Cement News tagged: International

Aussi takeover hurdle

03 February 2004, Published under Cement News

Australian building products ’minnow’ Barro Properties Pty Ltd remains tight-lipped about whether it will use its stake in cement

Minority shareholders in L&T raise objections

03 February 2004, Published under Cement News

The minority shareholders of Larsen and Toubro Ltd have voiced their displeasure over the scheme of arrangement involving demerger of its cement business and moved five amendments which were defeated

Chekka residents’ worst pollution fears

03 February 2004, Published under Cement News

Lebanon: Koura and Chekka residents have been complaining about rising air pollution levels for years. Despite a series of anecdotal accounts of respiratory diseases, residents’ could not conclu

Spassktsement ups output 23 per cent

03 February 2004, Published under Cement News

Vladivostok: Spassktsement increased product output 23 per cent last year to 585,000t, report sources at Vostoktsement, of which Spassktsement is part.

Nigeria arrests suspects for fake cement

Nigeria arrests suspects for fake cement

03 February 2004, Published under Cement News

The war by the Standards Organization of Nigeria (SON) against fake products has paid off with the arrest of some suspects for allegedly re-bagging adulterated cement products, a SON official said her

Boral bidder statement for Adelaide Brighton

02 February 2004, Published under Cement News

Boral Ltd has despatched the bidder’s statement for its offer for Adelaide Brighton Ltd. Under the offer, ABC shareholders will receive A$1.55 in cash from Boral for each ABC share, which will b

Indonesia 2003 domestic cement sales

Indonesia 2003 domestic cement sales

02 February 2004, Published under Cement News

Indonesian domestic cement sales in 2003 were almost flat, growing only one percent from the year earlier, the country’s top cement producer PT Semen Gresik Tbk (SMGR.JK) reported on its website

Future looks bright for Apasco

02 February 2004, Published under Cement News

Along with the fine future for Holcim Apasco predicted by analysts, the risk-rating agency Standard & Poor’s (S&P) has decided to place the company’s debt on its special list for revision

Katavsky resumes operation

02 February 2004, Published under Cement News

JSC Katavsky Plant (locat6ed in the Chelyabinsk region) has resumed operation and plans to boost production to 1Mta. On Jan 24, 2004 two out of four kilns were put back into operation and 3500 tons of

Turkish Ergani Cimento halts production

02 February 2004, Published under Cement News

Turkish cement maker Ergani Cimento ceased production, due to financial difficulties, company general manager Metin Oral said on January 30, 2004. The move follows the decision of Turkish banking

Colombian cement sales up by 6.2 per cent in 2003

02 February 2004, Published under Cement News

Although grey cement sales barely expanded during December 2003 (0.4 per cent when compared to December 2002), annual sales were up by 6.2 per cent as Colombian cement makers sold 5,440,764t of cement

Bhutan-India cement venture may be revived

01 February 2004, Published under Cement News

Improved security could shortly see a revival of the Dungsam Cement Project [DCP] in Nganglam, Samdrup Jongkhar, first mooted some 20 years ago. "The DCP is an important project not only because it is

ACC increased share activity

30 January 2004, Published under Cement News

ACC has seen huge volumes on the bourses in the past two days on rumours that Gujarat Ambuja Cement Ltd is likely to offload its 14.4 per cent stake in the company, held by its subsidiary Ambuja Cemen

Collective labour agreement signed

30 January 2004, Published under Cement News

The management board and the independent trade union in Croatian cement maker Dalmacijacement, a subsidiary of UK producer and supplier of materials, products and services in the construction industry

Cebu price rises

30 January 2004, Published under Cement News

Construction activities on Cebu island are not expected to peak up until summer but increases in the prices of cement and other building materials are already felt this early. In its latest Price Beh

Cemex debates new factory option

30 January 2004, Published under Cement News

Options allowing Cemex to build cement factories can be considered an alternative by Indonesia’s government and Cemex to have out of court settlement concerning PT Semen Gresik case.