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Italcementi 3Q13 sees cement sales in North America and Asia rise

08 November 2013, Published under Cement News

Italcementi Group sales for the year to 30 September 2013 reflected an easing in the reduction in volumes, assisted by continuing healthy performance in Asia, the confirmed upturn on the North American market and the slower decline in the EU area. The Group’s key operating results (net of income from the sale of CO2 emission rights) were substantially in line with the first nine months of 2012, despite a particularly negative exchange-rate effect. “Despite the stagnation in demand on the...

Cementir's pre-tax profit more than doubles

08 November 2013, Published under Cement News

Cementir's turnover for the first nine months of 2013 increased by 1.4 per cent to EUR741.4m as higher numbers in the Nordic countries, Turkey and the Far East nor than offset the reductions in Italy and Egypt, but the EBITDA did rise by 22.3 per cent to EUR116m. The trading profit advanced by 65.6 per cent to EUR50.7m. After a net financial charge 20.9 per cent lower at EUR11m the pre-tax profit again more than doubled to EUR39.7m compared with EUR16.7m a year ago. Net debt at the end of S...

HeidelbergCement doubles Group profit in 3Q13

07 November 2013, Published under Cement News

HeidelbergCement records that sales volumes improved in all business lines compared with the 3Q12, due to the continued recovery of demand for construction materials in Europe and North America as well as the sustained growth in Asian and African countries. During the third quarter, cement and clinker sales volumes increased by 4.1 per cent to 25.3Mt (24.3Mt in 3Q12). The North American operations experienced the strongest growth in sales volumes, followed by Asia-Pacific and Africa-Medite...