Cement News tagged: Trading

Podilskyi Cement reduces production, Baltcem increases

16 March 2005, Published under Cement News

In February, the Podilskyi Tsement company (Khmelnytskyi region, Ukraine), which is one of the three largest producers of cement in Ukraine, in which Ireland’s CRH Poland BV owns

Cement Demand in Saudi Arabia

15 March 2005, Published under Cement News

Cement demand in Saudi Arabia is expected to increase by up to 80 per cent in the next few years, compared to its current levels, according to unofficial sources from the country’s

Aditya Birla cement despatches down

10 March 2005, Published under Cement News

Cement despatches of the Aditya Birla Group during February fell by 0.93 per cent to 2.18Mt over the same month last fiscal while production was marginally up by 0.79 per cent at

Ghacem pushing up prices again?

10 March 2005, Published under Cement News

Locals have called on government to act fast to stop Ghacem, from introducing the annual price hike ritual. To many, the ritual that is sometimes undertaken three times in a year has

Somani bags Iraq export order

Somani bags Iraq export order

09 March 2005, Published under Cement News

Somani Cement Company (SCCL) has bagged a Rs32 crore order from a Iraq-based multi-national company. The Vadodara-based company will export over 50,000t of cement and around 45,000t of clinkers by t

Retail cement prices set to rise in the north

09 March 2005, Published under Cement News

Retail cement prices in north India are set to increase by Rs10 per 50 kg bag on account of a spike in demand in the region. The prices are currently around Rs 165 for a 50 kg bag. "After low pick-u

Cement prices to rise

Cement prices to rise

09 March 2005, Published under Cement News

In recent times, the Vietnam consumer price index (CPI) has seen sharp increases in the first three months of the year. In the first quarter of 2005, CPI may rise 3.5 per cent

Diamond Cement says no increase

09 March 2005, Published under Cement News

Diamond Cement Ghana Limited (DCGL), the Aflao-based company that produces portland cement from imported clinker from neighbouring Togo, has written to its distributors asking

Pakistan price increase

07 March 2005, Published under Cement News

Cement companies have increased their per bag prices by Rs5 following increase in transportation charges by Rs2 per bag to Rs3 per bag due to recent surge in diesel prices,

Do not inflate cement price

07 March 2005, Published under Cement News

Ghana Cement Company (GHACEM) has warned retailers not to inflate the price of the product, as there is currently no justification for an increase.

Somani bags US$7.4m export order to Iran

03 March 2005, Published under Cement News

Somani Cement Company Ltd said it had bagged an export order to Iraq worth Rs332m (US$7.4m). The order is for a leading company based in Iraq and it would be executed within fiscal 2005-06, the compa

Japan Cement Exports Down

01 March 2005, Published under Cement News

Japan cement exports totalled 627,000t in January 2005, down 18.5 per cent year-on-year, the Japan Cement Association (JCA) said on March 1, 2005. The figure marked a year-on-year decrease for the

Cement prices in Maharashtra to rise

01 March 2005, Published under Cement News

Cement prices in India’s western state of Maharashtra, the country’s biggest construction market, is set rise by 1.7 per cent from Tuesday, on the back of strong demand from home builders,

Ramco sets up cement unit in Bhopal

28 February 2005, Published under Cement News

The Indian Ramco group has set up a facility to manufacture fibre cement sheets at Kharagpur in West Bengal. The facility has the capacity to produce 80,000t of fibre cement

Vietnam Cement Corp vows no price increases in ’05

24 February 2005, Published under Cement News

The Vietnam Cement Corporation will not increase cement prices this year in an effort to maintain market stability for the building material, said general director Nguyen Van Hanh. He said that the de

Cement industry grows despite falling indices

24 February 2005, Published under Cement News

A senior Iranian economic official said that a major portion of the $5bn worth of funds the government allocated for private enterprises in the year to March 2005 has been invested in cement industry.