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BUA Cement 's revenue rises by 41% in 9M22

31 October 2022, Published under Cement News

BUA Cement ’s revenue in 9M22 increased by 40.5 per cent to NGN262.6bn (US$5.99m) from NGN186.9bn as at 9M21. Operating profit increases by 31.1 per cent to NGN99.2bn from NGN75.7bn as at 9M21. Profit before tax increased by 19.5 per cent to NGN88.8bn from NGN74.3bn as at 9M21. 

What's driving Nigerian cement demand?

02 September 2022, Published under Cement News

BUA Cement announced this week that it would seek finance from the International Finance Corp (IFC) for a 6Mta cement expansion of its Sokoto cement plant in Kalambaina, Nigeria. The aim is to make Nigerian cement production more sustainable and reduce the cost of the product, according to BUA Cement. But what other drivers have continued to bolster cement capacity growth in the west African country? While domestic demand has been growing rapidly and caused cement prices to spiral upward, t...

BUA Cement looks to finance 6Mta expansion project

31 August 2022, Published under Cement News

BUA Cement is in talks with US-based International Finance Corporation (IFC) to raise funds through a loan to expand its cement facility, the company said in a statement to the Nigerian stock exchange. The funding aims to expand the capacity of the company’s integrated cement plant in Kalambaina, Sokoto , to 8Mta from 2Mta and develop other ancillary utilities. In a recent statement, BUA Cement Chairman, Abdul Samad Rabiu, said that the ongoing projects will be completed in 2023 t...

Fuel and power costs soar in Nigeria

17 August 2022, Published under Cement News

Dangote Cement and BUA Cement spent a combined NGN173.54bn (US$413.8m) on fuel and power in the first half of 2022, up 38.3 per cent on the same period a year earlier. Fuel and power accounted for 41.3 per cent of the total cost of sales reported by the two cement firms over the six-month period, according to Nairametrics. Taking each company in turn, Dangote spent NGN129bn on fuel and power in the first half of 2022, up 31.3 per cent YoY, causing the cost of sales to advance by 16.8 ...

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, in June 2021. Profit after tax rose 41.4 per cent to NGN61.4bn from NGN43.4bn, in the 1H21. Cement v...

BUA to expand Kalambaina plant

27 July 2022, Published under Cement News

BUA Cement is reportedly in talks with the International Finance Corporation (IFC) over a loan to expand its integrated cement plant in Kalambaina, Sokoto State, Nigeria. According to Reuters, the company is looking to increase the plant's cement production capacity from 2Mta to 8Mta. 

BUA approves dividend and sets 2023 deadline for current expansion projects

26 July 2022, Published under Cement News

BUA Cement Plc shareholders have approved dividends of NGN88.047bn (US$96.3m) for the financial year ended 31 December 2021 at NGN2.60k per ordinary share of 50k each. This approval was given during the company’s 6th Annual General Meeting held in Abuja and comes on the back of a strong financial performance in the year under review, which recorded revenue growth of 22.9 per cent from NGN209.4bn in 2020 to NGN257.3bn in 2021. Profits after tax also rose by 24.5 per cent YoY to NGN90.1bn in...

BUA sees jump in profit following new plant

25 April 2022, Published under Cement News

BUA Cement increased sales in the 1Q22 by 58.5 per cent to NGN97bn (US$233.4m) following the commissioning of its new 3Mta Kalambaina Line 4 . Other income surged seven times to NGN186m on the back of insurance claims, which represented 88.7 per cent of the income class. In addition, the management reduced net finance costs by 96.5 per cent. Post-tax profit increased by 48.2 per cent to NGN33.1bn when compared with the 1Q21. Profit margins stood at 34.2 per cent. BUA Cement expects to...

BUA Cement fire results in loss of three lives

22 March 2022, Published under Cement News

The management of BUA Cement PLC at the weekend announced a fire incident that occurred at a diesel storage tank farm situated in the vicinity of one of its plants in Sokoto . The company in a statement signed by Sada Suleiman, assistant director of Admin Services, said the incident occurred while routine maintenance work was ongoing on one of the storage tanks by a third-party contractor. However, it explained that immediately the incident occurred, its emergency management and mit...

BUA Cement brings Kalambaina Line 4 online

28 January 2022, Published under Cement News

On 27 January Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari inaugurated BUA Cement ’s 3Mta Line 4 at the company’s Kalambaina cement plant in Sokoto, Nigeria. "I am pleased that through these investments, BUA Cement has created employment opportunities for our citizens. Today, BUA is the largest employer of labour in the North-west region,” he said. The president recounted that in 1985 as the then Head of State, he was at the same location to commission the second line of the Sokoto plant. "Tod...