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Holcim's profit ahead, reshuffles top management

20 August 2012, Published under Cement News

Holcim increased its consolidated sales of cement fuelled by the emerging markets and North America in the 1H12. However, the group said it is advancing a cost-cutting programme as European sales drop faster than anticipated and has announced a management shake-up in an effort to streamline its group structure.   The Swiss cement major noted that first-half turnover improved 2.1 per cent to CHF10,357m (US$10,651m) and in euro terms there was a 7.6 per cent increase to €8591m. Higher sales v...