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Thailand: Siam City Cement's Insee Green Park project

26 June 2013, Published under Cement News

The new Insee Green Park in Saraburi province represents Siam City Cement's (SCC) concern for sustainable development and a green environment. "Green Heart" is the business motto of SCC, producer and distributor of the premium cement brand Insee since 2010. It sees the park as a way to develop its green products and its corporate social responsibility programme, which focuses on the environment. The company's adviser Chantana Sukumanont said the Insee Green Park is a pilot project designed...

Siam City Cement 1Q sales rise, net profit hit by higher costs, Thailand

13 May 2013, Published under Cement News

Siam City Cement Co (SCCC), Thailand’s second-largest cement producer, reported a decline in operating and net profit for the 1Q13 despite a rise in sales as higher electricity and transport costs negatively affected results. Net profit for the three months to the end of March 2013 was THB1.12bn (US$37.7m), down 5.4 per cent on the same quarter of last year. Sales, however, were up 8.4 per cent YoY to THB7.5bn from THB6.9bn in the same period of last year. The rise was attributed to in...

Siam City Cement adds water management to Sustainability Roadmap, Thailand

02 May 2013, Published under Cement News

Thailand's second-largest producer Siam City Cement (SCCC) is to add water management and conservation to its Sustainable Development Roadmap and plans to spend THB58.7m (US$2m) on water conservation and related activities from 2012-18. The company's cement operations in Saraburi have been self-dependent in water supplies without drawing water from public sources. Managing director, Philippe Arto, told the Bangkok Post: “In Saraburi province, we pumped water from underground, but now w...

Fitch affirms Siam City Cement rating, outlook Stable

15 April 2013, Published under Cement News

Fitch Ratings (Thailand) Limited has affirmed Siam City Cement Public Company Limited's (SCCC) National Long-Term rating at 'A(tha)', its National Short-term rating at 'F1(tha)' and its senior unsecured debentures at 'A(tha)'. The Outlook is Stable. The ratings reflect SCCC's leading market position as the second-largest cement and ready mixed concrete producer in Thailand. This has helped maintain reasonable EBITDA and EBITDA margin despite pressure from price competition and higher ener...

Siam City Cement to upgrade and reactivate kiln line, Thailand

18 February 2013, Published under Cement News

Thailand’s second largest cement producer, Siam City Cement Co (SCCC), reported a 14 per cent rise in revenues for 2012 and says it plans to increase production at its Saraburi works. SCCC, part of the Holcim Group, achieved revenue of THB26.4bn (US$883m) in 2012, on the back of strong domestic cement consumption and significant growth in cross-border exports. Net profit rose by 10.4 per cent to THB3.6bn during the year. Fourth-quarter net revenue tripled YoY to THB756m as net sales surge...

Siam City Cement plans 1Mta Cambodia works

14 February 2013, Published under Cement News

Thailand’s second-largest cement producer Siam City Cement Co (SCCC) is currently conducting a feasibility study for a 1Mta cement plant in Cambodia, a senior executive of the company has said. The new works is estimated to cost THB1.4bn and is part of a THB2bn (US$671.11m) investment spend SCCC has planned for this year, Reuters quoted the company official as saying. SCCC also said it expects revenue growth to increase by double-digits in 2013 with demand in Thailand forecast to rise b...

Holcim

04 January 2013, Published under Cement News

The Holcim associate Siam City Cement is to re-commission the two kilns that have been idle since 2008. One of the kilns will be fired again in October 2013, boosting active capacity by 1.4Mta. The second kiln will be re-lit some time during 2014. With all six kilns in operation, Siam City will have a capacity of 12.5Mta of clinker and 14Mta of cement. Siam City Cement is also contemplating building an integrated cement works in Cambodia, where it currently has a 49 per cent market share. A...

Holcim reduces stake in Siam City Cement, sells minority shareholding in Cementos Progreso

21 December 2012, Published under Cement News

Holcim has announced that it has reduced its stake in Siam City Cement Ltd (SCCC) of Thailand and has sold its minority shareholding in Guatemalan producer Cementos Progreso, contributing CHF375m (EUR310.6m) to the Holcim Leadership Journey programme. SCCC stake reduced Holcim Ltd has reduced its shareholding in SCCC from 36.8 per cent to 27.5 per cent. The shares have been purchased by Bangkok Broadcasting and Television Co, part of the Ratanarak Group, which will increase its shareho...

Siam City Cement to boost production, Thailand

11 December 2012, Published under Cement News

Thailand’s Siam City Cement (SCCC) has said it will resume operations of two clinker lines from next year on the back of increased local demand. The company is also looking to construct its first cement plant outside of Thailand. Two of SCCC's six kiln lines have been shut down since the economic crisis in 2008. With local consumption now showing sound levels of recovery, Mr Arto said one kiln will reopen next October, which will add 10 per cent (1.4Mta) of capacity. The other kiln is due...

Thailand: SCCC reports net profit dip of 8.8% on weak prices

16 November 2012, Published under Cement News

Siam City Cement Plc reported a drop in net profit for the third quarter and the first nine months due to weak prices even though sales have surged. Third-quarter net profit fell 8.8% YoY to THB792m (US$25.7m), while revenue grew 7.7% to THB6.59bn. For the nine-month period, net profit fell 5.3% from a year earlier to THB2.88bn as revenue increased 10.8% to THB20bn, according to SCCC's filing to the Stock Exchange of Thailand. ''Strong cement consumption driven by infrastructure project...