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Buzzi Unicem changes name to Buzzi SpA

19 May 2023, Published under Cement News

Italian-based Buzzi Unicem hs changed its name to  Buzzi SpA as of 18 May 2023. The name change was ratified by an extraordinary shareholders meeting on 12 May 2023.  The names of the international cement producer's subsidiaries remain unchanged. 

Dyckerhoff supplies low CO2 efficient construction

16 May 2023, Published under Cement News

The new residential quarter in Ludwigshafen am Rhein, "Mein Ludwigs”, has been supplied with Dyckerhoff ’s low CO 2 efficient cements and concretes for the large-scale construction project. The new residential area is currently being built on a former 2.5ha company site in the southwest of Ludwigshafen, near the banks of the Rhine, Germany. It was planned by the multiple award-winning Frankfurt architecture firm Stefan Forster Architekten, which specialises in residential buildings.  Th...

Buzzi Unicem posts 1Q23 consolidated net sales of EUR955.9m

15 May 2023, Published under Cement News

Consolidated net sales for Buzzi Unicem in the 1Q23 reached EUR955.9m, a rise of 19.5 per cent compared to EUR8000.1m the 1Q22. However, Buzzi Unicem reported to a decline in sales volumes for the group in the first three months of 2023, both for cement (-8.8 per cent) and ready-mix concrete (-12.2 per cent). The strengthening of cement prices offset lower volumes in sales. Cement sales totalled 5,803,000t in the 1Q23 compared to 6,363,000t in the 1Q22. Ready-mix sales totalled 2,364,...

Buzzi Unicem reports on sustainability achievements

21 April 2023, Published under Cement News

Buzzi Unicem has lowered its specific gross scope 1 CO 2 emissions from 689kg/t cementitious product in 2021 to 664kg/t in 2022, according to its 2022 Sustainability Report. This marks a 3.6 per cent reduction YoY.  Compared to 2020, scope 1 CO 2 emissions are down 4.3 per cent. Specific thermal consumption has fallen from 4138MJ/t clinker in 2020 to 4106MJ/t in 2021 and 4084MJ/t in 2022. Meanwhile, the group’s thermal substitution rate fell from 29.2 per cent in 2020 to 27.8 per cent in...

Buzzi Unicem Group net sales rise 16% in 2022

30 March 2023, Published under Cement News

Buzzi Unicem 's group net sales rose to EUR3996m, up 16 per cent from EUR3446m in 2021. However, cement sales of 28.33Mt in 2022 marked a decline of 9.2 per cent from the 31.2Mt recorded in 2021. Ready-mix sales for the group also slipped to 11.51Mm 3 , down 5.2 per cent from 12.14Mm 3 achieved in 2021.  Group EBITDA totalled EUR892m in 2022, up 11.2 per cent from the EUR795m achieved in 2021. Consolidated net profit fell 15.4 per cent to EUR459m in 2022, down from EUR542m in 2021.  ...

German cement prices rise again

23 March 2023, Published under Cement News

The German statistical office (Statistisches Bundesamt) has published the price index for manufactured goods where cement prices were up by 51.7 per cent in February 2022 YoY, and by 8.9 per cent MoM.   The EUR30/t increases decided in November by Heidelberg Materials , Lafarge ( Holcim ) and Schwenk Zement GmbH & Co KG and above all by Dyckerhoff GmbH ( Buzzi-Unicem ), which asked its clients for +EUR55/t to +EUR65/t are not unrelated to this movement, with the price of the carbon ...

IKN completes test runs of calcium looping trials

15 March 2023, Published under Cement News

After successfully finishing CLEANKER’s test-runs of the entrained Calcium Looping (CaL) system at Vernaca cement plant in Italy, the complete project will be presented to the public at the 9th HTSLCN conference at Piacenza this week.     During this workshop IKN will present its plant design for the CLEANKER pilot project and the first steps towards scaling up to a full-size cement plant.   CLEANKER aims to demonstrate the CaL concept, one of the most promising technologies for ...

Buzzi Unicem defends itself against defamatory campaign

13 March 2023, Published under Cement News

Buzzi Unicem has refuted allegations against its reputation with a company statement issued on 10 March 2023. “We are aware of a defamatory campaign against Buzzi Unicem which has been launched since the beginning of February, aiming to undermine the company’s reputation. The dissemination of the contents has been taking place through posts on social networks and/or direct messages,” said the company statement. The defamatory comments claim that Buzzi Unicem SpA, a company domiciled in ...

Buzzi Unicem posts 16% rise in consolidated net sales in FY22

10 February 2023, Published under Cement News

Buzzi Unicem reports consolidated net sales at EUR3996m in FY22, up 16 per cent from EUR3446m in FY2021, also on LfL basis a rise of 9.6 per cent. Cement sales in Brazil and Russia helped the multinationals improved performance.  Cement sales of the group amounted to 28.3Mt, decreasing by 9.2 per cent compared to 31.2Mt in 2021. Ready-mix concrete output, equal to 11.5Mm 3 , was also down compared to the 12.1Mm3 volumes of last year (-5.2 per cent). The positive price effect more than o...

Work starts on dismantling Hranice cement’s cooler

24 January 2023, Published under Cement News

Alicem sro has started dismantling work for the clinker cooler modernisation project at the Hranice cement plant   ( Buzzi Unicem group ) in the Czech Republic. In one day Alicem dismantled 110t of technology, specifically the complete dust settling chamber and part of the kiln hood.