Cement News tagged: International

Thai TPI Polene sees EBITDA rising in 2004

09 January 2004, Published under Cement News

Thailand`s third largest cement maker, TPI Polene PCL , has said it expects 2004 earnings before interest tax, depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA) of about eight billion

Cement supplier donates money to benefit children

09 January 2004, Published under Cement News

Global cement supplier Holcim turned over a donation of 32,000 Swiss francs, to the Nabunturan Child Assistance Program and ERDA TECH at a cocktail party billed `Dreams in Color` held recently at the

Cement manufacturers not happy with tariff cut

09 January 2004, Published under Cement News

The Trade department`s decision to lower by P5 the duty on cement is a good compromise for both local manufacturers and consumers. Industrialist and consumer advocate Raul T. Concepcion said the

Chinfon plans US$250m investment

09 January 2004, Published under Cement News

Vietnamese cement manufacturer Chinfon Haiphong has said it will invest an extra US$250m to expand its operations. The investment will go to a 500,000 tons/year clinker grinding station in Hiep Phuoc

Cement Exports to Yemen

Cement Exports to Yemen

09 January 2004, Published under Cement News

Yemen imported Egyptian cement worth $4.4m in 2002, according to official statistics. Yemen`s cement imports totalled US$40.6m in 2002, up from US$36.8m in 2001 and US$32m in 2000.

Indian cement sales

09 January 2004, Published under Cement News

The Cement Manufacturers Association(CMA) said India`s total cement sales were 9.84Mt in the month of December, 2003, up 3.5 per cent from 9.51Mt a year ago. Total cement output was 9.96Mt in the peri

AdBri caves In To Boral`s $867m offer

AdBri caves In To Boral`s $867m offer

08 January 2004, Published under Cement News

Boral cleared the first hurdle in its bid to acquire Adelaide Brighton yesterday after winning over the cement and lime producer`s independent directors, sweetening its takeover offer by A$27 million

CRH reports improved second half performance

08 January 2004, Published under Cement News

CRH expects to report a pre-tax profit for 2003 in early March in lime with the €856m achieved in 2002 in spite of an 18 per cent drop in the first half of 2002. This would represent a profit increas

India Associated Cement to raise prices

08 January 2004, Published under Cement News

Associated Cement Companies Ltd (ACC) India`s second largest cement maker, plans to raise prices by 5 to 10 rupees ($1= INR45.53) per 50kg bag later this month due to stronger demand, a company execut

Turkish Unye Cimento

08 January 2004, Published under Cement News

Turkish cement and clinker producer and distributor Unye Cimento in Unye, northern Turkey, expects to produce 1.1Mt of cement and

Indian cement deals

08 January 2004, Published under Cement News

After buying out L&T cement division, Grasim now owns the largest cement capacity in the country, but in terms of market share the Grasim-L&T combine seems to be losing out to ACC-Ambuja combine, who

Operational changes at Siam Cement

08 January 2004, Published under Cement News

Restructuring continues at Thailand`s largest conglomerate, Siam Cement Plc, despite the economic recovery - and it has already affected about one-eighth of the group`s total workforce, according to l

Lafarge expands in Asia

08 January 2004, Published under Cement News

Lafarge is to increase the capacity of its Chongquin cement works in China from 0.8Mt to 1.8Mt by building a second production line. The US$40m investment is expected to be completed during the latte

Philippine Fortune Cement

07 January 2004, Published under Cement News

Philippine-listed Fortune Cement Corp said its stockholders` equity has returned to positive at the end of 2003 after settling convertible loan notes last year. Fortune assured the Philippine Stock E

PSP Engineering wins Russian contracts.

07 January 2004, Published under Cement News

Czech firm PSP Engineering, has won several new orders in Russia, according to the firm`s spokesman Ludek Fesar. PSP has signed deals to complete a cement mill at the Voskresensk cement factory, owned

Polish Cement plant to be closed down

07 January 2004, Published under Cement News

Polish cement plant Cementowania Strzelce Opolskie, a subsidiary of the local cement group Gorazdze, controlled by the German sector company HeidelbergCement, will be closed down in 2004, it was repor