• China State Council continues push to eliminate overcapacity

    China will speed up the elimination of overcapacity and the restructuring of the aluminum, steel, cement, ferroalloy and coal sectors this year, the State Council said on Monday.The central government said it is aware that overcapacity in those sectors has not been fundamentally

  • Fixed asset investment in urban areas up 26.6% in 1st 2 months

    China's investment in fixed assets in urban districts totaled 529.4 billion yuan (66.1 billion U.S. dollars) in the first two months of 2006, up 26.6 percent over the same period of last year. According to a monthly report released Thursday by the National Bureau of Statistics (N

  • Unveiling the Mystery of Holcim----visiting Mr. Christoph Moellers, Chief Representative of Holcim Beijing Office

    From the beginnings in Switzerland in the early 20th Century, Holcim has grown to become one of the world's leading suppliers of cement and aggregates as well as downstream activities such as ready-mix concrete and asphalt including services. The Group holds majority and minority

  • Intercem London international conference, 20th Anniversary

    Dates: From 13 June 2006 to 14 June 2006Location: Hilton Park Lane, London, UKRegistration Fees:On or before Mon, 15 May 2006 - GBP £950.00 per delegateThereafter GBP £1,100.00 per delegateTwo decades have passed since the first INTERCEM meeting in London in December

  • Intercem Morocco international conference

    Dates: From 21 February 2006 to 22 February 2006Location: Sofitel Hotel, Marrakech, MoroccoRegistration Fees:On or before Fri, 20 January 2006 - Euro €1,000.00 per delegateThereafter Euro €1,200.00 per delegateThe INTERCEM Marrakech meeting will be held in co-operation with the

  • China to invest heavily in bottleneck industries: report

    A think-tank of the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) predicts China would invest at least 12 trillion yuan (about 1.5 trillion U.S. dollars) in energy and transport sectors in the coming five years. The NDRC's macro-economic research institute said in an investme

  • CONEXPO Asia and World of Concrete Asia

    The Association of Equipment Manufacturers, producer of CONEXPO-CON/AGG, and Hanley Wood Exhibitions, producer of World of Concrete, are partnering to bring you an exciting new marketplace in Asia. The inaugural editions of CONEXPO Asia and World of Concrete Asia will co-locate i

  • China's tight energy supply to ease in 2006: report

    The tight supply of coal, oil and other energy products in China will ease somewhat in 2006, according to a report titled 2006 China and World Economy Development Report released by China's State Information Center.The report also forecasts that due to slower growth of fixed asse