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Votorantim Cimentos Maroc signs JV for industrial waste pre-treatment platform

23 September 2022, Published under Cement News

Votorantim Cimentos Maroc and Veolia Group have signed a joint venture shareholding agreement for the implementation of an industrial waste pre-treatment platform.    This action is part of Votorantim Cimentos Maroc’s efforts to decarbonise the sector, aligned with United Nations commitments that align with the objectives of the Paris Agreement.  This platform will allow the African cement producer to reduce energy-related CO 2 emissions by maximising the recovery and co-treatment of ...

Votorantim Cimentos earns revenues of BRL4.9bn in the 1Q22

12 May 2022, Published under Cement News

Votorantim Cimentos ended the 1Q22 with consolidated net revenue of BRL4.9bn (US$953.1m), an increase of 22 per cent compared to the same period last year. This was primarily due to favourable price dynamics in Brazil, North America, Europe, Asia and Africa, in addition to the positive effect of new sales volumes resulting from acquisitions made by the company during 2021. In the first quarter, the company’s global cement sales totalled 8Mt, a growth of five per cent compared to 1Q21, d...

Ersel Heavy Machinery completes Sivas Cement order

05 January 2022, Published under Cement News

Ersel Heavy Machinery Inc recently completed its final delivery of 2021 to Votorantim’s Sivas cement plant in Turkey. The equipment order was for a new ball mill measuring 2.8m x 4.5m.

HeidelbergCement sells southern Spanish assets to Votorantim

11 November 2021, Published under Cement News

After having announced to sell regional businesses in Catalonia, Madrid, Asturias and on the Balearic Islands, HeidelbergCement now signed a contract to sell its southern Spain business to Votorantim Cimentos.   The sale includes the 1.4Mta integrated cement plant in Malaga, three aggregate sites, and 11 ready-mixed concrete sites in Andalusia. Both companies have agreed not to disclose the purchase price. "With this transaction, Votorantim Cimentos strengthens its business in Sp...

Votorantim Cimentos sees net income rise by 57 per cent in 3Q21

11 November 2021, Published under Cement News

Votorantim Cimentos posted net income of BRL1.1bn (US$200.5m) in the 3Q21, an increase of 57 per cent over the same period last year.   The company had global net revenue of BRL6.4bn in the 3Q21, an increase of 24 per ent compared to the 3Q20, primarily due to an increase in sales volume and favourable price dynamics.  Votorantim Cimentos' global cement sales totalled 10.4Mt in the 3Q21, a seven per cent increase compared to the 9.7Mt sold in the 3Q20.  Votorantim Cimentos ended...

Votorantim faces civil action from Federal Prosecutors’ Office

29 October 2021, Published under Cement News

Votorantim Cimentos SA, has stated that it became aware, through the media, of a public civil action filed by the Federal Prosecutors’ Office of São Paulo (MPF-SP) related to the decision issued by the Brazilian Administrative Council for Economic Defense (CADE) for alleged anticompetitive practices in the scope of the administrative proceeding that was closed in October 2015.   In this public civil action, MPF-SP would require the conviction of entities and cement companies, includin...

Votorantim Cimentos records sales volume growth of 31% in 2Q21

11 August 2021, Published under Cement News

Votorantim Cimentos’ sales volume rose to 9.8Mt in 2Q21 compared to 7.5Mt in 2Q20, a growth of 31 per cent. Strong sales were recorded on all countries of the company’s operations as a result of COVID-19 vaccinations and improving market dynamics in all regions.  Osvaldo Ayres, Votorantim Cimentos’ chief financial officer, said: "The company's consolidated net revenue improved by 50 per cent, when compared to 2Q20, reaching BRL5809m (US$1107.1m) in 2Q21 mainly relating to higher volumes a...

Votorantim: introducing higher cement production with lower CO2 emissions

23 July 2021, Published under Cement News

This week, Brazil has been the country for a lot of developments in the cement industry. In particular, Votorantim announced it had completed its new production line in Pecem, Brazil, which also highlighted the cement sector's need to make its cement production more efficient and sustainable with lower emissions. The industry still has the larger topic of carbon pricing hanging over it and the introduction of new cement capacity will highlight the issue of some of the older plants that are n...

Votorantim Cimentos starts operating new Pecém line

21 July 2021, Published under Cement News

Votorantim Cimentos has announced the start of operation of a new production line at its cement site in the Pecém Industrial and Port Complex, in the state of Ceará, Brazil. As a result of this expansion, the unit now has a production capacity of approximately 1Mta of cement. The volume produced in the new site will enhance the supply of the metropolitan area of Fortaleza. Votorantim Cimentos invested approximately BRL200m (US$38.26m) in the project. During construction and start of opera...

Votorantim Cimentos commences McInnis Cement integration

04 May 2021, Published under Cement News

Votorantim Cimentos, the seventh largest cement producer in the world, and Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ), a long-term institutional investor, have announced   that they have completed the transaction to combine cement operations in North America.   After having obtained regulatory approval from authorities in Brazil, Canada and the United States, St Marys Cement Inc (Canada), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Votorantim Cimentos can now commence with the integration process...