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LafargeHolcim Morocco reports 27% drop in 1H net income

28 September 2022, Published under Cement News

LafargeHolcim Maroc posted a 27 per cent YoY drop in net income to MAD759m (US$69.5m) at the end of June 2022. Consolidated turnover stood at MAD4004m, level with the year-ago period as the company faced unfavourable market conditions and a sharp rise in input prices. Operating income was down 17 per cent to MAD1464m as fossil energy prices surged and were only passed on to prices partly. In addition, the increase in social contributions to MAD176m also impact the group’s 1H22 result. ...

Chia Hsin reports 10% increase in August sales

14 September 2022, Published under Cement News

Chia Hsin Cement posted revenues of TWD182.371m (US$5.9m) in August 2022, up 9.8 per cent from TWD166.022m in August 2021. In the January-August 2022 period, Chia Hsin’s sales slipped by 4.5 per cent to TWD1388.559m from TWD1453.918m in 8M21.

Taiwan Cement posts 19% increase in 8M revenues

13 September 2022, Published under Cement News

Taiwan Cement saw a 19.2 per cent advance in revenues to TWD10,689.86m (US$345.9m) in August 2022 from TWD8966.476m in August 2021. In the first eight months of 2022 total revenue edged up 2.5 per cent to TWD68,937.1m from TWD67,307.8m in the 8M21.

Cemento Polpaico reports 17% rise in 1H revenues, 1H profits are down

09 September 2022, Published under Cement News

Cemento Polpaico SA reported revenues of CLP178.053bn (US$201.8m) in the January-June 2022 period, up 16.9 per cent when compared with CLP152.376bn in the January-June 2021. The Chilean cement producer has attributed the increase in revenues mainly to “the updating of the price level in all businesses as a result of the strong increase in the costs of production and distribution resulting from rise in inflation, rise in the exchange rate, rise in the cost of fuel and the increase in the co...

Asia Cement posts TWD59bn revenue in 8M22

09 September 2022, Published under Cement News

Taiwan-based Asia Cement Corp reported a 1.7 per cent drop in revenues to TWD7.069bn (US$228.5m) in August 2022 when compared with the TWD7.193bn posted in August 2021. In the first eight months of 2022 revenues saw a 8.1 per cent YoY advance from TWD54.657bn to TWD59.103bn.

Carthage Cement reports 5% fall in 1H net profit

09 September 2022, Published under Cement News

Tunisia-based Carthage Cement posted a five per cent drop in net profit to TND15.3m (US$4.8m) in the 1H22 when compared with TND16.1m in the 1H21. Revenues in the January-June 2022 period advanced three per cent to TND168.6m from TND163.8m in the year-ago period.  Operating expenses increased by three per cent YoY from TND133.6m to TND138.4m in the 1H22. As a result, the company’s operating profit contracted by 5.5 per cent to TND36.6m while in the year-ago period it had reached TND38.7m...

Bestway Cement in profit slides during FY21-22

07 September 2022, Published under Cement News

Pakistan-based Bestway Cement Ltd has reported a 11.6 per cent decline in company profit to PKR10.239bn (US$45.9m) in FY21-22 (July 2021-June 2022) from PKR11.577bn in FY20-21. Net sales in FY21-22 increased 21 per cent YoY to PKR103.1bn from PKR85.197bn in FY20-21. The fall in profits was due to increased sales tax, excise duty, high cost of sales and income tax expenses. Selling and distribution costs rose from PKR611m in FY20-21 to PKR972m in FY21-22. Administrative expenses also incre...

Riyadh Cement reports drop in 1H profit

07 September 2022, Published under Cement News

Saudi Arabian cement producer Riyadh Cement Co posted a 28.8 per cent decline in 1H22 sales to SAR285.6m (US$76.2m) from SAR401.4m in the 1H21. The company’s net profit after zakat and tax fell by 46.9 per cent to SAR85.1m in the 1H22 from SAR160.4m in the 1H21.

RAK White Cement board approves delisting from Boursa Kuwait

07 September 2022, Published under Cement News

The board of Ras Al Khaimah Co for White Cement and Construction Materials has approved the delisting of the UAE company’s shares from Boursa Kuwait. The company retains its listing on the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange. In the 1H22 the company reported net profits attributable to the owners of KWD1.41m (US$4.57m), up 22 per cent from KWD1.16m in the 1H21. Total operating revenues expanded by five per cent YoY to KWD10.71m from KWD10.16m in the year-ago period.

Huaxin Cement sees revenue fall 2% in 1H22

01 September 2022, Published under Cement News

China’s Huaxin Cement Co Ltd has reported revenue of CNY14,389m (US$2087m) in the first half of 2022, down 2.41 per cent YoY. The fall is being blamed on lower cement sales volumes and higher fuel costs. Over the same period, net profit attributable to equity shareholders contracted by 34.9 per cent to CNY1587m. Due to the country’s extreme macro-economic environment, sales volumes of cement and ready-mixed concrete fell 21.5 per cent YoY in the first six months of 2022 to approximately 29Mt...