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Southern Province sees 42% fall in 1H net profits

11 August 2022, Published under Cement News

In the first half of 2022, Saudi Arabia-based Southern Province Cement Co reported net profits after zakat and tax of SAR150m, down 41.6 per cent YoY from SAR257m in the 1H21, according to Mubasher. The company’s revenues declined by 22.4 per cent YoY to SAR564m from SAR727m in the 1H21. During the second quarter of 2020 net profits after zakat and tax fell 29.9 per cent yoY to SAR61m from SAR87m in the 2Q21. Revenues decreased by 18.5 per cent to SAR234m in the 2Q22 from SAR287m in 2Q21.

Two Saudi cement firms report declining 1H22 profits

10 August 2022, Published under Cement News

Two cement companies have posted their interim financial results at the Saudi Stock Exchange (Tadawul) for the period ending on 30 June 2022, showing lesser earnings during this period. City Cement Co and Arabian Cement Co reported lower profits during the 1H22, continuing the trend of declining cement sector profits.  The City Cement Co   reported SAR42m (US$11.2m) in profit for the first half compared to SAR115.72m, down 63.71 per cent from the same period in 2021. Its revenues fell b...

Arabian Cement posts 34% rise in 2Q profit

10 August 2022, Published under Cement News

Saudi cement producer Arabian Cement Co reported a 2Q net profit after zakat and tax of SAR45m (US$12m), up 34.2 per cent from SAR33.5m in the 2Q21. The increase in profit was achieved despite sales slipping from SAR233m in the 2Q21 to SAR231m in the 2Q22 as the average sale price increased. In addition, there was an increase in the share of profit of associated companies and a decrease in finance costs. The 2Q22 also saw a decrease in sales volumes of Arabian Cement and its subsidiary i...

Northern Region Cement reports 9% drop in 1H net profit

08 August 2022, Published under Cement News

Northern Region Cement Co posted net profits after zakat and tax of SAR48.09m (US$12.8m) in the first half of 2022, down 9.1 per cent from SAR52.9m in the 1H21. Revenues declined by 13.2 per cent in the 1H22 to SAR266.68m when compared with SAR307.19m in the 1H21. In the second quarter of 2022, Northern Region Cement Co reported net profits after zakat and tax worth SAR24.74m, up 17.6 per cent YoY from SAR21.04m in the 2Q21. Revenues decreased by 8.2 per cent YoY to SAR133.42m from S...

Najran Cement sees drop in quarterly profit

02 August 2022, Published under Cement News

Najran Cement Co of Saudi Arabia reported a net profit after zakat and tax of SAR13.3m (US$3.5m) in the second quarter of 2022, down 59.3 per cent when compared with SAR32.7m in the 2Q21. Sales in the 2Q22 declined to SAR108.1m from SAR131.6m in the 2Q21. The drop in profit was attributed to increasing production costs as well as selling and distribution expenses.

Al Jouf Cement appoints new chairman

02 August 2022, Published under Cement News

Saudi Arabia-based Al Jouf Cement has appointed Abdullah Bin Odeh Al-Ghabeen Al-Enezi as chairman. Mr  Bin Odeh Al-Ghabeen Al-Enezi succeeds Eng Mohammed Bin Saeed Al-Attiyah.

Yanbu Cement 2Q profits down 25% in 1H22

28 July 2022, Published under Cement News

Saudi Arabian cement producer Yanbu Cement Co reported a 24.5 per cent fall in its net profits after zakat and tax to SAR86.97m (US$23.2m) when compared with the 1H21, when the company achieved profits of SAR115.23m. Revenues were down by 10.3 per cent to SAR479.8m in the 1H22 from SAR353.09m in the 1H21. While second-quarter revenues slipped by 1.9 per cent YoY to SAR238.17m from SAR242.69m in the 2Q21, 2Q22 net profits after zakat and tax advanced 14.9 per cent to SAR48.04m from SAR41....

Yamama sees 9% dip in 1H profits

27 July 2022, Published under Cement News

Yamama Cement Co of Saudi Arabia saw its net profit after zakat and tax decline by 9.2 per cent YoY to SAR120.1m (US$32m) in the 1H22 from SAR 132.55m in the 1H21. Sales expanded by 12.5 per cent YoY to SAR430.86m in the 1H22 from SAR382.83m in the year-ago period. In the second quarter of 2022, net profits were up by 16.8 per cent YoY to SAR90.69m from SAR77.68m in the 2Q21. Sales increased by 3.3 per cent to SAR209.28m from SAR202.57m in the 2Q21.

Court ruling favours Arabian Cement in Emaar Economic City case

13 June 2022, Published under Cement News

Arabian Cement Co reports that it has received a Jeddah commercial court order in its favour, ordering Emaar The Economic City to supply to the company 4.57Mt of limestone based on the agreement signed by the two parties on 28 April 2012. The ruling will be deemed final if no appeal is filed within 30 days. In September 2021 Arabian Cement filed a lawsuit before Jeddah Commercial Court against Emaar EC which is building King Abdullah Economic City, claiming the remaining quantities of l...

Southern Province Cement starts work on new Jazan plant

01 June 2022, Published under Cement News

Southern Province Cement Co has started work on its new 5000tpd plant in Jazan, Saudi Arabia. The project is part of the company’s plans to boost its production capacity to 10,000tpd and gradually replace its current production lines. Southern Province Cement’s performance remained under pressure in the first quarter of 2022 as revenues were down 25 per cent YoY .