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Vicat reports 20% rise in 1H consolidated sales

28 July 2021, Published under Cement News

Vicat reported a 19.6 per cent increase in consolidated sales as they rose from EUR1.304bn in the 1H20 to EUR1.56bn in the 1H21. At constant scope and exchange rates the advance is 26.2 per cent YoY. The group enjoyed strong sales growth in the 1H21 as buoyant markets combined with a favourable basis of comparison.  Business was hit particularly hard in the 2Q20, particularly in India and France, by the spread of COVID-19 and the governmental measures introduced to tackle it. Although the ...

GCC reports 44% increase in 2Q net income

28 July 2021, Published under Cement News

GCC saw its consolidated net sales increased 18.1 per cent YoY to US$286.7m in the 2Q21 from US$242.8m in the 2Q20. EBITDA advanced 18.6 per cent YoY to US$97m in the 2Q21 from US$81.8m in the 2Q20. As a result, the EBITDA margin edged up from 33.7 per cent to 33.8 per cent over the same period. Net income increased 43.8 per cent to US$47.7m in the 2Q21 from US$33.2m in the year-ago period. In Mexico cement and ready-mix volumes increased 17.1 and 41.4 per cent, respectively. In the USA c...

Ambuja Cement records net sales of INR33.4bn

26 July 2021, Published under Cement News

Ambuja Cement recorded net sales of INR33.420bn (US$448.9m) in the April-June 2021 quarter 2021, up from INR21.450bn in the same period last year. Sales volumes for the 2Q21 reached 6.33Mt up from 4.19Mt in the 2Q20.  EBITDA rose substantially in the 2Q21 to INR9600m, up 61 per cent from INR5950m recorded in the same period last year. Profit after tax amounted to INR7230m in 2Q21, up from INR4530m in the 2Q20. Neeraj Akhoury, CEO India of Holcim and Managing Director and CEO of Ambuja ...

UltraTech Cement announce net sales of INR116.9bn

23 July 2021, Published under Cement News

UltraTech Cement Co reported that its consolidated net sales in 1QFY22 reached INR116.9bn (US$1.57bn) compared to INR76bn over the corresponding period of the previous year.   Profit before interest, depreciation and tax was INR35,120m compared to INR23,570m. Profit before tax was INR25,270m and profit after tax was INR17,030m compared to INR11,530m and INR7940m, respectively.   Production costs during the quarter increased 11 per cent YoY, mainly on account of higher fuel prices. Th...

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.

Cementos Pacasmayo posts 286% rise in revenue

20 July 2021, Published under Cement News

Peru's Cementos Pacasmayo has seen its revenue increase 285.7 per cent YoY to PEN440.9m (US$111.64m) in the second quarter of 2021, compared to PEN114.3m in the year-ago period. Consolidated EBITDA also surged to PEN90m from a PEN5.7m loss in the 2Q20. Sales volumes of cement, concrete and precast increased 257.2 per cent YoY to 847,700t, mainly due to the continued increase in sales of bagged cement and to the halt in commercialisation during the 2Q20. If compared to volumese in the 2Q19...

Mangalam Cement sees 57% rise in sales

19 July 2021, Published under Cement News

India’s Mangalam Cement has reported a 57.1 per cent rise in sales to INR3.55bn (US$47.52m) in the quarter ending June 2021, compared to INR2.26bn in the year-ago period. Net profit also increased 189.4 per cent YoY to INR399.4m from INR138m in the corresponding period of the previous fiscal.

Yanbu Cement posts 23% rise in revenue

16 July 2021, Published under Cement News

Saudi Arabia’s Yanbu Cement Co has reported a 11.1 per cent YoY fall in net profit to SAR115.23m (US$30.73m) in the first half of 2021, compared to SAR129.56m in the year-ago period. Revenue advanced 23 per cent YoY to SAR535.09m from SAR434.33m in the 1H20. In the second quarter of the year, net profit increased 12 per cent YoY to SAR41.83m while revenue climbed 54.6 per cent to SAR242.69m in the 2Q21.

Oman Cement posts 5% decline in net profit

15 July 2021, Published under Cement News

Oman Cement has posted a 4.8 per cent decline in net profit to OMR2m (US$5.2m) in the first half of 2021, compared to OMR2.1m in the year-ago period. Total revenue fell 9.1 per cent YoY to OMR24m from OMR26.4m in the 1H20.

Raysut Cement sees net loss contract in 1H21

15 July 2021, Published under Cement News

Oman’s Raysut Cement Co has seen its net loss after tax contract to OMR3.2m (US$8.3m) in the first half of 2021, compared to OMR10.9m in the same period of last year. Total revenue remained largely consistent YoY at OMR45m from OMR44.8m in the 1H20.