimento

08 March 2004, Published under Cement News

Turkish building materials producer Konya Cimento plans investments of 5.335 trln Turkish lira (US$4.05m) for 2004, it was reported on March 5, 2004. According to the business plan, Konya Cimento is

Grupo Caribe to spend US$17m on upgrades

08 March 2004, Published under Cement News

Colombian cement producer Grupo Caribe is to spend 46bn pesos (US$17m) on plant upgrades to modernize and improve operations, executive president Eric Flesch Santoro announced during a 2003 results pr

Garadagh cement investments

08 March 2004, Published under Cement News

Holcim is going to invest $3m of in-house funds in Garadagh Cement joint-stock company by September 2004, Azer-press read in the press release of Garadagh Cement bringing total investments up to US$20

Katavsky Cement’s February Output

Katavsky Cement’s February Output

08 March 2004, Published under Cement News

Katavsky Cement has produced 47,000t of cement since it was put back into operation at the end of January. This represents a third of the plant’s full-year output in 2003. The plant also began

Big rise in Lucky Cement Jul-Dec profits

08 March 2004, Published under Cement News

Pakistan: Lucky Cement’s profits in the six months ended on December 31, 2003, registered an increase of 89 percent because of higher sales and cut in borrowing costs. The operating profits befo

Former Taiheiyo director appointed to Ssangyong

Former Taiheiyo director appointed to Ssangyong

05 March 2004, Published under Cement News

Tadashi Suzuki, formerly of Taiheiyo Cement Corp, will become president of South Korea’s largest cement manufacturer, Ssangyong Cement Industrial Co., in which the Japanese cement company owns a

Cement plant for Rafsanjan

05 March 2004, Published under Cement News

Iran has started the construction of a cement plant with a daily capacity of 3500t in Rafsanjan, in the eastern province of Kerman. The construction is financed by the private sector with 80bn Irania

Combined Net Profit of Saudi Cement Companies

05 March 2004, Published under Cement News

Combined net profit of the eight cement companies operating in Saudi Arabia stood at 2.5bn Saudi riyals (US$667m) for 2003, up from 2.2bn riyals in 2002. The largest net profit of 500.8m riyals ($133.

Pakistan to help Yemen cement industry

05 March 2004, Published under Cement News

Commerce Minister, Humayun Akhtar Khan said that Pakistan will extend technical support to Yemen for establishing cement industries in Yemen. He said that Pakistan and Yemen will soon start negotiatio

Cement projects planned

05 March 2004, Published under Cement News

India: possible number of small cement projects mooted for Idia’s north east region, particularly in Manipur as the seventy per cent of the cement used in the region has been procured from other

Malaysian cement supply remains strong

05 March 2004, Published under Cement News

There is an ample supply of cement in Malaysia, and the present production capacity will be able to meet the rise in demand expected for this year, according to a statement by the Cement and Concrete

German losses depresses RMC results

04 March 2004, Published under Cement News

Turnover at RMC Group declined by 2.0 per cent in 2003 to £4873m (€7056.2m), while the operating profit at the EBITDA level remained unchanged at £456.7m (€661.3m). The trading profit declined by 4.3

East African Portland battle

04 March 2004, Published under Cement News

Nairobi: a local cement distribution battle is beginning to have more far-reaching consequences for both government and the plant’s owners according to local news reports. The matter came to a

Dalmia Cement to set new plant

04 March 2004, Published under Cement News

Dalmia Cements Bharat is to set up a brownfield cement manufacturing unit at Dalmiapuram, Tamil Nadu, at an approximated cost of Rs365 crore (US$80m). This is part of the company’s expansion pro

Saudi Southern Province improves

04 March 2004, Published under Cement News

Saudi cement producer, Southern Province Cement (SPC), reported a total output of 3.8Mt of cement for 2003, compared to 3.7Mt for 2002, recent statistics showed. Local sales stood at 3.596Mt, against