Cement News tagged: Trading

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

Parliament OKs 41% cement duty; CCC to invest, Jamaica

03 December 2004, Published under Cement News

Jamaica’s parliament has approved the 40.8% duty on imported cement, clearing the way for Caribbean Cement (CCC) to carry out the postponed US$100m capital investment in its Kingston plant, the

Eurocement Group discloses cement output

01 December 2004, Published under Cement News

In Jan-Oct 2004 Eurocement Group produced over 8Mt of cement 2004, a 13.2 per cent increase against the figure posted in the same period 2003, the company’s press service said.

Cement firms yet to capitalise on Gulf demand

01 December 2004, Published under Cement News

Northern Pakistan manufacturers have not been able to capitalise on rising cement demand from the UAE and other Gulf states as they are not quoting competitive prices which they claim is on account of

Mitsui to pull out of cement business

Mitsui to pull out of cement business

30 November 2004, Published under Cement News

Mitsui Japan has decided to withdraw from its cement business because of poor earnings prospects, The Nihon Keizai Shimbun learned Monday. The major trading house plans to stop doing business with Tai

Mexico cement output up 4 per cent Jan-Oct

30 November 2004, Published under Cement News

Cement production in Mexico rose 4.16 percent in the first 10 months of the year on strong demand from a buoyant housing sector and expanding public works amid an economic expansion. According to figu

Cement units demand withdrawal of freight rates hike, India

Cement units demand withdrawal of freight rates hike, India

29 November 2004, Published under Cement News

The Cement Manufacturers’ Association of India has demanded immediate withdrawal of the hike in railway freight rates, saying the hike would lead to unsustainable increase in production cost.

Railways raises coal freight rates

25 November 2004, Published under Cement News

Due to high fuel costs, state-run Indian Railways has raised the freight rates on a range of goods including cement, iron ore and coal.

China’s export of cement in September

25 November 2004, Published under Cement News

China exported 750,000t of cement valued at US$23.666m in September 2004. The export in January-September reached

Vietnam likely to lack coal for cement production

24 November 2004, Published under Cement News

Vietnam will need 1.3Mt of coal next year, but it is in danger of serious shortage of the material, said officials from Vietnam Cement Corporation (VNCC).

Torah Portland Cement

24 November 2004, Published under Cement News

Egypt: Torah Cement’s 1H FY04 financial results, slightly above expectations, revealed impressive 33.5% annual top line growth arriving at LE281.9million, a function of both improved cement pric

Investors advised to sell shares in...

24 November 2004, Published under Cement News

Analysts at Helaba Trust are advising investors to sell shares in HeidelbergCement, the German cement manufacturer.

UAE cement firms sales

23 November 2004, Published under Cement News

The 11 cement companies in the UAE sold about 10.7Mt of cement in 2003 for an estimated total sales of Dh1.75 billion.

Vietnam to raise cement prices

22 November 2004, Published under Cement News

To prevent further losses, the cement sector must raise prices due to the increasing costs of imported materials, according to the Vietnam Cement Association.

Egyptian Cement Output at 2.634Mt

19 November 2004, Published under Cement News

Egypt’s cement output reached 2.634Mt in July 2004, up from 2.498Mt in June 2004, the Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) said in a report. Local cement sales totalled 2.311 million tonnes in July 2004

Building materials prices soar in Nigeria

18 November 2004, Published under Cement News

A survey conducted by PM Property Guide, Lagos, at building materials markets in the state revealed that the price of almost every building material in the market has increased.