Cement News tagged: International

Guj Ambuja cement shipments up

02 April 2004, Published under Cement News

Gujarat Ambuja Cements Ltd (GACL) along with Ambuja Cement Eastern Ltd. and Ambuja Cement Rajasthan Ltd. has dispatched 13.24Mt of cement during April-March 2003-04 against 11.88Mt in the correspondin

Lafarge buys US concrete company

01 April 2004, Published under Cement News

Lafarge Building Materials Inc a wholly-owned subsidiary of Lafarge which holds the former cement and ready-mix assets of Blue Circle in the United States, has completed the acquisition of the assets

UAE Gulf Cement Produces 1.4Mt cement in 2003

01 April 2004, Published under Cement News

UAE cement company Gulf Cement Gulf Cement, based in the UAE emirate of Ras al-Khaimah, produced a total of 1.4Mt of cement in 2003 and reported clinker output of some 1.23Mt for the year, it was

Athi river expansion

01 April 2004, Published under Cement News

Kenya: cement maker Athi River Mining yesterday reported a 69 per cent rise in after-tax profit from Sh57.4m to Sh97m for 2003. The pre-tax profit was up 60 per cent from Sh82.1m to Sh131.2m. Cement

Indocement reduce net gearing ratio

Indocement reduce net gearing ratio

01 April 2004, Published under Cement News

The Management of PT Indocement Tunggal Prakarsa Tbk (Indocement) is trying to reduce its debt to equity ratio (net gearing ratio) by paying some debts in stages. Thomas Kern, the finance director of

Durgapur Cement plans expansion

01 April 2004, Published under Cement News

India: Durgapur Cement has embarked on an expansion programme to set up a new unit, Durga High Tech. Durgapur Cement president Debasis Ghosh said yesterday at the inauguration of the new unit

Boral marks time for AdBri

Boral marks time for AdBri

31 March 2004, Published under Cement News

Boral is expected to extend its A$1 billion-plus takeover offer for cement maker Adelaide Brighton by another month to close probably by early May. This is because the competition watchdog, the Austr

Chilanga Shareholders reject K60 dividend

31 March 2004, Published under Cement News

CHILANGA Cement Plc shareholders last Friday rejected a K60 dividend offer arguing for an amount that reflected the company’s good performance for 2003. But the dividend was passed by division,

St Louis plant discussions continue

31 March 2004, Published under Cement News

Hundreds of supporters of a controversial plan to build one of the world’s largest cement plants packed public meetings Monday in St. Louis and Ste. Genevieve, Mo. Holcim Inc, based in Switzerl

Holcim Deutschland

31 March 2004, Published under Cement News

German cement manufacturer Holcim Deutschland AG, a subsidiary of the Holcim group, posted a record-high net loss of 40.4 mln euro ($49.2m) for 2003, it was reported on March 30, 2004. No comparative

Dyckerhoff Plans Further cost cuts

31 March 2004, Published under Cement News

Dyckerhoff AG said Tuesday it plans to cut more costs in 2004 in a bid to improve its operating profit this year. Dyckerhoff will start its successful restructuring program "Dyckerhoff 21" within the

Jiangmen Conch Cement starts construction

31 March 2004, Published under Cement News

The first construction of Jiangmen Conch Cement Co has reportedly begun, With an investment of CNY500 million, the construction will officially begin in June 2004. At present, the newly bought loading

Ambuja postpones plant expansion

31 March 2004, Published under Cement News

Ambuja Cement Eastern, a subsidiary of Gujarat Ambuja Cements, has decided to shelve its expansion plans till the closure of the company’s current accounting year at the end of June 2004. The m

Lafarge to Build a new production line in Bouskoura, Morocco

30 March 2004, Published under Cement News

Lafarge has today announced th edecision by Lafarge Ciments (Morocco), its 50 per cent subsidiary, to build a new production line in Bouskoura, Morocco, to increase the cement capacity by over 900,00

Indonesia Feb domestic cement sales up 20 per cent YoY.

30 March 2004, Published under Cement News

Indonesian domestic cement sales jumped 20 per cent to 2.04Mt in February compared to the same month last year, the country’s largest cement maker said.

Cement sales grew one percent last year.

30 March 2004, Published under Cement News

However, some cement companies have been less optimistic. PT Indocement Tunggal Prakarsa Tbk Indonesia’s second largest producer, has said it expects another year of flat growth in 2004 for the