Cement News tagged: International

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

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

Group ’not supplying’ cement for West Bank barrier

03 March 2004, Published under Cement News

CRH has firmly denied that Israeli group Mashav, in which it owns a 25 per cent shareholding, is supplying cement or concrete to the security barrier being built by Israel in the West Bank. The Palest

Armenian investments

Armenian investments

03 March 2004, Published under Cement News

In 2004 Mika -Cement Armenian Factory will invest US$1m, according to the Executive Director of the factory Naira Martirosyan. She noted that since privatization of the factory in 2001, the total volu

Lafarge offers to buy stake in Gresik?

02 March 2004, Published under Cement News

Indonesia’s largest cement firm PT Semen Gresik reportedly said French cement group Lafarge SA has expressed interest in acquiring a stake in the company, replacing Mexican cement firm Cemex SA,

Larsen & Toubro says Feb shipments up

02 March 2004, Published under Cement News

Larsen & Toubro Ltd, India’s No 2 cement maker, said on Monday total shipments of cement and clinker in February rose 6.6 per cent from a year earlier to 1.35Mt. Cement shipments, including exp

Turkey production up

02 March 2004, Published under Cement News

The cement association Turkiye Cimento Mustahsilleri Birligi announced that cement production increased by 7.2 per cent y/y in 2003 to 35Mt. Domestic sales and exports also increased by 4.0 per cent y

Gresik’s Jan Cement Sales +3.8 per cent

02 March 2004, Published under Cement News

PT Semen Gresik, an Indonesian cement maker, Monday said cement sales in January rose 3.8 per cent on-year to 1.233Mt due to an increase in domestic sales. Semen Gresik’s domestic cement sal

Tam Diep set to open this year

02 March 2004, Published under Cement News

The Viet Nam Cement Corporation (VNCC) has set a target of putting Tam Diep Cement Factory into operation by the 4th quarter of this year. It will also speed up the construction of Hai Phong Cement Fa

ACC Apr-Feb cement production up

02 March 2004, Published under Cement News

India: Associated Cement Companies cumulative cement production for the months April, 2003-February 2004 was at 13.877Mt, against 12.520Mt in the corresponding period last year, an increase of 10.83 p

New plant for Padang?

01 March 2004, Published under Cement News

PT Semen Padang, the West Sumatra unit of the country’s largest cement maker PT Semen Gresik, plans to construct a new cement plant, starting next year, to meet future rising demand. In its rec

DTI orders price cut

01 March 2004, Published under Cement News

The Department of Trade abnd Industry (DTI) has warned cement manufacturers in Cebu to price their products more reasonably or face intervention by the agency. DTI Secretary Cesar Purisima himself fo

Mexican prices to rise

01 March 2004, Published under Cement News

Mexico’s two major cement makers Cemex and Apasco raised prices this week by 5 to 6 per cent, eliminating discounts from last year to compensate for higher costs, sources said. At the start of