Shree Cement Q2 Profit More Than Trebles

Shree Cement Ltd.'s second-quarter net profit rose more than three-fold to Rs.38.49 crore or Rs.11.05 per share from the Rs.10.54 crore or Rs.3.02 per share for the quarter ended September 30 last year.


Date : 2011/11/11
Brazil sees signs of collusion in cement market

Six Brazilian cement makers colluded to fix prices, hampering competition in the midst of a construction boom, Brazil's justice ministry said.


Date : 2011/11/11
Indonesia's Oct cement sales rise 21.8 pct y/y

Indonesia's cement sales, an indicator of economic growth in Southeast Asia's largest economy, rose 21.8 percent in October from a year ago, a slower pace than September, data from the Indonesian Cement Association (ASI) showed on Thursday.


Date : 2011/11/10
Prism Cement Plans 9.3 mtpa Plant in AP

Decks have been cleared for a 9.3-million tonne cement plant being set up in Andhra Pradesh by Mumbai-based Prism Cement Limited. The state cabinet on Saturday decided to allot 1,000 acre land for building the factory and township in Kurnool district. The proposal from the company was pending with the government for quite sometime.


Date : 2011/11/01
Chennai:Goverment Enters Cement Retail Market, Slashes Prices

CHENNAI: After a gap of five years , the state government has decided to re-enter the cement retail business in Tamil Nadu and Kerala with a view to reining in the skyrocketing prices .


Date : 2011/10/26
Karachi:Cement Industy Giants Post Solid Gains

KARACHI:  Top two cement companies DG Khan Cement and Lucky Cement announced swelling profits on the back of better higher prices and sales, showing signs that the sector is getting back on track after a torrid run in financial year 2011.


Date : 2011/10/26
Lucky Cement First-Quarter Profit Doubles on Higher Sales

Lucky Cement Ltd. (LUCK), Pakistan's biggest producer of the building material, reported first- quarter profit more than doubled on higher domestic prices and a 31 percent jump in sales.


Date : 2011/10/26
Thai Siam Cement Q3 Net Profit up 12.5 percent

Siam Cement Pcl , Thailand's biggest industrial conglomerate, posted a 12.5 percent rise in quarterly net profit on Wednesday, boosted by gains from the sale of a stake in olefin maker PTT Chemical.


Date : 2011/10/26
Cockburn Cement urged to cut dust

A year-long parliamentary inquiry into Cockburn Cement has concluded it was complacent towards complaints by residents about dust and odour emissions and the State Government should commission a peer-reviewed health study.


Date : 2011/10/21
Holcim strengthens its position in India

BS reported that Swiss cement major Holcim has strengthened its position in India, thanks to a robust comeback from ACC. The company, one of the world's top two cement makers, has continued to beat domestic cement giant UltraTech Cement this year. Rather, the gap in their sales growth has further stretched this year.


Date : 2011/10/21