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Polish cement production up 2.9 per cent YoY

09 June 2015, Published under Cement News

Cement production in Poland increased by 2.9 per cent YoY to 1.62Mt in May, according to the country's cement association, SPC. Year-to-date production increased by 1.5 per cent YoY to 5.64Mt.

SPC upbeat on outlook for Polish cement sales

15 April 2015, Published under Cement News

Polish cement producers sold nearly 2.7Mt of cement in the first quarter of this year, up 3.4 per cent YoY, with further growth anticipated in 2015 and beyond. "We expect that in 2015 we will record an increase in cement sales YoY," Jan Deja, director of Polish cement association Stowarzyszenie Producentów Cementu (SPC) told PAP Market Insider. "We expect a 5-6 per cent growth and a result at the level of some 16Mt. "By 2018, I believe the economic situation will allow us to record cement...

Buzzi Unicem returns to a net profit

30 March 2015, Published under Cement News

On a turnover just 0.1 per cent lower at EUR2506.4m, Buzzi Unicem's underlying EBITDA did increase by 7.1 per cent to EUR404.8m in 2014, while at the headline level there was a 4.8 per cent advance to EUR422.7m. Following a 23 per cent reduction in impairment charges, depreciation and amortisation, the trading profit (EBIT) more than doubled from EUR86.5m to EUR178.7m. After a net interest charge 52.1 per cent lower at EUR53.1m, the pre-tax profit jumped from just EUR16.0m to EUR175.6m. A...

Polish monthly production rises 16.1% YoY

11 March 2015, Published under Cement News

Cement production in Poland rose by 16.1 per cent to 720,4000t in February, while sales fell by 2.3 per cent to 722,300t, according to the Polish Association of Cement Producers (SPC). For the first two months of this year,  production grew 8.6 per cent to 1.24Mt, while sales increased 5.3 per cent to 1.36Mt. Last year,  Polish cement consumption increased by 6.6 per cent in 2014 to 15.59Mt, following a 6.1 per cent fall to 14.62Mt in 2013. Cement production, which had come down 7.5 per ce...

Polish monthly sales rise

10 February 2015, Published under Cement News

Polish cement sales rose by 15.4 per cent YoY in January 2015 to 638,500t, according to the country’s cement association, Stowarzyszenie Producentów Cementu (SPC). Production during the first month of the year, however, declined by 0.1 per cent to 520,000t, the data shows. Last year, domestic production increased by 6.8 per cent YoY to 15.4Mt, with sales during the period rising by 6.6 per cent.

CRH withdraws from aerated concrete in Poland

30 January 2015, Published under Cement News

The Polish CRH subsidiary Grupa Ozarow has now received Polish competition authority approval to sell its aerated concrete subsidiary Grupa Prefabet SA to the Danish aerated concrete producer H+H International.  The deal values Grupa Prefabet at just over €14m and the move is aimed at reducing the fragmentation in the highly competitive Polish aerated concrete market.

Polish output up 6.8% YoY

09 January 2015, Published under Cement News

Full year Polish cement production increased 6.8 per cent YoY in 2014 to 15.4Mt, according to the country's cement association. Cement production edged up by 1.9 per cent YoY to 861,7000t in December, while sales were ahead by 805,800t, Poland's Cement Producer Association said in a statement.

Positive outlook for Polish sales

07 January 2015, Published under Cement News

Cement sales in Poland are expected to have increased to around the 15Mt mark in 2014 from 14.3Mt in the previous year, with further medium-term growth anticipated. Despite the first half of 2014 proving positive for the Polish cement industry the trend changed visibly in the second half of the year, according to industry commentators. However, thanks to projects planned by the General Directorate for National Roads and Motorways (GDDKiA), demand for cement is likely to rise again in spring...

Polish cement production grows 40.3% YoY in April

09 May 2014, Published under Cement News

Polish cement production jumped by 40.3 per cent YoY to 1.45Mt in April, while sales increased 23.5 per cent YoY for the month of April to 1.46Mt, said Poland's Cement Producer Association in a statement. Year-to-date production increased 48.4 per cent YoY to 3.98Mta, while sales from January to April rose by 46.9 per cent YoY to 4.14Mta.

Polish sales boosted by favourable weather

14 March 2014, Published under Cement News

Polish cement sales were 40 per cent higher in February 2014 than a year ago, latest data from the Polish Cement Association (SPC) shows. Sales hit 1.29Mt as favourable weather and signs of a construction recovery boosted results. Cement production went up 33.7 per cent in February compared to the respective month of last year to reach 1.14Mt. This year, cement sales are expected to reach 15-15.2Mt. (Source: Polish News Bulletin)