Cookson recovery continues in H1
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...