Cement News tagged: International

Indian coal duty cut

12 January 2004, Published under Cement News

The Indian cement industry has termed the Government`s move to slash basic customs duty on non-coking coal from 25 per cent to 15 per cent as a `step in the right direction` even as it admitted that t

Corporacion Noroeste

12 January 2004, Published under Cement News

Spanish cement manufacturer Corporacion Noroeste will invest Euro 9.4m in a new mortar plant in Boqueixon, Galicia region, northwestern Spain. The construction works will begin in February 2003. The

New plant for Angola?

09 January 2004, Published under Cement News

About US$50m will be invested by a ste-run Chinese engineering group in the installation of a new cement factory at Kicombo, in Angola`s Central Kwanza-Sul Province, according to local news sources.

Indian mini-budget

09 January 2004, Published under Cement News

Cement companies are set to reap significant benefit from January`s mini Budget. Industry leaders said the government¹s decision to snip the customs duty on coal by 10 per cent, from 25 per cent to 15

Thai TPI Polene sees EBITDA rising in 2004

Thai TPI Polene sees EBITDA rising in 2004

09 January 2004, Published under Cement News

Thailand`s third largest cement maker, TPI Polene PCL , has said it expects 2004 earnings before interest tax, depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA) of about eight billion

Cement supplier donates money to benefit children

09 January 2004, Published under Cement News

Global cement supplier Holcim turned over a donation of 32,000 Swiss francs, to the Nabunturan Child Assistance Program and ERDA TECH at a cocktail party billed `Dreams in Color` held recently at the

Cement manufacturers not happy with tariff cut

Cement manufacturers not happy with tariff cut

09 January 2004, Published under Cement News

The Trade department`s decision to lower by P5 the duty on cement is a good compromise for both local manufacturers and consumers. Industrialist and consumer advocate Raul T. Concepcion said the

Chinfon plans US$250m investment

09 January 2004, Published under Cement News

Vietnamese cement manufacturer Chinfon Haiphong has said it will invest an extra US$250m to expand its operations. The investment will go to a 500,000 tons/year clinker grinding station in Hiep Phuoc

Cement Exports to Yemen

09 January 2004, Published under Cement News

Yemen imported Egyptian cement worth $4.4m in 2002, according to official statistics. Yemen`s cement imports totalled US$40.6m in 2002, up from US$36.8m in 2001 and US$32m in 2000.

Indian cement sales

09 January 2004, Published under Cement News

The Cement Manufacturers Association(CMA) said India`s total cement sales were 9.84Mt in the month of December, 2003, up 3.5 per cent from 9.51Mt a year ago. Total cement output was 9.96Mt in the peri

AdBri caves In To Boral`s $867m offer

08 January 2004, Published under Cement News

Boral cleared the first hurdle in its bid to acquire Adelaide Brighton yesterday after winning over the cement and lime producer`s independent directors, sweetening its takeover offer by A$27 million

CRH reports improved second half performance

08 January 2004, Published under Cement News

CRH expects to report a pre-tax profit for 2003 in early March in lime with the €856m achieved in 2002 in spite of an 18 per cent drop in the first half of 2002. This would represent a profit increas

India Associated Cement to raise prices

08 January 2004, Published under Cement News

Associated Cement Companies Ltd (ACC) India`s second largest cement maker, plans to raise prices by 5 to 10 rupees ($1= INR45.53) per 50kg bag later this month due to stronger demand, a company execut

Turkish Unye Cimento

08 January 2004, Published under Cement News

Turkish cement and clinker producer and distributor Unye Cimento in Unye, northern Turkey, expects to produce 1.1Mt of cement and

Indian cement deals

08 January 2004, Published under Cement News

After buying out L&T cement division, Grasim now owns the largest cement capacity in the country, but in terms of market share the Grasim-L&T combine seems to be losing out to ACC-Ambuja combine, who

Operational changes at Siam Cement

08 January 2004, Published under Cement News

Restructuring continues at Thailand`s largest conglomerate, Siam Cement Plc, despite the economic recovery - and it has already affected about one-eighth of the group`s total workforce, according to l