Cement News tagged: International

Holcim (US) Theodore Plant Wins National Corporate Citizenship Award

05 December 2006, Published under Cement News

The Holcim (US) Theodore Plant in Alabama was recognized by the Council of State Governments (CSG) today as the winner of the 2006 CSG Associates Award for corporate citizenship.

Greece’s Titan Cement to expand operations in Turkey, Albania

05 December 2006, Published under Cement News

Greece’s Titan Cement is about to expand its operations abroad, according to its CEO Dimitris Papalexopoulos.

India’s Sanghi plans cement foray in M’rashtra

05 December 2006, Published under Cement News

Gujarat-based Sanghi Industries is drawing up plans to claim a pie of the Maharashtra cement market, The market will be catered through augmented capacity at its cement unit in Kutch, Gujarat.

St Lawrence gets approval for Milton quarry extension

05 December 2006, Published under Cement News

The Ontario provincial cabinet has given the green light to St. Lawrence Cement Group Inc.’s Dufferin Aggregates’ Milton quarry extension by dismissing the appeal of the groups that oppose

Sino-Zim joint venture bears fruit

Sino-Zim joint venture bears fruit

05 December 2006, Published under Cement News

SINO-ZIMBABWE Cement Company (Pvt) Ltd, the first joint venture between China and Zimbabwe, has got boosted by the strenuous efforts in indigenisation of its human resources management over the past y

Heidelberg may have to up Mysore Cement offer

05 December 2006, Published under Cement News

Market regulator Securities & Exchange Board of India will ask German cement maker Heidelberg Cement AG to increase its open offer price to shareholders of Mysore Cement Ltd by

Australia’s Boral keeps mum on US roofing buy-out talk

Australia’s Boral keeps mum on US roofing buy-out talk

05 December 2006, Published under Cement News

Boral Ltd, Australia’s second-largest building materials maker, declined to say whether it would be able to buy out partner Lafarge’s stake in their U.S. rooftiles joint venture MonierLife

Jilin Yatai (Group) invests RMB1.7bn in clinker production line

04 December 2006, Published under Cement News

Jilin Yatai (Group) Co., Ltd announced yesterday that its board of directors approved the investment by Jilin Yatai’s three subsidiaries in a cement clinker production line with daily output of

HP govt keen on cement plants

04 December 2006, Published under Cement News

The Himachal Government today said it was keen to set up cement plants in the state to utilise the vast limestone deposits but not at the cost of ecology, environment and displacement of people

Kazakh plant construction commences

04 December 2006, Published under Cement News

Construction of a cement plant in Western Kazakhstan has begun. The plant is planned to come on-stream in 2008.

Thailand’s cement industry trend in 2007: domestic market is a key factor

04 December 2006, Published under Cement News

The trend of the cement industry in 2007 is projected to rely on domestic market as the key driver, in particular, private investment in construction/real estate business

Cement dispatches stood at historic level in November

04 December 2006, Published under Cement News

Pakistan cement sales stood at historic level in November with sales of more than 2Mt per month with diminishing rumours about cartelization in the cement sector.

Arabian Cement for Jordan

04 December 2006, Published under Cement News

Arabian Cement, a Saudi Arabian company, is to construct a factory in Qatranah, about 90km south of Amman, reported the Jordan Times

Orascom Plans US$300m Indonesia cement invest - govt

04 December 2006, Published under Cement News

Egypt’s Orascom Construction Industries S.A.E, or OCI, plans to invest up to $300m in a cement production facility in Indonesia, a government official said.

Lafarge to sell roofing unit to PAI Partners

04 December 2006, Published under Cement News

After spending a long time to consider the future of its roofing business Lafarge has agreed to effectively sell a 65% stake

Lafarge acquisition

01 December 2006, Published under Cement News

Cement producer Lafarge’s aggregate and ready-mix business has acquired the Mpumalanga aggregates quarry and ready-mix operations of White River Crushers.