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North Sulawesi exports 63,046t in May

01 June 2021, Published under Cement News

Indonesia’s North Sulawesi province exported 63,046t of cement to Taiwan, the Philippines and Malaysia in May 2021, according to the North Sulawesi Industry and Trade Office. The value of exports totalled US$2.18m, with Malaysian exports representing US$1.1m from 32,496t alongside US$763,750 from 32,496t sent to Taiwan. Cement is a relatively new export from North Sulawesi and the Industry and Trade Office is reportedly on the look for new markets.

YTL Corp net profit rises 9% in 3QFY21

31 May 2021, Published under Cement News

YTL Corp Bhd recorded a nine per cent increase in its net profit to MYR93.5m (US$22.6m) for the third financial quarter ended 31 March 2021 (3QFY21), up from MYR85.4m in the preceding quarter. Revenue fell eight per cent QoQ to MYR4.22bn, from MYR 4.59bn in 2QFY21. "We have continued to see good recovery, particularly in our key utilities division which has registered a marked turnaround in the merchant multi-utilities subsegment in Singapore, as well as our cement and construc...

Cahya Mata Sarawak sees net profits of MYR77.8m in 1QFY21

31 May 2021, Published under Cement News

Cahya Mata Sarawak Bhd (CMS) recorded a 3.5-fold higher net profit of MYR77.8m (US$18.8m) for the first quarter ended 31 March 2021 compared with MYR17.28m in the same period last year. Revenue increased to MYR202.06m from MYR189.44m in 1QFY20.  CMS said the revenue increased seven per cent due to higher contributions from the cement, trading and property development divisions. "The cement division reported a higher revenue of MYR128.17m attributed to lower clinker purchase price, ...

YTL Cement to consolidate Malaysian cement businesses

13 May 2021, Published under Cement News

YTL Cement (YTL Corp) has signed an agreement to sell its entire cement and RMC operations in Malaysia to its 76.98 per cent subsidiary Malayan Cement for a MYR5.16bn (US$1.25bn) cash and stock deal. The deal will see Malayan Cement acquire 12 companies from YTL Cement. YTL Cement’s shareholding in Malayan Cement is expected to increase to approximately 78.58 per cent upon completion of the agreement and the ongoing private placement of up to 85m new Malayan Cement shares. "YTL Cement wil...

Malaysia: budget for the future

20 April 2021, Published under Cement News

Malaysia’s cement market has seen consumption slow in recent years due to political uncertainty and a mature residential market. Although COVID-19 stifled output in the 1H20, a new government and the largest budget in history for 2021 is providing much-needed hope for a rebound in cement demand and production. Malaysia’s construction sector pins its hopes on the 12th Malaysia Plan to revive infrastructure construction post COVID-19 Following growth of 4.8 and 4.3 per cent in ...

Malayan Cement Bhd to repay borrowings with share placement

16 April 2021, Published under Cement News

Malayan Cement Bhd is expected to raise MYR226.95m (US$55m) mainly to repay bank borrowings via a proposed placement of up to 85m shares, representing 10 per cent of the company's issued shares as of 14 April 2021. The total fund is based on the illustrative issue price of MYR2.67 per placement share, said Malayan Cement. Malayan Cement said MYR53.93m out of the total proceeds would be used for working capital, MYR170m will be used to repay bank borrowings, and MYR3m to defray estimate...

Cementir sees strong regional sales in Turkey

11 March 2021, Published under Cement News

Cementir Holding’s consolidated results for 2020 saw a surge in Turkish local cement demand and exports. This saw an increase in revenues of 53 per cent in local currency and a rise of 39 per cent in overall clinker and cement sales volumes.  Turkish sales volumes in the domestic market grew by 27 per cent. Exports of cement and clinker more than doubled with new markets of Africa and the Middle East. Ready-mix concrete volumes rose by 47 per cent compared to 2019. Overall revenue totalled ...

Cahya Mata Sarawak sees gradual increase in cement demand

04 March 2021, Published under Cement News

Malaysia-based Cahya Mata Sarawak Bhd (CMS) can expect an improved financial performance this year, given the anticipated gradual recovery in the demand for building materials in Sarawak following the relaxation of movement restrictions. TA Securities Research said CMS management expects demand for cement to be around 1.6Mt in 2021, backed by ongoing infrastructure projects such as the Pan Borneo Highway, Coastal Road and Baleh Hydro Dam. The group’s clinker plant is also on track...

YTL Corp Bhd's net profit rises to MYR16m

01 March 2021, Published under Cement News

YTL Corp Bhd’s net profit jumped to MYR16.09m (US$3.9m) in the 2QFY21, ended 31 Dec 2020, from MYR1.29m in the preceding quarter, thanks to a strong showing by its multi-utilities business segment in Singapore. Revenue increased 10 per cent to MYR4.59bn, from MYR4.18bn in 1QFY21. Group Executive Chairman Tan, Sri Francis Yeoh Sock Ping, said YTL Corp's earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA) stood at MYR2bn for the six months, as the group remained resilie...

YTL Corp posts 18% rise in revenue

27 November 2020, Published under Cement News

Malaysia’s YTL Corp has posted an 18.2 per cent MoM increase in revenue to MYR4.2bn (US$1.03bn) for the third quarter of 2020, compared with MYR3.5bn in the 2Q20. Pre-tax profit also improved to MYR136.8m from a loss of MYR135.5m in the previous quarter. The sequential improvement in performance was mainly driven by its cement and utilities segments.