Cement News tagged: International

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

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

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

Lafarge expands in Asia

08 January 2004, Published under Cement News

Lafarge is to increase the capacity of its Chongquin cement works in China from 0.8Mt to 1.8Mt by building a second production line. The US$40m investment is expected to be completed during the latte

Philippine Fortune Cement

07 January 2004, Published under Cement News

Philippine-listed Fortune Cement Corp said its stockholders` equity has returned to positive at the end of 2003 after settling convertible loan notes last year. Fortune assured the Philippine Stock E

PSP Engineering wins Russian contracts.

07 January 2004, Published under Cement News

Czech firm PSP Engineering, has won several new orders in Russia, according to the firm`s spokesman Ludek Fesar. PSP has signed deals to complete a cement mill at the Voskresensk cement factory, owned

Polish Cement plant to be closed down

07 January 2004, Published under Cement News

Polish cement plant Cementowania Strzelce Opolskie, a subsidiary of the local cement group Gorazdze, controlled by the German sector company HeidelbergCement, will be closed down in 2004, it was repor

Court to rule on cement cartel fine

07 January 2004, Published under Cement News

Europe’s highest court is set to rule on Wednesday 7th January whether the European Commission was right to impose millions of euros in fines against a large cement cartel in 1994. European antitrust

Siam Cement needs projects

06 January 2004, Published under Cement News

Siam Cement, Thailand`s largest cement producer and distributor, has urged the government to speed up work on infrastructure projects planned for this year so that the cement industry can

Chilanga Cement has the capacity

06 January 2004, Published under Cement News

Importation of cement into Zambia will only be allowed when there is a production shortfall at Chilanga Cement Plc, Ministry of Commerce, Trade and Industry permanent secretary Davidson Chilipamushi h

Holcim`s Particim cuts Cimpor stake

06 January 2004, Published under Cement News

Holcim AG`s Particim subsidiary further reduced its stake in Cimpor Cimentos de Portugal SA to 0.62 per cent by selling 20.000 mln shares to C+PA - Cimento e Produtos Associados, Canal de Negocios cit