Cement News tagged: International

Thai TPI Polene sees Q2 net profit up

09 April 2004, Published under Cement News

TPI Polene PCL, Thailand’s number three cement maker, said on Friday it expected its second-quarter net profit to exceed the 2.3 billion baht ($59 million) posted in the first quarter. Chief ex

US Construction House approves $275bn highway spending bill

09 April 2004, Published under Cement News

Last Friday the House of Representatives voted 357-65 in favour of a $275bn highway and transit bill. The spending bill will now be sent to a House-Senate conference, where negotiations will be carrie

China’s March industrial production grows 19.4%

09 April 2004, Published under Cement News

China’s industrial production growth accelerated in March, suggesting the government may need further measures to cool Asia’s second-largest economy. Factory production grew 19.4 percent

Egyptian Sinai Cement

09 April 2004, Published under Cement News

The net profit of Egyptian cement producer Sinai Cement may exceed 65m Egyptian pounds ($10.5m) in 2004, according to the estimates of French building materials supplier Vicat, which owns a 28.57 per

Malaysia’s Cahya Mata Unit Plans JV

Malaysia’s Cahya Mata Unit Plans JV

08 April 2004, Published under Cement News

Malaysia’s Cahya Mata Sarawak Bhd (CMS) said it has signed a memorandum of understanding with a Philippines company, Premier Capital Venture Corp, to merge their respective units. The companies

Indonesia still hopes to settle Cemex dispute

08 April 2004, Published under Cement News

The Indonesian government still hopes to settle out of court a dispute with Cemex over Indonesia’s failure to exercise a put option to sell its majority stake in the country’s largest ceme

Construction begins on cement plant

Construction begins on cement plant

08 April 2004, Published under Cement News

Vietnam: work began on the Hung Vuong Cement Plant in the northern mid-land province of Phu Tho¹s Thanh Ba District on Sunday. The VND1 trillion (US$64m) plant, which was designed to have capacity of

Iskitimcement output falls

08 April 2004, Published under Cement News

Iskitimcement (Novosibirsk Region, Russia) produced 75,000t of cement over 2 months, 6.2 per cent down on year, the sources with the enterprise told AK&M news sources. Iskitimcement made 1.005 mln

Vietnam delays ­ boost for imports

08 April 2004, Published under Cement News

Extensive delays in building cement plants could see Viet Nam continuing to rely on millions of tonnes of imported materials for the next few years, said Tong Van Nga, deputy minister of construction.

Cement surge runs out of steam?

07 April 2004, Published under Cement News

After a strong surge in cement volumes since the beginning of the calendar year, the momentum seems to have slowed down with industry dispatches up by a modest five per cent in March 2004, as against

Circle to Shut Down for Upgrade

07 April 2004, Published under Cement News

Circle Cement Ltd Zimbabwe, is shutting down its plant in June for a major refurbishment programme, chairman Ian Coulter said last week. He said the plant would be shut down for about 50 days during

Egyptian cement drops in February

07 April 2004, Published under Cement News

Egypt’s cement output dropped to 1.976Mt in February 2004 from 2.228Mt in the same month of 2003, the Egyptian state-run Information and Decision Support Center (IDSC) said in a report. Local c

Dyckerhoff chief rejects cement price fixing allegations

07 April 2004, Published under Cement News

Dyckerhoff AG’s chief executive officer Wolfgang Bauer rejected cement price fixing allegations, in an interview with Wirtschaftswoche news magazine. Dyckerhoff was among the companies raided b

Misr Cement Qena production sold out

07 April 2004, Published under Cement News

The cement production of Egypt’s Misr Cement Qena is sold out until February 2005 as a result of the increasing demand for the company’s products on the domestic and foreign markets, Misr

Chinese producers keep smiling

07 April 2004, Published under Cement News

The confidence index of China’s entrepreneurs rose 6.3 points in the first quarter from the same period last year, reflecting optimism in the national economy. The benchmark index tracking dome

Orissa Cement plans expansion

06 April 2004, Published under Cement News

According to The Times of India, Orissa Cements (OCL) has embarked on a Rs 400-crore expansion plan to emerge as a dominant player in the eastern region. The plans include enhancement of brownfield ca