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BUA Group consolidates cement subsidiaries

31 October 2019, Published under Cement News

BUA Group, has announced the consolidation of its subsidiaries Cement Company of Northern Nigeria Plc (CCNN) and Obu Cement Company Plc. The move is part of its bid to deepen the Nigerian capital market and enhance the growth of the cement industry, said BUA Group. Commenting on the development, the Founder & Executive Chairman of BUA Group, Abdul Samad Rabiu, said this consolidation would mark the culmination of the first phase of the BUA mid-term strategic plan for its cement businesses,...

CCNN records 166% rise in revenue for 1H19

29 July 2019, Published under Cement News

The Cement Company of Northern Nigeria has reported a 166 per cent YoY increase in sales revenue for the first six months of 2019, rising to NGN32.1bn (US$88.8m) from NGN12.11bn. However, the cost of production also surged 138 per cent to NGN17.8bn. Profit after tax advanced to NGN7.3bn, compared with NGN2.6bn in the 1H18. In the second quarter of 2019, the company saw a revenue of NGN15.3bn while production costs reached NGN8.6bn.

CCNN reports record net profit of NGN5.7bn in FY18

11 April 2019, Published under Cement News

Cement Company of Northern Nigeria (CCNN) has released its FY18 results, reporting a net profit of NGN5.7bn (US$15.75m) , 77 per cent higher than in 2017. The earnings report is the first since the merger with Kalambaina Cement. Revenue reached NGN31.7bn, up 62 per cent YoY. EBITDA rose by 86 per cent to NGN7.9bn. CNN produced 0.76Mt of cement and sold over 0.74Mt. Sales in Nigeria rose by 49 per cent YoY to NGN28.9bn, while export figures rose from NGN0.2bn in 2017 to NGN2.9bn in 2018. T...

CCNN appoints new managing director

15 August 2018, Published under Cement News

Cement Company of Northern Nigeria has named Yusuf Binji as its new managing director, with effect from 1 September 2018. He succeeds Ibrahim Aminu who joins the larger BUA group as an executive director. Mr Binji is currently managing director of Obu Cement Co, a subsidiary of BUA Cement in Okpella, Edo state, Nigeria –  a position he has heard since February 2017. “As managing director at BUA Obu Cement, he was responsible for overseeing extensive growth in production volumes and sales, ...

CCNN appoints new independent directors

01 August 2018, Published under Cement News

The Cement Co of Northern Nigeria (CCNN) has announced the appointment of Senator Khairat Abdulrazaq-Gwadabe and Shehu Abubakar as independent directors of the company. Effective from 12 July, the appointment also includes Abbas Ahmad Gandi as a non-executive director. Abdul Samad Rabiu, chairman of the CCNN board of directors, has reportedly stated that the installation of new board members is in line with the company’s commitment to the best corporate governance practices, according to T...

CCNN record 39% increase in revenue for 2017

27 March 2018, Published under Cement News

Cement Company of Northern Nigeria (CCNN) Plc has announced a 39 per cent YoY increase in revenue for the full-year 2017 period, to NGN19.59bn (US$54.41) from NGN14.09bn. Despite the cost of sales rising 18 per cent to NGN11.98bn, profit after tax advanced 157 per cent to NGN3.22bn (2016: NGN1.25bn). As a result, the directors of the company have approved a dividend of NGN1.57bn, or 125 kobo per share, for the shareholders.

Nigeria: fuel shortages hit cement output

16 February 2017, Published under Cement News

Shortages of oil and natural gas have caused cement producers in Nigeria to cut output, with some plants having to close temporarily, reports the Vanguard newspaper. The declining availability of natural gas, low-pour fuel oil and (LPFO), automotive gas oil (AGO) has led to a reduction in cement manufacturing as firms struggle to find sufficient fuel to support normal operations. Dangote, Nigeria’s largest producer, said that its fuel costs rose US$14.40/t in 2016 and that it was conve...

Nigeria: BUA Group to use local coal deposits at Sokoto

29 December 2016, Published under Cement News

Cement Company of Northern Nigeria (CCNN), owned by the BUA Group, will use coal from local mines in Sokoto to generate power for its new 1.5Mta cement plant located in the north west of the country. A 40MW power plant is being constructed at the factory, which will use both coal and LPFO (Low Pour Fuel Oil), while the excess generated power will supply the national grid.

Nigeria: cement prices in Lagos rise by over a third

31 August 2016, Published under Cement News

The price of bagged cement in Lagos has risen sharply overnight, according to reports in The Nation. A 50kg bag now retails for between NGN2200 and NGN2300 (US$7-7.30), a rise of around 40 per cent on previous prices. Kunle Awobodu, vice-president of the Nigeria Institute of Building (NIOB), said: “Clients, contractors and quantity surveyors may have disagreements due to price variations. New price on old contracts in a competitive bidding may eventually lead to sub-standardisation in con...

Nigeria: CCNN full-year profit rises 23.1%

18 August 2015, Published under Cement News

The Cement Company of Northern Nigeria (CCNN), part of BUA Group, has declared a post-tax profit of US$9.64m for the 2014 financial year, increasing by 23.1 per cent YoY. CCNN chairman, Abdulsamad Rabiu, said that despite lower cement sales recorded in the last quarter of 2014 mainly due to pockets of unrest in CCNN's business markets, the company's focus on efficiency and strategic investments resulted in steady growth during the period. CCNN's production and operational expenses de...