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Holcim Croatia to boost profitability

25 October 2013, Published under Cement News

Holcim Croatia said it is implementing a new strategy to help drive the company back to profitability by 2015. The new operational plan cover all of Holcim's divisions and business segments in Croatia with measures including increasing prices and finding new markets as well as niche ones, SeeNews reports. As a result of a difficult construction market, cement consumption has fallen from 2.39Mt in 2009 to around 1.7Mt in 2012. This is well below total domestic capacity of 3.7Mta and industr...

NEXE Group completes annual overhaul, Croatia

19 March 2013, Published under Cement News

The NEXE Group has successfully completed a EUR1.6m annual routine maintenance of its kiln at its Nasicecement works and clinker production resumed on Friday. Maintenance was also carried out on the company’s grinding plant, packing and loading installation and on its bulk loading unit, all of which will allow the optimisation of milling operations and more efficient use of electricity, NEXE said in a statement. With a 1.1Mta capacity, Nasicecement is the country’s second-largest plant...


03 May 2012, Published under Cement News

The leading Russian cement producer Eurocement has spent CHF100m (€83m) to increase its stake in Holcim from 10.1 to 10.8%. ACC Limited, the larger of Holcim's two main subsidiaries in India, generated a first quarter turnover 18.7% ahead at INR. crore 3,015 (€432.3m) as cement deliveries increased by 9.1% to 6.62Mt The EBITDA improved by 10.4% to INR crore 648m (€9.3m), but the pre-tax profit fell by 56.84% to INR crore 208 (€3.0m) and the net profit declined by 56.6% to INR crore 152 (€2...