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Lafarge Africa Plc announces 1H21 group revenues of NGN145m

18 August 2021, Published under Cement News

Lafarge Africa PLC (Holcim group) announced 1H21 group revenue of NGN145m (US$351.9m) with gross profits of NGN48m. In the 2Q21, group revenue reached NGN73.5m and gross profits amounted to NGN28.9m. Group cement sales totalled NGN71.5m in the 2Q21 and NGN141.4m in the 1H21. Meanwhile, Aggregates and concrete sales amounted to NGN2m in the 2Q21 and NGN145m in the 1H21. Lafarge Africa Plc has a cement production capacity of 10.5Mta in Nigeria.

Star Cement reports 50% growth in profit

17 August 2021, Published under Cement News

India’s Star Cement has seen its standalone net profit grow 50.4 per cent YoY in the quarter ending 30 June 2021, increasing to INR541.8m (US$7.3m) from INR360.3m. Net revenue was up 76.7 per cent YoY to INR5.04bn from INR2.86bn in the April-June quarter of the previous fiscal.

Misr Cement (Qena) posts 9% profit increase

17 August 2021, Published under Cement News

Egypt’s Misr Cement (Qena) has recorded a 9.2 per cent YoY advance in consolidated net profit for the January-June period of 2021, rising to EGP69m (US$4.39m) from EGP63m in the 1H20. However, net revenue declined 4.7 per cent to EGP1.28bn from EGP1.34bn. The company has attributed the increase in profitability to improved efficiency and total exports, which climbed 316 per cent YoY to 169,000t from 41,000t in the first half of 2020.

Eagle Cement announces 181% rise in net income

17 August 2021, Published under Cement News

Philippines-based Eagle Cement has posted a 181 per cent YoY increase in net income to PHP3.7bn (US$73.08m) in the first half of 2021, against PHP1.32bn in the corresponding period of last year. Net sales also advanced 87 per cent to PHP11.06bn from PHP5.91bn in the 1H20. The company has attributed the results to higher sales volumes despite the decrease in the average selling price of cement per bag, which resulted from tight competition.

Sinai Cement records 1H21 net loss of EGP253m

17 August 2021, Published under Cement News

Sinai Cement Co reported a standalone net loss of EGP252.666m (US$16m) in the 1H21, according to the company’s financial statements. This marked a YoY rise of three per cent when compared to a loss of EGP245.687m in 1H20. In June 2021, Sinai Cement’s ordinary general assembly approved selling its shares in Sinai White Portland Cement Co based on the fair value of Sinai White’s share.

JK Cement sees surge in consolidated net profit

16 August 2021, Published under Cement News

India’s JK Cement Ltd has reported a 282 per cent surge in consolidated net profit to INR1.9bn (US$25.61m) for the quarter ending 30 June 2021, compared with INR499.4m in the year-ago period. Revenue from operations was also up 70.6 per cent YoY to INR17.14bn from INR10.05bn. Overall cement volumes climbed 71 per cent YoY to 3.02Mt, with grey cement (including clinker) at 2.76Mt.

Anjani Portland Cement sees 51% revenue increase

16 August 2021, Published under Cement News

India’s Anjani Portland Cement has seen its revenue surge 50.5 per cent YoY to INR1.22bn (US$16.48m) in the quarter ending 30 June 2021, compared with INR813.7m in the same period of the previous year. Net profit was up 20.6 per cent YoY to INR230.7m from INR191.3m in the 2Q20.

Chia Hsin Cement records 11% rise in revenue

16 August 2021, Published under Cement News

Taiwan’s Chia Hsin Cement has posted a 10.7 per cent increase in revenue to TWD550.39m (US$19.76m) in the second quarter of the year, compared to TWD496.99m in the 2Q20. However, the company has recorded a net loss of TWD162.49m in the same quarter against a TWD139.88m profit in the corresponding period of 2020.

Climbing regional cement shipments for Argos in the 1H21

13 August 2021, Published under Cement News

Argos announced its 1H21 results this week with regional cement shipments climbing in the USA and in the Caribbean and Latin America.   In the USA cement volumes saw a solid increase of 5.7 per cent, because of the positive market dynamics in the country. Concrete volumes, on the other hand, fell 10.1 per cent with different behaviours throughout the territory and strongly affected by the intense rains, especially in Houston and Dallas.   Group revenues in the US during the semester re...

Loma Negra records 47% advance in net revenue

13 August 2021, Published under Cement News

Argentina's Loma Negra has reported a 46.6 per cent YoY increase in net revenue to ARS14.269bn (US$147m) in the quarter ending 30 June 2021, mostly driven by its cement segment. Its consolidated adjusted EBITDA also climbed 74.1 per cent YoY to ARS4354m, with the EBITDA margin expanding from 25.7 per cent to 30.5 per cent. "We are pleased to announce another quarter with an excellent performance. Demand continues with a strong momentum and, after several quarters of recovery, is now exceedi...