Cement News tagged: International

No talks scheduled as cement workers picket

10 February 2004, Published under Cement News

Workers at Hawaiian Cement are on their third and fourth days of the strike. Talks between managers and union negotiators broke off Saturday night. No new talks are scheduled for either group. The Tea

Boral’s bid could be rejected

09 February 2004, Published under Cement News

Boral’s A$840 million takeover bid for cement and lime producer Adelaide Brighton was on shaky ground, with the nation’s competition watchdog unlikely to give it the go ahead, an analyst s

Taiwan Cement posted highest domestic sales

09 February 2004, Published under Cement News

Because of the implementation of the public construction projects and the revival of the construction industry, cement sales in the Taiwan market remained quite brisk in January. Taiwan Cement Corpora

New plant for Azerbaijan?

09 February 2004, Published under Cement News

Private Azeri investors plan to build a large cement plant in Gazakh, Azer-press sources claim following discussions at the Ministry of Economic Development. This private group are considering attrac

Indian cement prices

Indian cement prices

09 February 2004, Published under Cement News

Cement prices in the Hyderabad state are likely to go up by Rs 15 a bag by the first weekend of March. Amidst allegations of cartelisation, especially from the construction industry in the state, lead

Indonesia set for Cemex litigation

06 February 2004, Published under Cement News

The Indonesian government is in for a multimillion dollar litigation after the Washington-based International Center for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) has registered a request for arbitrat

Thai Cement Monitor

Thai Cement Monitor

06 February 2004, Published under Cement News

Domestic cement consumption continued to rise by 25 per cent YoY to 2.15Mt in December (+14% MoM). Cement demand for 2003 grew to 24.2Mt, up 5% YoY. Cement demand grew at a faster pace especially in

Venezuelan-Iranian cement plant

06 February 2004, Published under Cement News

A cement plant will be built in Monagas, northern Venezuela, as a result of a strategic alliance between Venezuelan state heavy industry holding company CVG and Iranian cement company Ehdasse Sanat Co

Bulgaria Plevenski Cement Raises 2003 Profits

06 February 2004, Published under Cement News

Bulgarian cement producer Plevenski Cement said on Thursday its net profit rose 19.5 percent in 2003 compared to a year earlier, supported by healthy growth in sales and cost cutting. "The positive r

Cemex Colombia Improves two cement products

06 February 2004, Published under Cement News

Cemex Colombia, a unit of the Mexican cement producer Cementos Mexicanos (Cemex) has considerably improved two of its cement products before re-launching them on the local market, company’s offi

Heidelberg wants to lease Belarusian plant

06 February 2004, Published under Cement News

HeidelbergCement is in talks with Belarus’ Architecture and Construction Ministry to take a lease of the Belarusian Cement plant, based in the Mogilev Region, for five years with an option to ex

Cimpor to invest in Morocco

06 February 2004, Published under Cement News

Portuguese cement group Cimpor announced on February 4, 2004 its plans to invest 27.6 mln euro (US$33.5m) in Morocco by 2005.

Hawaii Cement Workers Prepare To Strike

06 February 2004, Published under Cement News

Just when it seemed hard times were over for Hawaii’s construction industry, it faces a crippling strike. The Teamsters Union said it will strike Oahu’s two cement/concrete companies if ne

China warns of over-investment

05 February 2004, Published under Cement News

The Chinese government has reiterated warnings about the risks of overinvestment in steel, aluminum and cement industries and ordered local authorities to report ongoing construction projects to the S

SCCCs Cambodian move

05 February 2004, Published under Cement News

Siam City Cement Plc (SCCC) last week signed an agreement with its Cambodian partner to establish cement dispatching and packaging facilities, making it among the first local companies returning to Ca

State to Curtail Chilanga Monopoly

05 February 2004, Published under Cement News

The Zambian government intends to break the monopoly enjoyed by Chilanga Cement Plc with a view of stabilising the escalating price of cement. Commerce, Trade and Industry minister Dipak Patel announ