Cement News tagged: Corporate

Eagle Cement posts increase in net sales in 1H22

09 August 2022, Published under Cement News

In the first half of 2022, Philippines-based Eagle Cement Corp saw its net sales advance to PHP13,680m (US$246m), compared to PHP11,057m in the same period a year earlier. EBITDA in the 1H22 came in at PHP4132m, marking a 13 per cent YoY decline. EBIT was down 16 per cent to PHP3501m over the same period, while net income contracted by 20 per cent to PHP2966m. The cost of goods sold in the 1...

Lucky Cement’s production to rise 15.3Mt

09 August 2022, Published under Cement News

Lucky Cement Ltd announced the financial result for 4QFY21-22 (April-June 2022) on 5 August and had a corporate briefing session in the evening at PSX to discuss the company’s outlook.  The company expansion of its Pezu cement plant to 3.15Mta in the north is progressing well and is expected to cost PKR30bn (US$133.6m). The plant would come online in December 2022. The brownfield cement p...

Taiheiyo Cement posts 1Q revenue of JPY177bn

09 August 2022, Published under Cement News

Japanese cement producer Taiheiyo Cement Corp saw a 10.6 per cent increase in group revenue to JPY176.52bn (US$1308.5m) in the 1QFY22-23 when compared with JPY159.61bn in the equivalent period of the previous financial year. Operating profit was down 87.8 per cent from JPY9.92bn in the 1QFY21-22 to JPY1.21bn in the 1QFY22-23 while pretax profit contracted by 79.1 per cent to JPY2.19bn from...

Mangalam Cement reports 43% uptick in income in 1QFY23

09 August 2022, Published under Cement News

Mangalam Cement has reported a 42.9 per cent YoY increase in total income to INR5181.7m (US$65.13m) in the 1QFY23, compared to INR3625.1m in the same quarter a year earlier. Over the same period, net profit declined by 19.8 per cent to INR28.1m, while earnings per share fell 19.8 per cent to INR10.22, compared to INR12.75 in the 1QFY22. Compared QoQ rather than annually, the company’s tot...

Birla Corporation hit by escalating fuel costs

Birla Corporation hit by escalating fuel costs

08 August 2022, Published under Cement News

Birla Corp Ltd has reported a 25.2 per cent increase in revenue to INR22,180.6m (US$278.8m) in the first quarter of FY22-23, despite tepid cement demand. However, profitability was hit by rising power, fuel and freight costs, along with the costs incurred with the optimisation of the newly-commissioned Mukutban plant in eastern Maharashtra. Commercial production at the plant began on 30 Apri...

Margins affected by 10% super tax

08 August 2022, Published under Cement News

Pakistan cement companies listed on the Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) are scheduled to announce their financial results for FY21-22 in August-September. The cement industry has fingers crossed to see their top line, which is likely to be impacted by the government's imposition of a one-time surcharge on the previous year's income. The Inter Market Securities Ltd estimated that higher tax and i...

Northern Region Cement reports 9% drop in 1H net profit

Northern Region Cement reports 9% drop in 1H net profit

08 August 2022, Published under Cement News

Northern Region Cement Co posted net profits after zakat and tax of SAR48.09m (US$12.8m) in the first half of 2022, down 9.1 per cent from SAR52.9m in the 1H21. Revenues declined by 13.2 per cent in the 1H22 to SAR266.68m when compared with SAR307.19m in the 1H21. In the second quarter of 2022, Northern Region Cement Co reported net profits after zakat and tax worth SAR24.74m, up 17.6 pe...

BUA Cement achieves net revenue of NGN188.6bn in 1H22

05 August 2022, Published under Cement News

BUA Cement reported net revenue in the 1H22 up 51.7 per cent to NGN188.6bn from NGN124.3bn (US$452m), compared to the corresponding period ended June 2021. This included added volumes for the new line 4 at Sokoto . EBITDA increased by 49.7 per cent to NGN87.5bn from NGN58.4bn comprard to the 1H21. EBITDA margin fell marginally by 0.6 percentage points to 46.4 per cent from 47 per cent, ...

Buzzi Unicem regional performances in 1H22

05 August 2022, Published under Cement News

Buzzi Unicem reported positive development of deliveries in the United States, central Europe, Poland and the Czech Republic in the 1H22, as well as a continued slowdown in Italy and Ukraine. In Ukraine, at the end of February 2022, Buzzi Unicem was obliged to suspend production and commercial activities in both of our factories. At the end of March, with the repositioning of the conflict...

Caribbean Cement reports drop in 2Q profit

05 August 2022, Published under Cement News

Jamaica-based Caribbean Cement posted operating profit of US$28.2m in the 1H22, representing a two per cent drop YoY from US$28.8m. Net profit also slipped by two per cent YoY to US$19.7m, despite a 10 per cent increase YoY in sales to US$85.5m in the 2Q22. The drop in earnings was attributed to increased operational expenses during a downturn in the global economy.

Carbon Clean makes new sales appointments

05 August 2022, Published under Cement News

Carbon Clean has boosted its global sales team with appointments that cover Asia, Europe and the Middle East.   Lim Beng Chong joins as sales director Asia-Pacific, based in Singapore. Federico Cruzzolin has been hired as sales Manager Europe and is based in Frankfurt, Germany. While Niraj Singh has been promoted to sales manager Middle East and Africa and will be located in Mumbai, India...

Buzzi Unicem net sales rise 17% in 1H22

04 August 2022, Published under Cement News

Buzzi Unicem  recorded 1H22 net sales at EUR1880m, up 17 per cent compared to the 1H21 and EBITDA at EUR365m, an increase of 3.6 per cent on the 1H21. Favourable foreign exchange rates had an effect of EUR77m on net sales and of EUR19m on EBITDA. Cement sales volumes dropped by four per cent in the 1H22 to 14,233t, compared to the 14,833t in the 1H21.The overall favourable development reco...

GCC invests US$750m to expand Odessa capacity

04 August 2022, Published under Cement News

GCC plans to invest US$750m to expand its production capacity at its plant in Odessa , Texas, USA. The project will increase cement production capacity by more than 1Mta and reduce the plant’s greenhouse gas intensity by 13 per cent, according to a statement sent to the Mexican Stock Exchange. "GCC will carry out the project at the Odessa plant because the US market is developing faster...

Cimtogo increases delivery prices

04 August 2022, Published under Cement News

From August, HeidelbergCement -owned Cimtogo will increase its delivery costs. "The commercial management has decided to revise upwards the delivery prices of our products throughout the territory in order to ensure the continuity of your activity in the best conditions", informs the note signed by the main directors of Cimtogo. The company will increase its distribution cost tariffs by 1...

INC deliveries impacted by bag shortage

04 August 2022, Published under Cement News

Paraguay’s state-owned cement producer INC is still not delivering cement from its Villeta plant due to a shortage of bags, reports ABC Color. The company has received bids for a contract to deliver bags but they were too high for its allocated budget of PYG31.79bn (US$4.6m). The bids from Bolpar and Kuatiapo were PYG52.2bn and PYG45.2bn, respectively.

Ramco Cements 1Q net profit falls 34%

03 August 2022, Published under Cement News

Indian cement producer The Ramco Cements saw its revenue from operations expand by 44 per cent to INR17.72bn (US$225.5bn). The company reported a stand-alone net profit of INR1.127bn in the 1Q22, down 34 per cent YoY as input and raw material costs spiked. “EBIDTA for Q1 this fiscal is INR308 crore [INR3.08bn] against INR370 crore [INR3.7bn] during Q1 last year with de-growth of 17 per cen...