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Carthage Cement sees 39% hike in 9M revenue

15 October 2021, Published under Cement News

Tunisia-based Carthage Cement saw its revenue in the 9M21 jump by 39 per cent YoY to TND239.2m (US$85.4m), according to ilBoursa. The company has attributed the increase to a surge of cement and clinker exports, which advanced from TND2.2m to TND32.9m. Domestic sales reached TND185.6m at the end of September 2021, up 22 per cent when compared with sales of TND151.8m at the end of September 2020. The increase is due to the restarting of building activities after the impact of COVID-19 in ...

Carthage Cement lowers cement price

15 September 2021, Published under Cement News

Tunisia-based Carthage Cement announced it will lower its wholesale prices for cement to TND150 (US$53.81) per 30t truck for two months. The decision will come into effect from 13 September 2021. The company said the step follows the advice of the National Chamber of Cement Producers after meeting with senior officials from the Ministries of Trade and Industry.

Carthage Cement posts 61% rise in turnover

20 July 2021, Published under Cement News

Tunisia’s Carthage Cement has posted a 61 per cent YoY rise in turnover to TND163.8m (US$59.09m) for the first half of 2021, against TND102m in the same period of last year. Clinker production increased 99 per cent to 829,000t and cement production was also up 48 per cent to 612,000t in the second quarter of 2021. Local market turnover in the 2Q21 advanced 69 per cent YoY to TND123m. Revenue from cement exports reached TND17m during the 1H21, up from TND0.7m in the year-ago period.

Les Ciments de Bizerte reports 7% revenue increase

18 June 2021, Published under Cement News

Tunisia’s Les Ciments de Bizerte has reported a TND421,000 (US$152,235) net loss in the year ended 31 December 2020, against a TND9.4m net loss in the previous year. Revenue also advanced seven per cent YoY to TND111m from TND103.5m in 2019. Cement production saw a marginal increase from 661,829t to 663,491t in 2020, despite the production halt in March and April due to the pandemic lockdown. Sales prices also rose during the year, with a comparable level of sales despite the total closur...

Ciments de Bizerte sees 61% rise in 1Q revenues

22 April 2021, Published under Cement News

Tunisia-based Les Ciments de Bizerte advanced its total revenues to TND40.2m (US$14.7m) in the 1Q221, up 61 per cent when compared with TND25m in January-March 2020. The company has seen its domestic sales rise to 194,517t, up 26.5 per cent YoY in January to March 2021. As a result, its domestic revenues in the three-month period increased 50.5 per cent to TND34.6m. In terms of exports were up by TND3.7m or 185 per cent in the 1Q21. Clinker was shipped to Italy and the company developed ...

Carthage Cement posts 1% revenue rise in 4Q20

22 January 2021, Published under Cement News

Tunisia-based Carthage Cement has reported a 22 per cent rise in its revenues in the fourth quarter of 2020. Domestic sales were up 19 per cent YoY. Clinker export sales recovered to reach TND3.5m (US$1.3m) while cement exports brought in revenues of TND3.2m. Clinker production reached 0.56Mt in the 4Q20, up 53 per cent when compared with the 4Q19. Full-year 2020 The company posted a 1.4 per cent YoY rise in total revenues to TND253m in 2020. Domestic sales advanced nine per cent YoY, e...

Al Karama announces prequalifiers for Carthage Cement

24 December 2020, Published under Cement News

Al Karama Holding has published the list of prequalified candidates in the sale of the majority stake of Tunisia-based Carthage Cement. It includes domestic companies such as Madja Tunisia SA, Les Ciments Artificiels Tunisiens SA and Société des Ciments de Gabès SA as well as overseas cement producers such as SECIL (Portugal), Cemolins International SLU (Spain), and the consortium of M Boureima Ouedraogo (Burkina Faso) and Petrolcem srl (Italy). Al Karama Holding launched a call for expr...

Ciments de Bizerte resumes bulk exports by sea

26 October 2020, Published under Cement News

Tunisia-based Ciments de Bizerte announced it is resuming bulk cement exports by sea from the Port of Bizerte. The first ship was loaded with bulk cement destined for the Libyan market. The company has invested in new loading and unloading facilities.

Carthage Cement sees reduced COVID-19 impact on 3Q results

21 October 2020, Published under Cement News

Tunisia-based Carthage Cement reported a less severe impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on its turnover in the third quarter of 2020. The company’s turnover fell by six per cent to TND172m (US$63m) from TND183m in the 3Q19. In the 2Q20 turnover had fallen by 16 per cent due to the pandemic. Turnover in the domestic market increased six per cent YoY to TND151m when compared with the 3Q19 turnover of TND143m. Exports declined to TND1.193m when compared with TND1.225m in the 3Q19. However, del...

No more plastic cement packaging in Tunisia

14 October 2020, Published under Cement News

Tunisia’s Ministry of Industry, Energy and Mines has repealed its joint order with the Ministry of Commerce that authorises the packaging of cement in plastic bags. The decision has been submitted to the Presidency of Governmnet for publication in the Official Journal of the Republic of Tunisia.