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Cementir appoints new CFO

26 January 2023, Published under Cement News

Cementir Holding NV  has announced that Roberto Marazza will be appointed group chief financial officer with effect from 15 March 2023. Mr Marazza graduated from Genoa University before starting his career at IBM as accounting manager. Subsequent roles include CFO for fuel and energy, and renewable energy companies such as Total ERG and Italiana Petroli (API Group).

Italcementi is moving its HQ and embracing new brand name

20 January 2023, Published under Cement News

Italcementi  is moving its executive offices in Italy from the Kilometro Rosso district in Bergamo to the Milan metropolitan area and preparing to embrace the new global ‘ Heidelberg Materials ’   brand.  “In an increasingly global world,” explains Roberto Callieri, CEO of Italcementi, “an ambitious company must have the foresight to make important choices for its future, such as that of getting even closer to the most important economic centre of our country and like that of adopting ...

Holcim acquires NICEM

10 January 2023, Published under Cement News

Holcim has acquired Nicem srl, a leader in ground calcium carbonate based near Bergamo, Italy. Calcium carbonate is a highly versatile, low-carbon raw material that is useful for a broad range of applications. Nicem’s customer base spans industries from construction to plastic, rubber and paints. With this acquisition, Nicem’s low-emission raw materials will accelerate the green formulation of Holcim’s sustainable building solutions, from ECOPact to ECOPlanet. Miljan Gutovic, Holcim Regio...

Italy sees 5% reduction in cement output in October

03 January 2023, Published under Cement News

Italian cement production fell by five per cent YoY in October 2022, according to the country’s construction chamber, Federbeton. When compared with the 2015 base index production the value increased from 96 in August to 102 per cent in October. Cement prices in October increased MoM to 197 when compared with the base year of 2015 (=100). However, they saw a 57 per cent increase when compared with October 2021. External trade Grey cement imports in September increased by 33 per cent when...

Buzzi Unicem modifies corporate structure

15 December 2022, Published under Cement News

Buzzi Unicem’s corporate revision project, which had already been approved by the Board of Directors and communicated on 3 August 2022 and 8 November 2022, has been implemented. The project provides for the contribution in kind of the business unit relating to the cement operations in Italy in favour of Buzzi Unicem Srl, whose share capital is held entirely and directly by Buzzi Unicem SpA. The project, within the scope of consolidation, aims to make the corporate structure of Buzzi Unice...

Italian cement output down 4% in September

02 December 2022, Published under Cement News

Italy’s cement production declined by four per cent YoY in September 2022, according to the country’s construction chamber, Federbeton. When compared with the 2015 base index production the value increased from 61 in August to 96 per cent in September. Cement prices remained stable MoM at 189 when compared with the base year of 2015 (=100). However, they saw a 49 per cent increase when compared with September 2021. Grey cement imports in August increased by six per cent when compared with ...

Buzzi Unicem records net sales of EUR3bn in 9M22

09 November 2022, Published under Cement News

Buzzi Unicem reported consolidated net sales in the 9M22 of EUR3004m, up 18.2 per cent compared to EUR2542m in 9M21. Cement and clinker sales of the group, in the first nine months of 2022, reached 21.9Mt, down 6.2 per cent compared to the previous year. Ready-mix concrete sales closed with a more moderate slowdown at 8.8Mm 3 , a fall of 2.8 per cent. Foreign exchange rate variances positively contributed for EUR160.9 m. Net debt improved from EUR16.8m at the end of 2021 to a positive pos...

Italy’s cement output falls 8% in August

04 November 2022, Published under Cement News

Italy saw cement output decline by eight per cent YoY in August 2022, according to the country’s construction chamber, Federbeton. When compared with the 2015 base index production the value dropped from 100 in July 2022 to 61 in August. In August 2022 cement prices were up 51 per cent when compared with August 2021 and but slipped from 190 in July to 189 in August 2022 on a price index basis (base year 2015). Grey cement imports in July increased by 66 per cent when compared with July 202...

Italy's cement output contracts 13% in July

04 October 2022, Published under Cement News

Cement production in Italy fell by 13 per cent YoY in July 2021, according to the country’s construction chamber, Federbeton. When compared with the 2015 base index production the value increased from 94 in June 2022 to 100 in July. The price index (2015 = 100) recovered from 184 in June to 190 in July, but when compared with July 2021, prices saw a 53 per cent increase.   Grey cement imports into Italy advanced by 10 per cent YoY to 148,116t in June 2022. In terms of CIF value, imports sto...

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...