29 April 2016

Cementos Argos - April 2016

Cementos Argos has entered into a deal with the local government of Bogotá to use 2.5m tyres as fuel in its cement production. The company’s Rioclaro works can reportedly co-process 20,000tpa of tyres, equivalent to 1.5m units. The company already uses tyres as fuel at factories acr...

29 April 2016

PT Semen Indonesia - April 2016

Semen Indonesia is one of three players in the Indonesian market suffering from falling cement prices in the wake of an influx of new players. According to a report by Trimegah Securities, the last couple of years ha...

29 April 2016

UltraTech Cement - April 2016

UltraTech saw its profits rise by 10 per cent YoY in 4QFY16, outperforming industry estimates. Consolidated net profit over the period came in at INR7230m (US$108.52m), compared to INR6750m in the same period last ye...

29 April 2016

PPC - April 2016

According to PPC, cement consumption in South Africa reached 13Mt in 2015, up 7.7 per cent on the previous year. The growth is attributed to strong demand from the construction sector, particularly projects involving...

29 April 2016

Dangote Cement - April 2016

Dangote Group has signed a US$2bn loan with the Industrial Commercial Bank of China Ltd for its two new cement plans in Nigeria. Work has already begun on one factory in Okpella in the south of the country, which is ...

29 April 2016

China National Building Materials (CNBM) - April 2016

Song Zhiping, chairman of China National Building Materials (CNBM), has met with a delegation from the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) to reinforce the company’s commitment to promoting glo...

29 April 2016

PT Indocement - April 2016

According to PT Indocement, its new plant in Citeureup, West Java, is due to be operational in 3Q16. The company has set aside IDR2.3trn (US$173.4m) from its 2016 capex to finish the IDR6.5trn project, with the remai...

29 April 2016

Anhui Conch - April 2016

Anhui Conch has posted its first profit fall in three years as China’s slowing economy continues to hit the construction sector. 2015 saw the company record a net profit of CNY7.5bn (US$1.15bn), down from the CNY11bn...

04 April 2016

LafargeHolcim - March 2016

The LafargeHolcim subsidiary Bamburi Cement in Kenya increased its turnover by nine per cent to KES39,200m (EUR30m). After an investment income 7.2 per cent higher at KES374m (EUR3.3m) and the foreign exchange elemen...

04 April 2016

HeidelbergCement - March 2016

HeidelbergCement's turnover increased by 6.7 per cent last year to EUR13,465m and EBITDA improved by a 14.2 per cent to EUR2612.7m and the trading profit advanced by 15.7 per cent to EUR1846.1m. After a 14.3 per cent...

04 April 2016

Cemex - March 2016

Cemex has agreed the sale of its operations in Bangladesh and Thailand to Siam City Cement for around US$53m. In Thailand there is an integrated works at Saraburi with a clinker capacity of 0.73Mta and a cement ca...

04 April 2016

Italcementi - March 2016

Italcementi’s Moroccan subsidiary Ciments du Maroc increased its turnover last year by 8.5 per cent to MAD3730m (EUR346.89m) and the trading profit advanced by 14.8 per cent to MAD1170m (EUR108.81m) while the net att...

04 April 2016

CRH - March 2016

CRH's turnover rose by 25 per cent in 2015 to EUR23,635m while EBITDA advanced by 35.2 per cent to EUR22,198m. The trading profit increased by 39.3 per cent to EUR1277m. The net interest charge rose by 19.9 per cent ...

04 April 2016

Buzzi Unicem - March 2016

On a turnover 6.2 per cent higher at EUR2662.1m, Buzzi Unicem's EBITDA increased by 11.9 per cent to EUR473.2m, helped by changes in the scope of consolidation and exchange rate movements. After a 14.3 per cent reduc...

04 April 2016

Vicat - March 2016

Vicat’s turnover improved by 1.5 per cent in 2015 to EUR2457.9m and EBITDA was up by the same percentage to EUR448m, while at unchanged parameters there would have been declines of 4.4 and 4.3 per cent respectively. ...

29 March 2016

China National Building Materials (CNBM) - March 2016

With cement production capacity continuing to rise, China’s cement producers, such as China National Building Materials (CBNM), are be hoping for a revival in demand on the back of any new infrastructure projects....

29 March 2016

Anhui Conch - March 2016

Earlier this month, shares in Anhui Conch on the Shanghai Composite Index jumped by the maximum daily limit, driven by a surge in the Chinese property sector. Analysts have predicted a warming up of the mainland hous...

29 March 2016

Cementos Argos - March 2016

Cementos Argos has announced measures to help reduce its energy consumption as part of the Colombian government’s energy-saving drive. By supplying excess energy from its plants to the national grid and limiting t...

29 March 2016

PT Indocement - March 2016

2015 saw Indocement’s total sales volume fall by 7.3 per cent to 17.3Mt, compared to 18.7Mt in 2014. Domestic sales contracted by 7.7 per cent to 17.1Mt over the same period, despite domestic cement consumption growi...

29 March 2016

UltraTech Cement - March 2016

The Indian government has agreed to amend the mines and minerals law (MMDR Act) regarding the transfer of captive mines after it impeded at least two cement industry deals in the last 12 months. The Act, passed in Ja...


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