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Dyckerhoff sees advances in Russia, USA volumes stable

03 May 2013, Published under Cement News

Dyckerhoff Group, a Buzzi Unicem subsidiary, reported a decline in sales for the first three months to the end of March 2013 due to unfavourable weather conditions. In an advanced statement, the group said that total sales were down by 11 per cent. Sales were down in all regions in which the group operates except for Russia where volumes increased, and the USA where they remained almost stable. Group EBITDA fell by a total of EUR9m, of which EUR2m was due to a one-time negative effect. Th...

Dyckerhoff net profit down on European markets

18 March 2013, Published under Cement News

Buzzi Unicem's subsidiary Dyckerhoff has confirmed that net profit in 2012 fell as declines in Europe could not be offset by volume increases in Russia and the USA. The German-based cement major said in a release on Friday that net attributable profit for the year fell 59.2 per cent from the year before to EUR26.9m. Group EBITDA of fiscal year 2012 amounted to EUR 284.2m including one-time one-time effects of EUR4.8m mainly from the sale of a real estate property in Memphis, US. Positive on...

Mixed results for Ukrainian producers

15 February 2013, Published under Cement News

Two of Ukraine’s leading  cement producers have reported a mixed set of full year 2012 results. Volyn Cement ended 2012 with a net profit of UAH4.032m, according to preliminary data published by Ukrainan News. In 2011, it saw its net revenues up 50.72 per cent or UAH 219.35m to UAH651.838m, comparing with 2010. Volyn Cement is a subsidiary of Dyckerhoff of Germany and operates two integrated works with a combined capacity of 3Mta. Podilskyi Tsement reported a loss of UAH101.418m for ...

Buzzi Unicem: Russia and America perform well

11 February 2013, Published under Cement News

Buzzi Unicem turnover edged ahead by 0.9 per cent last year to €2813m, of which Dyckerhoff contributed an almost unchanged €1603m. The underlying EBITDA, which will be announced on 28 March, is estimated to be around €450m. Net debt at the end of December had been reduced by 1.6 per cent to €1125m. Group cement deliveries declined by 3.4 per cent last year to 27.3Mt, but they were ahead in the Russia, the USA and Mexico. Ready-mixed concrete deliveries were down 9.5 per cent to 13.6Mm³ in sp...

Dyckerhoff improves cement profits in Russia and the USA       

04 February 2013, Published under Cement News

Preliminary figures from the Buzzi Unicem subsidiary Dyckerhoff show turnover edging ahead by 0.2 per cent to €1603m in 2012. Of this, 37 per cent was generated in Germany, 39 per cent in Eastern Europe and Russia, 11 per cent in the Benelux and 13 per cent in the United States. Group cement deliveries were 2.4 per cent lower at 15.53m tonnes, while ready-mixed concrete volumes were 7.3 per cent lower at 7.32Mm³. ...

Dyckerhoff to take impairment charge on Russian project

25 January 2013, Published under Cement News

German cement major said it is to take an impairment charge of approximately EUR26m on fixed assets due to a cement project in Russia that was halted in 2009.   Due to the impact of the global financial crisis, Dyckerhoff stopped construction of the new plant and construction has not resumed to-date. Following an extensive analysis conducted by the company, Dyckerhoff has said that construction of the project at the planned location “is not assured in the foreseeable future.” Therefore an i...

Buzzi Unicem to lift stake in Dyckerhoff to 96.6%

27 November 2012, Published under Cement News

German cement producer Dyckerhoff AG said its parent company Buzzi Unicem SpA had agreed to buy additional ordinary and preferred shares in it, raising its total share capital in the firm by 3.6 per cent to 96.6 per cent. Dyckerhoff did not reveal the value of the transaction but specified that during the current year and including the most recent agreement Buzzi Unicem had bought shares in it for some EUR71.7m. As a shareholder of at least 95 per cent of Dyckerhoff, Buzzi Unicem is ent...

Dyckerhoff reports stable nine month volumes

06 November 2012, Published under Cement News

Dyckerhoff reported stable volumes for the first nine months of 2012 as the recovery in Russia and USA almost counterbalanced declines in the other regions. Sales increases in the Eastern Europe and USA divisions also offset decrease in the Germany/Western Europe division. Germany and Western Europe fell seven per cent to EUR588m from EUR633m. Sales in Eastern Europe rose by seven per cent to EUR487m from EUR456m. Sales in the US were up 24 per cent to EUR160m from EUR129m. Group EBITDA ...

Buzzi Unicem boosted by strong Dyckerhoff advance

02 April 2012, Published under Cement News

On a turnover that advanced by 5.2% to €2787.4m, Buzzi Unicem’s underlying EBITDA improved by 6.0% to €422.3m. With the non-recurrence of the exceptional charges seen in 2010, the trading profit (EBIT) jumped from €0.3m to 185.9m. After a net interest charge 3.7% lower at €99.8m a pre-tax profit of €84.3m emerged, an improvement on the previous year’s loss but still well below the €235.2m profit achieved in 2009. Net attributable profit was €26.4m. Net debt at the end of the year was 9.8% lo...

Dyckerhoff may revive Russian cement plans

28 March 2012, Published under Cement News

Dyckerhoff is currently examining options to revive plans for the construction of a cement factory in Akbulak, German newspaper Boersen-Zietung reports. According to the daily, plans for the new plant have been frozen for the past few years. Last year, the company boosted Russian cement deliveries by 33.7 per cent to 2.43Mt and prices by 6.6 per cent. This year, the company expects the overall Russian market to advance by 10.5 per cent as housing and infrastructure continues to drive dema...