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Taiwan Cement Corp to introduce electric tractor units

22 April 2024, Published under Cement News

Taiwan Cement Corp (TCC) will bring Taiwan Transport and Storage Corp's (TTSC) first electric tractor units into operation to transport cement – the first company in the country to use electric vehicles to transport building materials, reports the Taipei Times. TTSC unveiled its first electric tractor unit manufactured by Volvo Trucks in a ceremony in Taipei on 18 April. The company's chairman, Koo Kung-yi, said about 12 per cent of carbon emissions in Taiwan come from the transportation s...

Fitch Ratings expects Taiwan Cement to maintain credit profile after earthquake

12 April 2024, Published under Cement News

The BBB-/Stable credit profile of Taiwan Cement Corp (TCC) is unlikely to be affected by the equipment damage and operational disruption caused by the 3 April 2024 earthquake in eastern Taiwan, according to Fitch Ratings. Repairment costs and lost revenue in relation to the earthquake should not damage TCC's financial profile, as the amounts are immaterial relative to TCC's EBITDA of TWD20bn (US$619.7m) and TWD126bn of cash on hand as of end-2023. The company's preliminary assessment esti...

Taiwan Cement to diversify to reduce carbon footprint

02 June 2023, Published under Cement News

Taiwan Cement Corp (TCC) expects cement to account for less than half of its sales by 2025 as the revenue from energy storage and vehicle charging businesses increase. However, cement production would remain its core business, said TCC Chairman, Nelson Chang. While the company is expanding into the green energy business in line with global efforts to curb carbon emissions, it would continue to produce up to 80Mta of cement, Mr Chang said. The green energy businesses would help the compan...

Asia Cement posts TWD59bn revenue in 8M22

09 September 2022, Published under Cement News

Taiwan-based Asia Cement Corp reported a 1.7 per cent drop in revenues to TWD7.069bn (US$228.5m) in August 2022 when compared with the TWD7.193bn posted in August 2021. In the first eight months of 2022 revenues saw a 8.1 per cent YoY advance from TWD54.657bn to TWD59.103bn.

Taiwan Cement and Chia Hsin see June revenue increase

13 July 2022, Published under Cement News

Taiwan Cement Corp reported a 7.8 per cent increase in revenue to TWD9145.989m (US$306.5m) in June 2022 from TWD8480.821m in June 2021. However, in the first half of 2022 the company’s revenue slipped 3.8 per cent to TWD48,144.732m from TWD50,023.365m. Chia Hsin Cement’ s revenue increased 8.5 per cent to TWD183.177m in June 2022 from TWD168.756m in June 2021. In the first six months of 2022 Chia Hsin’s revenue slipped from 1094.913m in the 6M21 to TWD1027.363m.

Taiwan Cement shifts focus to green energy and waste

27 May 2022, Published under Cement News

Taiwan Cement Corp (TCC) saw its cement revenue on mainland China fall by 7.8 per cent YoY in the opening quarter of 2022 with the sales volume over the same period contracting by 24.1 per cent, according to Nelson Chang, chairman of TCC, speaking at the company’s annual general meeting on 26 May, 2022. Cement prices in the 1Q22 improved by 18 per cent, but this did little to offset the 195 per cent YoY uptick in the international coal price. However, consolidated revenue advanced by four ...

Taiwan Cement posts 31% rise in February revenue

14 March 2022, Published under Cement News

Taiwan Cement Corp reported a revenue of TWD5456m (US$192.1m), up 30.7 per cent YoY when compared with TWD4173m in February 2021. For the 2M22 the company’s revenue increased 5.8 per cent to TWD12,974m from TWD12,258m.

Taiwan Cement and Asia Cement report fall in January revenues

24 February 2022, Published under Cement News

In January 2022 Taiwan Cement Corp reported revenues of TWD7517.896m (US$269.6m), down by seven per cent from TWD8084.465m in January 2021. Asia Cement Corp ’s revenues slipped 0.2 per cent to TWD7420.726m in January 2022 from TWD7436.331m in the equivalent period of the previous year.

Taiwan Cement Corp invests TWD22.3bn in renewable energy

05 October 2021, Published under Cement News

Taiwan Cement Corp (TCC) has approved three major renewable energy investments, representing a total value of TWD22.3bn (US$799.4m). The company will invest TWD5.5bn on installing large storage systems at its Su’ao plant in Yilan and its Hoping unit in Hualien – resulting in the largest in Taiwan when combined. A 100MW/250MWh storage system will be built at Hoping, representing an investment of TWD4bn. At Su’ao a 35MW/87.5MWh storage system will be built in multiple phases and at a cost of...

Taiwan Cement Corp completes majority acquisition of Engie EPS

21 July 2021, Published under Cement News

Taiwan Cement Corp has finalised the acquisition of a 60.48 per cent share of Italy-based energy storage company Engie EPS SA on 20 July 2021, at a price of EUR17.10 per share and a total investment of EUR132m. The new company name, New Horizons Ahead (NHOA), also came into effect. According to Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF), after the acquisition of NHOA, TCC will be in fourth place in global energy storage power output and become a major supplier of high-end electric vehicle (EV) c...