Cement News tagged: International

Ha Tien plans to issue 22 million shares

27 November 2006, Published under Cement News

Ha Tien 1 Cement Co., plans to issue nearly 22.3M shares at VND 11,500 (US$0.71) a piece on the Hanoi bourse on November 27.

HeidelbergCement buys two more cement plants in Georgia

27 November 2006, Published under Cement News

Having bought a 51% stake in the Kartuli Tsementi grinding station at Rustavi in May of this year, HeidelbergCement has moved quickly to establish itself as the dominant cement producer in Georgi

Fight on for control of Holcim SA

27 November 2006, Published under Cement News

Holcim is poised to go it alone with a black economic empowerment (BEE) partner in a R6.82bn transaction that is intended to result in Holcim South Africa getting a black controlling shareholder.

YTL Corp 1Q net profit down 11% to RM154m

24 November 2006, Published under Cement News

Malaysia’s YTL Corporation Bhd posted a net profit of RM154.13m in the first quarter ended Sept 30, 2006, down 11.8% from RM174.83m a year ago.

Cypriot Vassiliko Cement net profit rises

Cypriot Vassiliko Cement net profit rises

24 November 2006, Published under Cement News

Cypriot cement maker Vassiliko Cement Works said its consolidated net profit grew to C£5.7m (US$12.8m) in the first nine months of 2006 from C£4.8m (US$10.7m) a year earlier, on the back of higher sal

No relaxation of cement quality standards

24 November 2006, Published under Cement News

The Cement & Concrete Institute (C&CI) said on Thursday that there will be no relaxation of cement quality standards in the future.

Indonesia October  consumption down 15 per cent YoY

Indonesia October consumption down 15 per cent YoY

24 November 2006, Published under Cement News

Domestic consumption of cement last month, at 2.25Mt, was 15 per cent lower than the 2.65Mt used a year before, with consumption in the provinces of Jakarta and Banten leading the fall

Lafarge invests to keep pace with growing demand

24 November 2006, Published under Cement News

In a bid to meet the rapidly growing cement demand in South Africa, Lafarge has committed itself to a number of short- and medium-term infrastructure investments to increase its local production capac

Ministry of construction calls for cement prices hikes

24 November 2006, Published under Cement News

Vietnamese Ministry of Construction and the Vietnam Cement Association (Cemas) are calling on the Government to increase the national cement price ahead of anticipated coal- and electricity-price hike

Carib Cement studies impact of decision to remove cement tariff

24 November 2006, Published under Cement News

The management of Caribbean Cement Company Limited is conducting an assessment to determine the effects of the government’s decision to extend the removal of the tariff on cement.

Peru domestic sales up to 4.16Mt Jan-Oct 2006

24 November 2006, Published under Cement News

Peruvian domestic cement sales rose to 4.16Mt for the period from January to October 2006, up 16.2 per cent YoY, according to the Peruvian association of cement producers Asocem.

Heidelberg expansion could annoy the neighbours

24 November 2006, Published under Cement News

It has been announced that HeidelbergCement will build a new cement plant in Volsk (Saratov oblast) Russia

Heidelberg expansion could annoy the neighbours

23 November 2006, Published under Cement News

It has been announced that HeidelbergCement will build a new cement plant in Volsk (Saratov oblast) Russia. Deutsche Bank has

Indonesia’s Oct domestic cement sales down 15.2%

23 November 2006, Published under Cement News

Indonesia’s October cement sales fell 15.2 per cent to 2.25Mt compared to a year ago, data from the country’s cement association showed on Thursday.

Mexican construction industry to slow down to 4.5 per cent in 2007

23 November 2006, Published under Cement News

Mexico’s construction industry is to expand between 5.5 and six per cent this year. However, according to estimates by Nezahualcóyotl Salvatierra.

Distributors concerned over INC cement shortage, Paraguay

23 November 2006, Published under Cement News

Cement distributors in Paraguay are concerned at the low production of Portland cement in the country by the state-owned company INC