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dy-pack wins EUROSAC Gold Award

10 June 2022, Published under Cement News

After two years of social distancing, the members of EUROSAC got together for a physical congress on 20 May in Bilbao, Spain. Under the theme 'Paper sacks on the move!', around 130 participants discussed recent developments for the fastdeveloping paper sack and sack kraft paper industry. In the focus of discourse were challenges and opportunities of paper sack recycling in Europe. As one highlight of the congress, the industry’s most remarkable innovations from the past year were presented...

Italy’s cement output sees 3% drop in March

06 June 2022, Published under Cement News

Cement production in Italy increased by nine per cent in March 2022 when compared with the 2015 baseline index of 100, according to Federbeton, the country’s concrete association. On a YoY basis output declined by three per cent. Cement prices remained level when compared with February 2022 but when compared with 2015, they were up 57 per cent. Cement trade Grey cement imports were down 20 per cent YoY to 101,114t in February 2022 from 106,173t in January 2022. In the year to date impor...

Cementir Group Launches AALBORG INBIND™ in Europe

27 May 2022, Published under Cement News

Cementir Group has launched a new binder product for high-performance mortar and concrete applications in Europe, AALBORG INBIND™, which is a sustainable premixed white cementitious product, based on FUTURECEM ® patented technology, within InWhite ® Solutions. “We are proud to accelerate Ultra High Performance Concrete (UHPC) technology utilisation by launching a new binder solution, INBIND™, which is the valuable complement to our existing range. The scaling-up on UHPC technology ...

Buzzi Unicem reports 3% uptick in cement sales in 1Q22

13 May 2022, Published under Cement News

In the opening quarter of 2022, Buzzi Unicem saw its cement sales advance by 2.9 per cent YoY to 6.36Mt (1Q21: 6.19Mt). Ready-mixed concrete sales over the same period improved by six per cent to reach 2.69Mm 3 . Consolidated net sales over the opening quarter of the year came in at EUR800.1m, marking a 17.2 per cent YoY increase, which the company attributes to favourable trends in volumes across central and eastern Europe and the US. The Italian market, meanwhile, is slowing down, while ...

Cementir reported 1Q22 EBITDA of EUR60.7m

06 May 2022, Published under Cement News

Cementir 's EBITDA amounted to EUR60.7m in the 1Q22, an increase of 26.2 per cent compared to EUR48.1m in the 1Q21, following better results achieved to varying degrees in almost all the regions driven to a large extent by the revenue increase as described above. In the first three months of 2022, cement and clinker sales volumes of 2.4Mt were up 1.8 per cent compared to 2021. The increase is attributable to the positive performance of Belgium, Denmark and the United States despite the dec...

Italy’s cement output sees 3% YoY uptick in February

04 May 2022, Published under Cement News

Italy's cement production index (base year 2015) increased from 65 in January 2022 to 86 in February 2022, an advance of three per cent when compared with February 2021, according to Federbeton, the country’s concrete association. Grey cement imports into Italy increased 17 per cent YoY to 106,173t in January 2022. A total CIF value of EUR6.685m, or EUR63/t was reported. Cement exports in January 2022 saw a 29 per cent uptick YoY to 119,867t with an FOB value of EUR7.279m for the total ...

Italy’s cement output sees 14% YoY drop in January

19 April 2022, Published under Cement News

Italy's cement production index (base year 2015) fell from 99 in December 2021 to 65 in January 2022, or by 14 per cent when compared with January 2021, according to Federbeton, the country’s concrete association. Grey cement imports into Italy increased 38 per cent YoY to 102,203t in December 2021. A total CIF value of EUR5.244m, or EUR51/t was reported. Cement exports in December 2021 saw a 15 per cent uptick YoY to 117,567t with an FOB value of EUR6.997m for the total export volume, or...

Buzzi Unicem records strong growth in Italy in 2021

28 March 2022, Published under Cement News

Buzzi Unicem has announced its consolidated financial results of 2021 which saw cement and clinker sales rise by 6.7 per cent to 31.2Mt from 29.25Mt in 2020. EBITDA reached EUR795m and EBIT stood at EUR546m, an improvement of about four per cent at constant exchange rates. Group ready-mix sales totalled 12.141Mm 3 in 2021, up from 11.743Mm 3 in 2020, a rise of 3.4 per cent. Net sales totalled EUR3.446m, up 6.9 per cent from EUR3.222m in 2020. Consolidated net profit reached EU...

Cement output index in Italy sees 31% advance in 12M21

02 March 2022, Published under Cement News

Cement production in Italy in December 2021 saw a one per cent drop when compared with the index with a 2015 base, an improvement when compared with the November 2021when the fall was six per cent, according to Federbeton, Italy’s concrete association. Compared with December 2020, the output index increased by 31 per cent. Imports of grey cement into Italy in November 2021 declined 24 per cent YoY to 92,002t, sold for a CIF value of EUR4.882m or at EUR53/t, down from EUR54/t in October 2021...

Buzzi Unicem FY21 preliminary regional results see 7% rise in cement sales

10 February 2022, Published under Cement News

Cement sales of the Buzzi Unicem group amounted to 31.2Mt in 2021, increasing by 6.7 per cent when compared to 2020. Ready-mix concrete output, which stood at 12.1Mm 3 , was also up, by 3.4 per cent, compared to the volumes of last year. Consolidated net sales for the financial year increased from EUR3222.4m to EUR3445.6m. The sales volumes achieved by the group in 2021 exceeded the level of those reached in the previous year, thanks to the progress recorded in Italy, the USA and easter...