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Italy’s cement production contracts 16% in June

02 September 2022, Published under Cement News

Cement output in Italy fell by 16 per cent YoY in June 2021, according to the country’s construction chamber, Federbeton. When compared with the 2015 base index production the value dropped from 104 in May 2022 to 94 in June. The price index (2015 = 100) slipped from 186 in May 2022 to 184 in June, but when compare with June 2021, prices have increased by 48 per cent.   Grey cement imports into Italy advanced by seven per cent YoY to 162,084t in May 2022. In terms of CIF value, imports stoo...

Buzzi Unicem regional performances in 1H22

05 August 2022, Published under Cement News

Buzzi Unicem reported positive development of deliveries in the United States, central Europe, Poland and the Czech Republic in the 1H22, as well as a continued slowdown in Italy and Ukraine. In Ukraine, at the end of February 2022, Buzzi Unicem was obliged to suspend production and commercial activities in both of our factories. At the end of March, with the repositioning of the conflict in the east and south-east of the country, the activity resumed at the Volyn plant, in the northwes...

Buzzi Unicem net sales rise 17% in 1H22

04 August 2022, Published under Cement News

Buzzi Unicem  recorded 1H22 net sales at EUR1880m, up 17 per cent compared to the 1H21 and EBITDA at EUR365m, an increase of 3.6 per cent on the 1H21. Favourable foreign exchange rates had an effect of EUR77m on net sales and of EUR19m on EBITDA. Cement sales volumes dropped by four per cent in the 1H22 to 14,233t, compared to the 14,833t in the 1H21.The overall favourable development recorded in the first three months of the year was followed by a slower second quarter, with the excepti...

Italy’s cement output down in May 2022

01 August 2022, Published under Cement News

Cement production declined by eight per cent in May 2022 when compared to May 2021, when compared with the 2015 base index, output increased to 104, according to Federbeton. The price of cement increased to 186 when compared with its 2015 base index. When compared with May 2022 the price rose by 49 per cent in May 2022. Cement imports into Italy advanced by 23 per cent YoY to 157,924t in April 2022. In terms of CIF value, imports stood at EUR11.172m, or EUR71/t.  In the first four months of...

Italy’s cement output expands 3% in April

04 July 2022, Published under Cement News

Cement production in Italy advanced by three per cent in April 2022 when compared with the 2015 baseline index of 100, according to Federbeton, the country’s concrete association. On a YoY basis April and year to date (YtD) output declined by two and three per cent, respectively. Cement prices increased seven percentage point when compared with March 2022 but when compared with the 2015 index, they were up 64 per cent. Cement trade Grey cement imports advanced 11 per cent YoY to 136,125...

dy-pack wins EUROSAC Gold Award

10 June 2022, Published under Cement News

After two years of social distancing, the members of EUROSAC got together for a physical congress on 20 May in Bilbao, Spain. Under the theme 'Paper sacks on the move!', around 130 participants discussed recent developments for the fastdeveloping paper sack and sack kraft paper industry. In the focus of discourse were challenges and opportunities of paper sack recycling in Europe. As one highlight of the congress, the industry’s most remarkable innovations from the past year were presented...

Italy’s cement output sees 3% drop in March

06 June 2022, Published under Cement News

Cement production in Italy increased by nine per cent in March 2022 when compared with the 2015 baseline index of 100, according to Federbeton, the country’s concrete association. On a YoY basis output declined by three per cent. Cement prices remained level when compared with February 2022 but when compared with 2015, they were up 57 per cent. Cement trade Grey cement imports were down 20 per cent YoY to 101,114t in February 2022 from 106,173t in January 2022. In the year to date impor...

Cementir Group Launches AALBORG INBIND™ in Europe

27 May 2022, Published under Cement News

Cementir Group has launched a new binder product for high-performance mortar and concrete applications in Europe, AALBORG INBIND™, which is a sustainable premixed white cementitious product, based on FUTURECEM ® patented technology, within InWhite ® Solutions. “We are proud to accelerate Ultra High Performance Concrete (UHPC) technology utilisation by launching a new binder solution, INBIND™, which is the valuable complement to our existing range. The scaling-up on UHPC technology ...

Buzzi Unicem reports 3% uptick in cement sales in 1Q22

13 May 2022, Published under Cement News

In the opening quarter of 2022, Buzzi Unicem saw its cement sales advance by 2.9 per cent YoY to 6.36Mt (1Q21: 6.19Mt). Ready-mixed concrete sales over the same period improved by six per cent to reach 2.69Mm 3 . Consolidated net sales over the opening quarter of the year came in at EUR800.1m, marking a 17.2 per cent YoY increase, which the company attributes to favourable trends in volumes across central and eastern Europe and the US. The Italian market, meanwhile, is slowing down, while ...

Cementir reported 1Q22 EBITDA of EUR60.7m

06 May 2022, Published under Cement News

Cementir 's EBITDA amounted to EUR60.7m in the 1Q22, an increase of 26.2 per cent compared to EUR48.1m in the 1Q21, following better results achieved to varying degrees in almost all the regions driven to a large extent by the revenue increase as described above. In the first three months of 2022, cement and clinker sales volumes of 2.4Mt were up 1.8 per cent compared to 2021. The increase is attributable to the positive performance of Belgium, Denmark and the United States despite the dec...