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Cemex UK moves to Rugby

19 June 2018, Published under Cement News

Cemex UK is moving its headquarters from Thorpe, Surrey, to its offices in Rugby, Warwickshire, to create a new HQ from 1 July 2018, said the company in a statement. The company has had close links with Rugby for nearly 150 years and operates one of the most modern plants in the town. To date the location has provided a regional centre for the company. From 1 July the senior leadership team and all back-office functions such as Taxation, Communications and Human Resources will be based at...

Cemex raises cement price 5% in Mexico

12 June 2018, Published under Cement News

Cemex has increased the price of cement in Mexico by five per cent last week, making it the second price rise by the company this year. The increase applies to national sales of bagged cement. The increase applies from 4 June and the company has said the price is part of its programme to supply “value over volume” and to set “realistic cement prices. In January the company carried out a 10-12 per cent increase in prices for both bagged and bulk cement as well as raising prices for read...

Cemex launches online store

08 June 2018, Published under Cement News

Cemex has launched the Construrama online store for construction materials to enable fast and simple order placement, according to a press release. “Cemex’s launch of the Construrama Online Store builds on our efforts to transform the construction industry into a more efficient model: Our clients will now enjoy easy access to a wider catalog of products and be able to select, purchase and follow up on their online order, generating significant savings in productivity for our Construrama ne...

Caribbean Cement signs two loan agreements with Cemex España

01 June 2018, Published under Cement News

Caribbean Cement Co Ltd has signed two loan agreements valued at US$102m with Cemex España, which will be used for the repurchase of assets at its Rockfort facility. The loans will be mainly used to acquire kiln five and mill five, according to The Gleaner. The assets will be acquired from the company’s immediate parent, Trinidad Cement Ltd. "The remainder, if any, will be used for general corporate purposes," said Caribbean Cement in a market filing. Cemex SAB de CV, parent of Cemex Espa...

Cemex helps build new Sinai tunnel connection

24 May 2018, Published under Cement News

Through a joint venture with Orascom Construction and The Arab Contractors (Osman Ahmed Osman & Co), Cemex is supplying 350,000m 3 of concrete and 160,000t of cement for the construction of two tunnels that extend from the outskirts of the city of Port-Said in northeast Egypt to the Sinai Peninsula, passing under the Suez Canal. The project is part of the Egyptian government's plan for the development of the Sinai Peninsula by improving accessibility. Historically, the only access to Si...

Cemex invests in health & safety app

17 May 2018, Published under Cement News

Cemex Ventures announced it invested in Prysmex, a Mexico-based start-up that offers an app to detect and helping to prevent workplace accidents through the Internet of Things and real-time data collection. Prysmex’s innovative solution features a web-based platform with a collaborative management app that monitors the environmental and geolocation variables of unsafe acts and conditions on customised 3D maps, enabling real-time decision-making and increased industry safety and productivit...

Cemex Croatia is supporting Montenegro infrastructure projects

10 May 2018, Published under Cement News

Cemex Croatia is actively participating in Montenegro's infrastructure boom by supplying building materials for several infrastructure projects, including three mixed-use resorts and a highway. For the Smokovac-Mateševo section of the Bar-Boljare highway – the largest engineering project currently under development in Montenegro – Cemex has already supplied over 280,000t of cement and continues to participate in this project. This 41km-long section of highway, part of Bar-Belgrade-...

Cemex Philippines sees 6% in 1Q turnover

27 April 2018, Published under Cement News

Cemex Philippines 1Q18 turnover amounted to US$113.6m, an increase of six per cent, while in peso terms this amounts to a 9.9 per cent advance to PHP5891m. EBITDA declined by 17.3 per cent to PHP886m, which translates into a 20.1 per cent reduction to US$17.1m.  The pretax profit dropped by 77.4 per cent to US$2m and the net attributable loss was odd by 72.3 per cent to US$1.9m. Cement shipments increased by 16 per cent as production volume advanced by 19 per cent thanks to the de-bottlen...

Cemex reports increase in net sales in 1Q18

27 April 2018, Published under Cement News

Cemex has announced a 92.3 per cent YoY fall in profit for the 1Q18, decreasing from US$336m to US$26m. The sharp decline has been attributed to higher operating expenses and foreign exchange loss. Operating EBITDA declined four per cent to US$535m, while the EBITDA margin was down 1.9 per cent YoY at 18.8 per cent. However, the company has recorded an eight per cent increase in overall net sales to US$3.38bn from US$3.14bn. Consolidated cement volumes increased by one per cent to 1...

Cemex Latin American Holdings hurt by lower volumes in Colombia and Panama

27 April 2018, Published under Cement News

Cemex Latin American Holdings' turnover declined by 8.4 per cent in first quarter of the year to US$301.1m, while EBITDA came off by 28.8 per cent to US$65.9m. At the trading level there was a 36 2. per cent profit reduction to US$44.1m. After an 11.4 per cent decline in the interest charge to US$14.8m and other items, the pretax profit showed a 15.9 per cent reduction to US$48.2m and the net attributable profit emerged 15.3 per cent lower at US$30m.  Net debt at the end of March was 3.4 ...