Cement News tagged: International

Lafarge sees China as growth area

08 October 2003, Published under Cement News

Lafarge sees China as one of its potentially high growth areas in Asia, despite difficult market conditions and investment returns below the group`s average, chief executive officer Bernard Kasriel sa

HeidelbergCement’s approach to RMC

07 October 2003, Published under Cement News

HeidelbergCement’s approach to RMC

Azerbaijan – Ministry of Environment serves Garadagh Cement with summons

30 September 2003, Published under Cement News

The Azerbaijani Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources is suing Garadagh Cement over the use of the Garadagh clay quarries and the Tovuz truss quarry, which the Ministry has banned the use of.

UK - Lafarge develops emissions trading strategy

30 September 2003, Published under Cement News

The Kyoto Protocol envisages global trading in greenhouse gases from 2008, the European Comission proposes EU-wide trading at company level from 2005 onwards and the British government launched an emi

Canada – Lafarge and WWF safeguard biological diversity in Alberta

Canada – Lafarge and WWF safeguard biological diversity in Alberta

30 September 2003, Published under Cement News

With forestry experts gathering in Quebec at the World Forestry Congress, cement maker Lafarge is joining the WWF in a call to restore the world’s damaged forests and safeguarding biological diversity

Morocco – Lafarge and WWF promote sustainable economic development in Tetouan

30 September 2003, Published under Cement News

In the north of Morocco, Lafarge and WWF will be setting up an experimental nursery to develop know-how and transfer capacity for the production of native species of trees and shrubs.

Australia – Cockburn Cement to burn tyres at Munster ?

Australia – Cockburn Cement to burn tyres at Munster ?

30 September 2003, Published under Cement News

Cockburn Cement, part of the Adelaide Brighton Cement group, is reported to be looking at introducing alternative fuels at its Munster works. The Waste Management Board’s executive officer, Adam Parke

Ciments Français

26 September 2003, Published under Cement News

Who’s behind recent stock movements at Italcementi`s French subsidiary. Is Italcementi set to mop up the outstanding shares?

Lafarge: Materis restructuring

24 September 2003, Published under Cement News

Lafarge is selling its stake in building materials group Materis to LBO France. This deal should be seen as part of Lafarge’s promised debt reduction programme post the Blue Circle take-over.

Holcim contests claim

19 September 2003, Published under Cement News

Holcim contests claim Furthermore, the company remains true to its current obligations. Holcim duly reports the investments made to the State of Azerbaijan every half-year, and the Government has take

Mexico`s Cemex Surprises

16 September 2003, Published under Cement News

Cemex has gained some added support after management floated bullish earnings guidance that topped Wall Street expectations. Better than expected growth in both US and Mexican markets provide an unexp

CRH: Results today

02 September 2003, Published under Cement News

CRH announces H1 results later today (Tuesday 2nd September). Merrill Lynch expects sales to fall four per cent (acquisitions offsetting some of the currency negative) and EBITA to fall 17 per cent

UK – Remas calls for UK and Irish companies to take part in European EMS study

30 August 2003, Published under Cement News

Remas aims to study the benefits of formal environmental management systems (EMS) and hopes to establish a direct link between the use of EMS and positive environmental performance.

Philippines – Environment Department launches Philippine Environment Partnership Program

30 August 2003, Published under Cement News

The Philippine Department of Environment and National Resources (DENR) has launched its Philippine Environment Partnership Program (PEPP) to encourage companies to comply to environmental legislation

USA – St Lawrence Cement to include Becraft Mountain mine in review

30 August 2003, Published under Cement News

St Lawrence Cement is likely to be required to include the Becraft Mountain mine in the environmental review for its new US$320m cement works in Greenport.

UK – Castle Cement’s AWDF given cautious welcome in Clitheroe

30 August 2003, Published under Cement News

Castle Cement recently presented its plans to burn agricultural waste derived fuel (AWDF) at its Ribblesdale works, Clitheroe, Lancashire to the neighbouring community and environmentalists.