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Ramco Cements reports rise in revenue in 2021-22

20 July 2022, Published under Cement News

The Ramco Cements Ltd has reported revenue of INR60.1bn (US$752.3m) in the FY21-22, compared to INR53.03bn in FY20-21. Net profit over the same period has advanced from INR7.61bn to INR8.93bn, while EBITDA has fallen from INR15.82bn to INR13.14bn. In terms of costs, power and fuel accounted for the greatest share in the FY20-22 at 23 per cent, up from 15 per cent in the FY20-21. All other costs remained stable with freight and forwarding expenses accounting for 20 per cent in the FY21-22, ...

Ramco Cements announces capex and price rise

09 June 2022, Published under Cement News

Ramco Cements has announced capex of INR12-13bn (US$154-167m) to expand its production capacity over the next two years. At its Kurnool plant, trial production of clinker is now underway and with this, clinker capacity has expanded to 13.65Mta. The cement grinding facility, 6MW waste heat recovery system (WHRS), and an 18MW thermal power plant (TPP) are due to be commissioned during 2QFY23, according to the Financial Express. An additional 1-1.5Mta of grinding capacity is also planned in K...

Ramco Cements to commission Kurnool clinker plant in February

26 January 2022, Published under Cement News

Ramco Cements Ltd is expected to bring online its 2.25Mta clinker plant in Kurnool, India, in February. The 1Mta cement grinding unit, 12MW waste heat recovery system and 18MW thermal power plant are scheduled to be commissioned in FY2022-23. Its RR Nagar plant project, which will see a new energy-efficient 3000tpd kiln, is likely to be commissioned in FY2023-24. The modernisation project represents and investment of INR4.76bn (US$63.6m).

Ramco Cements sees 59% fall in 3Q net profit

25 January 2022, Published under Cement News

India-based Ramco Cements Ltd reported a 59 per cent decrease in standalone profit after tax at INR830m for the quarter ended 31 December 2021 (3QFY21-22). In the 3QFY20-21 standalone profit after tax was INR2.01bn. Net revenues for the 3QFY21-22 expanded 16 per cent YoY to INR15.56bn from INR13.45bn in the 3QFY20-21, as cement sales volumes increased 15 per cent to 3.01Mt from 2.61Mt in the year-ago period. But the company said demand was weak due to a range of factors such as the monsoo...

Ramco Cements commissions WHR system

25 November 2021, Published under Cement News

India’s Ramco Cements has commissioned a new waste heat recovery system for the third line of its Jayanthipuram plant in Andhra Pradesh. Out of the two boilers in the WHR system of the third line, the air-quenched boiler at the cooler has been commissioned, according to a company release. It is expected to increase total available power from waste heat to 24MW from 21MW. The preheater boiler at the third line will be commissioned in June 2022.

Ramco Cements announces 19% increase in revenue

27 October 2021, Published under Cement News

India’s Ramco Cements has posted an 18.7 per cent YoY increase in consolidated revenue to INR15.03bn (US$200.1m) in the quarter ending September 2021. The company was reportedly supported by better volumes and pricing in the light of strong cement demand. Net profit surged 111.8 per cent to INR5.16bn from INR2.44bn in the July-September 2020 period.

No stopping India's cement capacity rise

20 August 2021, Published under Cement News

India is the second-largest cement market in the world with an increasing population and high development needs. Consequently, the prospects for long-term cement demand growth are good. While many cement companies have delayed investment plans due to the ongoing pandemic, in India there is a surge of activity for CAPEX projects. The Cement Manufacturing Association (CMA) currently estimates that India has an installed cement capacity of 545Mta. A report by Crisil Ratings claims that as mu...

Ramco Cements posts 47% rise in net profit

25 May 2021, Published under Cement News

India’s Ramco Cements has reported a 47 per cent rise in net profit to INR2.14bn (US$29.4m) in the final quarter of the FY20-21, compared to INR1.46bn in the year-ago period. Net revenue advanced 17 per cent YoY to INR16.40bn from INR14bn in the 4QFY19-20, while EBITDA increased 58 per cent from INR2.91bn to INR4.59bn. Ramco’s cement sales were also up to 3.21Mt from 2.93Mt. However, in the full-year period, cement sales declined 11 per cent YoY to 9.98Mt from 11.2Mt. Revenue decreased 1...

Ramco Cements sees 4% rise in revenue

05 February 2021, Published under Cement News

India’s Ramco Cements has reported a four per cent YoY rise in revenue from operations to INR13.24bn (US$181.55m) for the December 2020 quarter. Gross earnings advanced 91 per cent YoY to INR4.03bn. However, cement sales declined 7.1 per cent to 2.6Mt from 2.8Mt in the 3QFY19-20. "The sales volume in the current quarter was impacted due to extended and above normal monsoon in Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Karnataka, AP and Telangana," said the company. Cement prices were also under pressure in all of...

Ramco Cements posts 40% increase in net profit

04 November 2020, Published under Cement News

India’s Ramco Cements has reported a 40 per cent YoY increase in net profit to INR2.36bn (US$31.69m) for the second quarter of the FY20-21. However, revenue was down 4.6 per cent to INR12.65bn from INR13.26bn in the corresponding period of the previous fiscal. EBITDA surged 48 per cent YoY to INR4.5bn from INR3.04bn, on the back of improved margins. During the quarter, the stability in cement prices, improved sale of its flagship products and premium products in the trade segment played ou...