Holcim and Lafarge announced their intention to merge. However, the authorities can block the merger at the local level. It is effective in Mauritius, marriage will create a monopoly.
11 Apr 2014, business.mega.mu
Switzerland's Holcim unveiled an all-share deal to buy France's Lafarge on Monday to create the world's biggest cement maker with combined sales of 32 billion euros ($44 billion).
07 Apr 2014, business.mega.mu
Just head out of the water, the construction industry is facing a new obstacle. Holcim has increased the price of the pouch Kolos cement 50 kg since January 1. It increased from Rs 184 to Rs 198.72. An increase that follows the Lafarge last year.
07 Jan 2014, business.mega.mu
Une nouvelle usine pour la fabrication du ciment de laitier verra bientôt le jour à La Jolie, Petite-Rivière. Le promoteur, A.B.E Industrial Ltd, compte mettre sur pied une cimenterie pour produire 30 000 sacs de ciment de laitier mensuellement.
19 May 2013, business.mega.mu
"If we were actually above the market price, and if it was really profitable for them, bidders would not have waited for the tender of the STC (State Trading Corporation) to enter the market.
21 Mar 2013, business.mega.mu
"We're competitive," says a source from the Lafarge Cement authorized. It reacts to the results of the international tender launched by the State Trading Corporation (STC) and which have been made public.
17 Mar 2013, business.mega.mu
The State Trading Corporation (STC) plans to bring down the price of cement by flooding the market with 100,000 metric tons of this material.
15 Mar 2013, business.mega.mu
Rs 170, the cover Baobab cement 50 kg to Rs 182 passes. An increase of 7% with effect from Monday. Lafarge Cement Ltd Mauritius fits well, not the Holcim, which had increased by 6% the price of its cement bags at the beginning of the year.
06 Feb 2013, business.mega.mu
The State Trading Corporation (STC) wants to bring order in the cement market. Thus, a parastatal body has decided to launch tenders for the purchase of 100,000 tons of cement.
02 Feb 2013, business.mega.mu
The Consumers' Association of Mauritius (ACIM), by the voice of his secretary-general, Jayen Chellum again claimed control cement prices, following the announcement of an imminent price increase by importers.
24 Jan 2013, business.mega.mu
The price of cement in Mauritius will certainly increase in February, according to a company executive Lafarge. It indicates that production costs are rising at high risk to increase the bill for this material.
20 Jan 2013, business.mega.mu
"The entry of new operators is crucial to establish a fully competitive cement market," said Sean Ennis, executive director of the Competition Commission of Mauritius (CCM).
18 Nov 2012, business.mega.mu
The 50 kg Holcim cement cost Rs 211.60 soon, against Rs 198 currently. An increase of approximately 6.6%. Its main competitor, Lafarge (Mauritius) Cement Ltd, account, he kept his prices unchanged.
15 Nov 2012, business.mega.mu
The Ordinary Portland Cement (OPC) and 42.5 Ecocem undergo an increase of approximately 6.6% and will be sold at Rs 211.60 for 50 kg bags and bulk increase to Rs 4,163 per tonne in 2013 to the factory. This was indicated Jeker Alexander, Managing Director of Holcim (Mauritius), in a press release Friday.
12 Nov 2012, business.mega.mu
The Indian company "Binani Cement" (BC) forfeits the game. His attempt to set up in Mauritius for two years has resulted in a failure. Appraisal: Rs 600 million fall into the water.
19 Oct 2012, business.mega.mu
After the iron bars, the price of cement is likely to take the elevator with the appreciation of the dollar against the rupee. Increases that traders see a dim, especially as the construction industry, which is run out of new projects, idling.
02 Aug 2012, business.mega.mu
Blow to those who are now starting construction. The price of cement Baobas brand, marketed by the company Lafarge, has risen 11.4% since last week. The bag of 50 kg increased from Rs 175 to Rs 195.
05 Apr 2012, business.mega.mu
Liberalization of imports of basic foodstuffs, cement and sugar among others, is on track. But it was not until the arrival of other importers so that competition actually benefits consumers.
15 Feb 2012, business.mega.mu
Bhooshan Ramloll, president of the Building & Civil Engineering Contractors Association (Baceca) out of its hinges. It "unacceptable" the rising price of cement while evoking the impact of the increase in the construction sector. There is even talk of dismissal.
02 Feb 2012, business.mega.mu
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