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YTL Cement completes divestment of China subsidiary

05 May 2021, Published under Cement News

YTL Cement (Hong Kong), a subsidiary of YTL Corp Bhd, has finalised the disposal of its 100 per cent equity interest in Zhejiang Hangzhou Dama Cement Co Ltd (Dama Cement), according to local press reports.   Dama Cement owns a cement plant in Lin’an district, Zhejiang Province, China. YTL Cement invested in the company in 2007 and has seen aggregate returns of about CNY1.3bn (US$200.8m), said a statement. The price of the disposal was undisclosed.   “This is an ideal time for us to make an e...

A change in direction for Taiwanese cement producers

01 April 2021, Published under Cement News

Taiwan's cement sector saw tremendous growth in 2020, after the country acted rapidly and very successfully to contain the COVID-19 pandemic. Cement consumption rose from 9.48Mt in 2019 to 10.07Mt in 2020, a rise of 6.2 per cent, according to data released by the Taiwan Cement Manufacturers' Association. Cement consumption previously exceeded 10Mt in 2015, when it peaked at 10.6Mt. It fell to 8.88Mt in 2017 before recovering to its current level, and in 2021 it is forecast to reach 10.36Mt,...

China's imports from Vietnam rise 36%

30 March 2021, Published under Cement News

China, the Philippines and Bangladesh were the biggest importers of Vietnamese cement in the first two months of 2021, according to the General Department of Vietnam Customs. China imported 2.43Mt of cement worth US$79.91m, up 36.1 per cent YoY and 22.8 per cent in volume and value, respectively. The volumes accounted for 40.6 per cent of Vietnam’s total export volume and 36.8 per cent of the country’s cement export value during the 2M20. The Philippines imported 1.1Mt at a value of US...

West China Cement sees sales volumes rise 3%

30 March 2021, Published under Cement News

West China Cement has seen its attributable profit decrease 13.4 per cent YoY to CNY1560m (US$237.48m) in 2020, compared with CNY1801.3m in the previous year. Revenue was down 1.6 per cent YoY to CNY7131m from CNY7247m in 2019, while EBITDA fell 3.3 per cent to CNY2997m. However, total cement and clinker sales volumes rose 3.1 per cent YoY to 19.9Mt from 19.3Mt. Cement volumes improved 4.3 per cent to 19.6Mt.

Huaxin Cement Xiangyang Co Ltd invests CNY1.5bn in building materials industrial park

22 March 2021, Published under Cement News

This year, Huaxin Cement Xiangyang Co Ltd is investing an additional CNY1.5bn (US$230.6m), in its original cement building materials project.   Huaxin Xiangyang Building Materials Industrial Park will see the construction of an active calcium production project and a fine sand project over the next three years. The first phase of the 'Commercial-Concrete Integration' project will invest CNY40m to build a concrete production line with an annual capacity of 1Mm 3 . It is planned to be c...

Tangshan Jidong Cement reports 3% rise in income

18 March 2021, Published under Cement News

China’s Tangshan Jidong Cement has reported a 2.8 per cent YoY increase in operating income to CNY35.48bn (US$5.46m) for 2020, compared to CNY34.51bn in the previous year. Net profit attributable to shareholders also increased 5.5 per cent to CNY2.85bn from CNY2.7bn in 2019.

China Resources Cement reports 4% profit increase

16 March 2021, Published under Cement News

China Resources Cement has seen its profit attributable to owners rise four per cent YoY to HKD8.96bn (US$1.15bn) for 2020. The company also posted a turnover of HKD40.09bn in 2020, up 2.9 per cent YoY. Basic earnings per share reached HKD1.283, while a final dividend of HKD0.34 is expected to be distributed.

China’s path to green growth

15 March 2021, Published under Cement News

It’s been almost 25 years since Changming Gao, senior consultant of FLSmidth (Beijing) Co Ltd, proposed the ‘Four-Zero and One-Negative’ sustainable development strategy. Since then, continuous improvements and innovation have enabled the cement industry in China to make considerable progress along the green growth track. By Changming Gao, FLSmidth (Beijing) Co Ltd, China. Major Chinese producers such as Huaxin Cement (pictured) have taken the lead in driving the domestic cement in...

Cementir sees strong regional sales in Turkey

11 March 2021, Published under Cement News

Cementir Holding’s consolidated results for 2020 saw a surge in Turkish local cement demand and exports. This saw an increase in revenues of 53 per cent in local currency and a rise of 39 per cent in overall clinker and cement sales volumes.  Turkish sales volumes in the domestic market grew by 27 per cent. Exports of cement and clinker more than doubled with new markets of Africa and the Middle East. Ready-mix concrete volumes rose by 47 per cent compared to 2019. Overall revenue totalled ...

Stepping up cooler efficiency

08 March 2021, Published under Cement News

Tianjin Cement Industry Design and Research Institute Co’s new fourth-generation cooler, called the ‘Sinowalk’, includes key features such as high heat recovery efficiency, stable mechanical performance and intelligent control. Having been well received by the cement industry in recent years, typical case studies for new EPC and retrofit projects bring to light ways in which the Sinowalk is helping to save energy and reduce carbon emissions. By Ma Jiaomei, Wu Yongzhe, Xiang Donghu and Pan Pe...