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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...

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...