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Steppe Cement records net profit of US$9.7m in 2019

11 June 2020, Published under Cement News

Steppe Cement has released its annual results for 2019 and records a net profit of US$9.7m. EBITDA increased to US$23.9m from US$21.4m in 2018 aided by higher prices. The Kazakhstan-based producer sold 1.715Mt in 2019, compared to 1.72Mt in 2018. The company's domestic cement sales grew by four per cent, while its exports fell by 29 per cent due to increased competition from new plants in Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan, and the strength of the tenge against the som in the 2H19. Both kiln lines...

Semen Indonesia Group sees 37% fall in May sales

11 June 2020, Published under Cement News

Semen Indonesia Group (SIG) reported a 36.7 per cent drop in sales to 2,114,125t in May 2020 when compared with 3,338,768t in May 2019. Of this total Semen Indonesia, including SBI, saw sales decline by 38.5 per cent YoY to 1,936,752t (May 2019: 3,149,339t). The company’s domestic deliveries fell by 42.6 per cent YoY to 1,581,892t while exports were down 10.3 per cent to 354,860t when compared with May 2019. In addition, Thang Long Cement Co (TLCC) posted a 6.4 per cent drop in sales to ...

Raysut Cement posts loss in 1Q20

11 June 2020, Published under Cement News

Oman’s Raysut Cement has posted an OMR4m (US$10.4m) loss after tax in the first quarter of 2020, compared to an OMR242,951 profit in the corresponding period of last year, according to Reuters. However, revenue advanced 11.3 per cent YoY to OMR25.6m from OMR23m.

Qena Cement's 1Q20 cement sales surge to EGP47m

10 June 2020, Published under Cement News

Qena Cement reports net profits surged to EGP47m (US$2.9m) in the 1Q20, compared to EGP12m for the same period of the preceding year. Standalone net sales revenues grew by 5.5 per cent in the quarter, while net debt shrank by 20 per cent, falling from EGP607m to EGP485m, compared to 1Q19. The group has successfully increased its consolidated net sales revenues by 2.6 per cent, marking EGP816m in the 1Q20, versus EGP795m for the same period of the preceding year. Net sales revenues climbed t...

Taiwan's cement producers see mixed results in May

10 June 2020, Published under Cement News

Taiwan Cement Corp has reported a 5.7 per cent YoY fall in revenue to TWD10.29bn (US$347.6m) for May 2020, compared with TWD10.9bn in the same month last year. In the first five months of the year, revenue declined 9.3 per cent to TWD42.48bn from TWD46.86bn. Elsewhere, Universal Cement Corp saw its revenue for the month down 4.3 per cent to TWD403.1m from TWD421.3m in May 2019. However, in the 5M20 revenue advanced 5.5 per cent YoY to TWD2.14bn. In May 2020, Lucky Cement’s revenue increas...

Hsing Ta Cement sees 12% fall in revenue for May

10 June 2020, Published under Cement News

Taiwan’s Hsing Ta Cement saw an 11.7 per cent drop in revenue to TWD706.9m (US$23.77m) for May 2020, compared to TWD800.4m in the same month last year. In the first five months of the year, revenue declined 9.2 per cent YoY to TWD2.64bn from TWD2.91bn in the year-ago period.

Sharjah Cement reports net loss in 1Q20

09 June 2020, Published under Cement News

UAE-based Sharjah Cement has reported a net loss of AED9.3m (US$2.5m) in the first quarter of 2020, compared to an AED802,000 net profit in the corresponding period of last year. The company’s consolidated revenue also fell 16.3 per cent YoY to AED128.16m from AED153.1m in the 1Q19. 

BUA Cement posts 25.1% rise in revenue

08 June 2020, Published under Cement News

BUA Cement has announced a 25.1 per cent YoY increase in revenue to NGN54bn (US$139.3m) in its financial results for the 1Q20. Profit before tax increased by 15.7 per cent YoY from NGN17.4bn to NGN20.1bn in the 1Q20, while profit after tax reached NGN19.8bn – a 26.2 per cent YoY increase from NGN15.7bn. Discussing the results, Yusuf Binji, Managing Director/CEO of BUA Cement, said the excellent performance in the 1Q financial results amid the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic is yet anothe...

Eagle Materials posts record revenue in FY19-20

04 June 2020, Published under Cement News

US-based Eagle Materials has reported a record revenue of US$1.45bn in the FY19-20, up four per cent from US$1.39bn in the previous fiscal year. Net earnings climbed three per cent YoY to US$70.89m from US$68.86m, while adjusted EBITDA edged up one per cent to US$471.5m. The company posted record revenue of US$315.4m in the final quarter of FY19-20, up 11 per cent from US$284.7m in the 4QFY19-20. Adjusted EBITDA increased 14 per cent YoY to US$103.4m. "Having achieved record results in fis...

Sagar Cements sees 17% fall in revenue

03 June 2020, Published under Cement News

India’s Sagar Cements has reported a 94 per cent decline in consolidated net profit to INR11.8m (US$156,598) in the final quarter of FY19-20, compared to INR187.5m in the corresponding period of the previous fiscal. Revenue from operations fell 17 per cent to INR3.04bn from INR3.66bn in the 4QFY18-19. The results have been attributed to the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, which also affected logistics and labour movement, according to the company.