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Nepal-China JV due to start operations in 2018

02 August 2017, Published under Cement News

Hongshi-Shivam Cement Private Ltd, a Nepal-China joint venture company, is aiming to start cement production in March 2018, according to a senior company official. Shiva Ratna Sharada, director of the joint venture company, told Xinhua News that construction work on the 6000tpd plant is in full swing. The factory is being constructed at Nepal's southwestern district of Nawalparasi and its mine site is located in neighbouring Palpa district. The new volumes will primarily serve the domes...

BBMG Corp expects increase in 2Q net profit

14 July 2017, Published under Cement News

BBMG Corp said it expects to record a net profit attributable to shareholders of between CNY1825m (US$269m) and CNY1900m for the six months ended 30 June 2017, as compared to the net profit of about CNY1821m for the same period last year. With the significant increase in the unit prices for cement and clinker in the first half of 2017 compared with the same period of last year, the profit for the cement segment increased significantly YoY, the company said.

Zambia’s president unveils plans for US$528m cement plant

10 July 2017, Published under Cement News

President Edgar Lungu of Zambia announced the construction of a US$528m cement plant at Ndola Lime Co in the country’s Copperbelt as the country aims to diversify its economy. The investment is a joint venture between Zambia Consolidated Copper Mines Investment Holdings and China’s Sinoconst. The 5000tpd plant will have two 20MW coal-fired power plants to provide electricity to the facility. Copperbelt Permanent secretary, Elias Kamanga, said the cement plant will create about 4000 jo...

Shengli and Kaifa resign from Anhui Conch

07 July 2017, Published under Cement News

Qi Shengli, supervisor and chairman of the supervisory committee of Anhui Conch, has tendered his resignation from the company, according to a statement released on 30 June. His resignation will become effective upon the appointment of a new supervisor, the Chinese cement producer noted. In addition, Yang Kaifa has resigned as company secretary of Anhui Conch, effective 28 June 2017. Chiu Pak Yue Leo remains a company secretary. A replacement for Mr Yang is to be recruited. In the interim...

Sinoma anticipates substantial rise in interim net profit

05 July 2017, Published under Cement News

China National Materials Company (Sinoma) said it expects the net profit attributable to the shareholders of the parent company for the six months ended 30 June 2017 to record a substantial increase as compared to the same period of last year. Such expected growth is mainly attributable to the increase in the prices and sales volume of cement. Its interim results announcement is expected to be published before the end of August, ET News reports.

Major shareholder offers to sell stake in China Shanshui Cement

02 June 2017, Published under Cement News

China Shanshui Cement Group Ltd said on Thursday that a major shareholder had offered to divest its 25 per cent stake in the company for around US$600m. China Shanshui Investment (CSI) has invited three other big shareholders to buy its holding for HKD5.50 (US$0.71)/share, the Hong Kong-listed cement maker said in a filing, although it added that there was no certainty that a deal would be done. CSI made its offer to sell to Taiwan's Asia Cement Corporation, China National Building Materi...

Shanshui Cement shareholder plans to sell shares

01 June 2017, Published under Cement News

Shanshui Cement announced that it received a letter from China Shanshui Investment Co Ltd, which holds a 25.09 per cent of shares, stating that it has invited Asia Cement, CNBM and Tianrui (International) to make an offer to acquire all its shareholdings in the company at US$5.50/share. If any of them makes the offer, it is expected that such party will be subject to the requirements under the Hong Kong Code on Takeovers and Mergers. Further announcement will be made by the company as and ...

China Tianrui Group Cement appoints executive director

17 May 2017, Published under Cement News

China Tianrui Group Cement Co Ltd announced that Ding Jifeng has been appointed as an executive director of the company, effective 15 May 2017.

China Resources Cement expects significant increase in 1H attributable profit

16 May 2017, Published under Cement News

China Resources Cement said it expects he Group's profit attributable to the owners for the six months ended 30 June 2017 to significantly increase as compared with that of the corresponding period in 2016. The expected growth was primarily attributable to the higher selling prices of cement products during the period, ET Net News Agency reports. The average selling price of the group's cement products was HKD291.40 (US$37.40) from January to April 2017, as compared with HKD229.70 for th...

Nepal plant project faces delays

28 April 2017, Published under Cement News

Construction of the Honshu Shivam Cement Factory, a Nepal-China joint venture, is likely to be delayed as the government has been slow to build a road leading to the limestone quarry, the Kathmandu Post reports. The Honshu Holding Group of China has invested NPR36bn (US$351m) or 70 per cent of the project cost into the venture, while its partners has invested the remainder. “A study has shown that NPR3bn will be required to construct the 40km road. However, the government has allocated...