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Heidelberg Materials reports record results in 2023

22 February 2024, Published under Cement News

Heidelberg Materials has reported record preliminary results for 2023 with group revenue up four per cent YoY to EUR21.2bn, despite what the company describes as a “weak market environment”. The result from current operations (RCO) improved by 29 per cent YoY to EUR3bn, while profit for the year attributable to shareholders came in at EUR1929m, up from EUR1597m in the previous year. The return on invested capital (ROIC) increased to 10.3 per cent in 2023, compared to to 9.1 per cent in 202...

Summit reports 10% revenue advance in 2023

16 February 2024, Published under Cement News

Summit Materials has announced a 19.8 per cent YoY increase in net revenue to US$613.1m in the fourth quarter of 2023. Adjusted EBITDA over the same period advanced by 14.5 per cent to US$136.5m. The three-month period saw its aggregates business report a 5.7 per cent YoY increase in sales volumes, while cement sales volumes declined 11.1 per cent. Ready-mixed concrete volumes were up 14.8 per cent YoY in the 4Q23, while asphalt volumes advanced by 34.7 per cent.  For 2023 as a whole, t...

Hoffmann Green posts 78% YoY increase in sales volumes

16 February 2024, Published under Cement News

Hoffmann Green Cement Technologies has reported revenue of EUR6m in 2023, a 2.7 times increase on the previous year. According to the company, over the past three years, revenue has multiplied by 12, indicative of what it calls its "uninterrupted growth trajectory". Revenue for 2023 corresponds to EUR4m from the sales of cements, mainly H-UKR technology, and EUR2m from the licensing contract signed with the Saudi Shurfah Group.  Sales volumes for the 12-month period came in at over 21,3...

Gulf Cement Co sees revenue advance 33% YoY

16 February 2024, Published under Cement News

Gulf Cement Co has posted revenue of AED462.7m (US$125.99m) for 2023, up 33 per cent from the AED348.1m reported in the previous year. For 2023 the company saw a loss of AED21.84m versus a loss of AED30.46m in 2022. According to the company, the losses are the result of challenges including an increase in supply compared to demand, and falling cement and clinker prices in the local and export markets following dumping and intense competition. The global financial crisis has also had a m...

Vicat reports 8% growth YoY in 2023

15 February 2024, Published under Cement News

Vicat has reported 8.1 per cent YoY growth in consolidated sales to EUR3.94bn in 2023, compared to EUR3.64bn in the previous year. Over the same period EBITDA has improved by 29.8 per cent from EUR570m to EUR740m. The EBITDA margin has expanded by 3.1 points from 15.7 per cent to 18.8 per cent. The company attributes the advance to its “geographically balanced” portfolio benefiting from cash generation in developed markets and growth opportunities in emerging markets.  France, which acc...

Yamama Cement posts 7% YoY fall in revenue in 2023

14 February 2024, Published under Cement News

Saudi Arabia's Yamama Cement Co has announced revenue of SAR935.19m (US$249.38m) for 2023, down 7.23 per cent on the SAR1008.1m seen in the previous year. Operational profit was down 17.93 per cent from SAR333.13m in 2022 to SAR263.55m in 2023. Net profit over the same period has declined 14.49 per cent from SAR355.79m to SAR304.25m. Profit per share also fell, down from SAR1.76 and SAR1.5. The downturn in revenue and profit has been attributed to a low volume and value of sales as loca...

Saurashtra Cement sees upturn in income

13 February 2024, Published under Cement News

Saurashtra Cement has posted total income of INR4508m (US$54.34m) in the quarter ended 31 December 2023. This compares to INR3781m in the previous quarter and INR4465m in the same quarter a year earlier. Net profit in the December 2023 quarter came in at INR125m, up notably from the INR7.9m seen in the previous quarter and the INR28.5m loss recorded in the quarter ended 31 December 2022. Total expenses have declined from INR4470m in the December 2022 quarter to INR4156m in the same quar...

The Ramco Cements announces expansion plans

12 February 2024, Published under Cement News

The Ramco Cements Ltd has announced plans to double capacity at its Kalavatala plant in Andhra Pradesh, India. According to The Hindu, the company intends to set up a second line to increase clinker capacity at the works to 6.3Mta and cement capacity to 3Mta. The expansion is expected to cost INR12,500m (US$150.57m). An additional 15MW waste heat recovery system (WHRS) will also be added. The new line is scheduled to be commissioned in FY25-26 and will take the company’s total production...

Burnpur Cement sees income decline YoY

12 February 2024, Published under Cement News

Burnpur Cement Ltd has reported total income from operations of INR407.4m (US$4.9m) in the quarter ended 31 December 2023. This comes to INR433.9m in the previous quarter and INR349.3m in the quarter ended 31 December 2022. The company recorded a loss from continuing operations of INR451.5m for the December 2023 quarter, up from a loss of INR191.5m in the previous quarter and INR207.6m in the quarter ended 31 December 2022. Basic earnings per share declined from a loss of INR2.41 in the q...

Birla Corp records 15% YoY revenue growth

08 February 2024, Published under Cement News

Birla Corp has reported revenue of INR23,120m (US$278.6m) in the 3QFY23-24. This compares to INR20,161m in the same quarter a year earlier, marking a 14.7 per cent YoY advance. Consolidated net profit in the 3QFY23-24 came in at INR1091.4m, versus a net loss of INR499.1m in the 3QFY22-23, according to BusinessLine Online.  The company saw cement sales of 4.2Mt in the 3QFY23-24, up 13.2 per cent YoY, along with a capacity utilisation rate of 85 per cent over the three-month period. This...