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Hail Cement to repay outstanding loan amount

16 December 2020, Published under Cement News

Hail Cement said its Board of Directors decided on 15 December 2020, to pay early and in full the balance amount of the loan from the Saudi Industrial Development Fund (SIDF). The amount of SAR152m (US$40.53m) is what is left from the original loan amount of SAR300m. A total of SAR148mis has already been repaid, the firm said in a statement.  The financial impact will be reflected in the statements for the year ending 31 December 2020.

Al Akaria sells stake in Hail Cement

23 November 2020, Published under Cement News

Saudi Arabia’s Al Akaria, a real estate company, has sold its entire stake in Hail Cement Co at a value of SAR96.9m (US$25.84m). The company had a stake of 6m shares and made a profit of SAR36.9m in the transaction, according to a statement on the Saudi Stock Exchange.

Hail Cement sees 200% increase in profit

26 October 2020, Published under Cement News

Saudi Arabia’s Hail Cement Co has reported a 200.4 per cent rise in profits to SAR22.8m (US$6.08m) for the third quarter of 2020, compared with SAR7.59m in the year-ago period. Revenue also increased 15.2 per cent YoY to SAR71.7m in the 3Q20. During the period from January to September, the company’s profits surged to SAR84.8m, an increase of 200.5 per cent YoY.

Hail Cement shuts down for maintenance

28 May 2019, Published under Cement News

Saudi cement producer Hail Cement Co has announced its planned shutdown of its production line for maintenance. The company’s cement mill and packaging line will remain in operation and therefore, order fulfilment will not be affected by the shutdown.

Saudi producers to benefit from Neom Bay construction start-up

21 January 2019, Published under Cement News

Saudi Arabia will start developing the first major area of Neom, the kingdom's multi-billion dollar mega-city, from 1Q19. The founding board of Neom, chaired by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, approved the concept of the masterplan for ‘Neom Bay’ which will be the first residential area to be developed in the city. The construction work will be completed in 2020. The full implementation phase of the US$500bn Neom project could potentially bring in more than 20Mta of cement demand at its...

Hail Cement appoint new chairman and deputy chairman

05 December 2018, Published under Cement News

Hail Cement Co's board of directors approved on 3 December the appointment of Ali Othman Al Zaid as the company's new chairman. Meanwhile, the Saudi Arabian cement producer has also appointed Qasem Saleh as the deputy chairman, the cement producer said in a bourse statement.

CEO of Hail Cement resigns

10 July 2018, Published under Cement News

Saudi Arabia's Hail Cement Co has announced that its CEO, Matar Alahrani, has resigned from his position with effect from 30 August 2018, due to moving to a new position. The company's board of directors have noted their appreciation for Mr Alahrani's efforts since the company’s inception, according to a press release.

Hail Cement and Wärtsilä renew agreement

13 February 2018, Published under Cement News

Hail Cement Co and Wärtsilä have renewed their co-operation for a further three years. Wärtsilä will continue to ensure the operational reliability and availability of the company’s power plant in Turbah, Saudi Arabia. "Wärtsilä has been responsible for the full operation and maintenance of our power plant in Turbah for about six years now. We have been satisfied with their flexibility, quality of service and emphasis on safety, and are happy to continue our co-operation with them," says ...

Hail Cement obtains cement export licence

18 May 2017, Published under Cement News

Hail Cement Company has obtained a cement export licence from the Saudi Ministry of Commerce and Investment. The licence will be valid for one year from the date of approval on 14 May, according to a bourse filing on Tuesday. The company does not expect neither a financial impact from the licence on its results nor a positive impact for exporting cement due to high export fees.

Saudi Arabian cement sales down 16% in January

15 February 2017, Published under Cement News

Domestic cement deliveries in Saudi Arabia in January 2017 were 15.9 per cent lower than in the same month the previous year, according to statistics released by Yamama Cement. At 4.78Mt, cement sales in the country were significantly below the January 2016 figure of 5.68Mt. Meanwhile, Saudi producers continue to amass clinker stocks, adding another 0.4Mt to their reserves in January. Clinker stocks now amount to 28.5Mt – enough to supply more than six months of Saudi cement demand at ...