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Yanbu Cement sees revenue increase 5%

23 April 2021, Published under Cement News

Saudi Arabia’s Yanbu Cement has reported a 5.4 per cent rise in revenue to SAR292.4m (US$77.97m) for the first quarter of 2021, compared to SAR277.4m in the year-ago period. However, the company’s net profit declined 20.4 per cent YoY to SAR73.39m from SAR92.23m in the 1Q20. Despite the increase in revenues due to improved sales, a decline in the average selling price and the accompanying increase in the cost of sales led to the fall in net profit.

Yanbu Cement provides update on line modernisation

21 April 2021, Published under Cement News

Saudi Arabia-based Yanbu Cement Co has delivered an updated related to its project which required the shutdown of its fourth line in February. The line modernisation has reached 90 per cent completion, but the project’s expected 60-day timeline has been affected by a delay in receiving spare parts. The company has stated that the financial impact will be limited to the increase in production costs incurred since the shutdown date. Sales are not expected to be impacted due to its sufficie...

Yanbu Cement Co appoints new CEO

29 March 2021, Published under Cement News

Yanbu Cement Co’s (Saudi Arabia) board of directors has accepted the resignation of its CEO, Ahmed bin Abdo Zugail, due to personal reasons. Mr Zugail’s resignation was effective from 27 March 2021. The board also appointed Ali bin Abdullah Al-Ayed as the new CEO of the company, effective from the same date.

EP100 companies avoid release of 328Mt of CO2

18 November 2020, Published under Cement News

The Climate Group’s  EP100 Progress and Insights Report 2020 tracks the rapid progress of energy-smart member companies improving their energy and productivity. It reveals that by using the latest technologies, improving processes, and digitising use, just 33 EP100 companies have avoided 328Mt of CO 2 equivalent (CO 2 e) to date – more than the annual emissions of France. The transition is also good news for business, with a total of US$200m in savings saved annually by the 22 companie...

Yanbu Cement sees a 33% rise in net profit

16 October 2020, Published under Cement News

Saudi Arabia’s Yanbu Cement has seen a 5.4 per cent YoY increase in revenue to SAR240m (US$64m) for the third quarter of 2020, against SAR227.97m in the 3Q19. The company also saw a 33.2 per cent YoY rise in net profit to SAR82.48m from SAR61.94m in the year-ago period. The improvement was attributed to higher revenue and lower expenses.   Over the nine-month period ended 30 September, Yanbu recorded a net profit of SAR210.12m, up 20 per cent YoY from SAR174.9m in the 9M19.

Yanbu Cement appoints new chairman

14 July 2020, Published under Cement News

Yanbu Cement Co has appointed Fahd Bin Soliman Al Rajhi as chairman of the board, reports Reuters.  Mr Al Rajhi served since 2017 as deputy chairman of the Saudi-based cement producer and is also vice chairman of Sahara International Petrochemical Co.

Saudi Arabia records 10% demand increase in 5M20

25 June 2020, Published under Cement News

Saudi Arabia’s cement sector has reportedly seen a 10 per cent YoY demand growth in the first five months of 2020, according to Al Rajhi Capital. Qassim Cement and Yanbu Cement saw the highest YoY increase of 21 and 18 per cent, respectively, for the combined period of April and May. However, when comparing the first two months of 1Q20 with the first two months of 2Q20, volumes have declined by almost 50 per cent. "We estimate that for the next couple of years, the industry will wit...

Saudi cement sector reports positive 1Q20

17 April 2020, Published under Cement News

Despite the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the Saudi cement sector has reportedly seen a 33 per cent YoY average increase in cement market volumes during the 1Q20, according to an Al Rajhi Capital report. Qassim Cement saw the highest growth at 53 per cent, followed by Yanbu Cement and Yamama Cement with rises of 43 and 38 per cent, respectively.   However, restrictions imposed by the government have resulted in project delays, which may directly impact cement demand and cause under-uti...

Yanbu Cement reports 183% rise in net profit for 2019

05 March 2020, Published under Cement News

Saudi Arabia’s Yanbu Cement has reported a 182.7 per cent increase in net profit to SAR257.8m (US$68.75m) for 2019, compared to SAR91.2m in the previous year. The company’s revenue also climbed 27.2 per cent YoY to SAR975.7m from SAR767.1m.

What characterised the cement world in 2019?

20 December 2019, Published under Cement News

This week ICR looks back at a big year for the cement sector when news centred on several core themes. Prominent trends in our news flow have been the evolution of cement volumes, overcapacity and CO 2 reduction measures. Cement volumes There were a number of positives for cement demand in the 2019, with key markets on the whole performing robustly. At the start of 2019, SNIC President, Paulo Camillo, was suggesting that Brazil would see a change in domestic volumes "After four years ...