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SungShin Cement posts 11% net profit rise

21 February 2020, Published under Cement News

South Korea’s SungShin Cement has reported a full-year revenue of KRW714.64bn (US$590.2m) in 2019, 3.9 per cent up when compared with KRW688.07bn reported in 2018. However, operating profit fell 30.2 per cent YoY from KRW29.27bn  to KRW20.43bn in 2019. Net profit rose 11.4 per cent from KRW16.61bn to KRW18.5bn in 2019.

Profit of Bestway Cement falls in 1HY19

20 February 2020, Published under Cement News

Bestway Cement Ltd (BWCL) announced its financial results for the half year ended 31 December 2019. According to financial results sent to Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX), today, the company declared earning of net profit of PKR421m (US$2.73m), which was decreased by 94 per cent YoY, as compared to PKR6.88bn in the same period last year. The major reasons can be attributed were the high cost of financing and fall in gross turnover during this period.   BWCL's net sales decreased by 17.7 per ce...

HeidelbergCement reports good 2019 results growth

18 February 2020, Published under Cement News

HeidelbergCement reports good 2019 results growth in addition to the preliminary unaudited figures already published on 12 February 2020, HeidelbergCement has today presented – as scheduled – preliminary unaudited figures for the group areas and the fourth quarter 2019. "We have concluded the 2019 business year successfully," said Dr Dominik von Achten, chairman of the Managing Board of HeidelbergCement. “All group areas contributed to the good results – however with varied development in t...

Vicat reports 6% increase in consolidated sales for 2019

14 February 2020, Published under Cement News

Vicat has reported a 6.1 per cent increase in consolidated sales to EUR2.74bn for 2019, rising from EUR2.58bn in the previous year. EBITDA showed a similar 6.9 per cent YoY growth to EUR526m from EUR492m, while the EBITDA margin edged up to 19.2 per cent from 19.1 per cent in 2018. "The Vicat Group’s solid performance in 2019 reflects the relevance and robustness of its business model. Strong growth in France, India, the USA, Africa and Kazakhstan helped offset difficult market conditions i...

DG Khan Cement profit falls 51% in the 1HFY19-20

14 February 2020, Published under Cement News

DG Khan Cement Co (DGKC) has announced its financial results for the half-year period ended 31 December 2019, reporting a 43 per cent fall in profit to PKR946m (US$6.1m). The major factor responsible for the decline was the increased cost of sales and taxation, despite little improvement in sales.   The company's financial charges surged by 83 per cent YoY amid high interest rates. Net sales during the reporting year slightly increased by 5.7 per cent to PKR20.88bn from PKR19.76bn during the...

AbaCore Capital signs joint venture agreement for cement project

14 February 2020, Published under Cement News

Philippines-based AbaCore Capital Holdings Inc has received approval for a joint venture agreement with Honghui Pioneer S-Cement International Inc, which will facilitate the development and operation of a new cement plant. Omnilines Energy International Network, a subsidiary of AbaCore Capital, is therefore set to invest PHP1bn (US$19.8m) to establish a cement plant and silo project with Honghui. At the same time, AbaCore has acquired up to 10 per cent of Honghui’s authorised capital stock.

PIBTL earns profit in 1HFY19-20

14 February 2020, Published under Cement News

Pakistan International Bulk Terminal Ltd (PIBTL) has announced its financial results for the half-year period ended 31 December 2019, declaring earning of net profit of PKR864m (US$5.6m) against a net loss of PKR 1.46bn in the same period last year.    Its net sales during the reporting period increased by 42 per cent to PKR4.84bn from PKR3.142bn during the same period last year. The administrative and general expenses slightly increased from PKR203m to PKR217m during this accounting period...

HeidelbergCement sees revenue rise 4% in 2019 preliminary results

13 February 2020, Published under Cement News

HeidelbergCement has announced a 4.3 per cent YoY increase in group revenue to EUR18.851bn in its preliminary results for 2019. On a like-for-like (LfL) basis, the rise moderated to 2.1 per cent YoY. The result from current operations advanced 8.8 per cent YoY to EUR2.186bn, or 4.5 per cent growth LfL. However, the company’s cement and clinker sales volumes fell 3.1 per cent in 2019 to 125.9Mt. Excluding consolidation effects, sales volumes were 1.6 per cent below the previous year. Aggre...

Cemex records flat net sales of US$3.3bn in 4Q19

13 February 2020, Published under Cement News

Cemex announced that its 4Q19 net sales remained flat at US$3.3bn and fell for the full year by one per cent to US$13.1bn. Operating EBITDA, on a like-for-like basis, fell by 15 per cent in 4Q19 to US$554m and fell by 10 per cent for the full year to US$2.4bn. Cemex attributed the fall in net sales lower volumes in all regions, which higher prices in local currency were unable to offset. Net operating earnings before other expenses in 4Q19 decreased by 31 per cent to US$282m and were down b...

Cementos Pacasmayo sees 8% uptick in 4Q sales

13 February 2020, Published under Cement News

Peru-based Cementos Pacasmayo reported a 7.7 per cent rise in sales volumes of cement, concrete and precast in the 4Q19 due to higher sales to the public sector, El Niño reconstruction, some medium-size private projects as well as self-construction. The higher sales volumes resulted in a 9.8 per cent increase in revenues. Revenues increased 9.8 per cent mainly due to the increase in sales volumes.  The company also posted a net income of PEN29.5m. The 52.1 per cent advance in net income i...