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Forbes  Mar 21  Comment 
The concept of disruptive business models usually means Internet based technology applications, and the infrastructure industry is seemingly the furthest thing from that space, with its progress measured by yards of cement and not by clicks. But...
The Economic Times  Mar 21  Comment 
Cement sector is not doing too well, but once the corrective phase fades away, then you can look at stocks such as UltraTech and Shree Cement, says Jain.
The Times of India  Mar 20  Comment 
The Competition Commission of India (CCI) on Friday said that it is looking at the differentials in cement prices across the country to ascertain if there is any cartel behaviour.
The Hindu Business Line  Mar 20  Comment 
ACC expects a modest recovery in the economy this year to have a positive impact on infrastructure, housing and construction sectors, thus increasing the demand for cement.Addressin...
The Economic Times  Mar 20  Comment 
Promoters of Udaipur Cement Works will sell 14.8 per cent of their stake in the company through the offer for sale (OFS) route.
Wall Street Journal  Mar 20  Comment 
Lafarge and Holcim agreed to change the terms of a $44 billion merger, but left questions over who will lead the new cement giant.
The Economic Times  Mar 20  Comment 
It is Goldman Sachs Group that will see its influence on the 118-year-old gauge solidified, garnering the biggest weighting after a stock split this week by Visa.
Financial Times  Mar 20  Comment 
European cement groups reach agreement to salvage €41bn merger
Reuters  Mar 19  Comment 
Irish cement firm CRH is assuming the merger of rivals Lafarge and Holcim will still happen, its chief said after CRH shareholders approved an asset purchase that depends...
Reuters  Mar 17  Comment 
The boards of Lafarge and Holcim met separately on Tuesday to try and salvage their merger to create the world's biggest cement firm, two sources said.




 

Besides producing cement, many of these companies produce ready-mix concrete, asphalt, aggregates, and concrete structures. Cement industry is local in nature, because the weight to value ratio of cement and other building materials is relatively low.

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