Holcim Romania – turnover increases

Holcim Romania – turnover increases
Published: 30 January 2008

Holcim Romania, reported a preliminary turnover of 990 million lei (US$392m) for last year, up 28% compared to 2006. Holcim achieved good results in 2007 due to the dynamic state of [the country’s] construction sector in virtually all segments," Holcim Romania country manager Markus Wirth told a news
conference.

The company invested a total of US$181.54min a series of projects for the modernisation of production technology, environmental protection, business development and human resources projects in 2007. The company plans to invest some US$160m this year, Wirth said. The upgrade of Holcim’s cement plant in Campulung city, central Romania which started in 2005, is expected to be finalised this year.