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Taiwan Cement commissions battery project

06 December 2023, Published under Cement News

Taiwan Cement Group has commissioned a 311MWh battery at its HePing plant in Hualien County, Taiwan. The battery has been supplied by NHOA SA, formerly Engie EPS, according to Renewables Now.  The cement producer called the project “a bold statement of our dedication to renewable energy and a testament to our role in Taiwan’s ambitious journey towards carbon neutrality by 2050.” It marks the third energy storage system completed by NHOA Energy in the Asia-Pacific region in 2023 alo...

Universal Cement reports 11% increase in 9M revenue

13 October 2023, Published under Cement News

Taiwan-based Universal Cement Corp report a 3.6 per cent advance in revenues to TWD618.592m (US$19.28m) in September 2023 from TWD597.159m in September 2022. In the January-September 2023 period the company increased its revenue by 11.1 per cent to TWD5627.754m from TWD5063.948m in the 9M22.

Mixed bag of results for Taiwanese producers in June

11 July 2023, Published under Cement News

Taiwanese cement producers have seen a mixed bag of results for June as well as the opening six months of the year. Universal Cement has reported revenue in June 2023 of TWD604.3m (US$19.26m), up from TWD573.03m in the same month a year earlier. Revenue for the first six months of 2023 came in at TWD3754.7m, compared to TWD3280.9m in the 1H22. Lucky Cement Co also saw its revenue expand in June, coming in at TWD443m, up from TWD334.1m in the same month a year earlier. Revenue for t...

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...

Meeting the biodiversity challenge

26 May 2023, Published under Cement News

This week saw the UN-sanctioned "International Day for Biological Diversity", dedicated to promoting its new theme "From Agreement to Action: Build Back Biodiversity". The next UN Climate Change Conference, COP 28, which takes place in Dubai, UAE at the end of the year will advance this agenda further, as well as take stock of the implementation of the Paris Agreement objectives for biodiversity. Recognition of biodiversity loss and the need to change damaging practices is a starting poin...

Universal Cement reports reports lower 1Q profit

15 May 2023, Published under Cement News

Taiwan-based Universal Cement Corp   reported revenue of TWD1835m (US$59.4m) in the January-March 2023, up 19.8 per cent when compared with the equivalent quarter of 2022, when revenue was TWD1532m. However, pretax profit more than halved from TWD728.8m in the 1Q22 to TWD315.5m in the 1Q23. Net profit was down 60.6 per cent YoY to TWD272.9m in the 1Q23 from TWD691.9m.

Taiwan Cement reports 9% increase in April revenues

11 May 2023, Published under Cement News

Taiwan Cement Co reported revenues of TWD9.1bn (US$296.4m) in April 2023, up 9.4 per cent from TWD8.319bn in April 2022. In the first four months of 2023 the company saw its revenue advance by 13.4 per cent to TWD35.462bn from TWD31.265bn in the 4M22.

Mixed January-March results for Taiwan’s cement producers

12 April 2023, Published under Cement News

Taiwan-based Asia Cement Corp saw its revenue slip by 0.1 per cent to TWD8152.982m (US$267.17m) in March 2023 from TWD8160.414m in March 2022. In the January-March 2023 period the company’s quarterly revenue was down 2.4 per cent to TWD19,208.712m from TWD19,681.816m in the January-March 2022 period. Meanwhile, Lucky Cement Co saw a 26.1 per cent increase in revenues to TWD436.03m in March 2023 from TWD345.612m in March 2022. In the January-March 2023 period, revenue increased 24 per ce...

Taiwan's sustainability strides

06 March 2023, Published under Cement News

Supported by a well-developed economy and good infrastructure, Taiwan's cement market has reached a relatively mature stage. As domestic producers face headwinds including overcapacity, rising cement imports and higher energy costs, the cement sector has also been turning its attention to carbon neutrality and building a sustainable industry. by Taiwan Cement Manufacturers' Association, Taiwan. Taiwan Cement Corp is the country's leading cement producer, with operations including t...

Taiwan Cement fined for price fixing

22 February 2023, Published under Cement News

Taiwan Cement Corp (TCC) is one of 18 firms fined a combined TWD213m (US$7m) for forming a ready-mixed concrete (RMC) price-fixing cartel, accord to Taipei Times. Since 2018 the companies have regularly met in person and messaged via apps to control the supply of RMC and drive up prices, reports the Fair Trade Commission. TCC faces an individual fine of TWD50m but has said that it will appeal against the ruling. “TCC’s ready-mix concrete quality and price have been considered to be the ...