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Taiheiyo Cement joins Japanese CCS value chain study

03 August 2023, Published under Cement News

Taiheiyo Cement Corp has joined six other companies in a feasibility study into the use of advanced carbon capture and storage (CCS) in Japan. The study forms part of Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry’s goal to harness CCS, particularly in hard-to-abate industries, to help reach the government’s targets of a 46 per cent reduction in greenhouse gas emissions (compared to FY13) by FY30, and carbon neutrality by 2050.  The study was initially launched in January this year wit...

Sustainability-linked loans gain momentum in the cement industry

16 June 2023, Published under Cement News

This week JSW Cement announced that it was signing a new loan agreement that would be sustainability-linked to raise US$50m in debt capital to help achieve its 50Mta production capacity goal. While this is not JSW Cement's first such loan, ICR looks at the growing trend for committing to sustainability loans in the cement sector, and what they really offer for the environment and shareholders.  Sustainability-linked bonds (SLBs) and sustainability-linked loans (SLL) have become increasing...

Taiheiyo Cement secures Japan's first transition-linked loan

10 March 2023, Published under Cement News

Taiheiyo Cement Corp has raised capital from the Development Bank of Japan Inc through a transition-linked loan, marking the first time transition finance has been secured by the cement industry in Japan. According to the company, transition-linked loans are a financing framework designed to support companies working to reduce greenhouse gases in line with strategy, linking the borrower’s performance against predetermined Sustainability Performance Targets (SPTs) with the terms of the loan...

Taiheiyo Cement posts 11% rise in sales

14 November 2022, Published under Cement News

Japan’s Taiheiyo Cement Corp has posted consolidated net sales of JPY375,982m (US$2697m) in the six months ended 30 September 2022, marking a 10.6 per cent advance YoY. Operating profit over the same period has fallen from JPY25,812m to a loss of JPY313m, while basic earnings per share have contracted from JPY163.92 in the quarter ended 30 September 2021 to -JPY140.58 in the same period this year. 

Taiheiyo Cement to acquire Denka cement business

27 October 2022, Published under Cement News

Taiheiyo Cement Corp is reportedly acquiring the cement business of Denka Co Ltd in March 2023. Denka has decided to exit the cement sector due to rising production costs. The company operates one integrated cement plant with 2.69Mta of cement capacity in Omi , Niigata, Japan. According to research company Nomura, Denka currently has a thee per cent share of the Japanese cement market, but demand there is falling. The company has already lowered its fiscal-year earnings guidance, for...

Taiheiyo Cement posts 6% net profit rise

12 November 2021, Published under Cement News

Japan’s Taiheiyo Cement has seen a 19.2 per cent YoY decline in revenue to JPY339.8bn (US$2.98bn) in the first half of the FY21-22 ended 30 September, compared to JPY420.63bn in the year-ago period. However, net profit rose 5.6 per cent to JPY19.49bn from JPY18.46bn in the 1HFY20-21.

Taiheiyo Cement announces 101% rise in net profit

10 August 2021, Published under Cement News

Japan’s Taiheiyo Cement has posted a revenue of JPY159.6bn (US$1.44bn) in the quarter ending 30 June 2021, down 20.4 per cent on JPY200.56bn in the same period of the previous fiscal. However, net profit surged 101 per cent YoY to JPY6.58bn from JPY3.27bn in the 1QFY21-22.

Taiheiyo Cement sees 20% net profit increase

13 May 2021, Published under Cement News

Japan’s Taiheiyo Cement has recorded a 2.3 per cent decline in revenue to JPY863.9bn (US$7.88bn) in the year ending 31 March 2021, compared with JPY884.35bn in the previous year. However, net profit advanced 19.6 per cent YoY to JPY46.8bn from JPY39.15bn. Operating profit reached JPY63.61bn, up 4.3 per cent YoY, while pretax profit also increased 8.6 per cent to JPY65.74bn from JPY60.54bn in the FY19-20. The company also released a series of forecasts for the year ending March 2022. Its r...

Taiheiyo Cement Corp to work with Carbon Clean on carbon capture plant

21 April 2021, Published under Cement News

Japanese cement producer Taiheiyo Cement Corp will implement technology for CO 2  capture from the flue gas of rotary cement kilns in the first, 10tpd demonstration plant in Japan. For this purpose, Taiheiyo Cement has selected the technology for CO 2 chemical absorption supplied by UK-based Carbon Clean, which has been awarded by Marubeni Protechs Corp (Marubeni Protechs) in Japan. This technology will be installed at Taiheiyo Cement's plant in Kumagaya City, Saitama, and demonstr...

Taiheiyo Cement 9M net profit advances 22% YoY

09 February 2021, Published under Cement News

Japan-based Taiheiyo Cement Corp saw its 9MFY20-21 revenues ended 31 December 2020 slip by 1.6 per cent to JPY652.71bn (US$6.23bn) from JPY662.99 in the year-ago period. However, operating profit advanced by 14.3 per cent from JPY42.16bn in 9MFY19-20 to JPY48.2bn in the 9MFY20-21.Pretax profits rose 16.4 per cent from JPY42.41bn to JPY49.35bn in the April-December 2020 period while net profits were up 21.6 per cent to JPY37.15bn from JPY30.54bn over the period. The company expects revenu...