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Burnpur Cement reports further losses

14 November 2022, Published under Cement News

India-based Burnpur Cement Ltd has reported total revenue of INR330.3m (US$4.09m) in the quarter ended 30 September 2022. This compares to INR312.9m in the previous quarter and INR337.4m in the quarter ended 30 September 2021. A loss from continuing operations of INR202.5m was seen in the September 2022 quarter, versus a loss of INR179.2 in the previous quarter and a loss of INR183.9m in the comparable quarter a year earlier, reports Dow Jones Newswires. The loss is being attributed to fi...

Deccan Cements sees profits fall 72%

14 November 2022, Published under Cement News

Deccan Cements Ltd has seen its total revenue decline from INR1927.3m (US$23.8m) in the quarter ended 30 September 2021 to INR1822m in the same period this year. Over the same timeframe, the company has seen its profits tumble from INR233.3m to INR65.6m, a drop of 71.9 per cent YoY. Profit in the quarter ended 30 June 2022, stood at INR206.7m. Basic earnings per share have declined from INR16.66 in the September 2021 quarter, to INR14.76 in the quarter ended 30 June 2022, to INR4.69 in the...

Mangalam Cement sees power and fuel costs jump 144% YoY

11 November 2022, Published under Cement News

Mangalam Cement Ltd , part of the BK Birla Group , has posted total revenue of INR4083m (US$50.54m) in the quarter ended 30 September 2022. This compares to INR5181m in the previous quarter and INR3839m in the same period a year earlier, according to Dow Jones Newswires. The company has reported a loss of INR271m in the September 2022 quarter, versus a profit of INR280m in the June 2022 quarter and a profit of INR110 in the September quarter in the previous year. Basic earnings per shar...

Prism Johnson reports 274% drop in profit

11 November 2022, Published under Cement News

India’s Prism Johnson has reported consolidated net sales of INR16,663m (US$203.7m) in the September 2022 quarter, up 10.19 per cent from INR15,095m in the same period a year earlier. Over the same timeframe, the company posted a consolidated net loss of INR662m, down 274 per cent from the profit of INR380m in the same quarter in 2021. EBITDA came in at INR392m in the September 2022 quarter, marking a decline of 75.5 per cent YoY from INR1604m.  The company has also announced that it pl...

Birla Corporation announces new MD and CEO

11 November 2022, Published under Cement News

Birla Corp Ltd (BCL) has announced the resignation of its managing director and chief executive officer, Shri Arvind Pathak. Mr Pathak, who is leaving the company for personal reasons, will remain in his current position until 31 December 2022. With effect from 1 January 2023, Shri Sandip Ghose will take over the role of managing director and chief executive officer for a period of three years. Mr Ghose has over 39 years’ of experience having worked for both large multinational corporat...

Birla Corporation profits hit by production costs in 2QFY22-23

10 November 2022, Published under Cement News

Even with a double-digit increase in cement sales by volume, Birla Corp Ltd ’s September 2022 quarter (2QFY22-23) profitability was hit by a sharp increase in power and fuel costs. The seasonally weak monsoon quarter meant the company was unable to pass these costs onto the customer, resulting in EBITDA in the quarter falling 51.6 per cent YoY to INR1360m (US$16.7m). Profitability was also impaired by the costs related to the newly commissioned 3.9Mta integrated plant in Mukutban run b...

Orient Cement Ltd reports loss as costs escalate

10 November 2022, Published under Cement News

Orient Cement Ltd has posted revenue from operations of INR6152m (US$75.5m) in the quarter ended 30 September 2022. This is down from INR7139m in the previous year but up from the INR6161m posted in the same period a year earlier. Meanwhile, the company reported a net profit of INR568m in the quarter ended 30 September 2021, which fell to INR374m in the quarter ended 30 June 2022, and finally a loss of INR94.9m in the three months up to 30 September 2022. Basic earnings per share have c...

Ramco Cements' profits hit by rising production costs

10 November 2022, Published under Cement News

Ramco Cements Ltd has reported unaudited standalone revenue of INR17,932m (US$220m) in the quarter ended 30 September 2022. This compares with INR17,793m in the previous quarter and INR15,010m in the same quarter a year earlier. Net profit in the September 2022 quarter came in at INR114.7m, down from INR1122.7m in the previous year and significantly lower than the INR5170.8m reported in the September 2021 quarter. Power and fuel costs have advanced from INR2862.5m in the September 2021 ...

Anjani Portland Cement sees revenue slip and profits tumble

09 November 2022, Published under Cement News

India's Anjani Portland Cement Ltd has reported standalone revenue from operations of INR1068m (US$13.05m) in the quarter ended 30 September 2022, compared to INR1047m in the same period a year earlier. The previous quarter, ended 30 June 2022, saw revenue of INR1106m. Net profit for the September 2022 quarter came in at a loss of INR106.6m, versus a gain of INR68.9m in the same quarter a year earlier. The quarter ended 30 June 2022 reported a loss of INR25.7m. Earnings per share fell f...

Maple Leaf Cement begins Line 4 production

09 November 2022, Published under Cement News

Maple Leaf Cement Factory Ltd (MLCF) has informed Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) that an additional dry process clinker production line of 7000tpd grey clinker, a brownfield expansion at the company’s existing site in Iskanderabad , Punjab, successfully started production on 3 November 2022, according to a bourse filing of Company Secretary Muhammad Ashraf.  MLCF had signed a contract with Chengdu Design & Research Institute, China, to supply a 7000tpd grey clinker line in March last ye...