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SCG reports 4Q20 profits of THB8048m

18 February 2021, Published under Cement News

SCG reported 4Q20 profit of THB8048m (US$261.8m), a decrease of 17 per cent QoQ. EBITDA fell by four per cent QoQ to THB18,300m, largely from reduced cement building materials performance resulting from a continued economic slowdown due to COVID-19, heavy rainfall and floods in the region, and recognition of CBM’s asset impairments in 4Q20 from Myanmar and Indonesia cement operations. Sales revenue decreased by four per cent QoQ to THB97,250m from seasonally weak cement demand, effect fro...

Siam Cement sees net profit rise 7% in 2020

29 January 2021, Published under Cement News

Thailand’s Siam Cement has reported a nine per cent decline in revenue from sales to THB399.94bn (US$13.3bn) for 2020, compared to THB437.98bn in the previous year. However, its net profit rose seven per cent YoY to THB34.41bn from THB32.01bn, on the back of an improved performance in all of its businesses. The company expects its total earnings in 2021 to grow by 5-10 per cent from the THB399bn last year, driven by high value-added product development and the circular economy. "We ha...

Start-up of Scheuch's new baghouse at SCG Siam Cement

03 December 2020, Published under Cement News

Siam Cement Group's (SCG) KK5 project in Thailand is now fully assembled. The project sees the commissioning of a new Scheuch bag filter. The leakage test and the precoating was carried out at the start of November 2020, after which the plant went into operation for dust filtration of approximately 1,000,000m 3 /h exhaust air from the cement kiln. The new bathhouse replaces the existing electrostatic precipitator. The conversion of the next production line, KK6, will take place imme...

Siam Cement reports 57% rise in profit for 3Q20

29 October 2020, Published under Cement News

Thailand’s Siam Cement saw a 57 per cent YoY rise in consolidated net profit to THB9.74bn (US$311.6m) for the third quarter of 2020, with the result attributed to an 80 per cent increase in chemicals profit and increased efficiencies from its cement segment. However, consolidated revenue declined nine per cent YoY to THB100.94bn due to a fall in chemicals selling prices. For the first nine months of 2020, profit rose five per cent YoY to THB26.10bn on the back of an improved contributi...

TCMA signs an MoU on clinker substitution with government ministries and 16 organisations

17 September 2020, Published under Cement News

The Thai Cement Manufacturers Association (TCMA) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with several ministries and 16 organisations to reduce carbon dioxide (CO 2 ) emission by at least 300,000t CO 2 by 2022 through clinker substitution. The MoU is for "The Integrating Collaboration on Climate Change Management for Thailand Achieving Target of Greenhouse Gas Emission Reduction-Industrial Processes and Product Use (IPPU) Sector: Substitution of Clinker Substance." Mr Chana Poomee...

Siam Cement Group releases results for Philippine operations

20 August 2020, Published under Cement News

Thailand’s Siam Cement Group has reported a 39 per cent YoY decline in revenue to PHP5.34bn (US$109.7m) from its Philippine operations for the first half of the year, on the back of a weak performance in its building materials business, reports The Philippine Star. In the 2Q20, the company’s local operations posted a 53 per cent decrease in revenue to PHP2bn. The news follows the release of SCG’s overall results last week, which saw a 33 per cent YoY rise in profit for the second quarter...

SCG sees dip in Vietnam's revenue from sales

06 August 2020, Published under Cement News

Thailand’s Siam Cement Group (SCG) has seen its revenue from sales in Vietnam drop five per cent YoY to VND13.1trn (US$564.6m) in the first half of 2020, according to Vietnam News. The figure accounted for 8.8 per cent of SCG’s total revenue during the six-month period. In the 2Q20, its revenue from sales in the country reached VND7trn, equivalent to 40 per cent of the total revenue from ASEAN markets, excluding Thailand, compared to 30 per cent in 2019.

Refractories for AF-fired kilns

22 June 2020, Published under Cement News

The use of alternative fuels (AFs) has seen increasing demand being placed upon refractories. The Siam Refractory Industry Co Ltd has developed a third-generation refractory brick especially for the coating zone of the cement kiln where coating build-ups are unstable or coating areas shift. By Pannawit Ngaochai, The Siam Refractory Industry Co Ltd, Thailand. Figure 1: MultiMag performance after 704 days of continuous operation in an 4500tpd cement kiln in Thailand (photo taken in N...

Saraburi’s smart grinding

15 June 2020, Published under Cement News

Siam City Cement Public Co Ltd (SCCC) has upgraded the raw material grinding unit at its Saraburi plant, Thailand, with a COMFLEX® system, engineered and supplied by KHD. The project has enabled the cement producer to reduce its power consumption and improve the flexibility of its grinding operations. By Weera Ploypai and Prapan Sindhurattavej, Siam City Cement Public Co, Thailand, and Kai Weider and Carsten Eckert, KHD Humboldt Wedag, Germany. Siam City Cement Public Co Ltd modernise...

Siam Cement receives approval to set up IPO for packaging unit

29 May 2020, Published under Cement News

The Securities and Exchange Commission of Thailand has given Siam Cement PCL approval to go ahead with its plans for an initial public offer of its packaging unit. SCG Packaging Public Co along with its financial advisor is assessing the current situation, including that of the equity capital markets, and confidence level of both Thai and international investors, said Siam Cement. "Once the overall situation becomes clearer and more conducive, SCGP will proceed with its IPO and the listi...