Cookson recovery continues in H1

By Mike O'Driscoll
Published: Wednesday, 04 August 2010

Refractory, foundry, fused silica markets bounce back to earn UK group £104m. profit

In its H1 2010 results Cookson Plc, parent of major refractories producer Vesuvius International and foundry supplier Foseco, recorded revenue of £1.23bn. ($1.96bn.), up 28% from H1 2009 and 13% from H2 2009.

Trading profit was £120m., up from £16m. in H1 2009 and £95m in H2 2009, while profit...

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