Cement News tagged: International

Cement consumption drops 10 per cent

01 June 2004, Published under Cement News

Cement consumption in Brazil dropped 10 per cent in April to 2.67Mt compared to the ,month before, according to statistics released by the country’s national cement industry union SNIC. Last mon

Beat the monsoon

01 June 2004, Published under Cement News

Cement prices have firmed up in the southern and western regions of India even as the monsoons are fast approaching. Andhra Pradesh has witnessed a significant `price correction’ post-elections

Inteco lady keeps on growing

01 June 2004, Published under Cement News

Yelena Baturina, owner of Inteco corporation and wife of the Moscow Mayor, keeps broadening her business empire. Inteco recently bought a 100 per cent stake in Pikalovsky Cement, the largest cement pr

Cemex eyes five per cent sales increase in US

01 June 2004, Published under Cement News

Cemex expects US sales volumes to grow 5 per cent this year compared to 2003 thanks to highway, industrial, commercial and housing projects, El Norte quoted VP of corporate finance Rodrigo Treviño as

UK Medway project put on hold

UK Medway project put on hold

01 June 2004, Published under Cement News

Lafarge Cement UK has confirmed that it is delaying the development of its new cement works at Snodland in the Medway Valley. Lafarge Cement managing director, Jean-Francois Sautin, said: ³We have cho

Australia’s Boral Withdraws ACCC Undertaking

28 May 2004, Published under Cement News

Boral Ltd said Friday it has withdrawn an undertaking to Australia’s competition watchdog that the company won’t proceed with a A$$862 million takeover bid for rival Adelaide Brighton Ltd.

Cement prices set to rise by Rs 7 in Mumbai

Cement prices set to rise by Rs 7 in Mumbai

28 May 2004, Published under Cement News

After a gap of two months, retail cement prices in Mumbai - the country’s largest cement market - are set for a Rs 7 hike, taking the price of a 50 kg bag to Rs 177.

Etisalat, Ras al-Khaimah Co for White Cement

28 May 2004, Published under Cement News

The board of directors of UAE Ras al-Khaimah Co for White Cement & Construction Materials elected Sheikh Ahmed bin Humaid al-Qasimi chairman, it was reported on 27 May 2004. The new chairman was

DTI shortens testing period, Philippines

27 May 2004, Published under Cement News

Imported cement will now be able to reach the markets faster as the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) has ordered the shortening of the product testing period to only seven days from 28 days.

Kryvyi Rih Cement invests UAH 42m for modernisation, Ukraine

27 May 2004, Published under Cement News

Kryvyi Rih Cement increased production of clinker by 43,332t or 26 per cent to 210,222t and increased production of cement by 45,100t or 17.2 per cent to 307,500t in the January-April period of this y

Hungarian Bukkosd protests against Strabag cement facility

27 May 2004, Published under Cement News

Hundreds of people protested in the Hungarian village of Bukkosd, southern Hungary, against the plans of local construction company Strabag Rt to build a cement facility there.

Cement prices harden in South and West of India

27 May 2004, Published under Cement News

Cement prices have risen in the Southern and the Western regions as the South-West monsoon season approaches. Retail prices have gone up by six per cent or Rs5-10 per bag in Andhra Pradesh and by abou

Suez Cement net jumps

26 May 2004, Published under Cement News

Suez Cement has released FY03 results ending December, in which net income jumped a significant 3x to come in at LE153m, versus LE49.3m, recorded in the comparable period last year.

Votorantim expands abroad

26 May 2004, Published under Cement News

The cement division of the Brazilian Votorantim, Votorantim Cimentos may increase the investments in the US and Canada to US$1.8bn until 2007, intending to double turnover in comparison to US$342m in

Italy Italcementi develops Eco Cement

26 May 2004, Published under Cement News

Italian cement producer and distributor Italcementi has developed special ecological cement to reduce the nitrogen oxide emissions in big cities, the company said on May 25, 2004 at the congress of th

Thai Construction material makers warned against price increases

26 May 2004, Published under Cement News

Construction material manufacturers have been cautioned against any plans to raise prices in response to rising oil costs.