02 April 2015

Holcim - March 2015

Holcim has sold its remaining 27.5 per cent stake in Siam City Cement for CHF655m (EUR624m) in a share placement that will yield a CHF465m (EUR348m) profit. A 24.9 per cent stake went to a member of the Hong Kong-based Jardine Matheson group and the remaining shares were places with in...

02 April 2015

Lafarge - March 2015

Lafarge Zimbabwe saw volumes decline by 7.4 per cent in 2014 to 0.31Mt as a result of reduced commercial and residential building activity.

02 April 2015

HeidelbergCement - March 2015

HeidelbergCement's turnover increased by four per cent last year to EUR12,614m, or by 8.4 per cent on a comparative basis, and EBITDA improved by a 2.9 per cent to EUR2288m. Trading profit advanced by five per cent t...

02 April 2015

Italcementi - March 2015

Italcementi's 2014 turnover declined by a further 1.8 per cent to EUR4155.6m, but the underlying EBITDA did improve by 2.9 per cent to EUR649.1m. The depreciation charge declined by 3.1 per cent to EUR408.3m and impa...

02 April 2015

Votorantim - March 2015

Votorantim Industrial generated a turnover 6.9 per cent higher atBRL28,059m (EUR8,660m) while EBITDA rose by 31.9 per cent to BRL7105m (EUR2193m). Votorantim Cimentos contributed 46.5 per cent of the turnover and 50 ...

02 April 2015

Buzzi Unicem - March 2015

On a turnover just 0.1 per cent lower at EUR2506.4m, Buzzi Unicem's underlying EBITDA did increase by 7.1 per cent to EUR404.8m, while at the headline level there was a 4.8 per cent advance to EUR422.7m. After a 23 p...

02 April 2015

Cimpor - March 2015

Cimpor's turnover eased by 0.8 per cent in 2014 to EUR2603.7m while EBITDA declined by 6.7 per cent to EUR645.6m. The trading profit emerged 7.9 per cent lower at EUR448.8. The net financial charge declined by 8.8 pe...

02 April 2015

Vicat - March 2015

Vicat’s turnover increased by six per cent in 2014 to EUR2422.7m and EBITDA emerged 3.6 per cent ahead at EUR442.0, while at unchanged parameters the increases would have been eight per cent and seven per cent respec...

02 April 2015

CRH - March 2015

CRH's turnover increased by 4.9 per cent in 2014 to EUR18,912m while EBITDA advanced by 11.3 per cent to EUR1641m. The trading profit before charging EUR49m of impairments rose by 28.8 per cent to EUR966m. The net in...

26 March 2015

Cementos Argos - March 2015

Findings from an investigation into alleged antitrust behaviour by Cementos Argos are due by mid-2015, according to Colombia’s Superintendency of Industry and Commerce (SIC). The findings will conclude an eight-ye...

26 March 2015

Anhui Conch Cement Co - March 2015

2014 saw Anhui Conch report net profit gains of 17 per cent to CNY11bn (US$1.77bn), compared to CNY9.4bn the previous year. Cement and clinker sales for the year were also up, coming in at 249Mt, representing growth ...

26 March 2015

Dangote Cement - March 2015

Dangote Cement expects its new plant in Ethiopia to begin test production by the end of March this year with product ready to enter the market in late April/early May. The plant, which is located in West Shoa Zona, 8...

05 March 2015

Holcim - February 2015

Holcim's turnover declined by 3.1 per cent in 2014 to CHF19,110m and in euro terms there was a 1.8 per cent reduction to EUR15,734m, while in US$ terms there was a 1.9 per cent decline. The operating EBITDA eased by ...

05 March 2015

Lafarge - February 2015

Lafarge's turnover eased by 1.9 per cent to EUR12,843m in 2014 and EBITDA came off 2.6 per cent to EUR2721m, having fallen by 9.4 per cent in 2013. Including share of associates, turnover eased by 0.2 per cent to EUR...

05 March 2015

HeidelbergCement - February 2015

The preliminary figures from HeidelbergCement show a four per cent improvement in turnover last year to EUR12,614m, or by 8.4 per cent on a comparative basis and according to the latest accounting rules that exclude ...

05 March 2015

Cemex - February 2015

Cemex' turnover improved by 3.2 per cent in 2014 to US$15,708.5m and EBITDA advanced by 3.7 per cent to US$2740.5m, while the trading profit rose by 12.3 per cent to US$1275.6m. The net interest charge rose yet again...

05 March 2015

Italcementi - February 2015

Italcementi's turnover declined by 1.8 per cent in 2014 to EUR4155.6m, or by 0.7 per cent on a comparable basis. Group cement shipments edged ahead by 0.6 per cent to 43.4Mt and the turnover from cement and clinker w...

05 March 2015

Buzzi Unicem - February 2015

Buzzi Unicem's turnover eased by 0.1 per cent last year to EUR2506m, but ignoring the exchange rate effect there would have been a 3.4 per cent improvement. Net debt at the end of December was 3.1 per cent below the ...

05 March 2015

Cimpor - February 2015

Cimpor's turnover eased by 0.8 per cent in 2014 to EUR2603.7m while EBITDA declined by 6.7 per cent to EUR645.6m. The trading profit emerged 7.9 per cent lower at EUR448.8 and the net financial charge declined by 8.8...

05 March 2015

Vicat - February 2015

Vicat's turnover improved by 6.0 per cent in 2014 to EUR2423m, which translates into an underlying increase of eight per cent on a like-for-like basis. Turnover in cement advanced by 13.7 per cent to EUR1261m, or EUR...