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BUA Cement sees 19% rise in profit

01 April 2021, Published under Cement News

Nigeria’s BUA Cement has reported a 19.4 per cent rise in profit after tax to NGN72.3bn (US$189.5m) for 2020, compared to NGN60.6bn in the previous year. Revenue also advanced 19.3 per cent YoY to NGN209.4bn from NGN175.5bn. The company has attributed the positive results to its successful business continuity plan, alongside a growing market acceptance of BUA’s product offerings.

Kalambaina Cement to launch second line in July

08 March 2021, Published under Cement News

Nigeria's Kalambaina Cement (BUA Cement) is set to launch its 3Mta second line in July this year, which is expected to increase supply and stabilise the price of cement, according to the company. The plant, based in Sokoto State, is expected to scale-up cement production after commissioning the new line in order to meet the country’s current and projected demand.

BUA Cement sees 19% revenue increase

05 February 2021, Published under Cement News

Nigeria’s BUA Cement has seen a 19.3 per cent increase in revenue to NGN209.47bn (US$549.5m) in 2020, compared to NGN175.51bn in the previous year. Operating profit also climbed 15.5 per cent YoY to NGN82.5bn from NGN71.42bn. Profit after tax also rose 16.3 per cent to NGN70.51bn from NGN60.61bn in 2019.

Rising to the challenge

25 January 2021, Published under Cement News

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way we live and the way we work. CBMI has successfully navigated the impact of the crisis by progressing with construction of the Kalambaina Cement Plant Line 3 project for BUA Group in Nigeria, and continuing operation and maintenance contracts for the producer. By Xintao Zhao, Bao Tian, Xiaolong Li, Ban Ding, CBMI Construction Co, Ltd, China. Kalambaina Cement Plant Line 3 site view, pictured in March 2020 Learning to live and work with co...

Nigeria: search for new markets

19 January 2021, Published under Cement News

While Nigerian cement volumes rose sharply in the 3Q20 amid the COVID-19 pandemic, there is limited room for strong volume and price growth. For the oligopolistic domestic cement industry, competitive pressures are a central theme and cost efficiencies remain key. Given challenges locally, new export opportunities could potentially be opening up. By Afrinvest, Nigeria. For Nigeria’s cement industry, competitive pressures remain important despite the sharp rise in domestic volumes i...

BUA Cement sees growth in Nigerian market

08 January 2021, Published under Cement News

This week, BUA Cement completed its NGN115bn (US$291bn) Series 1 corporate bond issue. The company is set on an expansion programme that will result in its production capacity reaching 22Mta by 2022 with three new production units established in Edo, Sokoto and Adamawa states, adding 9Mta to group cement capacity. BUA Cement sees a good opportunity to grow further in its domestic market of Nigeria, despite the presence of Dangote Cement, which has an installed capacity of 29.3Mta in Niger...

BUA Cement shows 21% surge in revenue

30 October 2020, Published under Cement News

Nigeria’s BUA Cement has shown 21 per cent growth in revenue for the first nine months of 2020, rising to NGN156.55bn (US$412.05m) from NGN129.43bn in the 9M19. Profit after tax also advanced 24 per cent YoY from NGN43.25bn to NGN53.57bn. "We are quite optimistic about the future because it affords us not only with the opportunity to further evolve our business model but also provides an opportunity for accelerated development. We will continue to push to new markets aided by a focused di...

BUA Cement appoints new CFO

05 October 2020, Published under Cement News

Nigeria's BUA Cement has appointed Jacques Piekarski as its new chief financial officer, effective 2 October 2020. Abdul Samad Rabiu, chairman, stated: "The board is confident that Piekarski’s broad experience, strong leadership capabilities and understanding of the industry will ensure that BUA Cement is well positioned to take advantage of available opportunities to drive improved operational performance and sustain our profitable growth trajectory." Prior to joining the company, Mr ...

Nigeria in focus

07 August 2020, Published under Cement News

Nigeria, Africa's biggest cement market, is still pushing the bar in terms of profits for cement companies at a time when other countries are struggling to overcome the financial constraints arising from COVID-19 and general apathy for cement demand. Nigeria has been at the head of the queue to see African cement demand recovering with BUA Cement and Dangote cement reporting an upturn in 1H20 sales, while exports have begun for Dangote. BUA Cement's 1H20 results saw a robust 12.7 per cent ...

BUA Cement records 13% revenue increase in 1H20

04 August 2020, Published under Cement News

Nigeria’s BUA Cement has announced a 12.7 per cent YoY increase in revenue to NGN101.3bn (US$261.07m) in the first half of 2020, with profit after tax also advancing 13.7 per cent YoY to NGN34.82bn. The company’s EBITDA margin also improved to 48.1 per cent in the 2Q20, compared to 45.6 per cent in the first quarter. "Despite the prevailing economic conditions, we are quite optimistic about the future because it affords us not only with the opportunity to further evolve our business mode...