Cement News tagged: International

40% tariff on imported brands

17 December 2003, Published under Cement News

The anti-dumping and Subsidies Commission in Jamaica has recommended an immediate combined 40 per cent tariff on the importation of portland grey cement, despite continuing arguments about the Caribbe

40% tariff on imported brands

17 December 2003, Published under Cement News

The anti-dumping and Subsidies Commission in Jamaica has recommended an immediate combined 40 per cent tariff on the importation of portland grey cement, despite continuing arguments about the Caribbe

Boral in A$840m bid for AdBri

17 December 2003, Published under Cement News

Boral Ltd yesterday offered A$840 million for Adelaide Brighton Ltd, sending its shares soaring by 35 per cent. Boral is offering A$1.55 per share for cement and lime producer Adelaide Brighton, with

Indonesia`s Semen Gresik down

16 December 2003, Published under Cement News

State-owned cement company PT Semen Gresik was lower following news the government plans to help Mexican Cemex SA find a buyer for its 25.5 pct stake in Semen Gresik, dealers said.

Demand to boost SCC profits

Demand to boost SCC profits

16 December 2003, Published under Cement News

Siam Cement Plc, the country`s largest industrial conglomerate, said over the weekend it expects to continue seeing robust earnings growth this year and in 2004 on the back of strong domestic de

Malaysia`s Tasek Corp sells

16 December 2003, Published under Cement News

Cement manufacturer Tasek Corp Bhd has sold 10. 01 million shares, or a 23.63 per cent stake, in Rock Chemical Industries Bhd at 2.00 rgt per share, a company statement said.

Indian cement firms seek excise duty rollback

Indian cement firms seek excise duty rollback

16 December 2003, Published under Cement News

The Indian cement industry wants the hike in excise duty announced by Finance Minister Jaswant Singh in Budget 2003-04 to be rolled back.

Pretoria Portland

15 December 2003, Published under Cement News

Pretoria Portland Cement (PPC), which, in the 2002/3 financial year posted a 40 per cent. increase in operating profit to R866-million, expects a further increase in earnings this year, although at a

Three indonesian cement giants

15 December 2003, Published under Cement News

PT Semen Gresik, PT Indocement, and PT Semen Cibinong, posted net profit at Rp267 billion (US$31.48m), Rp712 billion and Rp242 billion respectively during the nine month period.

India Gujarat Ambuja

15 December 2003, Published under Cement News

Gujarat Ambuja Cement, India`s fourth largest cement producer, plans to raise prices by 10 rupees, or 8.7 per cent, later this week to INR125 a 50kg bag, a senior company executive said Monday.

Chile deliveries

15 December 2003, Published under Cement News

Local cement deliveries in Chile fell 5.6 per cent in November compared to the same month last year, the first drop in nine months after important consecutive increases, according to a report by local

Mykkolayivcement increase

15 December 2003, Published under Cement News

During January-November 2003, Mykolayivcement OJSC (Lvov region of Ukraine), one of the five largest cement producers of Ukraine, increased production by 24.6 per cent against the same period of 2002

Market Surprises

14 December 2003, Published under Cement News

The dry bulk markets are back on a strong trend, after having taken a short breath during the first weeks of November. Thermal coal demand and a renewed interest in vessels taken for periods are part

Siam Cement expects strong 2004

12 December 2003, Published under Cement News

Siam Cement, Thailand`s biggest industrial conglomerate, expects a strong 2004 with domestic cement demand `outstanding` as the country`s economy grows apace, a senior executive said.

Cemex seeks settlement

12 December 2003, Published under Cement News

Mexico`s Cemex has filed for international arbitration to recover the $290m it paid for a 25 per cent stake in Indonesia`s largest cement maker, Semen Gresik, after years of stalled negotiations over

DTI plans to cut import duties

12 December 2003, Published under Cement News

Local cement manufacturers have failed to convince the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) to retain the safeguard duty on imported cement.