08 December 2014

CRH - November 2014

In its autumn trading statement, CRH announced that turnover improved by three per cent in Europe and by five per cent in the Americas, or four per cent overall. EBITDA should be ahead by around 10 per cent on both sides of the Atlantic, having seen a 27 per cent rise during the first ...

08 December 2014

Vicat - November 2014

Vicat's turnover for the first nine months of the year improved by 6.1 per cent to EUR1847m, which represents an underlying advance of 9.7 per cent. The gearing level was little changed at 51.7 per cent at the end of...

08 December 2014

Cimpor - November 2014

Cimpor's nine-month turnover declined by 1.6 per cent to EUR1952.2m and EBITDA was off by 4.2 per cent to EUR461.1m as the Brazilian, Argentine and South African currencies declined by 10, 36 and 14 per cent, respect...

08 December 2014

Buzzi Unicem - November 2014

Buzzi Unicem's turnover for the first nine months edged ahead by 0.2 per cent to EUR1898.7m while EBITDA improved by 10.8 per cent to EUR302.5m. The trading profit was ahead by 15.1 per cent to EUR136.1m and net fina...

08 December 2014

Italcementi - November 2014

Italcementi's turnover declined by 3.1 per cent to EUR3217.5m in the first nine months the year and the running EBITDA eased by 0.6 to EUR469.3m. Very substantially lower re-organisation costs and a 12.1 per cent red...

08 December 2014

HeidelbergCement - November 2014

HeidelbergCement's turnover improved by 2.7 per cent to EUR10,127m in the first nine months of the 2014 and EBITDA was 5.7 per cent ahead at EUR1794m. At the trading level, the profit increased by 10.9 per cent to EU...

08 December 2014

Lafarge - November 2014

In the first nine months of the year, Lafarge's turnover, including its share of joint ventures, declined by 1.3 per cent to EUR11,332m while EBITDA edged ahead by 0.5 per cent to EUR2320m. The trading profit improve...

08 December 2014

Holcim - November 2014

Holcim's turnover for the first nine months declined by 4.7 per cent to CHF14,243m, while in euro terms the reduction was 3.6 per cent to EUR12,136m and in US dollar terms the drop was just 0.9 per cent. On a like-fo...

26 November 2014

Anhui Conch Cement Co - November 2014

Anhui Conch has entered into a joint venture (JV) with Myanmar-based Myint Investment Group Co Ltd to upgrade the No. 33 Kyaukse cement factory, located in Myanmar’s Mandalay division. The JV, to be known as Myanm...

26 November 2014

Cementos Argos - November 2014

In 9M14 Cementos Argos has seen cement sales volumes grow by nine per cent compared to the same period in 2013. Revenue is also up 16 per cent, driven primarily by strong performances in the company’s US region as we...

26 November 2014

Dangote Cement - November 2014

Dangote Cement has reported a 1.5 per cent rise in pretax profit in 9M14 to NGN154.05bn (US$930.7m). Revenue also grew over the period, up from NGN288.98bn in 9M13 to NGN310.21bn this year. The company has said th...

03 November 2014

Cemex - October 2014

For the first nine months of the year, Cemex' turnover edged ahead by 0.7 per cent to US$11,352.7m, but EBITDA eased by 0.3 per cent to US$2001.2m. The trading profit improved by 12.3 per cent to US$926.3m while the ...

03 November 2014

HeidelbergCement - October 2014

HeidelbergCement India, which markets its cement under the Mycem Cement brand, sold 17.7 per cent less cement at 2.21Mt, though in the third quarter a 20.9 per cent increase was recorded. The share of turnover genera...

03 November 2014

Lafarge - October 2014

Lafarge WAPCO Cement Nigeria, one of Lafarge's two main subsidiaries in Nigeria, has reported a 6.3 per cent increase in turnover to NGN74.27bn (US$492m) for the first nine months of 2013, giving rise to a pretax pro...

03 November 2014

Holcim - October 2014

ACC Ltd in India increased cement deliveries in the three months to the end of September by 2.6 per cent to 5.546Mt, while the nine-month figure was off by 0.5 per cent at 18.08Mt. The turnover for the nine months f...

30 October 2014

Dangote Cement - October 2014

The growth of Dangote Cement continues apace with plans to invest an undisclosed amount in the Mbinga coal mine in west Tanzania being announced last week. On the back of a surge in cement demand, Dangote is currentl...

30 October 2014

Cementos Argos - October 2014

Cementos Argos is investing US$450m in a new production line at its Sogamoso plant in Colombia. The line, which will have a production capacity of 2.3Mta, will boost Argos’ total capacity in the country to 11.8Mta. D...

30 October 2014

Anhui Conch Cement Co - October 2014

In 9M14 Anhui Conch has seen its revenue increase by 18 per cent to CNY43,674m (US$7.1bn), compared to CNY37,008m in the same period last year. Net profit attributable to shareholders over the same period rose by 51....

03 October 2014

Lafarge - September 2014

Lafarge has agreed the sale of its wholly-owned Russian subsidiary Uralcement to Buzzi Unicem for EUR104m and the proceeds will be used to reduce Lafarge's net debt. In May, Lafarge commissioned its Ferzikovo works i...

03 October 2014

HeidelbergCement - September 2014

HeidelbergCement has filed for a potential IPO of Hanson Building Products Ltd, the concrete and clay building products activities in Great Britain, the United States and Canada. No timeframe has been indicated as ye...