Cement News tagged: International

Mystery seller?

19 November 2003, Published under Cement News

A large tranche of Holcim shares have been placed on the market. Thomas Schmidheiny seen as likely seller.

Holcim: profits up slightly

13 November 2003, Published under Cement News

Slight increase in profits noted despite difficulties in the US and currency exchange declines.

Cemex not Buying TPI Polene

11 November 2003, Published under Cement News

Cemex has announced that it is not in talks to acquire Thai cement company TPI Polene, despite a report to the contrary published by Mexican newspaper El Economista.

Philippine prices

11 November 2003, Published under Cement News

TRADE and Industry Secretary Manuel Roxas II has given cement makers until Friday to justify the recent increase in cement prices.

Thatta Cement sale approved

Thatta Cement sale approved

11 November 2003, Published under Cement News

A meeting of Privatisation Commission Board has recommended the highest bid received for the sale of 90 per cent shares of Thatta Cement Company Limited (TCCL) for approval of Cabinet Committee on Pri

IRELAND – Proposals for use of animal waste in cement

11 November 2003, Published under Cement News

In a report to the Irish Cabinet, senior officials of four government departments, the Environmental Protection Agency and the Food Safety Authority, recommend the incineration and incorporation into

AUSTRIA – RMC Austria and WWF protect rare grassland environment

AUSTRIA – RMC Austria and WWF protect rare grassland environment

11 November 2003, Published under Cement News

RMC Austria will be helping to protect an area of nationally significant, rare dry grassland through its latest agreement with WWF. The area contains the company’s Hollitzer Quarry, operated by Readym

USA – Tyre burning plans at Lafarge Ravena, NY

11 November 2003, Published under Cement News

Lafarge North America plans to burn tyres at its Ravena cement works with the aim to reduce its use of coal as thermal energy source and possibly cut emissions.

Largely stable markets

11 November 2003, Published under Cement News

Despite a slight drop of the BCI in the first part of the week rates have remained at high levels and the BCI lost only 19 points over the week.

Holcim estimates

11 November 2003, Published under Cement News

Despite the onset of winter analysts at Merrill Lynch hope for some early green shoots to emerge.

Holcim estimates

11 November 2003, Published under Cement News

Despite the onset of winter analysts at Merrill Lynch hope for some early green shoots to emerge.

Italcementi down

10 November 2003, Published under Cement News

Italcementi has reported its results for the nine months ending 30 September 2003. Sales for the group came in at Euro 3,242m, up 0.5% and slightly below Deutsche Bank forecast of Euro 3,258m.

India ACC Sees Sales +8% In 2H

07 November 2003, Published under Cement News

Associated Cement Companies, India`s second-largest cement maker, expects its sales to grow at twice the industry average in the second half due to strong demand and firm prices, said a senior company

Lafarge North America

03 November 2003, Published under Cement News

Turnover in the first nine months of the year at Cimpor grew by only 1.1% to Eur1,028.2m in spite of the initial inclusion

Semapa’s profits hit

03 November 2003, Published under Cement News

Semapa’s profits hit by weaker markets and financing costs

Cimpor buys Cecime

03 November 2003, Published under Cement News

Europe`s seventh-largest cement maker, Cimpor-Cimentos de Portugal, has acquired 90 per cent in local cement importer Cecime