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WBA claims few science-based biodiversity assessments are carried out

06 December 2022, Published under Cement News

The World Benchmarking Alliance’s (WBA) new Nature Benchmark has analysed around 400 companies on their operations impact on nature and biodiversity, including many from the construction and mining sector.   The top 10 construction material companies have been ranked 1-10 for their reduced impact on nature and biodiversity: 1. Holcim , 2. CEMEX , 3. Siam Cement Group , 4. Owens Corning, 5. CRH , 6. Cementos Argos , 7. Heidelberg Materials , 8. Saint-Gobain , 9. Asia Cement Corp ,...

South Korean cement output slashed as truckers strike

02 December 2022, Published under Cement News

This week the South Korean government stepped in with a presidential executive order to force striking cement truck drivers in the country to go back to work. Some 76 teams of government officials began conducting on-site investigations with police to order 2500 cement transport workers to return to work. The striking truckers are demanding a certain guaranteed level of wages and resorted to collective action to try and see their demands met.  About 7000 people rallied in 16 regions across...

Asian outlook on carbon capture, utilisation and storage

18 November 2022, Published under Cement News

This week Asia Cement announced that it would be employing TCRK's Arago Cement Process to utilise captured CO2, cement kiln dust and by-pass particles in the cement production process in South Korea from 2025. ICR reviews the opportunities for carbon capture utilisation and storage (CCUS) for cement producers in the Asian region. The Asia Cement Co project will include a fully commercial-scale deployment of TCRK CCUS technology. Initially it will target 30,000tCO 2 e per year, rising to 1...

Asia Cement to start CCUS in 2025 with TCRK technology

15 November 2022, Published under Cement News

TCRK, a fast-growing IP-led CO2 capture and usage business, is collaborating with Asia Cement  to bring TCRK’s carbon capture technology to a major South Korean cement plant, and support Asia Cement in achieving its 2025 decarbonisation commitments. Starting in the 1Q23, this first commercial scale deployment of TCRK carbon capture and utilisation technology will initially target 30,000t CO2e per year, growing to 120,000t CO2e per year over the first 18 months. This second target will pr...

Asia Cement reports TWD4458m net profit in 2Q22

15 August 2022, Published under Cement News

Taiwan’s Asia Cement Corp posted revenues of TWD24,488m (US$816.3m) in the second quarter of 2022, up 9.2 per cent when compared with the 2Q21.  Pretax profit came in at TWD5620m in the period under review, down 17.4 per cent from TWD6805m in the year-ago period. The company also saw a net profit of TWD4458m in the 2Q22, representing a 1.3 per cent decrease when compared with the 2Q21, when net profit reached TWD4515m.

Asia Cement’s SWAP

08 June 2022, Published under Cement News

The trend for longer bags in baghouses requires cement plants to review their bag cleaning systems. Gas filtration specialist CTP Team recently installed its advanced SWAP technology at Asia Cement’s Pukrang plant in Thailand, which has improved the efficiency and reduced the cost of its bag cleaning system. By Roberto Binago, CTP Srl, Italy. Figure 1: SWAP technology compared with traditional bag cleaning technology In the cement sector, baghouses equipped with long bags are in...

Asia Cement reports 21% decline in 1Q net profit

13 May 2022, Published under Cement News

Taiwan-based Asia Cement Corp posted a revenue of TWD19.681bn (US$659.1m) in 1Q22, up 10.1 per cent from TWD17.877bn in the 1Q21. However, pretax profit declined 27.6 per cent to TWD3.434bn in the 1Q22 from TWD4.744bn in the corresponding period of the previous year. Net profit decreased 21.3 per cent to TWD2.533bn in the first three months of 2022 from TWD3.2bn in the 3M21.

Taiwan Cement and Asia Cement report fall in January revenues

24 February 2022, Published under Cement News

In January 2022 Taiwan Cement Corp reported revenues of TWD7517.896m (US$269.6m), down by seven per cent from TWD8084.465m in January 2021. Asia Cement Corp ’s revenues slipped 0.2 per cent to TWD7420.726m in January 2022 from TWD7436.331m in the equivalent period of the previous year.

Taiwan's cement producers announce November results

10 December 2021, Published under Cement News

Taiwan Cement has posted a 1.5 per cent YoY decline in November revenue to TWD9.75bn (US$351.94m) against TWD9.9bn in the year-ago period. In the first 11 months of 2021, revenue stayed largely consistent at TWD96.22bn from TWD95.81bn. Asia Cement saw revenue up 13.4 per cent to TWD8.99bn from TWD7.92bn in November 2020, while revenue in the 11M21 climbed 14.8 per cent YoY to TWD80.25bn. Elsewhere, Chia Hsin Cement reported a 5.3 per cent YoY increase in revenue to TWD197.77m in November ...

Taiwan's producers see mixed September results

08 October 2021, Published under Cement News

Taiwan’s Asia Cement has reported a 7.9 per cent YoY rise in September revenue to TWD7.83bn (US$278.97m) from TWD7.26bn in the year-ago period. In the first nine months of the year, revenue increased 13.3 per cent to TWD61.81bn from TWD54.56bn. Universal Cement saw revenue advance 17.2 per cent YoY in September to TWD528.3m, while its 9M21 revenue was up 12.1 per cent to TWD4.36bn from TWD3.89bn. Elsewhere, Lucky Cement announced a 29 per cent decline in revenue for September to TWD269.96...