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Cement prices fall in Mexico City

20 September 2019, Published under Cement News

Mexico City’s cement prices have fallen in September compared to June 2019, according to a survey conducted by Morgan Stanley Casa de Bolsa. Holcim Mexico recorded a 17 per cent lower price in September compared to three months earlier, followed by Cementos Moctezuma with a decrease of 13 per cent. "Our data show an image of interesting nuances for pricing between different players in Mexico City, but it is important to note that it is a small sample," said Nikolai Lippmann and Alejandra O...

Buzzi Unicem Full Year 2017 results

29 March 2018, Published under Cement News

In 2017 Buzzi Unicem group sold 26.8Mt of cement (+4.4 per cent compared to 2016) and 12.3Mm 3 of ready-mix concrete (+3 per cent YoY). Consolidated net sales increased by 5.1 per cent, from EUR2669.3m to EUR2806.2m. EBITDA decreased by 7.7 per cent from EUR550.6m to EUR508.2m. The foreign exchange effect was negative for EUR2m. The figure for the year under review includes non-recurring costs of EUR68.2m, of which EUR59.8m for antitrust sanctions inflicted to the Italian cement sector, ...

Cementos Moctezuma fined MXN3.346m by environmental regulator

14 February 2018, Published under Cement News

Mexico’s environmental regulator PROFEPA has fined Cementos Moctezuma’s Tepetzingo plant MXN3.346m (US$179,795) over a breach in environmental regulations. In addition, the cement producer is required to shut down its second production line as a temporary measure. According to the Attorney General's Office, the company did not have a valid authorisation for the installed capacity, which resulted in unfair competition."The production capacity that was authorised at the time, when its autho...

Cementos Moctezuma completes second line at Apazapan

01 December 2016, Published under Cement News

Cementos Molins and Buzzi Unicem's Mexican joint venture, Cementos Moctezuma, announced that construction of the second production line at its Apazapan plant in Veracruz state has now been completed. The new line will fully enter operation on 15 December, when the mill is commissioned. The project, financed by the company through its own resources, represents an investment of US$23m. It will enable output at the works to rise by 20 per cent and increases capacity from 1.3Mta to 1.4Mta.

Mexico: Moctezuma appoint new general director

14 June 2016, Published under Cement News

Fabrizio Donega will be Corporación Moctezuma's new general director from 3 October 2016. Donega will replace Pedro Carranza Andresen, who is due to retire after 10 years working for the corporation.

Fabrizio Donegá new CEO of Cementos Moctezuma

10 June 2016, Published under Cement News

Fabrizio Donegá has been appointed as new CEO of Cementos Montezuma following the retirement of Pedro Carranza Andersen after 21 years of service with the company. The appointment was formally approved by the Board of the Cementos Molins subsidiary on 3 October 2016. Mr Donegá has extensive experience in the cement industry in key positions at Ciments du Maroc, Vassiliko Cement Works, Shymkentcement and Italcementi.

New order for Loesche cement mill in Mexico

26 June 2015, Published under Cement News

Cementos Moctezuma has selected Loesche’s LM 53.3+3 C cement mill, including COPE gearbox, to increase production capacity at its plant in Apazapan, Mexico.  Loesche LM 53.3+3 C The VRM mill will be used to produce 205tph CPC 30 cement at 4000 Blaine as well as 95tph CPC  40 cement, also at 3700 Blaine. The scope of supply also includes a Loesche Dynamic Classifier as well as the COPE gearbox, including gearbox drive motors develop in cooperation with RENK AG. The COPE gearbox...

Moctezuma to double Apazapan capacity

20 May 2014, Published under Cement News

Cementos Moctezuma announced investments of US$200m to double capacity of its Apazapan works in Veracruz, Mexico. The Apazapan plant came on-stream at the end of 2010 with a capacity of 1.3Mta. The expansion programme will see Mexico’s fourth-largest producer increase capacity at the plant by the same amount. Moctezuma, owned by Buzzi Unicem and Cementos Molins, operates three plants in total with combined capacity of 6.3Mta capacity.

Cementos Moctezuma posts positive 3Q12 results

25 October 2012, Published under Cement News

Mexico’s Cementos Moctezuma 3Q12 net sales reached MXN2.297bn (US$177.7m), representing a rise of 12.7 per cent when compared to last year’s equivalent period. Operating profit climbed MXN757m, up from 3Q11’s figure of MXN573m. Pretax profits improved from MXN591m to MXN758m over the three-month period, according to information sent to the Mexican stock exchange. For the first nine months of the year, Cementos Moctezuma registered net sales of MXN6.820, increasing from MXN5.988bn, noted...