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Italy’s cement output sees 3% YoY uptick in February

04 May 2022, Published under Cement News

Italy's cement production index (base year 2015) increased from 65 in January 2022 to 86 in February 2022, an advance of three per cent when compared with February 2021, according to Federbeton, the country’s concrete association. Grey cement imports into Italy increased 17 per cent YoY to 106,173t in January 2022. A total CIF value of EUR6.685m, or EUR63/t was reported. Cement exports in January 2022 saw a 29 per cent uptick YoY to 119,867t with an FOB value of EUR7.279m for the total ...

Italy’s cement output sees 14% YoY drop in January

19 April 2022, Published under Cement News

Italy's cement production index (base year 2015) fell from 99 in December 2021 to 65 in January 2022, or by 14 per cent when compared with January 2021, according to Federbeton, the country’s concrete association. Grey cement imports into Italy increased 38 per cent YoY to 102,203t in December 2021. A total CIF value of EUR5.244m, or EUR51/t was reported. Cement exports in December 2021 saw a 15 per cent uptick YoY to 117,567t with an FOB value of EUR6.997m for the total export volume, or...

Buzzi Unicem records strong growth in Italy in 2021

28 March 2022, Published under Cement News

Buzzi Unicem has announced its consolidated financial results of 2021 which saw cement and clinker sales rise by 6.7 per cent to 31.2Mt from 29.25Mt in 2020. EBITDA reached EUR795m and EBIT stood at EUR546m, an improvement of about four per cent at constant exchange rates. Group ready-mix sales totalled 12.141Mm 3 in 2021, up from 11.743Mm 3 in 2020, a rise of 3.4 per cent. Net sales totalled EUR3.446m, up 6.9 per cent from EUR3.222m in 2020. Consolidated net profit reached EU...

Cement output index in Italy sees 31% advance in 12M21

02 March 2022, Published under Cement News

Cement production in Italy in December 2021 saw a one per cent drop when compared with the index with a 2015 base, an improvement when compared with the November 2021when the fall was six per cent, according to Federbeton, Italy’s concrete association. Compared with December 2020, the output index increased by 31 per cent. Imports of grey cement into Italy in November 2021 declined 24 per cent YoY to 92,002t, sold for a CIF value of EUR4.882m or at EUR53/t, down from EUR54/t in October 2021...

Buzzi Unicem FY21 preliminary regional results see 7% rise in cement sales

10 February 2022, Published under Cement News

Cement sales of the Buzzi Unicem group amounted to 31.2Mt in 2021, increasing by 6.7 per cent when compared to 2020. Ready-mix concrete output, which stood at 12.1Mm 3 , was also up, by 3.4 per cent, compared to the volumes of last year. Consolidated net sales for the financial year increased from EUR3222.4m to EUR3445.6m. The sales volumes achieved by the group in 2021 exceeded the level of those reached in the previous year, thanks to the progress recorded in Italy, the USA and easter...

Cementir records 11.2Mt of cement and clinker sales in 2021

09 February 2022, Published under Cement News

During 2021, Cementir’s   cement and clinker sales volumes reached 11.2Mt, up 4.1 per cent compared to 2020 thanks to a favourable trend in all countries.   Sales volumes of ready-mixed concrete, equal to 5.1Mm 3 , increased by 14.8 per cent mainly due to Turkey and, to a lesser extent, Denmark and Norway.  In the aggregates segment, sales volumes reached 11.1Mt, up 8.1 per cent.   Group revenue set the historical record of EUR1360m, up 11 per cent compared to EUR1224.8m in 2020....

Italy's production index gains 11% in 11M21

02 February 2022, Published under Cement News

Cement production in Italy increased by eight per cent in October 2021 but slipped six per cent in November when compared with the base year of 2015, according to Federbeton, Italy’s concrete association. Compared with the previous year, this resulted in decreases of one and 11 per cent for October and November, respectively. Domestic output was complemented by imports, which advanced by 60 per cent YoY to 127,189t in October after a seven per cent drop to 108,072t in September. CIF prices...

Holcim partner Eni for CO2 demonstration plant

01 February 2022, Published under Cement News

Italian oil major Eni is collaborating with Holcim to develop an innovative technology for the use of CO 2 in a perspective of circularity and decarbonisation. The technology developed by Eni is based on the carbonation of magnesium silicate minerals and the process is able to produce a material in which CO 2 is permanently fixed and can be used in the formulation of cements.  The collaboration is part of Eni’s decarbonisation strategy to reach carbon neutrality by 2050, in which r...

Italgas and Buzzi Unicem sign power to gas agreement

19 January 2022, Published under Cement News

Italgas and Buzzi Unicem have signed an agreement for the development of a feasibility study on the implementation of Power to Gas plants in combination with carbon capture systems at Buzzi Unicem's cement production plants.   The implementation of these technologies is aimed at promoting the decarbonisation of cement and concrete production processes   to increase environmental sustainability and facilitate the energy transition. In particular, the study will assess the possibility of p...

Italy's cement output falls 4% in September, imports up 39%

02 December 2021, Published under Cement News

Cement production declined four per cent YoY in September 2021 to reach an index of 100, when compared with the base year of 2015, according to Federbeton, Italy’s concrete association. This results in a 9M advance of 16 per cent YoY following YoY increases of 24 and 20 per cent in July and August 2021, respectively. Cement prices were up seven per cent YoY in September 2021 to reach and index of 127, when compared with the base year of 2015, up from 125 and 124 in August and July 2021,  r...