Cement News tagged: International

Eurocement sums up 2003 production results

27 January 2004, Published under Cement News

Eurocement Holdings produced 7.5Mt of cement in Jan-Dec 2003. Eurocement made 816,000t of bagged cement, up 16.6 per cent as compared to 2002. Some 50 per cent of the output falls

Holcim’s plant in Serbia turns profit

27 January 2004, Published under Cement News

Serbia’s second-largest cement plant Novi Popovac, part of Holcim Group, reported on Monday a 160 million-dinar ($2.76m) net profit for 2003, rebounding from a loss a year earlier, when results

TPI says may sell stakes after restructuring

27 January 2004, Published under Cement News

Thai Petrochemical Industry PCL (TPI), the country’s biggest defaulter, said on Monday it could sell stakes to companies such as PTT and Siam Cement PCL once it restructures its debt.

ACC Q3 net profits up 10.4 per cent

26 January 2004, Published under Cement News

Associated Cement Companies Ltd, India, has posted a 10.4 per cent rise in net profit at Rs 223.2 million (US$4.91m) for the 3rd quarter ended December 31, 2003 as against Rs 202.1 million in same per

PSP Engineering wins Russian contracts

PSP Engineering wins Russian contracts

26 January 2004, Published under Cement News

Czech firm PSP Engineering, has won several new orders in Russia. Czech firm PSP Engineering, has won several new orders in Russia

Siam Cement net Q4 seen robust

26 January 2004, Published under Cement News

Thailand’s biggest industrial conglomerate, Siam Cement PCL, is expected to cap one of its best years by posting sturdy quarterly earnings due to rising prices for its building materials and che

Apasco net profit soars in 2003

Apasco net profit soars in 2003

26 January 2004, Published under Cement News

Mexican cement maker Holcim Apasco saw operating profits reach 2.27bn pesos (US$208m) last year, a 17.3 per cent jump over 2002, while fourth quarter profits were up 7.0 per cent from 4Q02 to 585mn

Bidders For Portuguese Secil seek larger stake

26 January 2004, Published under Cement News

Brazilian industrial conglomerate Votorantim, Italian diversified holding company Caltagirone and Irish industrial and trade group CRH which were shortlisted for the acquisition of the 41.6 per cent

Moldovan Ciment gets special concession

26 January 2004, Published under Cement News

Moldovan cement producer Ciment, owned by a French building materials group Lafarge, has become the first local company to receive a special electricity

Benue Cement change

26 January 2004, Published under Cement News

President of Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, has now taken over affairs of the ailing Benue Cement Company (BCC) Plc as the new core investor with a firm pledged to turn around the fortunes of th

Gujarat Ambuja to expand capacity

26 January 2004, Published under Cement News

India’s fourth largest cement manufacturer, Gujarat Ambuja Cement Limited, is going in for capacity addition either through fresh acquisition or brownfield expansion.

Feldschuh named head of Nesher

26 January 2004, Published under Cement News

Yoel Feldschuh has been appointed CEO of the Nesher cement monopoly. The firm’s board of directors has approved the appointment, and Feldschuh will take over on February 2, replacing Herzl Ozer

Eco-cement to hit CRH profits

26 January 2004, Published under Cement News

CRH stands to lose Euro10m a year as a result of new government measures to make up to 25 per cent of all cement used in state-funded projects more environmentally friendly.

Diamond Cement expands

23 January 2004, Published under Cement News

Diamond Cement Ghana Limited (DCGL) a cement company in Aflao, Ghana has stated that products of the company could be obtained from the Volta, parts of Greater Accra, Eastern and the Northern regions.

Yamamah profit rise

23 January 2004, Published under Cement News

According to Riyadh newsources, the Yamamah Cement Company reported SR 386.6 million profits last year (US$103m) compared with SR 320 million in the previous year.

Baltsem boosts output

23 January 2004, Published under Cement News

In 2003, Ukraine`s major producer of cement, the Baltsem plant, (Balakleia, Kharkiv region) increased its production volume by 19.1 per cent, or UAH 24.995 million, compared with 2002, up to UAH 156.1