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Southern Province places contract for two new lines at Jazan

22 May 2023, Published under Cement News

Saudi Arabia-based Southern Province Cement Co has placed an order with Sinoma International Engineering Co for two new 5000tpd production lines at its Jazan cement plant. Line 3 will go under construction first and is due for completion within 18 months. Infrastructure for a second 5000tpd line (Line 4) is also being put in place, with that line expected to complete within 24 months. The US$330m project is being entirely funded by a local bank, reports Mist News.  The Jazan plant cur...

Southern Province Cement makes progress on new 10,000tpd line

29 March 2023, Published under Cement News

Saudi-based Southern Province Cement Company (SPCC) has reportedly completed its study into the construction of a new 10,000tpd production line at its Jazan plant, and work was now underway to draft and review the EPC contract. According to Zawya, the new line will replace the existing line at the plant, with the cement producer saying in December 2022 that it hoped to sign the contract for the new line in the opening quarter of 2023. SPCC currently runs three plants in Bisha , Ja...

Southern Province Cement reports 48% surge in net profit

10 August 2020, Published under Cement News

Saudi Arabia’s Southern Province Cement Co reported a 48.4 per cent surge in net profit to SAR135m (US$36m) in the 2Q20, against SAR91m in the second quarter of 2019. Sales also advanced 22.8 per cent YoY to SAR339m from SAR276m.

Southern Province sees 63% drop in 1Q profit

10 May 2017, Published under Cement News

Saudi-based Southern Province Cement Co reported a 62.9 per cent drop in profits for the first quarter of 2017, compared to the same period of the previous year, while QoQ profits declined 30.9 per cent. Profits stood at SAR105m (US$28m) in 1Q17, compared to SAR283m in 1Q16, according to a filing to the Saudi Stock Exchange. The company attributed the decrease in profits to a drop in sales as a result of lower demand and lower selling prices given competition in the market. Sales dec...

Saudi Arabia lifts ban on cement exports as construction sector slows

13 April 2016, Published under Cement News

A senior official in Saudi Arabia has said that the kingdom's ban on cement exports has been lifted. According to reports from Reuters, the ban - imposed in 2008 and renewed in 2012 - has been overturned because of a slowdown in the construction sector, which has led to an oversupply of cement. Dr Ahmed Zugail, director general of Yanbu Cement Company and deputy head of the National Committee for Cement Companies, told the Al Riyadh newspaper that he welcomed the news, given that Saudi...

Southern Province Cement 4Q15 results beats estimates

20 January 2016, Published under Cement News

Saudi-based Southern Province Cement Co (SPCC) posted a strong set of results for 4Q15, with net profits at SAR298m (US$79.5m), coming in ahead of Al Rajhi Capital and consensus estimates of SAR263m and SAR257m, respectively. The rises came on the back of increased sales volumes and lesser use of imported clinker, which in turn led to lower cost of goods sold, Al Rajhi Capital said. The company’s top-line continued to grow at a healthy rate, driven by new expansion and stable cement pri...

Southern Province cement signs deal with Wärtsila, Saudi Arabia

03 August 2012, Published under Cement News

Saudi Arabia’s Southern Province Cement Company has signed a US$26m contract with a Finnish power firm that will allow it to expand its power plant in Jazan, located in the south of the country. Southern Province's chairman, HH prince Abdullah bin Mosa'ad bin Abdulrahman Al- Saud, signed the contract with Wartsilla Power Contracting Co of Finland yesterday. The deal will see four diesel-powered units added to its plant in Jazan, which will increase its capacity by 32MW.