Cement News tagged: International

Jordanian Cement Prices fall

12 December 2003, Published under Cement News

The Jordanian Government has successfully intervened to decrease the cement prices in the country, which reached their average on December 10, 2003.

Holcim`s Romanian spend

12 December 2003, Published under Cement News

Romanian cement, concrete and aggregates producer Holcim Romania, plans to invest an additional Euro 40m ($48.7m) by 2006, company officials said.

Cement firms extend production break

11 December 2003, Published under Cement News

Many Indian cement companies have decided to extend their 10-day production holiday across the country, following delay in the expected rise in demand and prices.

Greek Titan

11 December 2003, Published under Cement News

Greek cement producer Titan Cement will raise to 94.8 per cent its stake in Macedonian cement company Cementarnica Usje, buying the 46.5 per cent, held by Swiss cement maker Holcim, Titan said on Dece

Gresik dispute intensifies

Gresik dispute intensifies

11 December 2003, Published under Cement News

Cemex is preparing to take the Indonesian government to court over its long-delayed plan to take over the country`s largest cement maker.

Greek Titan

11 December 2003, Published under Cement News

Greek cement producer Titan Cement will raise to 94.8 per cent its stake in Macedonian cement company Cementarnica Usje, buying the 46.5 per cent, held by Swiss cement maker Holcim, Titan said on Dece

Kenya import challenge

Kenya import challenge

11 December 2003, Published under Cement News

Faced with high elecricity costs, local cement manufacturers are finding it difficult to compete with Egyptian imports.

Kenya import challenge

11 December 2003, Published under Cement News

Faced with high elecricity costs, local cement manufacturers are finding it difficult to compete with Egyptian imports.

Philippine Fortune

11 December 2003, Published under Cement News

Philippine-listed Fortune Cement Corp said Thursday its board has approved the issuance of 708.3 million new shares to settle a loan from its parent Republic Cement Corp.

HK`s Chia Hsin to raise US$55m

11 December 2003, Published under Cement News

HONG KONG (Dow Jones)--Chia Hsin Cement Greater China Holding Corp. said Tuesday it is seeking to raise HK$423.3m (US$55m) from its initial public offering.

Market Surprises

11 December 2003, Published under Cement News

The dry bulk markets are back on a strong trend, after having taken a short breath during the first weeks of November. Thermal coal demand and a renewed interest in vessels taken for periods are part

Market Surprise

11 December 2003, Published under Cement News

The dry bulk markets are back on a strong trend, after having taken a short breath during the first weeks of November. Thermal coal demand and a renewed interest in vessels taken for periods are part

Holcim establishes new Foundation

10 December 2003, Published under Cement News

Holcim is setting up a worldwide prize competition for sustainable construction projects to promote future-proof solutions that meet the differing requirements of economic growth, environmental qualit

Quarry battle

10 December 2003, Published under Cement News

Lafarge Aggregates is still bidding to set up a super-quarry on the Hebridean island, in what has become Scotland`s longest-running planning dispute, dating back to 1991.

Lafarge Halla pulls out of Tong Yang Cement

10 December 2003, Published under Cement News

Lafarge’s Korean cement arm, 39.9% owned by Lafarge and the remainder by financial investors, has sold its 25% stake in Tong Yang Cement Corporation to Tong Yang Major Corporation for US$138m.

Sales fall at Gresik Indonesian cement maker

09 December 2003, Published under Cement News

PT Semen Gresik said Tuesday cement sales for the first ten months of this year fell 4.6% on year to 11.83 million metric tons due to a drop in exports.