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Northern Cement reports 'robust' 3Q19 sales

24 October 2019, Published under Cement News

Saudi Arabia's Northern Region Cement Co has reported 'robust' 3Q19 financial results, according to General Manager, Obeid bin Saad Al-Subaie. "The Kingdom did not witness an improved cement demand, yet, the prices' increase helped the cement producers adjust their status," stated Mr Al-Subaie. He also added that the company has abundant stockpiles of white cement. In November, Saudi Arabia’s King Salman launched the Northern Region Cement Co's white Portland cement project, with a c...

Saudi cement sales fall 9% in January

13 February 2019, Published under Cement News

Cement sales in Saudi Arabia declined by nine per cent in January 2019 when compared with sales in the previous year. Sales volumes of companies listed on the Tadawul fell 9.3 per cent YoY to 3.7Mt, according to a monthly report by Yamama Cement.  Cement stockpiles increased to 1.12Mt from 1.05Mt. Southern Province Cement Co posted the highest sales in January, up 27 per cent YoY to 569,000t. Saudi Cement Co followed with sales of 452,000t, representing a YoY decrease of 11.7 per cent. N...

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 ...

Saudi Arabia cement companies see sales and production fall 10%

20 September 2016, Published under Cement News

Sales of cement by Saudi Arabian companies declined by 9.93 per cent YoY in August, while production dropped by 10.4 per cent, Mubasher reports. Output for August was 4.3Mt, while deliveries were 4.4Mt. The fall in sales was unevenly distributed, with some companies – notably Riyadh Cement and City Cement – seeing double-digit increases. Of the bigger players, Saudi Cement escaped the worst, with its sales falling by 1.5 per cent, while Yanbu fared particularly poorly, with sales dropping...

Northern Cement Jordan to install new line

02 March 2015, Published under Cement News

Saudi Arabia's Northern Cement Co said Thursday that Jordan-based Northern Cement-Jordan, in which it holds 99.35 per cent, has decided to install an additional clinker production line. In preparation for the expansion project, the company will carry out feasibility and environmental studies, the Saudi firm said, without disclosing any financial details. Northern Cement Co booked a net profit of SAR234.3m (USD$62.5m) in 2014, almost unchanged from SAR234.6m a year ago.

Jordanian producers strive to increase competitiveness

22 July 2013, Published under Cement News

Overcapacity in the Jordanian cement market is forcing local firms to increase competitiveness amid a challenging operating environment, according to the general manager of Jordan's most recent market entrant. Speaking to the Jordan Times, Basem Zabian of Northern Cement Co, said that cement capacity currently stands at about 10.5Mta while cement consumption is 3.7Mt. and is expected to rise to 4Mta this year. This 6-7Mta of demand-supply imbalance is leading to cost cutting measures a...