Cement News tagged: International

Lafarge acquisition

18 December 2003, Published under Cement News

Lafarge has acquired the EBRD`s 23 per cent shareholding in Lafarge Polska, which is made up of Lafarge`s cement and aggregates & concrete operations in Poland. The transaction amounts to Euro84m, bri

Boral acquires two cement companies in Queensland

18 December 2003, Published under Cement News

Building products firm Boral Ltd, which is engaged in an A$840 million (US$619.25 million) takeover bid for cement and lime company Adelaide Brighton, has acquired two readymix companies in Queensland

Chilanga Explains Cement Shortage

18 December 2003, Published under Cement News

Chilanga Cement, Zambia, has cited the increase in demand for cement on the local market as one of the major causes of the commodity shortages experienced during the past weeks.

Chilanga Explains Cement Shortage

18 December 2003, Published under Cement News

Chilanga Cement, Zambia, has cited the increase in demand for cement on the local market as one of the major causes of the commodity shortages experienced during the past weeks.

Consortium wants cement tariff stopped

Consortium wants cement tariff stopped

18 December 2003, Published under Cement News

Members of the Paul Burke-led Jamaica Cement Consortium, which includes major cement importers Mainland International and Arc Systems

Kutch builders seek check on cement prices

18 December 2003, Published under Cement News

Even as reconstruction activity in the earthquake-ravaged Kutch district of India is still on, contractors have sought the intervention of Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi to check the prices of c

Dyckerhoff CEO to step down

Dyckerhoff CEO to step down

17 December 2003, Published under Cement News

Dyckerhoff CEO Peter Steiner is to step down after just a year at the top of Germany`s number two cement maker to become finance chief at engineering group mg technologies, Dyckerhoff said on Tuesday.

Cement Akmenes income decline

17 December 2003, Published under Cement News

Akmenes Cementas, the nation`s only cement producer, reported a seven per cent decline in eleven-month sales y/y, from 91.3 to 84.9 million litas (26.4 to 24.6 million euros), Lietuvos Rytas said.

Protest on cement price hike

17 December 2003, Published under Cement News

Andhra Pradesh Builders Association (APBA) is contemplating to ask the builders to declare a `construction holiday` for some time in protest against the rapid rise in the price of cement in the State.

Protest on cement price hike

17 December 2003, Published under Cement News

Andhra Pradesh Builders Association (APBA) is contemplating to ask the builders to declare a `construction holiday` for some time in protest against the rapid rise in the price of cement in the State.

Qatar National Cement

17 December 2003, Published under Cement News

The Qatar National Cement Company (QNCC) expects its sales to exceed 1.5Mt of cement in 2003, up 200,000t, compared to the company`s sales in 2002, it was reported on December 16, 2003.

40% tariff on imported brands

17 December 2003, Published under Cement News

The anti-dumping and Subsidies Commission in Jamaica has recommended an immediate combined 40 per cent tariff on the importation of portland grey cement, despite continuing arguments about the Caribbe

40% tariff on imported brands

17 December 2003, Published under Cement News

The anti-dumping and Subsidies Commission in Jamaica has recommended an immediate combined 40 per cent tariff on the importation of portland grey cement, despite continuing arguments about the Caribbe

Boral in A$840m bid for AdBri

17 December 2003, Published under Cement News

Boral Ltd yesterday offered A$840 million for Adelaide Brighton Ltd, sending its shares soaring by 35 per cent. Boral is offering A$1.55 per share for cement and lime producer Adelaide Brighton, with

Indonesia`s Semen Gresik down

16 December 2003, Published under Cement News

State-owned cement company PT Semen Gresik was lower following news the government plans to help Mexican Cemex SA find a buyer for its 25.5 pct stake in Semen Gresik, dealers said.

Demand to boost SCC profits

16 December 2003, Published under Cement News

Siam Cement Plc, the country`s largest industrial conglomerate, said over the weekend it expects to continue seeing robust earnings growth this year and in 2004 on the back of strong domestic de