26 September 2019

Titan - September 2019

In the first half of 2019, Titan Group recorded growth in sales revenue in all regions, with the exception of the eastern Mediterranean sales region. Consolidated turnover for the group reached EUR785.4m, up 10.2 per cent on the 1H18. This is attributed to the strong performance of the...

26 September 2019

Votorantim - September 2019

Votorantim Cimentos has reported a 3.7 per cent YoY increase in its consolidated net revenue from goods sold and services in the opening half of this year to BRL5.822bn (US$1.403bn). Gross profit over the same period...

26 September 2019

Cementir - September 2019

In the first half of 2019, Cementir Holding SpA reported revenue from sales and services of EUR591m, down 0.6 per cent on the same period last year. EBITDA advanced by 14.7 per cent YoY to EUR110m, while the EBITDA m...

26 September 2019

Vicat - September 2019

Vicat’s consolidated sales in the 1H19 fell 0.6 per cent YoY, at constant scope and exchange rates, to EUR1340m. EBIT also contracted, down by eight per cent to EUR97m, compared to EUR107m in the 1H18. Vicat’s home m...

26 September 2019

Buzzi Unicem - September 2019

Very mild weather conditions and favourable exchange rates delivered better-than-expected results for Buzzi Unicem in the first half of 2019. Consolidated sales were 13.6 per cent ahead YoY at EUR1518.7m, while EBITD...

26 September 2019

CRH - September 2019

In the first six months of 2019, CRH reported an 11 per cent YoY uptick in sales revenue to EUR13,217m EBITDA over the same period expanded by 36 per cent to EUR1540m (19 per cent ahead excluding IFRS 16 leases), wit...

26 September 2019

Cemex - September 2019

Cemex has supplied more than 15,000m 3 of concrete for the reconstruction of the Guajataca Reservoir in Puerto Rico, which sustained significant damage from Hurricane Maria in September 2017. The concrete supplied i...

26 September 2019

HeidelbergCement - September 2019

HeidelbergCement and Norwegian energy group Equinor have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on the capture and storage (CCS) of CO 2 . Since 2011 HeidelbergCement’s subsidiary Norcem has been running a projec...

26 September 2019

LafargeHolcim - September 2019

LafargeHolcim Maroc saw its sales advance by 0.2 per cent YoY to MAD3.89bn (US$401.4m) in the first half of this year. Operating profit over the same period improved by 10.6 per cent YoY to MAD1.65bn, while net conso...

26 September 2019

PPC - September 2019

Imports of cement into South Africa have risen once again, up by 293 per cent YoY in July, putting the increase for the first seven months of the year at 17.5 per cent, despite the severely depressed state of the cou...

26 September 2019

China National Building Materials (CNBM) - September 2019

Sinoria FABCOM, a subsidiary of China National Building Materials (CNBM), has confirmed its plans to open a fibre cement board plant in Abuja, Nigeria. According to the company, the first production line at the new f...

26 September 2019

Dangote Cement - September 2019

Dangote Cement’s ‘Bag of Goodies’ national consumer promotion comes to an end of 30 September this year. Speaking in Lagos this month, Aliko Dangote, chairman, reiterated his commitment to economically empowering mil...

26 September 2019

UltraTech Cement - September 2019

UltraTech Cement, part of the Aditya Birla Group, is close to finalising the deal to sell its stake in Emirates Cement Bangladesh to HeidelbergCement Bangladesh Ltd. The price of the stake has reportedly been set at ...

26 September 2019

Anhui Conch - September 2019

Despite the project proving to be a loss maker, Anhui Conch is fully committed to its carbon capture investment at the Baimashan plant in eastern China. The US$10m carbon capture and storage (CCS) project was install...

26 September 2019

Cementos Argos - September 2019

The US Court of Appeals has ruled in favour of Cementos Argos on a pricing dispute involving two ready-mixed concrete (RMC) producers on St Thomas in the US Virgin Islands. Spartan Concrete Products accused Argos ...

26 September 2019

Semen Indonesia - September 2019

In August 2019 the Semen Indonesia group sold a total of 3,960,297t of cement and clinker. This compares to 3,820,717t in the previous month. Semen Indonesia contributed 2,788,895t to the August total, a contracti...

28 August 2019

PT Indocement - August 2019

PT Indocement saw its total sales volumes increase by 0.7 per cent YoY to 8.4Mt in the first half of 2019. Although domestic sales remained largely unchanged, export volumes jumped by 190 per cent YoY from 29,000t in...

28 August 2019

PPC - August 2019

South Africa’s PPC has failed to submit a bid for the Rwandan government’s 46 per cent stake in cement producer Cimerwa, forcing the government to seek an alternative investor. PPC had indicated it would be making a ...

28 August 2019

Dangote Cement - August 2019

Dangote Cement is among five companies calling for an investigation into cement imports into South Africa. According to The Concrete Institute (ITC), imports have risen by 139 per cent since 2016. In the 2Q19, 350,44...

28 August 2019

Cementos Argos - August 2019

Cementos Argos has reported a 10.6 per cent YoY increase in revenue to US$1.419m in the opening half of 2019. Over the same period, net profit advanced by 33.5 per cent to US$22m, while EBITDA improved by four per ce...