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Qassim Cement Co is to acquire all of Hail Cement Co's shares

20 February 2024, Published under Cement News

Two cement producers in Saudi Arabia are in the amalgamation process and have informed their intention with limited details to the local bourse. According to a notification of both firms at the Saudi Exchange, Qassim Cement Co (QCC) is to acquire all of Hail Cement Co ’s shares. Concerning the announcement made by Hail Cement Co (HCC) on the Saudi Exchange website recently regarding the entry into a binding implementation agreement (the “Implementation Agreement”) with Qassim Cement Co...

Saudi producers warn of rising production costs

05 January 2024, Published under Cement News

Cement producers in Saudi Arabia have received a notification from Saudi Arabian Oil Co (Saudi Aramco) that the price of fuel products used in cement production will be increasing in price, effective from 1 January 2024.  Arabian Cement Co , Yamama Cement Co , Qassim Cement Co and Al-Jouf Cement Co are among the cement manufacturers who have warned customers that this adjustment “will impact production costs and efforts are currently underway to calculate the expected financial impa...

Qassim Cement initiates growth strategy

30 September 2022, Published under Cement News

This week Qassim Cement Co (QCC) announced a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Hail Cement Co (HCC) for the proposed acquisition of HCC. ICR explores the growth strategy of QCC and the potential for further mergers and acquisitions in the Saudi cement market. Saudi Arabia currently has one of the strongest economies in the world. The kingdom's GDP growth is expected to reach 7.5 per cent this year – the highest in a decade, according to credit rating agency S&P. Moreover, the country...

Qassim Cement signs MoU for proposed acquisition of Hail Cement

26 September 2022, Published under Cement News

Qassim Cement Co (QCC) signed a non-binding memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Hail Cement Co (HCC) to commence discussions for QCC to acquire all issued shares of HCC. In a statement to Tadawul, QCC said both parties will proceed with the due diligence in relation to the proposed transaction. If the deal completes based on the exchange ratio, the total consideration to be paid by QCC to HCC’s shareholders will be approximately 18.92m newly-issued shares in QCC. Based on QCC’s ...

Qassim Cement Co sees 73% fall in profits in 1H22

17 August 2022, Published under Cement News

Qassim Cement Co  posted a 73 per cent drop in profit during the 1H22, hit by lower cement demand. The Saudi cement producer’s profit fell to SAR54m (US$14m), compared to SAR201m in the prior-year period. The company’s performance declined due to lower sales both in value and volume terms, higher costs of goods sold, as well as lower returns on financial investments, Arab News reported. Company revenue also declined by 30 per cent during the 1H22 to SAR295m.

Qassim Cement to establish new cement mill at Buraydah

29 December 2021, Published under Cement News

Qassim Cement, Saudi Arabia, has entered into a preliminary agreement with the Chinese company, CDI, for the engineering, supply and construction of a new cement mill to be installed at the company's Buraydah cement plant. The new mill will have a replacement capacity of 300tph. The agreement with CDI includes the supply of mechanical and electrical equipment, including design and supervision of civil works, installations and commissioning test. The company said in a bourse filing t...

Qassim Cement sees sales down 27% YoY

08 November 2021, Published under Cement News

Saudi Arabia’s Qassim Cement has reported a net profit of SAR60.4m (US$16.11m) in the third quarter of 2021, down 49.7 per cent YoY from SAR110.1m. Sales also decreased 26.5 per cent to SAR170.3m from SAR231.6m in the 3Q20.

Saudi Arabian cement companies see combined profits rise 39%

12 November 2020, Published under Cement News

The combined profits of 14 Tadawul-listed Saudi cement companies grew by 39.3 per cent YoY to SAR840.87m during the 3Q20, compared with SAR603.54m in the same period of 2019, according to Mubasher. A total of 13 cement firms achieved growth in quarterly profits, while Northern Region Cement saw profits fall. The net profit of Southern Province Cement Co was the highest in the third quarter, rising 66.7 per cent YoY to SAR150m. Qassim Cement saw a 22.1 per cent advance in profit to SAR1...

Qassim Cement sees 21% rise in net profit

10 August 2020, Published under Cement News

Saudi Arabia’s Qassim Cement saw a net profit of SAR85.5m (US$22.8m) in the second quarter of 2020, up 21.3 per cent YoY compared to SAR70.5m in the year-ago period. Sales also increased 8.3 per cent YoY to SAR167.4m from SAR154.5m.

Saudi Arabia records 10% demand increase in 5M20

25 June 2020, Published under Cement News

Saudi Arabia’s cement sector has reportedly seen a 10 per cent YoY demand growth in the first five months of 2020, according to Al Rajhi Capital. Qassim Cement and Yanbu Cement saw the highest YoY increase of 21 and 18 per cent, respectively, for the combined period of April and May. However, when comparing the first two months of 1Q20 with the first two months of 2Q20, volumes have declined by almost 50 per cent. "We estimate that for the next couple of years, the industry will wit...