Cement News tagged: Trading

The costs of rebuilding Iraq

08 June 2004, Published under Cement News

According to a report in the US-based Newsday magazine, the cost of building materials in Iraq are rising rapidly. Bricks cost two to four times what they did before the US invasion last year. The pr

Coal and petcoke tenders announced

04 June 2004, Published under Cement News

Holcim’s North American operations has invited offers through June 11 on over a million tons of coal and more than 300,000 tons of petroleum coke for delivery in 2005.The company has invited off

Cement makers eye booming Dubai market

04 June 2004, Published under Cement News

Pakistani cement makers are gearing up to tap the booming construction market in Dubai and other Gulf countries where cement prices have shot up over 100 percent in the last one month on account of hi

Luzon cement prices hit record

04 June 2004, Published under Cement News

Retail prices of cement in northern Luzon, Philippines went as high as R170 per bag (42.5kg), the highest since the imposition of definitive safeguard duty, due to the shortage of supply caused by

Call to curb soaring cement prices

Call to curb soaring cement prices

01 June 2004, Published under Cement News

UAE Contractors Association (UCA) has urged the government to intervene by fixing the prices of cement manufactured by local companies. In response to the current situation, the UCA is also helping le

Cement Racket Exposed

01 June 2004, Published under Cement News

Police have unearthed a major syndicate in which the East African Portland Cement Company (EAPC) is losing over Sh3 million per month in transport commissions. Sources said two vehicles loaded with c

RMC UK Cement Division brings logistics in-house

RMC UK Cement Division brings logistics in-house

01 June 2004, Published under Cement News

RMC UK Cement Division, part of the RMC Group, has made the decision to bring logistics in-house following a successful four-year partnership with TNT Logistics which has seen the introduction of stro

Cimpor plans shipping fleet

24 May 2004, Published under Cement News

Portuguese cement group Cimpor is planning to start shipping operations, it was reported on May 21, 2004. Cimpor is apparently currently negotiating the purchase of a fleet of vessels, which will help

Iran price falls

24 May 2004, Published under Cement News

Apparently due to policies pursued by the Commerce Ministry to stabilise cement prices, the price of this product declined by some nine per cent in domestic markets. The general director of commercia

Has the tide turned?

21 May 2004, Published under Cement News

Six months of exceptionally high levels of ocean freight rates have finally brought the trading market back to the conditions that we regarded as normal, prior to 1997. Those who believed that cement

Cement dealers protest

17 May 2004, Published under Cement News

All Karachi Cement Dealers Association (AKCDA) has asked the government to take notice of the black marketing of cement by a government owned cement factory and ensure the free availability and sale o

Qatar National Cement Co

13 May 2004, Published under Cement News

Qatar’s largest cement producer Qatar National Cement Company (QNCC) expects to receive three shipments of cement by the end of May 2004 to cover the continuing shortfall in its cement supply in

Turkey Exports 600,000t to Iraq

12 May 2004, Published under Cement News

Turkey exported 600,000t of cement to Iraq in 2003, up from 40,000t in 2002, Turkish Cement Manufacturers’ Association chairman Adnan Ignebekcili said on May 10, 2004. The exports are expected

Kuwait Portland Cement

11 May 2004, Published under Cement News

Kuwaiti cement trader Kuwait Portland Cement Company posted a net profit of US$5.6m for the first quarter of 2004, down from US$12.1m in the same period of 2003. Earnings per share fell to US$0.078 i

Lebanese cement plants ­ exports to Iraq?

10 May 2004, Published under Cement News

Leading Lebanese cement companies are expected to increase their exports the promising Iraqi market this year despite the security deterioration in some parts of the country. Firms from Lebanon were r

Gambling on more cement

10 May 2004, Published under Cement News

A shortage of cement is leaving many in the construction industry concerned that it could slow down Southern Nevada’s explosive growth. Just since January, local ready mix companies are reportin