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Cementir reports revenues of EUR1bn in 9M21

12 November 2021, Published under Cement News

Cementir has released its results for the first nine months and the 3Q21. Group revenue reached EUR1bn, up 12.4 per cent compared to EUR896.8m in the first nine months of 2020. Operating costs, equal to EUR804.9m, increased by 11.7 per cent compared to EUR720.3m in the first 9M20.   During the first 9M21, cement and clinker sales volumes reached 8.3Mt, up by 8.2 per cent compared to the same period of 2020. The company said the increase was mainly attributable to performance in Turkey...

Buzzi Unicem records 9M21 cement sales of 23.4Mt

09 November 2021, Published under Cement News

Buzzi Unicem SpA has reported a 7.5 per cent rise in cement sales volumes in the first nine months of 2021, increasing to 23.36Mt from 21.72Mt. Consolidated net sales stood at EUR2541.7m (US$2938m), up 5.6 per cent against EUR2408m in the 9M20. The unfavourable variances in exchange rates had an impact of EUR85.2m. On a like-for-like basis, turnover would have increased by 9.1 per cent, according to the group. During the summer quarter, the performance of demand was favorable especiall...

Buzzi Unicem's 9M21 regional results improve in USA and Eastern Europe

09 November 2021, Published under Cement News

The sales volumes achieved by Buzzi Unicem in the third quarter of the current year showed a positive development in the United States and in Eastern Europe, which more than offsets the partial slowdown observed in Italy, mainly due to a high-base comparison, and a more evident contraction in Germany, also penalised by the unfavourable weather in July.  In Italy, in the first 9M21, sales volumes nonetheless stood well above the level reached last year, with prices that confirmed the pos...

Italy’s cement production falls 14% in August

04 November 2021, Published under Cement News

Cement production declined 14 per cent YoY in August 2021 to reach an index of 67, when compared with the base year of 2015, according to Federbeton, Italy’s concrete association. This results in a year-to-date  increase of 20 per cent YoY following YoY advances of 24 and 32 per cent in July and June 2021, respectively. In July 2021 the country imported 97,549t of cement, down 18 per cent YoY, at a total CIF value of EUR4.998m or EUR51/t. However, in the January-August 2021 period exports ...

Exergy International appoints a new CEO

12 October 2021, Published under Cement News

Dario Puglisi is Exergy International's new Chief Executive Officer Exergy International, a leading provider of new-generation ORC power plants, a company jointly invested in by Tica Group and Golden Eagle Group, has named Dario Puglisi as Chief Executive Officer.   In his role, Dario Puglisi will lead the company and its management on a new path of growth and development in the sustainable energy market to address the challenges of the energy transition and become one of i...

Italy's cement output slips 6% in July

04 October 2021, Published under Cement News

Italy's cement production index (base year 2015=100) reached 114 in July 2021, down six per cent when compared with July 2020, according to Federbeton, the Italian cement and concrete association. In June the index rose two per cent YoY to 112 while in May output expanded by 18 per cent YoY to 113. On a cumulative basis production growth has slowed from 42 per cent in May to 24 per cent in July 2021. External trade Imports in June 2021 slipped two per cent to 135,223t, the first dip sinc...

Italy sees 32% advance in 1H production

03 September 2021, Published under Cement News

Domestic cement output in Italy picked up by two per cent YoY in June 2021, following a YoY increase of 18 per cent in May 2021, according to Federbeton. In the January-June period output has advanced 32 per cent when compared with the year-ago period. To supplement local supply, Italy imported 151,444t of cement in May 2021, up 75 per cent YoY. In terms of CIF values, the total price was EUR7.772m, or US$51/t. In addition, exports advanced by 10 per cent YoY to 148,311t in May 2021.Thei...

Buzzi Unicem's net sales rise 6% in 1H21

04 August 2021, Published under Cement News

Buzzi Unicem's net sales in the 1H20 increased 5.8 per cent, standing at EUR1608.7m versus EUR1520.1m in 1H20, while EBITDA improved by 12.3 per cent, advancing from EUR313.9m to EUR352.5m. After amortisation and depreciation of EUR122.8m (EUR128.4m in the previous year), EBIT amounted to EUR229.7m (EUR185.5m in 1H20). The income statement for the 1H21 closed with a net profit of EUR209.7m, compared to EUR216.7m in the same period of 2020. Cement sales of the group in the first six mon...

Cementir sees 1H net profit rise of 140%

30 July 2021, Published under Cement News

Cementir reported a 16.5 per cent rise in revenues for the first half of 2021 to EUR664.5m from EUR570.4m in the 1H20. The increase reflects an 18.7 per cent rise in the sales of grey and white cement and clinker to 5.457Mt, a 31.4 per cent increase in ready-mix concrete sales to 2.515Mm3 and a 12.2 per cent uptick in aggregates sales to 5.211Mt when compared with the 1H20. EBITDA increased by 36.6 per cent to EUR133.5m in the 1H21 from EUR97.8m in the year-ago period. Group net profit adv...

Italcementi selects Bedeschi crusher

28 July 2021, Published under Cement News

Bedeschi has signed a new order with Italcementi (HeidelbergCement group) for the supply of clay handling equipment and other sticky materials. The machines will operate at the Matera plant, Italy.   The installation includes a Bedeschi double-roller crusher installation receiving incoming material discharged by dumping trucks.   The crusher has a design capacity of 400tph, with two motors of 110kW each installed. The hoppers’ internal surfaces are lined with specific material, su...