Vicat - February 2014
Vicat's turnover eased by 0.3 per cent in 2013 to EUR2286m, which translates into an underlying increase of 2.9 per cent on a like-for-like basis. Turnover in cement declined by four per cent to EUR1110m, or EUR1333m before deducting inter-group transfers. Aggregates and concrete sales rose by 6.1 per cent to EUR876m, while other activities saw turnover coming off by 3.4 per cent to EUR300m. Cement accounted for 50.6 per cent of turnover, down from the 52.3 per cent shown in the previous year. The concrete and aggregates share rose from 32.5 per cent to 34.2 per cent while other activities accounted for an unchanged 15.2 per cent. Group cement deliveries recovered by 0.9 per cent to 18.05Mt and aggregates shipments improved by 5.8 per cent to 22.77Mt, while ready-mixed concrete deliveries increased by 7.5 per cent to 8.52Mm³.