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2010-11-09 07:00:00

ZHAOYUAN CITY, China, Nov. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- China Shuangji Cement, Ltd. (OTC Bulletin Board: CSGJ) ("China Shuangji" or the "Company"), a leading producer of high-quality Portland cement in Shandong and Hainan Provinces in the People's Republic of China (PRC), today announced today that it had closed on two private placement agreements to sell 1,578,948 shares of its series A convertible preferred stock with attached warrants to purchase an aggregate of 1,578,948 shares of its...

2010-11-08 08:30:00

SKOKIE, Ill., Nov. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The economic momentum that was gathering steam early in the year has dissipated to a large extent and along with it the potential for an increase in cement consumption in 2010, according the most recent economic forecast from the Portland Cement Association (PCA). In 2010, PCA anticipates nearly flat growth, with a 0.3 percent increase in consumption. Although this will be followed by small increases of 1.4 percent in 2011 and 4...

2010-11-02 07:00:00

ZHAOYUAN CITY, China, Nov. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- China Shuangji Cement, Ltd. (OTC Bulletin Board: CSGJ) ("China Shuangji" or the "Company"), a leading producer of high-quality Portland cement in Shandong and Hainan Provinces in the People's Republic of China (PRC), announced today that it has completed the installation of all the equipment at its new Zhaoyuan City cement plant and has been in full testing mode of all production lines for the past two weeks. The Company expects to...

2010-10-06 07:23:00

ZHAOYUAN CITY, China, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- China Shuangji Cement, Ltd. (OTC Bulletin Board: CSGJ) ("China Shuangji" or the "Company"), a leading producer of high-quality Portland cement in Shandong and Hainan Provinces in the People's Republic of China (PRC), announced today that it will soon begin rapidly growing sales and profits as its new Zhaoyuan City cement plant ramps up production. As previously announced, China Shuangji expects that this new state-of-the-art cement plant...

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2010-09-28 14:18:12

By Dave Guerin, Louisiana Tech University Geopolymer concrete, an innovative and environmentally-friendly building material developed at Louisiana Tech University's Trenchless Technology Center (TTC), will be featured in a transportation exhibition taking place at the Detroit Science Center. Developed by Dr. Erez Allouche, research director for the TTC, and his team, geopolymer concrete is an emerging class of cementitious materials that utilize "fly ash", one of the most abundant industrial...

2010-09-24 16:01:00

ZHAOYUAN CITY, China, Sept. 24 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Shuangji Cement, Ltd. (OTC Bulletin Board :CSGJ) ("China Shuangji" or the "Company"), a leading producer of high-quality Portland cement in Shandong and Hainan Provinces in the People's Republic of China (PRC), today announced that Ms. Michelle Xiao Wen Zhu has resigned as Chief Financial Officer. Ms. Zhu had no disagreements with the Company in regard to its financial statements or accounting matters. Her resignation was...

2010-09-20 06:17:00

ZHAOYUAN CITY, China, Sept. 20 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- China Shuangji Cement, Ltd. (OTC Bulletin Board: CSGJ) ("China Shuangji" or the "Company"), a leading producer of high-quality Portland cement in Shandong and Hainan Provinces in the People's Republic of China (PRC), announced that a vibrant domestic economy is expected to have a meaningful impact on its business going forward as the economy maintains its momentum. Data released by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) on September 11,...

2010-09-13 06:00:00

ZHAOYUAN CITY, China, Sept. 13 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- China Shuangji Cement, Ltd. (OTC Bulletin Board: CSGJ) ("China Shuangji" or the "Company"), a leading producer of high-quality Portland cement in Shandong and Hainan Provinces in the People's Republic of China (PRC), announced today that the Company is moving closer towards completion of its new Zhaoyuan Cement Production Facility and reiterated its growth outlook. "Once completed, our production capacity will increase approximately 66%...

2010-09-01 08:48:00

LONDON, Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Novacem, the carbon negative cement company, today announced that it has been selected by the World Economic Forum as a Technology Pioneer for 2011. The Forum has extended the honour to thirty one visionary technology start-ups from around the world who are poised to have a critical impact on the future of business, industry and society. Stuart Evans, Executive Chairman of Novacem, will attend the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos in January 2011....

2010-08-17 09:24:00

Lags in Public Highway Spending Contribute to Consumption Reduction SKOKIE, Ill., Aug. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Due to delays in an extension of a federal highway bill, cement consumption will not begin a significant rebound until 2013, according to the most recent economic forecast from the Portland Cement Association (PCA). In 2010, PCA anticipates a 2.4 percent increase in consumption compared to severely depressed 2009 levels. A 6.7 percent gain is predicted for 2011, followed by...


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