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Ciments de Bizerte posts 5% rise in 2Q turnover

29 July 2019, Published under Cement News

Ciments de Bizerte posted a 4.5 per cent rise in turnover to TND22.4m (US$7.8m) in the second quarter of 2019 when compared with the equivalent period in 2018. Cement production decreased by 4.1 per cent YoY in the 2Q19 to 143,283t. However, clinker output rose 7.3 per cent YoYt to 166,810t. Following completion of annual maintenance work, the company expects a significant rise in production, sufficient to meet domestic and export demand.

Ciments de Bizerte resumes exports after a decade

04 April 2018, Published under Cement News

Ciments de Bizerte has restarted exports after 10 years with a 25,000t shipment of clinker to Cameroon. The consignment is part of the company’s renewed efforts to enter the export markets with bulk deliveries of clinker and cement. The Tunisian cement producers plans to export large volumes of clinker and bulk to African and Mediterranean markets, its CEO, Jalel Ben Ohman told TAP news agency. Ciments de Bizerte is investing TND250m (US$104m) in modernising its packing equipment and upgra...

Ciments de Bizerte doubles loss in 1H17

25 September 2017, Published under Cement News

Tunisia-based Ciments de Bizerte saw its revenues fall to TND31,673m (US$12,923m) in 1H17 from TND34,564m. Its gross margin fell by TND2235m YoY and its operating income fell to TND1-545m, according to African Manager. At the end of June the company reported a loss of TND-16,613m from TND-8806m in 1H16.

Tunisia: Bizerte sees turnover up 7.5% but loss aggravates

12 May 2017, Published under Cement News

Tunisia’s Ciments de Bizerte has reported a TND22.179m (US$9.175m) loss in 2016, increasing the loss from TND6.61m the previous year. Turnover reached TND61.451m, a YoY increase of 7.5 per cent when compared with 2015 when turnover reached TND57.173. The company’s operating result saw a loss of TND14.577m, affected by net financial charges to the tune of TND14.577m in 2016, up from TND11.53m in 2015. The outstanding amount of bank loans reached TND53.891m  against TND26.88m as at 31 D...

Tunisia: Ciments de Bizerte increases sales by 24.5% in 2Q16

04 August 2016, Published under Cement News

Tunisia's domestic cement sales were up 4.37 per cent in 1Q16, but slumped 5.12 per cent by 30 June 2016. However, Ciments de Bizerte saw its domestic sales increase 65 per cent at the end of 1Q16 and by a further 24.5 per cent at the end of the second quarter. By 30 June 2016, the company's cement sales reached TND33.3m (US$15.1m) an increase of 28.03 per cent over 2015, or by over 65,000t. Ciments de Bizerte market share also increased from 6.18 per cent to 8.34 per cent YoY by the en...

Tunisia: Ciments de Bizerte completes quay

21 April 2016, Published under Cement News

Ciments de Bizerte is scheduled to complete the development project of its shipment quay by June 2016. The upgraded quay will enable the company to expand its clinker and cement exports as well as enable the unloading of petcoke for the entire domestic cement industry.

Tunisia: Ciments de Bizerte sees 1.78% turnover rise in 2015

22 January 2016, Published under Cement News

Tunisia’s Les Ciments de Bizerte posted a turnover of TND57.177bn (US$27.9bn) in 2015, up 1.78 per cent YoY. Domestic turnover saw a rise of 14.83 per cent to TND56.9m while exports have slumped by 96.3 per cent. The export low has been attributed to the instability of the Algerian market and the near-absence of Libyan demand. The company’s indebtedness has increased by 32.9 per cent to TND97.5m from TND73.4 at the end of December 2014.

Tunisia: Ciments de Bizerte 3Q15 sales up 2.3%

23 October 2015, Published under Cement News

Turnover of Les Ciments de Bizerte advanced 2.3 per cent YoY in 3Q15. Although sales volumes in the domestic market fell by 3.7 per cent YoY, revenues rose by 21.4 per cent YoY. The company saw a decline in export revenues on the back of a volatile market in Algeria and a lack of demand in Libya. Clinker output rose by 55,050t or 47.5 per cent when compared to 3Q14.

Ciments de Bizerte registers 20% drop in 1Q15 turnover

22 April 2015, Published under Cement News

Tunisia’s Ciments de Bizerte saw its turnover fall by 19.6 per cent YoY in 1Q15 to TND11.115m. In Tunisia, the figure fell by 11.5 per cent as domestic demand fell by 9.7 per cent. However, the company noted a 84 per cent drop in exports due to the volatility of the Algerian market and the weak demand from Libya.

Tunisia: Ciments de Bizerte inaugurates plant upgrade

26 June 2014, Published under Cement News

With the inauguration of its upgraded production unit on 17 June 2014 in the presence of the country’s industry, energy and mines, Kamel Bennaceur, Tunisia’s Ciments de Bizerte has increased its capacity by 50 per cent to more than 1.5Mta. The upgrade is the result of a TND250m (US$149m) investment programme which was initiated three years ago. It includes a modernisation of the plant’s dust control systems which will lower emissions to 20mg/Nm3.