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Buzzi Unicem appoints new director, Italy

09 March 2012, Published under Cement News

The Board of Directors of Buzzi Unicem appointed Prof. Ester Faia as independent director, to replace Prof. Elsa Fornero who resigned in November 2011 to take up office as the Minister of Welfare.

Italcementi’s profits drop by four-fifths

05 March 2012, Published under Cement News

Italcementi’s turnover edged ahead by 1.3% in 2011 to €4720.5m but the underlying EBITDA came down by 17.2% to €697.3m and impairment charges saw the trading profit drop by 65.2% to €129m. Net financial charges were reduced by 10.2% to €84.7m. A 39.9% reduction in exceptional costs and an increased contribution from the Canadian associates left the pre-tax profit 80.8% down at €53m, while at the net attributable there was a €3.1m loss compared a profit of €45.8m. Net debt at the end of 20...

Italcementi hit by lower Egyptian volumes and prices

06 February 2012, Published under Cement News

Italcementi's full year 2011 results have been impacted by its Egyptian operations which saw lower volumes and prices as the outlook for region remains uncertain. Italcementi’s turnover edged ahead by 1.3% last year to €4720.5m, but declined by exactly the same percentage on a comparable basis. Group cement shipments were down by 1.9% to 51.1Mt and the turnover from cement fell by 7.8% to €3056.3m, with cement volumes a bit higher in North America and in Asia but being lower elsewhere.  In...