Cement News tagged: International

Cemex on the outer as Hanson joins the Rinker mix

01 December 2006, Published under Cement News

Cemex is under mounting pressure to sweeten its $16bn takeover bid for Rinker Group, amid speculation the Australian company is eyeing a potential tie-up with the UK construction materials group Hanso

Florida Rock 4Q profit rises

30 November 2006, Published under Cement News

Florida Rock Industries Inc, said Wednesday its fiscal fourth-quarter profit grew 14 per cent as higher product prices and a lower tax rate helped offset a weaker residential construction market.

Holcim projects 15% growth in 2007

30 November 2006, Published under Cement News

Holcim Romania, the domestic subsidiary of Switzerland’s construction materials manufacturer, forecasts its turnover will reach EUR225m in 2007, Ziarul Financiar daily reports on Thursday.

Assocham pitches for peak custom duty reduction

30 November 2006, Published under Cement News

New Delhi, Nov 29 (PTI) Industry chamber Assocham today pitched for lowering peak custom duties rate to 10 per cent in the Union budget for 2007-08, from the existing 12.5 per cent.

Heidelberg expands  in India

Heidelberg expands in India

30 November 2006, Published under Cement News

German cement major, Heidelberg Cement, is strengthening its position in India. After buying a controlling stake in Mysore Cement in July, it has now acquired two grinding units in Kerala, according t

Turkish demand to reach 42Mt this year

30 November 2006, Published under Cement News

Domestic cement demand is expected to reach 42Mt this year

Lafarge to invest EUR6.5m in Romanian plant

Lafarge to invest EUR6.5m in Romanian plant

29 November 2006, Published under Cement News

Lafarge plans to invest EUR6.5m to implement the European environment protection standards at its cement plant in Hoghiz,

Govt urged to encourage cement exports

29 November 2006, Published under Cement News

Cement manufacturers in Pakistan have demanded the government to facilitate exports with a view to augmenting foreign exchange earnings.

Oyak not to bid for Lafarge-Yibitas cement factories.

29 November 2006, Published under Cement News

Celal Caglar, head of Oyak cement group, said that Oyak would not bid for the cement companies to be sold by Lafarge-Yibitas.

Rinker Rejects Cemex bid, Mexican firm may walk

29 November 2006, Published under Cement News

Rinker Group Ltd Wednesday said the US$11.7 billion hostile bid from Cemex SA is "far too low", pressuring the world’s third largest cement maker to sharply improve its terms or walk away from

Portugal Azores cement sales down 0.3% end-Oct 2006

28 November 2006, Published under Cement News

Cement sales in Portugal’s autonomous region of the Azores Islands dropped by 0.3 per cent

Davao traders urge DTI to further analyse imported cement, Philippines

28 November 2006, Published under Cement News

The Davao City Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DCCCI) urged the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) to further analyze the questionable imported cement from China

CBMI wins contract for establishment of Hima Cement’s new plant

28 November 2006, Published under Cement News

Uganda-based Hima Cement plans to invest US$93M in the establishment of a new plant in the Namanve Industrial and Commercial Park

Work begins on US$175.8m cement plant in Tay Ninh

28 November 2006, Published under Cement News

Vietnam’s FICO-Tay Ninh Joint Stock Cement Co. (TAFiCO) yesterday November 26 kicked off a project to build a cement plant with total investment of VND2.8 trillion ($175.81 million) in the south

Akcansa fined for breaching competition rules, Turkey

28 November 2006, Published under Cement News

Turkish cement producer Akcansa Cimento Sanayi, announced that it has paid a TRY 0.2mn fine imposed on the company by the competition board.

China’s average cement price remains stable

28 November 2006, Published under Cement News

According to statistics from the cement markets in 18 key Chinese cities, the average monthly price of ordinary Portland cement