Cement News tagged: Trading

Saudi cement sales

08 November 2004, Published under Cement News

According to Al-Riyadh newspaper (November 4, 2004), official sources estimated the total cement sales in Saudi Arabia by the local companies at SR 4bn in the first nine months of the current year com

Mexico cement output seen as rising

08 November 2004, Published under Cement News

Mexico’s cement output will grow about 3.5 percent in 2005, slightly down from the 4.0 per cent expected this year, the country’s main industry group said on Friday. "The cement industry

German Heidelberg Cement To Raise Prices in 2005

08 November 2004, Published under Cement News

German cement company Heidelberg Cement is planning to raise the price of cement by Euro 9.5 (US$12.24) per tonne as of January 2005, for the third time in a row, so as to take advantage of the improv

Ukraine’s cement consumption

02 November 2004, Published under Cement News

In January-July 2004, Ukraine’s cement consumption increased by +30 per cent against the respective period of 2003. Along with that, Ukraine’s production of cement increased by +30% respec

Orissa government approves Sumangal brand

Orissa government approves Sumangal brand

01 November 2004, Published under Cement News

Shiva Cement Ltd., has informed BSE that Government of Orissa through its PR Department has approved Sumangal Brand Cement for development works. Suitable direction have been issued to all Project

Cement shortage in 2005 forecast

01 November 2004, Published under Cement News

Vietnam will lack 6.5Mt of cement in 2005. According to the Ministry of Construction, demand is estimated at 29Mt while supply is only 22.6Mt. The cement industry will have to import 6Mt of clinker to

Restore free trade in Mexican cement

Restore free trade in Mexican cement

01 November 2004, Published under Cement News

With continuing debate over US cement shortages, some domestic US observers are now beginning to challenge the wisdom of a US Department of Commerce ruling which has effectively stopped large volumes

Redwood City cement imports

29 October 2004, Published under Cement News

The port of Redwood City handled 572,718t of scrap metal, construction materials and other commodities between July 1 and Sept. 30. The increase in Asiatic and Pacific Northwestern trade, mostly const

Cement Companies To Raise Export Prices

27 October 2004, Published under Cement News

Taiwan’s cement makers will likely raise their export prices by 15%-20% to US$30-US$40 a ton for 2005 because of continued strong demand, the Commercial Times reports. The price hike will likel

Book at bedtime

26 October 2004, Published under Cement News

Reading ‘Globalisation and its Discontents’ by Joseph E Stiglitz (winner of the 2001 Nobel Prize in Economics) a section on understanding the origins of the East Asia crisis of 1997 provides some ill

Cement manufacturers warn tariff safeguard removal

25 October 2004, Published under Cement News

Domestic Philippine cement manufacturers yesterday warned that removal of the additional safeguard tariff on imported cement would only ensure other countries with excess capacity of a ready market th

Manufacturers turns down export orders around 4-5Mt, Egypt

15 October 2004, Published under Cement News

Alaa Mouneir, Suez Cement Chairman, reported today in a local newspaper that Egyptian cement manufacturers have recently turned down export orders pertaining to approximately 4-5Mt in an attempt to m

Cement ship sees further delays to unloading in Mexico

15 October 2004, Published under Cement News

A silo ship stuck at Mexican ports with more than 26,000 metric tons of Russian cement aboard will be further delayed from importing it following court action by the country’s cement industry ch

Grounded ship off Fort Lauderdale

13 October 2004, Published under Cement News

Tugboats pulled the grounded freighter Federal Pescadores into deeper water Sunday evening, clearing the way for divers to go in today to look for damage to coral reefs. The 546-foot ship ran aground

Solid Cement says lab is outdated

08 October 2004, Published under Cement News

Solid Cement Corp, Philippines, yesterday assailed a government-run cement testing lab which had given its Island Portland Cement brand a failing mark, saying the facility is outdated and in poor cond

Inflation piles pressure on retail cement price

06 October 2004, Published under Cement News

Kenyan Cement producers are under renewed pressure to increase retail prices as the cost of inputs continue to rise. Market leader, Bamburi Cement, yesterday indicated that although it had no immediat