Cement News tagged: International

ACC capacity augmentation

15 December 2006, Published under Cement News

ACC Ltd will spend INR14.80bn (US$331m) on expanding the capacity of its New Wadi plant in western India by about 3Mta, the company said in a statement.

Indocement to boost production in 2007

15 December 2006, Published under Cement News

PT Indocement Tunggal Prakarsa, a publicly listed cement maker, is optimistic that the company will be able to fulfill domestic demand, that is forecasted to increase about five per cent, next year

Votorantim invests in cement distribution centres

15 December 2006, Published under Cement News

Votorantim Cimentos has inaugurated yesterday its 13th distribution centre in the North & Northeast regions, located at Teresina (Piaui), which will attend 43 municipalities and Belem city (Para)

CCL says expansion project is on target

15 December 2006, Published under Cement News

Officials of Caribbean Cement Company Limited (CCL) say its expansion project aimed at doubling the plant’s production capacity is on track for the scheduled mid-2008 completion.

Cement price rockets as boom causes shortages

Cement price rockets as boom causes shortages

15 December 2006, Published under Cement News

The recent building boom in and around Durban has led to a shortage of cement in the city, with the problem worsening.

Lafarge sells Yibitas Lafarge stake to Cimpor

15 December 2006, Published under Cement News

Lafarge is withdrawing from its direct joint venture with Yibitas after 12 years.

Duna-Dráva Cement plans investment project

Duna-Dráva Cement plans investment project

14 December 2006, Published under Cement News

Hungarian producer Duna-Dráva Cement plans an investment which will boost efficiency at the plant and bring it in line with EU environmental norms, company president-CEO Miklós Oberritter

Dadri Bill gets LS nod

14 December 2006, Published under Cement News

The Lok Sabha today gave its nod to a Bill paving the way for the closure of Dadri Cement Factory and auction of its premises.

Argentine output up 13.6 per cent YoY

14 December 2006, Published under Cement News

Argentina’s production of Portland cement rose 13.6 per cent YoY in November 2006, the Association of Portland cement makers (AFCP) said

MRTPC looking into cartelisation by cement companies

14 December 2006, Published under Cement News

The Indian Monopolies and Restrictive Trade Practices Commission has asked its investigative arm DGIR to probe whether cement companies have formed a cartel.

Indonesia consumption jumps 52 per cent in November

14 December 2006, Published under Cement News

Indonesian cement consumption rose to 3.2Mt in November, a 52.4 per cent increase on the previous year.

Cimpor reportedly acquires Lafarge Yibitas Orta Anadolu for EUR 535m.

14 December 2006, Published under Cement News

Cimpor) acquired Lafarge Yibitas Orta Anadolu Çimento, a cement manufacturer, for EUR 535mn (TRY 1bn) according to local news reports from the Hurriyet.

Steep rise in cement prices

13 December 2006, Published under Cement News

Qatar cement prices in the local market have gone up considerably following scarcity reportedly due to some disruption in imports in the last few days.

Cement firm wins kiln dust appeal

13 December 2006, Published under Cement News

Castle Cement has won its appeal to dump kiln dust on site at its Flintshire factory.

Azerbaijan prices to rise

13 December 2006, Published under Cement News

The sale prices of Garadagh Cement could reportedly rise by 12- 15% in 2007 due to the following several factors:

Govt rules out any ban on cement export

13 December 2006, Published under Cement News

The Government of India today ruled out any proposal to impose a ban on cement exports despite rising input costs putting pressure on cement prices.