New Factories to Enhance Cement Production in Ethiopia

It is expected that an additional 4.8 million tons of cement will enter the Ethiopian market as five new factories commence production and two existing factories complete expansion projects.


Date : 2011/12/21
Cement majors unable to raise prices this Dec

Cement companies are not being able to increase prices this December even though the season usually sees a revival of demand, leading to higher prices and capacity utilisation. But cement companies nationwide have not been able to raise prices this year as supplies continue to outstrip demand.


Date : 2011/12/13
India:Cement prices likely to rule firm till June 2012

The prices are expected to increase to about Rs300-Rs330 per 50 kg bag over the next couple of months against Rs280 per bag now and would hold on to that level till June 2012.


Date : 2011/12/13
Weak shilling inflates cost of Pokot cement factory

The new cement factory being put in Pokot will cost more than the projected Sh12 billion due to inflation and poor infrastructure in the country.


Date : 2011/12/13
National Cement Price Down 1.1%

The average price of cement nationwide fell 1.12 percent last week, dragged down by the price declines in Henan and Guizhou provinces, reports Shanghai Securities News, citing industry portal, Digital Cement.


Date : 2011/12/02
India's Ambuja Cements Nov shipments up 29 pct y/y

Ambuja Cements Ltd, India's No. 3 cement maker, said on Thursday shipments in November rose 29 percent from a year ago to 1.83 million tonnes.


Date : 2011/12/02
Tanzania: Tanga Cement Bankrolls Local Preparation for Davis Cup

LOCAL tennis preparation to contest for a place in the coveted Davis Cup has been greatly boosted following the confirmation of Tanga Cement Company Limited to sponsor a one week training camp for the Simba Davis Cup Team.


Date : 2011/12/02
Pakistani company to set up cement processing plant at Sri Lanka's Hambantota Port

The Sri Lankan government has received the approval from the cabinet to award a contract to a Pakistani company to set up a cement processing plant at the Hambantota port.


Date : 2011/12/02
Votorantim has released its nine months of 2011 results

1. Business Performance:


Date : 2011/12/02
Saudi cement industry poised for upturn

Demand surges on the back of a 125% rise in construction projects

Saudi Arabia's cement industry, the largest in the Middle East, has largely expanded this year and growth it expected to continue due to a sharp rise in construction projects, the Gulf country's largest bank said on Tuesday.


Date : 2011/11/16