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2014-05-08 08:36:44

SAO PAULO, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eternit S.A. (BM&FBOVESPA:ETER3;OTC:ETNTY) announces its results for the 1Q14. The construction materials industry ended 1Q14 with growth well below the forecast made by the Brazilian Construction Materials Industry Association (ABRAMAT) for the period. Eternit ended the period outperforming the industry, with its chrysotile mining operations functioning at full capacity, while its fiber-cement and concrete tile operations functioning at...

2014-03-17 08:30:55

SAO PAULO, March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eternit S.A. (BM&FBOVESPA: ETER3; OTC: ETNTY) announces its results for the 4Q13 and for fiscal year 2013. Growth in the construction materials industry in the fourth quarter and whole of 2013 fell short of the initial expectations formulated for both periods. Eternit's performance in the 4Q13 exceeded the industry average, with its chrysotile mining business operating at full capacity, its fiber-cement operations at approximately 80%...

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