02 December 2016

Vicat - November 2016

Vicat's turnover for the first nine months of the year eased by 0.9 per cent to EUR1867m, which represents an underlying improvement of 3.4 per cent. Turnover in cement was 1.9 per cent lower at EUR1136m, which represented 53.1 per cent of the group total. Cement deliveries increased b...

02 December 2016

Cimpor - November 2016

Cimpor's nine-month turnover fell by 28.5 per cent to EUR1379.4m and EBITDA dropped by 33.1 per cent to EUR264.6m as cement deliveries in Portugal, Brazil and Argentina declined by 35.7, 19.8 and 11.7 per cent, respe...

02 December 2016

Buzzi Unicem - November 2016

Buzzi Unicem's turnover for the first nine months was a marginal 0.02 per cent ahead at EUR1998.5m, while the EBITDA did rise by 18.2 per cent to EUR416.2m. The trading profit was ahead by 31.7 per cent to EUR272.4m ...

02 December 2016

HeidelbergCement - November 2016

HeidelbergCement's turnover improved by 8.4 per cent to EUR10,927m in the first nine months of 2016 and the EBITDA was 19.7 per cent ahead at EUR2121m. At the trading level, the profit increased by 9.7 per cent to EU...

02 December 2016

LafargeHolcim - November 2016

LafargeHolcim's underlying turnover for the first nine months amounted to CHF20,378m, a decline of 7.5 per cent while in euro terms there was a 9.2 per cent reduction to EUR18,848m. The Asia Pacific region generated ...

01 December 2016

Semen Indonesia - November 2016

Despite the government’s commitment to infrastructure development and low-income housing programmes, poor cement demand caused a 3.3 per cent YoY contraction in Indonesian cement sales in September 2016. According to...

01 December 2016

PPC - November 2016

Improved cement sales in South Africa and growing volumes in Rwanda resulted in PPC reporting a 13 per cent increase in group cement sales in the six months ending 30 September 2016, compared to the previous six mont...

01 December 2016

PT Indocement - November 2016

PT Indocement has inaugurated its new Tiga Roda cement plant in Bogor District, West Java, boosting the company’s domestic production capacity to 24.9Mta. The new plant, P14, has an installed capacity of 4.4Mta an...

01 December 2016

Dangote - November 2016

For the 9M16 Dangote has reported strong revenue and volume growth despite challenging conditions across Africa. Revenue advanced by 21 per cent to NGN442.1bn (US$1.4bn), compared to NGN365bn in the same period last ...

01 December 2016

Cementos Argos - November 2016

A slowdown in infrastructure spending in its domestic market has been blamed for a 22.1 per cent fall in cement shipments in Colombia by Cementos Argos. Domestic volumes for 3Q16 came in at 1.314Mt, with the nine mon...

02 November 2016

Cemex - October 2016

During the first nine months of the year, Cemex' turnover eased by 1.9 per cent to US$10,467.4m, while EBITDA was 8.5 per cent ahead at US$2138.1m. The trading profit advanced by 15 per cent to US$1452.2m while th...

02 November 2016

LafargeHolcim - October 2016

LafargeHolcim has agreed to sell its 54.3 per cent controlling stake in the Chilean cement producer Cemento Polpaico for some US$225m to Inversiones Caburga, which is controlled by the Hurtado Vicuña family. Cemento ...

19 October 2016

Cementos Argos - October 2016

Colombia’s cement producers, including Cementos Argos, will be awaiting the fallout from the country’s ‘no’ vote on October 2. Following four years of planning the Colombian government signed a peace agreement with t...

19 October 2016

Anhui Conch - October 2016

Shares in Anhui Conch are being shorted at a level five times higher than that seen earlier in the year, prompting concerns over the future of cement share prices. China’s cement demand is currently being driven prim...

19 October 2016

Dangote - October 2016

Dangote’s lawsuit against Ibeto Cement Co has been adjourned to 1 November 2016 pending a decision by the Court of Appeal on the matter. Dangote is claiming that Ibeto is enjoying an undue advantage by evading taxes....

19 October 2016

China National Building Materials (CNBM) - October 2016

CNBM’s recent merger with China National Materials Group Corp is creating China’s largest building materials company with total assets of more than US$82bn.The merger is part of the wider trend of cement producer con...

19 October 2016

PPC - October 2016

Effective 1 October 2016 Zimbabwe's authorities have introduced a tariff of US$100/t on cement imports. The move comes after a number of cement producers, including PPC, warned that they may have to consider scaling ...

19 October 2016

Semen Indonesia - October 2016

Despite missing out on its bid to win shares in Holcim (Lanka) Ltd in Sri Lanka back in July, Semen Indonesia says that it is pushing ahead with its expansion plans throughout the ASEAN region. 2016 will see the comm...

19 October 2016

UltraTech Cement - October 2016

UltraTech Cement has recorded a 25 per cent increase in consolidated net profit in the quarter ending 30 September 2016. Profit rose to INR6.14bn (US$92.1m) versus INR4.9bn in the same period last year. This compares...

19 October 2016

PT Indocement - October 2016

PT Indocement, along with Indonesia’s other cement producers, is waiting on new regulations from the country’s government designed to curb expansion of the cement sector. The number of cement producers in Indonesia h...


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