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Buzzi Unicem outlook for 2021

30 March 2021, Published under Cement News

Buzzi Unicem's Board of Directors gave an outlook for 2021 with expected sales recovery in Italy and an economic recovery in the USA, while forecasting higher industry inflation forces for building material production going forward.  In Italy construction investments are expected to grow moderately, mainly favoured by the residential building renovation sector and by a gradual recovery of activity in the commercial and public segments. In this context, Buzzi Unicem believe that a recovery...

Buzzi Unicem's Board of Directors assesses 2020 Consolidated Financial Statement

29 March 2021, Published under Cement News

The Board of Directors of Buzzi Unicem SpA have examined the statutory and consolidated financial statements for the year ended 31 December 2020.  In the year under review, the group sold 29.3Mt of cement, up 0.4 per cent compared to 2019 and 11.7Mm 3 of ready-mix concrete, down compared to the figure recorded in the previous year (-3.1 per cent). Consolidated net sales remained virtually unchanged during the two years, increasing from EUR3221.4m to EUR3222.4m. Changes in scope had a ...

Cementir records consolidated cement and clinker sales of 10.7Mt in 2020

10 March 2021, Published under Cement News

Cementir Holding's consolidated results for 2020 saw cement and clinker sales volumes total 10.7Mt, up by 12.9 per cent compared to 2019. This increase was mainly due to the upturn in sales in Turkey where cement volumes rose by 39 per cent over the year. Sales of ready-mix concrete equalled 4.4Mm 3 in 2020, up by 7.8 per cent while aggregates sales volumes totalled 9.5Mt, down by 1.8 per cent as a result of market contraction in Belgium and France due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Group ...

Buzzi Unicem reports stable 2020 volumes in spite of pandemic

12 February 2021, Published under Cement News

This week, Buzzi Unicem released its FY20 preliminary results. The Italian-based cement producer announced cement volumes of 29.3Mt, a YoY rise of 0.4 per cent despite the difficulties of the COVID-19 pandemic. The COVID-19 pandemic caused an unprecendented recession in the first half of 2020. The extraordinary economic policy packages taken out helped cushion the impact from the contraction of international trade, while the loosening of restrictive measures by the second half helped deli...

CTP Team presses ahead with ESP conversion at Rohdorfer Zement

10 February 2021, Published under Cement News

CTP Team SRL is currently working at the site of  Rohdorfer Zement, Austria, where the assembly activities of a dust emission control project are on-going. The EPC project is aimed at replacing the existing two electrostatic precipitators (ESPs) on the kiln raw mill with one new fabric filter with a design capacity of 450,000Am 3 /h. The new fabric filter will capture 186t of dust, the equivalent of nine trucks at full load each hour. Dust emission levels at stack will be compli...

Cementir's preliminary 2020 consolidated results achieve revenues of EUR1224.8m

05 February 2021, Published under Cement News

Cementir's preliminary consolidated results for 2020 achieved record revenue from sales of EUR1224.8m, up 1.1 per cent from EUR1211.8m in 2019. EBITDA remained stable at EUR263.7m. Sales volumes of grey and white cement and clinker totalled 10.71Mt, up 12.9 per cent from 9.49Mt in 2019 This increase is mainly attributable to the performance of the company in Turkey where cement volumes rose by 39 per cent. Ready-mix sales volumes rose to 4.44Mm 3 , up 7.8 per cent on 4.12Mm 3 in 2019. Re...

LafargeHolcim makes two bolt-on aggregate acquisitions

02 February 2021, Published under Cement News

LafargeHolcim announces the acquisition of Edile Commerciale and the signing of Cemex Rhone Alpes, both suppliers of ready-mix concrete and aggregates, located in Milan, Italy, and Lyon, France.   With 35 ready-mix concrete plants, these operations strengthen LafargeHolcim’s position in areas with strong demographic trends and key infrastructure projects. These two bolt-on acquisitions add to eight similar transactions carried out by LafargeHolcim in 2020, as a key driver of its growt...

Cementir Holding NV is awarded B rating from Carbon Disclosure Project

18 December 2020, Published under Cement News

Cementir Holding NV has been awarded a ‘B’ rating from Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP), recognising its actions to mitigate climate change and its significant commitment to a low-carbon economy. This result represents a strong improvement from previous ‘F’ rating and puts Cementir amongst the top players in the cement industry and much better than the average company, considering a CDP European and Global average rating of ‘C’. "We are proud to be recognised for our efforts to address ...

Cementir launches FUTURECEM™ with up to 30% lower carbon emissions

11 December 2020, Published under Cement News

On 1 January 2021, Cementir will begin distributing the cement of the future, named F UTURECEM ™, which has a carbon footprint that is up to 30 per cent lower compared to regular cement. Cementir herlads the launch of the patented F UTURECEM ™ technology as a significant contribution to both the green transition of Cementir Group and the construction industry in general.   F UTURECEM ™ is a new grey cement innovated by the group's research and development department in Aalborg, Denmark, ...

Cementir sales up but profit slips in 9M20

13 November 2020, Published under Cement News

Cementir posted a revenue of EUR896.8m in the nine-month period ended 30 September 2020 down one per cent YoY, according to a company statement. EBITDA declined 2.1 per cent to EUR178.1m from EUR181.8m. Profit before taxes decreased 2.3 per cent to EUR81.2m in January-September 2020 when compared with EUR83.7m in the equivalent period of the previous year.  “In the first nine months of 2020, despite the serious pandemic, the Group reported a 11.3 per cent increase in cement volumes sold, m...