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Raysut Cement targets east African expansion

02 July 2020, Published under Cement News

Oman's Raysut Cement plans a five-fold increase in its cement production capacity, says Joey Ghose, Raysut Cement's CEO. The expansion would see Raysut Cement increase production from 5Mta to 26Mta in the next few years. The expansion would be accomplished through a mixture of joint ventures, acquisitions and greenfield cement projects, added Ghose. Expenditure would amount to US$65-78m in the next two years. The main area for growth would be in east Africa where the company plans to add 1...

Pioneer Cement signs limestone development agreement in Georgia

02 March 2020, Published under Cement News

Raysut Cement's UAE subsidiary, Pioneer Cement, has signed an agreement for the development of a limestone mine in Georgia. Under the 10-year deal SFL International will pay a royalty to Pioneer Cement for mining the limestone deposits. Pioneer Cement owns the concession to limestone mines in Georgia where it is currently set to construct a 1.2Mta cement plant. The plant will be located near Tbilisi, adjacent to the limestone mines. The value of the project is estimated at US$200m. Georgi...

Raysut Cement recycle bulk carrier

30 May 2019, Published under Cement News

The Raysut II bulk cement carrier of Raysut Cement Co of Oman was re-floated and recycled recently, according to shipping industry sources. Resolve Marine Group completed the complicated wreck removal of bulk cement carrier Raysut II and also made arrangements to off load damaged cargo at port of Salalah, Oman. The vessel was owned by Raybulk Navigation Inc, a subsidiary of Raysut Cement. Reportedly foreign experts were chosen for this project, because of their plan to re-float the ves...

Raysut Cement reports 10% revenue increase in 1Q19

15 April 2019, Published under Cement News

Oman’s Raysut Cement Co has released its unaudited consolidated financial results for the 1Q19, reporting a 9.8 per cent YoY increase in revenue to OMR23m (US$59.84m) from OMR20.96m. However, profit before tax declined 77.2 per cent in the first quarter to OMR248,478, compared with OMR1.09m of the year-ago period. Total profit and comprehensive income attributable to shareholders decreased 46 per cent to OMR242,951 from OMR450,161.

Raysut Cement's production rises 14% in FY18

08 March 2019, Published under Cement News

Raysut Cement Co of Oman has released consolidated financial statements for the year ended 31 December 2018, reporting that it produced 3.398Mt of clinker and 3.326Mt of cement against 2.967Mt of clinker and 2.913Mt of cement, respectively in 2017.  The overall production of clinker is higher YoY by 14.5 per cent and cement by 14.2 per cent, respectively.   According to the report, out of total production, the parent company produced 2.051Mt of clinker and 2.11Mt of cement at its Sal...

Raysut Cement orders new clinker cooler for Salalah plant

04 February 2019, Published under Cement News

Raysut Cement Co (RCC) has signed an agreement with Oman-based Ayoki Engineering LLC for the upgrade of the Line 3 clinker cooler at its Salalah plant. According to a media statement from Raysut, Ayoki Engineering will import all the equipment for the clinker cooler upgrade from IKN GmbH, Germany. "The upgrade of clinker cooler is in line with Raysut's strategic plan to install the latest in production technology to reduce costs as well as to scale up its plants with state-of-the-art eq...

Raysut Cement reports loss of cement carrier

17 July 2018, Published under Cement News

Raysut Cement Company has announced total loss of its Raysut II cement carrier in the wake of Cyclone Mekunu on 25 May. The vessel is owned by Raybulk Navigation Inc, a subsidiary of Raysut Cement. The vessel ran aground at Fazayah beach, 18 nautical miles west of Salalah Port during storm. According to media reports, the group is expected to receive OMR4.129m (US$10.7m) against insurance for loss of ship and various cyclone Mekunu claims,” said Ghose Jotirmoy Pratuk Krishna, Chief Executi...

Raysut Cement opens new packing line

27 March 2018, Published under Cement News

Oman's Raysut Cement Co recently inaugurated a new packing line, installed by a leading European equipment manufacturer. The new line will double the packing capacity at its Salalah plant, enabling the company to supply an additional 1Mta of bagged supply to the export markets of Yemen, Somalia and east Africa. The project represents an investment of OMR1.5m (US$3.9m).

Raysut Cement to look at 1Mta plant in Georgia

22 March 2018, Published under Cement News

Oman’s Raysut Cement Co is planning to carry out an initial study for a 1Mta plant in Georgia, according to Muscat Daily. The company’s subsidiary, Pioneer Cement Industries Georgia Ltd, already owns a mine with over 30Mt of limestone reserves, located 60km from Tbilisi. According to a disclosure filed to the Muscat Securities Market, Raysut Cement has begun discussions with possible partners for both equity participation and engineering, procurement and construction contracting. A decisi...

Raysut Cement reports negative results for 2017

27 February 2018, Published under Cement News

Oman-based Raysut Cement Company has reported negative sales revenue and net earnings results due to competition from UAE producers and ongoing socio-economic disturbances in Yemen, according to the Times of Oman. "There has been severe competition across markets, coupled with socio-political disturbances in Yemen. Unabated supply of cement from the UAE due to surplus capacity and price decline has caused a dent in prices and volume of sales in the northern markets of Oman," stated the com...