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Votorantim Cimentos earns revenue of BRL6.7bn in 2Q22

12 August 2022, Published under Cement News

Votorantim Cimentos ended the 2Q22 with consolidated net revenue of BRL6.7bn (US$1.3m), an increase of 15 per cent compared to the same period last year.   This result was primarily due to favourable price dynamics, in addition to the positive impact of additional sales resulting from the acquisitions concluded in 2021, said Votorantim. The company’s global cement sales totalled 9.6Mt, down two per cent from the 2Q21. Despite the challenging environment, the company demonstrated...

Cemento Cosmos to stop Cordoba kiln

29 November 2021, Published under Cement News

Cemento Cosmos, part of Brazil-based Votorantim Cimentos, is stopping the kiln at its Córdoba plant in Spain in 2022 due to high energy costs. The plan is to “significantly” reduce clinker production with temporary shutdowns over the next year, reports Diario Córdoba. While clinker will no longer be produced at the Córdoba plant, cement production will continue, using clinker from other group plants, possibly from the Cementos Balboa plant in Badajoz, which was purchased earlier this year. ...

Best practice in karst mining

31 August 2016, Published under Cement News

The high biodiversity and ecological sensitivity of karst areas presents additional challenges in terms of sustainable mining practices to cement producers as they mine for the limestone required by their production process. In a partnership with key domestic environmental conservationists, Brazil’s Votorantim Cimentos has published a guide on best practices in limestone mining in these highly-vulnerable environments. By Patricia Montenegro, Votorantim Cimentos, Brazil. The karst envi...