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UltraTech Cement

02 December 2013, Published under Cement News

Indian market leader, UltraTech Cement Ltd, is bracing itself for increased pressure on margins as the cost of raw materials and coal continues to rise while demand remains subdued. Further rises in diesel prices and an ongoing weakening of the rupee have added to the torment. As a result, cement prices have been increasing since the end of the monsoon season in September, with wholesale prices up by between INR5 (US$0.08) and INR40 (US$0.64) per bag in the north, west and east regions. ...

China’s transition underway

27 March 2013, Published under Cement News

The speed of China’s cement industry restructuring was always going to be a drawn-out affair. The scale of the market and ambitious modernisation plans of a government intent on reshaping the industry in a relatively short space of time have presented challenges, but there is no turning back and reform is well underway as the country’s legendary cement market matures. ICR looks forward to meeting delegates at the China International Cement Conference, 24-26 April 2013, Beijing Exhi...

Paraguay’ INC plans to increase cement prices

20 November 2012, Published under Cement News

Industria Nacional del Cemento intends to raise the price of cement to offset its high production costs. While no official figure has been released yet, data indicate that the company is currently suffering a PYG6000 loss for each bag it produces. Carlos Kruessel Llano, INC president, said that a detailed study of cost composition would be made before a new price level would be announced.