04 June 2018

LafargeHolcim

LafargeHolcim's first-quarter turnover eased by 0.1 per cent to CHF5630m (EUR4895m), with the reduction amounting to six per cent when measured in euros. The Asia-Pacific region generated 32.5 per cent of group turnover, while Europe represented 26.8 per cent and North America 15.3 per...

04 June 2018

HeidelbergCement

HeidelbergCement's first-quarter turnover declined by 4.2 per cent, largely because of poor weather, to EUR3626m, while EBITDA fell by 34.1 per cent to EUR242m. The trading result was a EUR16m loss compared with a pr...

04 June 2018

Buzzi Unicem

Buzzi Unicem's 1Q18 turnover declined by 8.4 per cent to EUR539.1m as a harsh winter took its toll in many countries. Net debt at the end of March was 3.9 per cent higher at EUR896.2m, while capital expenditure was i...

04 June 2018

Vicat

Vicat's 1Q18 turnover showed 3.9 per cent improvement to EUR573m, which represents an underlying advance of 10.8 per cent at constant parameters and exchange rates. The cement turnover grew by 2.5 per cent to EUR290m...

04 June 2018

Cimpor

Argentina's Loma Negra saw cement volumes increase by 8.1 per cent to 1.72Mt during the first quarter of the calendar year. Of this, Argentina provided 1.58Mt and Paraguay 0.14Mt. Ready-mixed concrete deliveries a...

04 June 2018

Titan

Titan's 1Q18 turnover declined by 10.9 per cent to EUR322.5m and EBITDA fell by 14.9 per cent to EUR43.5m. After a EUR14m (EUR13.8m) net financial charge and a EUR2m exchange gain compared with a EUR5m exchange loss,...

04 June 2018

Cementir

Cementir's first-quarter turnover declined by 13.4 per cent to EUR242.3m, while when adjusting for the Italian operations disposed of, the reduction was a more modest 1.6 per cent. EBITDA improved by 4.7 per cent to ...

30 May 2018

Semen Indonesia - May 2018

April 2018 saw Semen Indonesia record a 7.1 per cent YoY increase in sales. Domestic sales for the month came in at 2,114,578t, which along with exports of 279,945t, brought total sales to 2,394,523t, compared to 2,2...

30 May 2018

Cementos Argos - May 2018

In the opening quarter of 2018, Cementos Argos reported an 8.2 per cent fall in revenue to COP1.9trn (US$670m), versus COP2.7trn in 1Q17. Over the same period EBITDA improved by 31.2 per cent to COP371bn while adjust...

30 May 2018

China National Building Materials (CNBM) - May 2018

Earlier this month, as a result of the merger between CNBM and China National Materials Co Ltd (Sinoma), eight members of the Sinoma senior management team were appointed vice presidents of CNBM. They are Song Shoush...

30 May 2018

PPC - May 2018

Allan Tshabangu, plant manager at PPC’s Colleen Brawn plant in Zimbabwe, died in a car crash earlier this month near Inyathi in Bubi District Matebeleland North. Mr Tshabangu has been general manager at the plant sin...

30 May 2018

Dangote Cement - May 2018

On 16 May, Deep Kamara, country manager of Dangote Cement in Ethiopia, was shot dead alongside his secretary Beakal Alelegu and his driver Tsegaye Gidey. The group was travelling back to Addis Ababa after visiting th...

30 May 2018

PT Indocement - May 2018

In the opening quarter of 2018, PT Indocement’s net revenue advanced by 1.9 per cent to IDR3439bn (US$244m), compared to the same period a year earlier. However, gross profit fell by 15.2 per cent YoY from IDR1163bn ...

30 May 2018

Anhui Conch - May 2018

The first quarter of 2018 saw Anhui Conch improve its revenue by 37.59 per cent YoY to CNY18,766m (US$2943m), mainly due to an increase in selling prices. Over the same period, operating profit advanced by 120.55 ...

30 May 2018

UltraTech Cement

Production at UltraTech’s cement plant in Sonbhadra, Uttar Pradesh, previously owned by Jaiprakash Associates (JA), moved one step closer this month following a decision by the Indian state cabinet. A cabinet decisio...

02 May 2018

Breedon Group - April 2018

Breedon Group, which in 2017 generated a turnover 43.5 per cent higher at GBP652.4m (EUR750.5m), produced EBITDA 39.8 per cent ahead at GBP117m (EUR134.6m) and a pretax profit of £71.2m (EUR81.9m), representing an in...

02 May 2018

Votorantim Cimentos - April 2018

Votorantim Cimentos generated a turnover 6.9 per cent lower at BRL11,104m (US$3165.8m/ EUR2622m) and EBITDA declined by some 25.7 per cent to around BRL1762m (EUR416m). Group cement deliveries declined by 3.1 per cen...

02 May 2018

CRH - April 2018

CRH concluded a EUR19m deal with Breedon Group in the early part of 2018, whereby Breedon acquired four quarries and an asphalt plant in Britain in exchange for 27 ready-mixed batching plants and EUR5.6m in cash. How...

02 May 2018

Cemex Latin American Holdings - April 2018

Cemex Latin American Holdings' turnover declined by 8.4 per cent in the 1Q18 to US$301.1m, while EBITDA came off by 28.8 per cent to US$65.9m. At the trading level there was a 36 2. per cent profit reduction to US$44...

02 May 2018

Cemex - April 2018

Cemex' 1Q18 turnover improved by 7.6 per cent to US$3380.54m, but EBITDA declined by four per cent to US$534.86m. Trading profit fell by 31.9 per cent to US$333.92m. The net interest charge came down by 30.7 per c...