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Holcim Philippines sees 'challenging' 1Q17

27 April 2017, Published under Cement News

Lower public infrastructure spending, tighter industry competition and higher production expenses led to a dip in Holcim Philippines' first-quarter financial performance, the company reported today. The company’s net sales for the first three months of 2017 reached PHP8.8bn (US$176.1m), down 12 per cent YoY due to the challenging business environment. Holcim Philippines also booked PHP1.7bn in operating EBITDA compared to PHP2.5bn in the 1Q16 due to higher costs from rising fuel price...

Holcim Philippines, Robinson Land sign cement supply contract

17 March 2017, Published under Cement News

Holcim Philippines will support the expansion of the Philippines’ leading real estate developer, Robinsons Land Corp (RLC) as it provides cement to 44 projects to be built by RLC by 2019. The cement producer will supply 19m bags of its general purpose cement Excel, masonry cement Wallright and high-performance infrastructure cement  4X for the construction of RLC projects such as office and residential buildings, malls and hotels in key urban areas in the country.

Holcim Philppines reports lower net income in 2016

03 March 2017, Published under Cement News

Holcim Philippines (LafargeHolcim group) reported a lower net income of PHP6.8bn (US$134.8m) last year, compared to the PHP8.1bn recorded in 2015. The 2015 profit included a one-time gain of PHP2.6bn from the revaluation of Holcim’s investment in an affiliate. Strong revenues and effective cost management efforts lifted the company’s earnings. With higher revenues and manufacturing and enhanced distribution network, the company’s EBITDA increased by 14 per cent to PHP10.8bn. "Withou...

Holcim Philippines 3Q profits up 15%

27 October 2016, Published under Cement News

Holcim Philippines increased its net profit for 9M16 by nearly 20 per cent YoY to PHP5.4bn (US$111.8m), helped by a double-digit growth in cement sales. For the 3Q alone, the company's net profit rose by 15.3 per cent YoY to PHP1.7bn, which was attributed to strong sales figures and improved operational efficiency. For the 3Q operating cash flow increased by 11 per cent YoY to PHP2.7bn, driven by sustained gains in operational efficiencies implemented at the start of the year and higher c...

Holcim Philippines appoints COO

01 September 2016, Published under Cement News

Holcim Philippines announced Thursday that its board has appointed Sapna Sood as Chief Operating Officer (COO), effective 1 November 2016. Ms Sood previously acted as Group Head of Health and Safety at LafargeHolcim and held the position of Head of Helium in the Asia-Pacific region for Linde Group. The appointment comes as part of the preparations for CEO Eduardo Sahagun’s retirement on 19 April 2017. Mr Sahagun will relinquish his duties as CEO in November, but remain acting President un...

Philippines: Holcim Q1 revenues up 17.2%

31 May 2016, Published under Cement News

Holcim Philippines have released trading figures for 1Q2016, revealing that revenues have increased 17.2 per cent YoY to PHP10.1bn (US$216m), reports InPR. The company attributed its good performance to higher private spending and to increased government infrastructure investment, of which PHP760bn (US$16.25bn) of funding has been allocated. Holcim Philippines quarterly results showed operating EBITDA rising by 5.3 per cent to PHP2.5bn (US$53m). Holcim Philippines President and Country...

Holcim Philippines forecast flat net income

04 May 2016, Published under Cement News

Holcim Philippines Inc delivered flat earnings in 1Q16 although the cement maker expects strong private construction activity and the implementation of the projects under the government's public-private partnership (PPP) programme to improve matters along with state spending on infrastructure later this year. In a briefing in Makati City yesterday, Holcim President and Country CEO, Eduardo A Sahagun, said the company's bottomline was unchanged at PHP1.5bn (US$31.8m) in the January to March...

Holcim Philippines forecasts 8-10% volume growth

14 April 2016, Published under Cement News

The head of Holcim Philippines CEO, Eduardo A Sahagun expects the local cement industry to sustain its bullish run this year with sales volume seen growing by as much as 8-10 per cent. This was on the back of increased infrastructure spending by the government and the continuing construction activities of the private sector, said Mr Sahagun.   The growth was attributed to higher public spending and the continued confidence of the private sector in the economy. In an interview with the In...

Holcim Philippines net profit surges 58% YoY

02 March 2016, Published under Cement News

Holcim Philippines Inc said Wednesday net profit in 2015 surged 58 per cent YoY to PHP8.1bn (US$171m) on strong sales and a large one-off gain on investment. The company said it booked a PHP2.6bn advance from the revaluation of an investment in an affiliate while revenue rose 15 per cent to PHP37.5bn due to increased government spending in infrastructure projects and higher construction activity. Holcim Philippines Inc has an estimated cement capacity of 8.6Mta. It is also investing US$...

Holcim Philippines reports double-digit rise in net profit

30 October 2015, Published under Cement News

Holcim Philippines’ profits for the nine months of 2015 grew by 12.67 per cent to PHP4.55bn (US$97.2m) from PHP4.04bn last year. Sales reached PHP27.99bn, up 9.44 per cent from a year earlier. Cement demand was healthy nationwide and strongest in the Visayas and Mindanao, driven by both private and public sector demand. Holcim Philippines Country CEO Eduardo A. Sahagun said the company’s third quarter results were made possible by the improved performance of the plants, which can no...