Cement News tagged: International

National cement production declines by 5.6%, Indonesia

23 October 2006, Published under Cement News

Total volume national cement production has declined by 5.6% to 24.27Mt during January-September this year from 25.7Mt during the same period of last year

China moves to boost efficiency

23 October 2006, Published under Cement News

China’s economic planning agency said Friday it will revamp the nation’s inefficient cement industry with new rules that will cut the number of companies from 5,000 to 2,000 by 2020.

Donac starts work on $100m cement plant in Dong Nai, Vietnam

20 October 2006, Published under Cement News

The Dong Nai Construction Material yesterday started building a cement plant

SIC fines cement makers for non-compliance, Colombia

20 October 2006, Published under Cement News

Colombia’s trade and industry regulator (SIC) has fined the local units of cement companies Cemex and Holcim for

China sees cement demand at 1.2 bln tons in 2010

China sees cement demand at 1.2 bln tons in 2010

20 October 2006, Published under Cement News

Cement demand is expected to reach 1.2 bln tons in 2010 and expand to 1.3bn tons in 2020 as the country’s urbanisation accelerates,

Vietnam to operate 11 new cement plants ahead of schedule

19 October 2006, Published under Cement News

The cement industry in Vietnam will put into operation 11 new cement plants ahead of schedule, said the Ministry of Construction after

China’s cement industry sees positive trend in August

China’s cement industry sees positive trend in August

19 October 2006, Published under Cement News

In August, the total profits of China’s cement industry continued to increase. The entire industry realized total profits of

Indocement eyes 4-5% 2007 sales rise, Indonesia

19 October 2006, Published under Cement News

Indonesia’s second-largest cement maker, PT Indocement Tunggal Prakarsa Tbk, is aiming for between 4-5 per cent growth in its sales next year,

Two new cement brands harden market competition, Vietnam

19 October 2006, Published under Cement News

Two new cement brands jumped onto the local Vietnamese market this week, which will make the competition tougher at a time supply is seen gradually outpacing demands.

Boral says Q1 trading results down, not aware of takeover offer

19 October 2006, Published under Cement News

Boral Ltd says its trading results for the September quarter were significantly below last year, which

Croatian Nexe to open EUR1.02m cement factory

18 October 2006, Published under Cement News

Croatian construction materials group Nexe is set to open a 7.5 mln Croatian kuna (US$1.27m) cement factory at Luka Tranzit port, on the Drava river, in Osjek, eastern Croatia.

China export markets

18 October 2006, Published under Cement News

In the first eights months of 2006, China’s cement volume exported to the USA, the EU and the UAE was

Cement Shortage ’Temporary’, Kenya

18 October 2006, Published under Cement News

Kenya is experiencing a cement shortage due to a surge in demand following factory closures for maintenance, local producers said.

GCC reports 3Q results, Mexico

18 October 2006, Published under Cement News

Grupo Cementos de Chihuahua (GCC) announced consolidated results for the third quarter of 2006.

Domestic cement sales up 2.6 per cent, Indonesia

18 October 2006, Published under Cement News

Indonesia’s domestic cement consumption rose 2.6 per cent to 3.2Mt in September compared to a year ago,

Lafarge plans to double production in China

17 October 2006, Published under Cement News

Lafarge plans to double its production capacity in China in the next few years, according to the company’s chief executive officer.