Vicat - February 2013
Vicat's turnover increased by 1.2 per cent in 2012 to EUR2292.2m, which becomes an underlying decline of 0.2 per cent on a like-for-like basis. Turnover in cement was ahead by 1.6 per cent to EUR1155.7m, while aggregates and concrete sales were ahead by one per cent to EUR826.1m. Other activities saw turnover edge ahead by 0.2 per cent to EUR310.5m. Cement accounted for 52.3 per cent of turnover, very marginally higher than the 52.1 per cent in the previous year. The concrete and aggregates share eased from 32.8 per cent to 32.5 per cent and other activities accounted for 15.2 per cent. Group cement deliveries declined by 0.8 per cent to 17.89Mt and aggregates shipments were 3.2 per cent lower at 21.52Mt, while ready-mixed concrete deliveries eased by 0.5 per cent to 7.93Mm³.