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PT Semen Bima orders thyssenkrupp Polysius crusher

30 November 2022, Published under Cement News

thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions has been awarded a contract with a client in Central Java, Indonesia consisting of the supply of the new titan® Double-Shaft Hammer crusher. After buying the first crusher (stationary) in 2019, PT Semen Bima decided to select thyssenkrupp Polysius once again to supply a second crusher for its new quarry extension, which will significantly increase its crushing capacity. The crushing system will be a semi-mobile version to enable the customer to relocate t...

Semen Tonasa commissions new palletising system for Celukan Bawang

28 November 2022, Published under Cement News

PT Semen Tonasa, part of Semen Indonesia Group, has commissioned BEUMER Group to supply a palletising system for 40kg and 50kg bags for its Celukan Bawang plant on Bali, Indonesia. At the plant employees currently stack the 40 and 50kg bags on pallets, which are then fed into the packaging system. A forklift truck takes the palletised and packaged stacks and loads them onto the loading spaces of the trucks. The current system is very time-consuming and physically very strenuous and the new...

Quarterly results propped up by steep price increases

25 November 2022, Published under Cement News

The latest quarterly results reveal that cement producers are increasingly turning to price rises to offset the ongoing jump in energy costs, while they struggle to maintain margins. In addition to price increases, companies are reviewing their energy portfolios, fuel types and accelerating the shift to alternative fuels. In Indonesia PT Indocement  saw its energy costs reach 50 per cent of total production cost in the third quarter of 2022, prompting the company to implement three price...

Polysius name and brand returns to Indonesia with new office

21 November 2022, Published under Cement News

On 15 November 2022, PT thyssenkrupp Polysius Indonesia held its new office inauguration at Tempo Scan Tower, 28th floor, JI.H.R. Rasuna Said No. 3-4, Jakarta, Indonesia. The inauguration ceremony was conducted in the presence of Lukas Schoeneck, regional CEO of Business Unit Polysius in Asia Pacific, as well as Ridwan Setiawan, country manager in Indonesia, who will lead the new office.   Speaking at the event, Mr Schoeneck commented, “With this new office, we are celebrating the ret...

Semen Indonesia improves 9M net profit and carbon performance

02 November 2022, Published under Cement News

Indonesia-based PT Semen Indonesia Group (SIG) posted a net profit of IDR1.65trn (US$105.7m) in the January-September 2022 period, up 18.9 per cent from IDR1.39trn in the 9M21. In the cement division, sales reached IDR22.678trn while other revenues reached IDR7.506trn. The group’s revenue in the nine-month period reached IDR25.28trn, a minor decrease of 0.2 per cent when compared with IDR25.330trn reported in the 9M21. The cost of revenue was at IDR17.94trn, up from IDR17.655trn in the y...

Study aids decarbonisation plans in emerging markets

20 October 2022, Published under Cement News

A recent study into how cement is used in emerging markets has revealed a number of trends with key implications for the decarbonisation of the cement industry. The study, titled ‘Paving the way for a better future’, was carried out by the Concrete Action for Climate initiative of the Mission Possible Partnership, co-led by the Global Cement and Concrete Association (GCCA), the World Economic Forum, in collaboration with Boston Consulting Group (BCG), and centred on four emerging markets ...

PT Semen Indonesia reports 2% drop in 1H revenues

29 September 2022, Published under Cement News

PT Semen Indonesia saw a 2.1 per cent slip in total revenues to IDR15.876trn in the 1H22 when compared with the year-ago period. The company attributed the decrease mainly to lower sales volumes, which were down by 12 per cent YoY to 16.957Mt. Domestic sales volumes were down 2.6 per cent YoY to 13.972Mt as demand contracted due to the Lebaran holidays after a two-year gap during the pandemic and a shift in spending priorities by local people. Regional sales volumes fell by 39.2 per cent...

Semen Indonesia integrates Semen Baturaja

28 September 2022, Published under Cement News

PT Semen Indonesia Tbk (SMGR) announced it will acquire 7.49bn shares, or a 75.51 per cent stake, of PT Semen Baturaja Tbk (SMBR). As a result, Semen Indonesia will become the owner of Semen Baturaja. The step is based on Indonesian Government Regulation No 33 of 2022, issued on 21 September, concerning the Addition of State Equity Participaton of the Republic of Indonesia into the Share Capital of the Company (Persero) PT Semen Indonesia Tbk. In the regulation nearly 7.5bn state-owne...

SIG sees revenue fall 2% in 1H22

05 September 2022, Published under Cement News

In the first half of 2022, Semen Indonesia Group (SIG) has reported revenue of IDR15,876bn (US$1064m), down 2.1 per cent on the same period last year. The decline was mainly driven by lower sales volumes with domestic sales volumes down 2.6 per cent YoY to 13.9Mt on the back of the Lebaran holidays following a two-year gap during the pandemic, along with a shift in people’s spending priorities away from property and renovation work. Regional sales volumes fell 39.2 per cent YoY to 2.9Mt, t...

Indonesian cement and clinker exports decrease 36% in June

29 August 2022, Published under Cement News

Total exports from Indonesia declined by 35.5 per cent in June 2022 as the country’s cement producers supplied 665,760t of cement and clinker to overseas destinations, according to the Indonesian cement association, ASI. In June 2021 exports reached 1,032,486t. Cement exports slipped by 2.1 per cent to 115,455t in June 2022 from 117,960t in June 2021 while clinker exports decreased by 39.8 per cent to 550,305t from 914,526 over the same period. January-June 2022 In the first six months ...