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Adelaide Brighton records net profit increase in 1H18

22 August 2018, Published under Cement News

Australia's Adelaide Brighton has posted a 17.7 per cent YoY increase in net profit to AUD84.5m (US$62m) in the 1H18. Revenue saw a rise of 11.7 per cent to AUD807.2m, on the back of strong markets in New South Wales, Queensland and Victoria. "It's really pleasing to deliver record half-year financial results and dividends for our shareholders. Revenue, EBIT, net profit, cash flow and dividends were all first-half records," said Martin Brydon, CEO, Adelaide Brighton. The company expect...

Linus Gitahi is appointed Chair of ARM Cement Board

17 August 2018, Published under Cement News

Linus Gitahi, former Nation Media Chief Executive, has been appointed the Chair of the ARM Cement Board following Wilfred Murungi's retirement. Deputy Managing Director Surendra Bhatia has also retired from the position effective immediately with Thierry Metro appointed as a non-executive, non-independent director. "The Board of Directors take this opportunity to extend its gratitude to the outgoing Chairman of the company and Deputy Managing Director for their immense contribution to the c...

Former ARM CEO to remain as board member

17 August 2018, Published under Cement News

Pradeep Paunrana, chief executive of ARM Cement PLC (Kenya), said on Thursday he planned to quit his post as part of a changes at the Kenyan cement maker, but now states he will stay on as a board member. "As founder shareholder and entrepreneur, I will be an active Board member and support the incoming CEO and the management team in strengthening stakeholder relationships with suppliers, customers and the Government in all the three East African countries where we operate," Pradeep Paunra...

CCNN appoints new managing director

15 August 2018, Published under Cement News

Cement Company of Northern Nigeria has named Yusuf Binji as its new managing director, with effect from 1 September 2018. He succeeds Ibrahim Aminu who joins the larger BUA group as an executive director. Mr Binji is currently managing director of Obu Cement Co, a subsidiary of BUA Cement in Okpella, Edo state, Nigeria –  a position he has heard since February 2017. “As managing director at BUA Obu Cement, he was responsible for overseeing extensive growth in production volumes and sales, ...

Eagle Materials Inc name new COO

14 August 2018, Published under Cement News

Michael Haack has been appointed as President and Chief Operating Officer of Eagle Materials Inc. Prior to joining Eagle, Mr Haack spent 17 years at Halliburton Energy Services, holding successively important operating positions, culminating with the management of Global Operations for Sperry Drilling, a multi-billion dollar company in the drilling and evaluation division of Halliburton. The announcement was made by Dave Powers, CEO, who commented that "Michael has been serving as our C...

McInnis Cement in search for new President CEO

08 August 2018, Published under Cement News

Hervé Mallet is leaving McInnis Cement after nearly two years as its President and CEO. Mr Mallet was appointed in November 2016 to straighten out the company which was struggling with cost overruns on the construction of its Port Daniel-Gascons plant. “Mr Hervé Mallet, President and Chief Executive Officer of McInnis since November 2016, is leaving the company. The Board of Directors wishes to acknowledge the work accomplished during Mr. Mallet’s management of the company, and thanks him...

New CEO for the Global Cement and Concrete Association appointed

11 July 2018, Published under Cement News

The Global Cement and Concrete Association (GCCA) has announced the appointment of Benjamin Sporton as its Chief Executive. He will take up the role in early October 2018.   Benjamin Sporton joins the GCCA from the World Coal Association where he has served as Chief Executive for almost four years. As Chief Executive of the newly-formed GCCA, Benjamin will lead the association's efforts to drive advances in sustainable construction, working to enhance the cement and concrete industry’s contr...

LafargeHolcim appoints new Head of Middle East/Africa

04 July 2018, Published under Cement News

LafargeHolcim has appointed Miljan Gutovic as the Head of Region Middle East/Africa and Member of the Executive Committee of the Franco-Swiss building materials producer, effective as of July 2018. He succeeds Saâd Sebbar who has decided to pursue opportunities outside of the company. Miljan Gutovic (39), an Australian national with over 13 years of experience in the building materials sector, joined LafargeHolcim in 2018 from a leading building materials company. He built up a successful...

Fauji Cement appoints new Company Secretary

28 June 2018, Published under Cement News

Fauji Cement Company Ltd (FCCL) informed Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) that it has appointed Brig Riaz Ahmed Gondal as Company Secretary with effect from 27 June 2018, in place of Brig Ch Zafar Iqbal (Retd). The company plant is located at Fateh Jang in Punjab, Pakistan. The clinker capacity stands at 3.27Mt while  cement capacity is at 3.433Mt.

Morocco’s APC elects new board

18 June 2018, Published under Cement News

The Association Professionnelle des Cimentier (APC) of Morocco has appointed Taraga Marouane, chairman of the Board of LafargeHolcim Morocco, as its new chairman. He succeeds Mohamed Chaïbi, who has been co-opted as a director and appointed special advisor to the newly-elected president of the PCA. The general assembly, which was held on 7 June, also appointed Malik Sefrioui as vice-president while the positioni of the treasurer general returns to Brahim Laraqui. Mohamed Boujnaoui has bee...