Breedon Group - April 2019

Breedon Group generated a turnover 12.2 per cent higher at GBP852.7m (EUR986.4m) in 2018. The company produced a trading profit 31 per cent ahead at GBP101.8m (EUR117.8m) and a pretax profit of GBP91.7m (EUR106.1m), an increase of 23.9 per cent.

Aggregates volumes increased by 21.3 per cent to 19.4Mt, while ready-mixed concrete deliveries eased by three per cent to 3.2Mm³. The asphalt volume rose by 47.4 per cent to 2.8Mt. Following the acquisition of the Irish Lagan Group last, which included two cement works, 2Mt of cement were delivered.