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Moroccan cement dispatches down 16% in October

08 November 2022, Published under Cement News

Cement deliveries by APC members in Morocco declined by 16.4 per cent YoY to 1,048,975t in October 2022 from 1,254,798t in October 2021, according to the Moroccan cement association, APC. The association’s members include Asment Temara, Ciments du Maroc and LafargeHolcim Maroc. In the first 10 months of 2022, deliveries were down 9.2 per cent YoY to 10.432Mt from 11.491Mt in the 10M21.

Morocco sees deliveries decline 16% in September

18 October 2022, Published under Cement News

Members of Morocco’s cement association, APC, have seen their total cement deliveries decrease by 15.8 per cent to 1,174,683t in September 2022, according to IPSOS data. In September 2021 deliveries reached 1,395,542t. In the January-September 2022 deliveries declined by 8.3 per cent YoY to 9.383Mt from 10.237Mt in the 9M21. APC members supplying delivery data include Asment de Temara , Ciments de l’Atlas , Ciments du Maroc and LafargeHolcim Maroc .

Ciment du Maroc reports 5% rise in turnover

30 August 2022, Published under Cement News

HeidelbergCement Group -owned Ciments du Maroc posted a five per cent increase in turnover to MAD1.8bn (US$170.7m) in the 2Q22 from MAD1.7bn in the 2Q21. In addition, the company increased its investments by 195 per cent YoY to MAD160m as a result of the construction of its 0.7Mta Nador plant in northern Morocco. The facility is expected to come on-stream in the 3Q22.

July deliveries drop 30% in Morocco

24 August 2022, Published under Cement News

Cement deliveries by members of Morocco’s cement association, AFCP, declined by 29.8 per cent in July 2022 to 630,479t from 898,429t in July 2021, according to Ipsos. The data is the aggregate delivery volume of Asment Temera, Cements de l’Atlas, Ciments du Maroc and LafargeHolcim Maroc. In the first seven months of 2022, cement deliveries by APC members fell 7.4 per cent YoY to 7.137Mt from 7.708Mt in the 7M21.

Morocco’s cement deliveries see 10% drop in June

05 July 2022, Published under Cement News

Cement deliveries by APC members in Morocco declined 9.8 per cent to 1,229,636t in June 2022 when compared with June 2021, when deliveries reached 1,363,579t, according to Ipsos. Deliveries in the first six months of 2022 saw a drop of 4.7 per cent to 6,505,973t from 6,809,696t in the 6M21. APC members are Asment Temara, Ciments de l’Atlas, Ciments du Maroc, LafargeHolcim Maroc.

Moroccan deliveries up 7% in May

08 June 2022, Published under Cement News

Cement deliveries in Morocco increased 7.1 per cent YoY to 945,706t in May 2022 from 882,785t in May 2021, according to Ipsos. The data relates to APC members Asment Temera, Ciments de l’Atlas, Ciments du Maroc and LafargeHolcim Maroc. However, in the year to date deliveries contracted by 3.1 per cent to 5,276,337t when compared with January-May 2021 when deliveries reached 5,446,117t.

Morocco’s market contracts 23% in April

11 May 2022, Published under Cement News

Moroccan cement deliveries by Asment Temara ( Votorantim Cimentos ), Ciments de l'Atlas ( Addoha Group ), Ciments du Maroc ( HeidelbergCement Group ) and LafargeHolcim Maroc ( Holcim ) contracted by 22.8 per cent to 902,513t in April 2022 when compared with 1,169,122t in April 2021, according to Morocco’s cement association, APC. In the first four months of 2022 cement deliveries slipped by 5.1 per cent YoY to 4.331Mt from 4.563Mt in the January-April 2021 period.

Ciments du Maroc builds new grinding station at Nador

24 January 2022, Published under Cement News

Ciments du Maroc , a subsidiary of HeidelbergCement (Germany), is building a new grinding station close to Nador in the north of Morocco that will support the development of the country's north and east regions. Located 18km from the city of Nador in the municipality of Ouled Settout, the 0.7Mta grinding plant represents an investment of MAD330m (USD35.54m). This investment has been described by the company's CEO, Matteo Rozzanigo, as "a major turning point for Ciments du Maroc, which will...

Morocco's listed cement producers to end 2021 on positive note

16 December 2021, Published under Cement News

Cement producers listed on the Casablanca Stock Exchange are expected to end 2021 with net results up 30.1 per cent YoY, according to Ecofin Agency. The positive performance is driven by active real estate and construction sectors. Holcim Group and Ciments du Maroc posted favourable operating conditions despite the COVID-19 health crisis with combined consolidated sales of MAD8.7bn (US$939m) in the January-September 2021, compared to MAD7.4bn in the 9M20. Their combined domestic cement sale...

Morocco’s market dynamic

01 June 2021, Published under Cement News

Pending the real estate sector recovery, cement demand in Morocco will be driven in the coming years by both major infrastructure projects and the emergence of the southern regions which are evolving into becoming top-tier economic hubs. At the moment, there is a significant increase in capacity while local operators are showing interest in exports. By Maria Iraqi and Taha Jaidi, Attijari Global Research, Morocco. Moroccan cement demand is expected to return to pre-COVID levels by 202...