Cement News tagged: International

TUSDEC planning to upgrade CR&DI into certifying body for cement

02 October 2006, Published under Cement News

Technology Upgradation & Skill Development Company (TUSDEC) is planning to transform Cement Research and Development Institute (CR&DI) into a full-fledged certification institution for cement and alli

China’s output of cement rises 21.3 per cent

02 October 2006, Published under Cement News

China produced 109.537Mt of cement in August this year, up 21.3 per cent YoY. This is the fifth month running for the country’s monthly cement output exceeding 100Mt.

Loulé cement factory could begin burning waste, Portugal

29 September 2006, Published under Cement News

Cimpor’s Loulé based cement factory in Cerro do Parragil,is applying to burn non-hazardous waste at its plant.

Construction sector on the rebound from cement crisis, Jamaica

29 September 2006, Published under Cement News

The Incorporated Masterbuilders Association of Jamaica, says the construction sector is starting to settle down following the crisis in the sector earlier this year.

Cement sector continues expansion, Pakistan

Cement sector continues expansion, Pakistan

29 September 2006, Published under Cement News

Cement production capacity at Attock Cement has risen to 5985tpd after

PPC to import cement to meet demand, South Africa

29 September 2006, Published under Cement News

South African cement producer PPC said on Thursday it plans to import "several million bags" of cement to meet local demand until

Indonesia Gresik aims towards overseas expansion

Indonesia Gresik aims towards overseas expansion

29 September 2006, Published under Cement News

PT Semen Gresik Tbk is planning to acquire cement companies of Malaysia and Thailand in 2007 in a bid to become a regional player on cement industry.

Cemex to expand Puebla cement plant, Mexico

29 September 2006, Published under Cement News

Cemex has announced plans to build a new kiln line at its cement plant in Puebla, Mexico.

Lafarge invests UK£1.7m in quarrying and asphalt

28 September 2006, Published under Cement News

Lafarge has significantly increased its investment in South Wales.

Colombia Cement sales at 5.23Mt Jan-Aug 2006

28 September 2006, Published under Cement News

Colombian cement sales stood at 5.23Mt in the period from January to August 2006, up 4.4 per cent YoY, according to data of the Colombian institute of cement producers ICPC.

Birla’s Durgapur unit resumes normal production, India

28 September 2006, Published under Cement News

Birla Corporation Ltd today said that normal production has resumed at its Durgapur Cement Works unit in West Bengal, after a strike was called off the workers union.

Morgan to open massive £64m kiln, UK

28 September 2006, Published under Cement News

One of the biggest manufacturing projects in Wales will be officially opened tomorrow by First Minister Rhodri Morgan.

TAFiCO acquires Phuong Nam cement plant

28 September 2006, Published under Cement News

FICO-Tay Ninh Joint Stock Cement Co. (TAFiCO) has taken over HCMC-based Phuong Nam cement plant for a total of VND400bn (US$25m).

Mysore Cements: Concrete gains, India

28 September 2006, Published under Cement News

The first thing German major Heidelberg Cement has done after infusing Rs 359.1 crore in Mysore Cements through

Rajawali wants unit Semen Gresik to be a regional cement player, Indonesia

28 September 2006, Published under Cement News

The Rajawali Group wants PT Semen Gresik, in which it holds a 24.9 per cent stake, to become a regional cement maker in future, Rajawali managing director Daryoto Setyawan said.

Cement sector expected to grow 6-8% next year, Turkey

27 September 2006, Published under Cement News

Adnan Ignebekcili, head of the TCMB (Turkish cement manufacturers’ association), said that the cement sector was expected to grow by 6-8%