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OYAK to invest in Cabo Verde

14 February 2020, Published under Cement News

The Cape Verdean government reported that Turkish cement producer, OYAK is investing in Cabo Verde for the extraction of pozzolan, volcanic rocks used in the cement industry. Pozzolan extraction in Porto Novo dates back to the colonial period, but has been stopped for over six years. Local authorities estimate that there are around 10Mt of pozzolanic deposits in the area. At the end of 2019, the Porto Novo municipality announced that there are at least two investors, of Chinese and European...

OYAK targets British Steel bid

14 August 2019, Published under Cement News

Turkish cement producer OYAK has become the front runner in the bidding to buy British Steel. The Turkish pension fund has been talking with the UK government to takeover British Steel via Ataer Holding, a wholly owned investment vehicle of OYAK, reports the Financial Times. OYAK is already a diversified company with businesses in cement, agriculture, mining and energy and a joint venture with Renault. British Steel has been in liquidation since May 2019. OYAK could use slag as a byprodu...

A new wave of Asian overseas expansion?

02 November 2018, Published under Cement News

This week CemNet reported on the announcement that Taiwan Cement is creating a new subsidiary, Dutch TCC Holdings, investing up to US$1.1bn in the new company. Dutch TCC Holdings is expected to enter a joint venture in Turkey with Ordu Yardimlasma Kurmu (Oyak) Holding, which will hold a 60 per cent share, while Dutch TTC Holdings will account for the balance of shares. TCC has acquired 40 per cent fo the shares of Oyak Çimento for a total value of US$640m. Oyak is reported to be willing t...

Oyak Group eyeing Lafarge and Holcim assets

14 November 2014, Published under Cement News

Oyak Group, Turkey’s largest cement producer, has US$2bn in cash for acquisitions and may spend some of it on assets Holcim and Lafarge are looking to shed ahead of their planned merger. The head of the Ankara-based company told Bloomberg in an emailed statement that the group is interested in Holcim and Lafarge businesses in the eastern European countries of Romania, Serbia and Hugary. “We are interested in bidding as Oyak or together with a European group” for assets, Caglar said. Oyak ...

Oyak Cement Group nine-month net profit surges

04 November 2014, Published under Cement News

Oyak Cement Group said its net profit rose by 84 per cent YoY to TRL335.6m (US$150.1m) in the first nine months of 2014. The group, which includes listed companies Adana Cimento, Mardin Cimento, Bolu Cimento, Unye Cimento and Aslan Cimento, said in a statement on Friday that its operating profit increased 37 per cent to TRL338.5m through September and revenue rose 18 per cent to TRL1.1bn. Adana Cimento contributed TRL331.6m to the group revenue in the nine months under review, registe...

Turkish majors eye LafargeHolcim divestment opportunities

18 April 2014, Published under Cement News

Turkish cement producer are keen on acquisition opportunities that may arise from the Lafarge and Holcim merger, according to reports by Reuters. Oyak, the largest cement producer in Turkey, said it had started talks with international investment banks for possible acquisitions, and had US$3bn in cash allocated for opportunities arising from the merger. Meanwhile, Limak Holding's cement group chief executive, Gultekin Aksuyek, said it had already started working on a budget allocation for ...

Oyak eyes Europe, Africa acquisitions

10 April 2014, Published under Cement News

Turkey-based Oyak is looking into acquisitions in the cement sector, with a specific focus on Europe, Africa and Great Britain, its cement group chairman Celalettin Caglar said on Thursday. Speaking to Reuters, Caglar said that the group is also interested in acquisition opportunities that could arise through the Lafarge and Holcim merger as the groups look to divest in assets to appease potential concerns by antitrust regulators. The company’s said on Monday that two-thirds of divestments ...

KHD wins new Turkish order, Maras performance update

09 April 2014, Published under Cement News

KHD has received order for a new 3500tpd clinker production line at Bolu Cimento’s Kazan plant. Meanwhile, the German equipment specialists have also successfully completed a recent performance test for KCS Kahramanmaras Cimento’s Maras Kiln Line II. Bolu Cimento contract The Oyak Group has awarded KHD the order for a new 3500tpd clinker line at the Bolu Cimento’s Kazan plant, located near Ankara, Turkey. The contract includes engineering, equipment supply, as well as advisory services fo...

OYAK Cement full-year operating profit rises 52%

04 March 2014, Published under Cement News

Turkish producer OYAK Cement Group said on Monday its operating profit rose 52 per cent to TRL343m (EUR112m) in 2013. Consolidated sales rose 17 per cent to TRL1.3bn. EBITDA was up 41 per cent to TRL414m in 2013. Under OYAK Cement’s wing are five subsidiaries: Adana Cimento, Mardin Cimento, Bolu Cimento, Unye Cimento and Aslan Cimento.

Gebr Pfeiffer wins hat-trick of orders from Bolu Cimento, Turkey

18 December 2013, Published under Cement News

Bolu Cimento Sanayii AS, a member of the OYAK Group, has ordered three vertical roller mills from Gebr Pfeiffer SE for a new production line in Kazan, Ankara. The cement producer already operates a grinding plant at the site which it is now expanding into a fully integrated facility. The mills are scheduled to be delivered to the customer in the summer of 2014, boosting the number of Pfeiffer mills installed at cement plants owned by the OYAK Group to eight. An MPS 4500 B with a drive powe...