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The Economic Times  5 hrs ago  Comment 
"If one sees first signs of economic recovery really coming back, the second-tier cement names may actually do very well."
BusinessWeek  Jul 31  Comment 
Hamas has demonstrated that it uses building materials for attack tunnels and underground lairs, not schools, homes, and hospitals
The Times of India  Jul 31  Comment 
The country's infrastructure sector expanded at its fastest pace in nine months in June powered by robust electricity, cement and coal sectors, adding to the optimism over the economy's turnaround prospects.
The Hindu Business Line  Jul 31  Comment 
The Hindu Business Line  Jul 31  Comment 
Forbes  Jul 31  Comment 
It's official: Tesla Motors will team up with Panasonic to build what is shaping up to be the Mother of All Lithium-ion Battery Factories. Or Gigafactory, as Tesla calls it.
The Hindu Business Line  Jul 30  Comment 
HIL Ltd, part of the $-1.6 billion CK Birla Group, is on a major diversification drive. It is moving from its traditional product of asbestos cement roofing towards new and green buildi...
newratings.com  Jul 30  Comment 
JONA (dpa-AFX) - Swiss cement giant Holcim Ltd (HCMLY.PK) said Wednesday that its net income for the half year slid 13.5 percent to 657 million Swiss francs, in the absence of a year-ago gain of a reduction of participation in Cement Australia....
The Economic Times  Jul 29  Comment 
Prism Cement on Tuesday reported Rs 13.24-crore net profit for the April-June quarter on higher sales and margins from the construction raw material.
The Economic Times  Jul 28  Comment 
Most stocks are fairly valued at current valuations, and the future returns will be solely dependent on how the companies deliver.
The Economic Times  Jul 28  Comment 
'Nobody is expecting a miracle by this government in FY15 and to expect the quarterly numbers to start improving so quickly would definitely be misguided,' says Trivedi.
The Hindu Business Line  Jul 24  Comment 
Tamil Nadu Newsprint and Papers Ltd will invest over ₹70 crore to expand its cement plant and establish a common infrastructure facility to provide space for notebook and text convertors and box m...




 

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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