Cement News tagged: International

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

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

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

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

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

Malaysia`s Tasek Corp sells

16 December 2003, Published under Cement News

Cement manufacturer Tasek Corp Bhd has sold 10. 01 million shares, or a 23.63 per cent stake, in Rock Chemical Industries Bhd at 2.00 rgt per share, a company statement said.

Indian cement firms seek excise duty rollback

16 December 2003, Published under Cement News

The Indian cement industry wants the hike in excise duty announced by Finance Minister Jaswant Singh in Budget 2003-04 to be rolled back.

Pretoria Portland

15 December 2003, Published under Cement News

Pretoria Portland Cement (PPC), which, in the 2002/3 financial year posted a 40 per cent. increase in operating profit to R866-million, expects a further increase in earnings this year, although at a