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India: ACC reports 10% fall in cement deliveries in 3Q16

31 October 2016, Published under Cement News

The Indian LafargeHolcim subsidiary ACC Ltd reported a 0.5 per cent reduction in cement deliveries for the first nine months of the year to 17.54Mt, while in the third quarter the reduction was a more notable 9.6 per cent to 5.07Mt.  The turnover declined by 3.6 per cent to INR82.74bn (EUR1133.50m) while EBITDA came off by 7.4 per cent to INR11.65bn (EUR159.58m), but the pretax profit rose by 18.6 per cent to INR75.84bn (EUR103.9m). The new 2.79Mt clinker plant  and the 1.1Mta grinding...

Dangote sees 21% rise in revenues, but drop in profit for 3Q16

31 October 2016, Published under Cement News

Dangote reported a revenue of NGN442bn (US$1.4bn) for the nine months ended 30 September 2016, representing a 21 per cent YoY increase from NGN365bn in 9M15. Profit after tax fell to NG133bn from NGN157.9bn in 2015, impacted by foreign exchange issues and resulting in a much higher cost of sales, up from NGN138.694bn in 9M15 to NGN231.684 in 9M16. The Managing Director of Dangote Cement, Onne Van der Weijde said the management is confident of delivering strong growth this year despite t...

Cemex' gearing declines to a still high 164 per cent

28 October 2016, Published under Cement News

During the first nine months of the year, Cemex' turnover eased by 1.9 per cent to US$10,467.4m, while EBITDA was 8.5 per cent ahead at US$2138.1m. The trading profit advanced by 15 per cent to US$1452.2m while the net interest charge declined by 6.3 per cent to US$888.9m. The pretax profit more than trebled from US$164.7m to US$689.5m. The tax charge declined from 128.4 per cent to 18.2 per cent, leading to a net attributable loss being turned into a US$533.6m profit. The net debt at the en...

Eagle Materials’ 1H16 profit rises by 55%

28 October 2016, Published under Cement News

Eagle Materials' 1H16 turnover to the end of September, including its share of the Texan cement joint venture with HeidelbergCement, improved by 1.7 per cent to US$682m. The trading profit advanced by 54.5 per cent to US$166.2m. After a net interest charge that was 8.3 per cent higher at US$9.6m, the pretax profit improved by 58.7 per cent to US$156.6m. The tax charge was 64 per cent higher, leaving the net attributable profit 56.2 per cent ahead at US$105.6m.   Turnover from cement was 6...

Pakistan: Lucky Cement 1QFY2017 profits up 16%

28 October 2016, Published under Cement News

In its financial statement for the first quarter of the financial year starting in July, Lucky Cement has declared profits of PKR4.04bn (US$38.6m), the Express Tribune reports. This represents an increase of 16 per cent compared to the same period last year. Revenues were five per cent higher at PKR19.8bn, but much of the gain was driven by non-cement subsidiaries. Considering the cement business in isolation, Lucky’s revenues were PKR10.6bn, up two per cent, on sales of 1.7Mt. Domesti...

Thailand: SCG sees cement revenues fall 19% in 3Q2016

27 October 2016, Published under Cement News

Siam Cement Group (SCG) has announced that in the third quarter of 2016 profits rose by 57 per cent YoY, but at the company's cement and building materials division they saw a decline of 19 per cent. For the nine months to the end of September 2016, SCG’s profits are up 28 per cent on the same period last year, but cement division profits are down 13 per cent. Siam Cement Group has seen revenues decline across the board, but its chemical division has been helped by the fall in oil prices ...

OCL India 2Q net profit up 154% to INR860m

27 October 2016, Published under Cement News

OCL India Ltd reported a 154 per cent surge in in net profit to INR857.1m from INR336.9m for the quarter ended 30 September 2016 as the company derived a higher income from operations. The total income from operations of the Dalmia Group company increased to INR7.192bn from INR6.138bn in the year-ago period. The total expenses increased to INR6,164bn over INR5.72bn in the corresponding quarter previous fiscal.

Lafarge Cement Jordan posts JOD2.75m 3Q16 loss

27 October 2016, Published under Cement News

Lafarge Cement Jordan posted a loss of JOD2.75m (US$3.9m) in the 3Q16 against profit of JOD8950 (US$12,600) in the same period in 2015, according to a filing of unaudited 3Qfinancial results to the Amman Stock Exchange (ASE). The cement firm also posted a loss of JOD4.53m in the first nine months of 2016 against a profit of JOD5.5m in the year-ago period. Nine-month sales fell seven per cent YoY to JOD69.5m from JOD74.7m.

Egypt: mixed 9M16 results for Suez and Tourah

24 October 2016, Published under Cement News

Suez Cement reported a net profit of EGP49.6m (US$5.59m) for the first nine months of 2016. For the third quarter the company saw losses of EGP-66.9m, an increase from EGP-63.3m the previous year. Tourah Cement improved its net loss by 50.4 per cent from EGP-107.203 in 9M15 to EGP-53.149m in Jan-Sep 2016, according to a bourse filing. In the third quarter the company reported a 43 per cent fall in net loss to EGP21.3m, compared with EGP37.4m in 3Q15.

China: Gansu Qilianshan Cement 9M16 net profit up 223%

24 October 2016, Published under Cement News

Gansu Qilianshan Cement Group Co Ltd, a subsidiary of Sinoma, reported a net profit hike of 223.3 per cent YoY to CNY204m for the first nine months of 2016.