Cement News tagged: International

Venezuela: sales rebound despite weak construction sector

20 April 2004, Published under Cement News

Venezuela’s cement producers’ association APVC said cement sales for the first quarter have rebounded from last year’s general strike to 851,407t, up 59.9 per cent over the previous

Angola: producers expects to produce over 1Mta

20 April 2004, Published under Cement News

About 1.3Mt of cement per year is the quantity that the New Cimangola will produce with the functioning, from April 2005, of a new mill of cement and the changing of the discharging-berth, for importi

Cypriot Vasilico Cement Posts US$7m net profit 2003

20 April 2004, Published under Cement News

Cypriot cement manufacturer Vasilico Cement posted a net profit of US$7m for 2003 against US$12m for 2002, the company said.

Slovenian Salonit Anhovo doubles 2003 profit on heavy building

20 April 2004, Published under Cement News

Slovenia’s largest cement maker Salonit Anhovo said that its net profit in 2003 surged by 98 per cent on the year to SIT1.19bn (US$6m) on the wave of growing building activity in the country and

Four killed in Saraburi cement plant fire

Four killed in Saraburi cement plant fire

20 April 2004, Published under Cement News

At least four people were killed in a fire at a cement factory in Saraburi yesterday, police said. The blaze began at about 3pm at a Siam City Cement (SCCC) plant in Kaeng Khoi district after sparks f

Semen Gresik to increase revenue by 4-5 per cent

19 April 2004, Published under Cement News

PT Semen Gresik Tbk targeted that the revenue of the company will grow by 4% to 5% this year in line with the assumption of the GDP of the country this year.

Gujarat Ambuja Q3 net profit zooms 106 per cent to Rs 145 Crore

Gujarat Ambuja Q3 net profit zooms 106 per cent to Rs 145 Crore

19 April 2004, Published under Cement News

Gujarat Ambuja Cements Ltd (GACL) has posted a 106 per cent rise in net profit for the third quarter ended 31 March 2004 at Rs 145.23 crore as against Rs 70.63 crore posted in third quarter of the pre

Third point designated for cement exports

19 April 2004, Published under Cement News

The ministry of commerce has allowed export of cement to Afghanistan through the third transit entry/exit point of Ghulam Khan under the Afghan Transit Trade Agreement (ATTA), a senior government offi

Siam Cement (SCC): eExpected strong 1Q04

19 April 2004, Published under Cement News

SCC is expected to a post strong 1Q04 profit due to the continued growing economy and the upward cycle in the petrochemical industry.

Cement shortage

19 April 2004, Published under Cement News

The state of Florida is suffering a cement shortage and local construction companies are coming up empty – especially in their pockets.

Saudi Cement Co. net income up to US$25.33m in Q1

19 April 2004, Published under Cement News

Saudi Cement Co reported that first-quarter net profit increase SR5m(US$1.33m) to reach SR95m (US$25.33m) from the same period a year earlier.

Gresik says 2003 net up five per cent, excludes Padang unit

16 April 2004, Published under Cement News

Indonesia’s largest cement maker, PT Semen Gresik Tbk, said on Friday its 2003 net profit, excluding a unit it regained control in September, grew about five percent to IDR290bn (US$33.6m) from

Fortune Cement posts 2003 profits

16 April 2004, Published under Cement News

Fortune Cement Corp. posted a consolidated net income of P158m in 2003, a turnaround from net losses of P3.54bn in 2002 and P1.44bn in 2001.

Holcim Romania 1Q04 turnover up 37 per cent

16 April 2004, Published under Cement News

Holcim Romania has registered a 37 percent YoY increase in turnover for the first quarter of 2004. The company posted a revenue of EUR11m (US$13.1m) for the first three months of 2004, compared to EUR

Taiwan Cement ties up with Conch

15 April 2004, Published under Cement News

Despite its late penetration of the mainland Chinese market, Taiwan Cement Corp, announced it would outpace rival Chia Hsin Cement Corp. and Asia Cement Corp. in the deployment in mainland China in 20

Carib Cement posts results

15 April 2004, Published under Cement News

Jamaica’s Caribbean Cement Company (Carib Cement) announced operating profits increased by 26.8 per cent to US$13.5m for 2003 compared to the previous year, the company announced. Sales decline