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No stopping India's cement capacity rise

20 August 2021, Published under Cement News

India is the second-largest cement market in the world with an increasing population and high development needs. Consequently, the prospects for long-term cement demand growth are good. While many cement companies have delayed investment plans due to the ongoing pandemic, in India there is a surge of activity for CAPEX projects. The Cement Manufacturing Association (CMA) currently estimates that India has an installed cement capacity of 545Mta. A report by Crisil Ratings claims that as mu...

Dalmia Bharat sees surge in consolidated profit

30 April 2021, Published under Cement News

India’s Dalmia Bharat has reported a surge in consolidated profit to INR6.4bn (US$86.45m) for the final quarter of the FY20-21, compared to INR240m in the year-ago period, on the back of a higher revenue from operations and a tax credit. Revenue from operations increased 32.1 per cent YoY to INR32.81bn from INR24.83bn in the 4QFY19-20. The company saw a tax credit of INR2.12bn during the quarter, against a tax expense of INR410m last year.

Dalmia Bharat reports 603% rise in profit

05 February 2021, Published under Cement News

India’s Dalmia Bharat has seen a 603.3 per cent rise in consolidated profit after tax to INR1.83bn (US$25.1m) for the December quarter, compared to INR260m in the year-ago period. "We have emerged stronger from this crisis with our razor-sharp focus on the business fundamentals and on the well-being of our customers and our employees," said Puneet Dalmia, managing director, Dalmia Cement. During the 3QFY20-21, the company's revenue from operations climbed 18.2 per cent YoY to INR28.57bn...

Dalmia Bharat posts 24% YoY increase in net profit

07 August 2020, Published under Cement News

India’s Dalmia Bharat has reported a 23.7 per cent YoY rise in consolidated net profit to INR1.88bn (US$25.08m) for the quarter ending June 2020, compared with 1.52bn in the year-ago period. However, revenue from operations declined 22.2 per cent to INR19.74bn from INR25.37bn. "Despite the challenges posed by COVID-19, the company once again delivered a strong performance and achieved an EBITDA of INR1675/t during this quarter," said the company. "The same is the highest ever EBITDA achie...

Dalmia Bharat posts 4Q net profit of INR240m

16 June 2020, Published under Cement News

Dalmia Bharat reported a consolidated net profit of INR240m (US$3.2m) for the fourth quarter ended 31 March 2020. The company posted a net profit of INR2.63bn in the January-March quarter of the previous financial year, the company said in a regulatory filing. However, it cautioned against comparison of the latest results with the previous period as it has shifted to AS 116 standards from 1 April 2019. Dalmia Bharat’s revenues from operations was INR24.93bn in the 4QFY19-20, down from IN...

Dalmia Bharat suspends entire manufacturing capacity

30 March 2020, Published under Cement News

India’s Dalmia Bharat has suspended its entire 26.5Mta of cement manufacturing capacity as a result of the coronavirus, according to a press release. "We are continuously monitoring the situation and the immediate task is to ensure that the chain of transmission of COVID-19 breaks. We will decide to restart production once the lockdown is over, based on the directions of the state and central governments," said Mahendra Singhi, managing director and CEO. Although the plants have the requ...

Dalmia Bharat announces share buy-back scheme

24 March 2020, Published under Cement News

The board of India’s Dalmia Bharat Ltd has approved a proposal to buy back shares worth up to INR5bn (US$65.79m). It intends to buy no more than 71,42,857 shares at a maximum price of INR700 per unit. The shares will be purchased from the open market through the National Stock Exchange of India and BSE Ltd, according to a statement.

Dalmia Bharat reports 192% increase in net profit

02 August 2019, Published under Cement News

India’s Dalmia Bharat Ltd has reported a 192.3 per cent YoY increase in consolidated net profit for the quarter ending 30 June, rising to INR1.52bn (US$21.82m) from INR520m. EBITDA was up 27.3 per cent to INR6.66bn from INR5.23bn. Total revenue advanced 7.1 per cent to INR25.81bn, compared with INR24.11bn in the 1QFY18-19. Cement sales volumes were fairly consistent with the year-ago period at 4.55Mt from 4.51Mt, with the flat YoY growth attributed to general elections spanning the first t...

Dalmia Bharat looks to expand into northern India

26 November 2018, Published under Cement News

India’s Dalmia Bharat has reportedly secured mining rights near Chittorgarh, Rajasthan, and could be planning to construct a 4Mta plant over two phases in the area, according to the Business Standard. The move would mark the company’s entry into the northern market, a region abundant with natural resources. Rajasthan has an estimated limestone reserve of 21,659mt, 12 per cent of the country’s total. It also follows the company’s unsuccessful attempt to acquire Binani Cement, which would ha...

UltraTech's bid for Binani approved by NCLAT

14 November 2018, Published under Cement News

A bid submitted by India’s UltraTech Cement to acquire Binani Cement has received approval from the National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT). A two-member bench of NCLAT, headed by Chairman Justice S J Mukhopadhaya, approved the company’s resolution plan and said that the plan submitted by Dalmia Bharat’s Rajputana Properties was “discriminatory” against some financial creditors, according to the Press Trust of India.