Cement News tagged: International

India Associated Cement possible merger With Idcol

20 January 2004, Published under Cement News

Associated Cement Companies Ltd (ACC), India`s second-largest cement maker, said Tuesday it is considering to merge unit Idcol Cement Ltd. with the company.

Centex Construction Q3 profit rise

20 January 2004, Published under Cement News

Centex Construction Products Inc said its quarterly profit rose 17 per cent, boosted by increased earnings from its gypsum wallboard and concrete and aggregates units and lower interest expense.

Barros key to AdBri bid

20 January 2004, Published under Cement News

Australian building materials company, Boral, continues to negotiate the takeover of Adelaide Brighton. Boral has increased its bid for the cement company by $A0.05 to $A1.60.

Dontsement cuts output

20 January 2004, Published under Cement News

In October-December 2003, cement production company Dontsement (Amvrosiivka, Donetsk region) reduced its production volume by 17.5 per cent from July-September.

News from Eurocement

News from Eurocement

20 January 2004, Published under Cement News

Savinsky Cement Works (Arkhangelsk Region) has made 700,000 tons of cement in 2003, 41 per cent up on year, according to Eurocement which controls the enterprise.

Vinaconex to invest over US$3bn

20 January 2004, Published under Cement News

The Vietnam Import and Export Corporation (Vinaconex) will invest more than 3 billion USD to implementing 11 major projects and 30 small-and medium-sized projects.

TPI Polene`s share offering snapped up

TPI Polene`s share offering snapped up

20 January 2004, Published under Cement News

TPI Polene Plc (TPIPL)`s 300 million capital-increase shares sold out early on the first day of subscription yesterday, highlighting the prevailing frenzy for shares.

Siam Cement to Modernise Image

20 January 2004, Published under Cement News

Siam Cement Group (SCC) is looking at ways to give itself a more modern image with a 60-million-baht campaign. Vice-president Kan Trakulhoon said the country`s largest industrial conglomerate wanted

Saudi Southern Province profits

19 January 2004, Published under Cement News

Saudi cement producer, Southern Province Cement (SPC), posted a net profit of 500.8 mln Saudi riyals (US$133.5m for 2003, up from 482.4 mln riyalsfor 2002, it was reported on January 18, 2004.

Ruhunu Cement - bids for minority stake

19 January 2004, Published under Cement News

The Sri Lankan government Monday invited bids for its 15 per cent stake in Ruhunu Cement as part of its 2004 privatization program. Bids should be submitted by Jan. 30, the Public Enterprises Reform

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

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