Cement News tagged: Trading

Turkish Mardin Cimento to focus on exports to Iraq

30 December 2004, Published under Cement News

Turkish cement, clinker and ready-mixed concrete producer Mardin Cimento, plans to withdraw from the Syrian market and concentrate on exports to Iraq in 2005 in a bid to increase profitability, it was

China Exports 4.86Mt of cement

28 December 2004, Published under Cement News

China exported 4.86Mt of cement in the period January to October 2004, up 14.7 per cent year-on-year.

Inventories at low levels

27 December 2004, Published under Cement News

For the first time in four years, November-end inventories in the Indian cement industry (cement plus clinker) have fallen below the 6Mt level, according to

North India likely to face cement scarcity in 2005 North India likely to face cement scarcity in 2005

23 December 2004, Published under Cement News

After a situation of oversupply, the gap between demand and supply of cement is closing in. Northern India is particularly likely to witness some shortage in the coming months. Gujarat Ambuja Cement (

Colombia $110 Mln La Jagua Mine Sale Postponed

Colombia $110 Mln La Jagua Mine Sale Postponed

22 December 2004, Published under Cement News

Colombian cement producer Cementos Argos postponed the $110m sale of the Colombian coal mine La Jagua to Swiss-based Glencore International for January 2005, from the originally scheduled December 31,

Continuing Saga of the Mary Nour in Mexico

22 December 2004, Published under Cement News

The Wall Street Journal, New York carried a detailed report on the Mary Nour last week. Below is a shortened summary.

Police seize fake cement

Police seize fake cement

21 December 2004, Published under Cement News

Following a tip off, Police over the weekend seized over 190 bags of fake Bamburi cement from Goods shed. The cement belonging to a businessman, Mr Lawrence Sajjabbi was seized from his container at

Bermuda cement dispute settled

21 December 2004, Published under Cement News

A tentative agreement was announced via press release in the controversial contract negotiations between the West End Development Corporation (WEDCO) and tenants, the Bermuda Cement Corporation (BCC).

Qatar plans to treat new Doha port as free trade zone

20 December 2004, Published under Cement News

Chairman of Customs and Ports General Authority Abdullah bin Jassim Al Thani, announced Qatar’s plans to build a free trade zone as a part of the new Doha Port. Al Sharq daily reported that that the p

Ukranian Cement Production up and down

17 December 2004, Published under Cement News

In November, national cement production rose by 8.8 per cent compared with November 2003, to 703,000t. This was disclosed by the State Statistics Committee. However, cement production fell by 32.

Peru’s Nov Cement Sales Rise

16 December 2004, Published under Cement News

Peru’s overall cement sales in November rose 17.4 per cent to 381,250t from the 324,872t sold in the same month a year before, the National Association of Cement Producers, or Asocem, said Wedne

Egyptian cement exports up

15 December 2004, Published under Cement News

Egypt’s cement exports jumped 75 per cent year-on-year to over 7Mt in the first 10 months of 2004, the Egyptian Ministry of Investment and Foreign Trade said in a report. The country’s c

Camargo Correa Cimentos prepares 1st US shipment , Brazil

14 December 2004, Published under Cement News

Brazilian cement maker Camargo Correa Cimentos (CCC) plans to export its first official shipment of white cement to the US in 2005, Brazilian news service AE Setorial quoted product marketing coordina

Cement consumption will grow seven per cent

13 December 2004, Published under Cement News

Cement consumption in India is likely to grow at around 7 per cent in 2004-2005, according to MS Gilotra, Managing Director of Saurashtra Cement Ltd (SCL) and Gujarat Sidhee Cement Ltd (SCGS). In 2003

Philippines cement makers want extra import tariff kept

09 December 2004, Published under Cement News

The Cement Manufacturers Association of the Philippines, or Cemap, has asked the government to extend by another four years the so-called safeguard tariff imposed on imported cement to ensure the viab

Vietnam to Face Possible Cement Crisis

06 December 2004, Published under Cement News

Vietnam may face a serious shortage of cement in the near future due to increasing demand and slow implementation of cement projects nationwide, according to the head of Construction Material Manageme