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Hsing Ta Cement records 10% rise in revenue for July

11 August 2020, Published under Cement News

Taiwan’s Hsing Ta Cement saw a 9.8 per cent YoY increase in revenue to TWD656.18m (US$22.3m) in July 2020, compared with TWD597.88m in the year-ago period. In the first seven months of the year, revenue declined 6.2 per cent YoY to TWD3.9bn from TWD4.17bn.

Southern Province Cement reports 48% surge in net profit

10 August 2020, Published under Cement News

Saudi Arabia’s Southern Province Cement Co reported a 48.4 per cent surge in net profit to SAR135m (US$36m) in the 2Q20, against SAR91m in the second quarter of 2019. Sales also advanced 22.8 per cent YoY to SAR339m from SAR276m.

Qassim Cement sees 21% rise in net profit

10 August 2020, Published under Cement News

Saudi Arabia’s Qassim Cement saw a net profit of SAR85.5m (US$22.8m) in the second quarter of 2020, up 21.3 per cent YoY compared to SAR70.5m in the year-ago period. Sales also increased 8.3 per cent YoY to SAR167.4m from SAR154.5m.

Dalmia Bharat posts 24% YoY increase in net profit

07 August 2020, Published under Cement News

India’s Dalmia Bharat has reported a 23.7 per cent YoY rise in consolidated net profit to INR1.88bn (US$25.08m) for the quarter ending June 2020, compared with 1.52bn in the year-ago period. However, revenue from operations declined 22.2 per cent to INR19.74bn from INR25.37bn. "Despite the challenges posed by COVID-19, the company once again delivered a strong performance and achieved an EBITDA of INR1675/t during this quarter," said the company. "The same is the highest ever EBITDA achie...

Taiwan Cement Corp announces 3% revenue decline in July

07 August 2020, Published under Cement News

Taiwan Cement Corp has seen a three per cent YoY decline in revenue for July 2020, falling to TWD10.18bn (US$346m) from TWD10.49bn in July 2019. In the first seven months of 2020, revenue has decreased 6.8 per cent YoY to TWD62.6bn from TWD67.2bn.

City Cement reports 12% increase in net profit

07 August 2020, Published under Cement News

Saudi Arabia’s City Cement saw a 12.2 per cent rise in net profit to SAR36.2m (US$9.65m) in the second quarter of 2020, compared with SAR32.25m in the corresponding period of last year.  The higher profits have been attributed to a growth in sales and other revenues, alongside a decline in costs. The company also reported a 44.8 per cent increase in net profit after zakat to SAR106.66m for the 1H20, against SAR73.67m in the first half of 2019.

JK Lakshmi sees 13% rise in net profit

07 August 2020, Published under Cement News

India’s JK Lakshmi Cement posted a 12.9 per cent increase in net profit to INR446.4m (US$5.96m) for the 1QFY20-21, compared with INR395.4m last year. However, it noted that sales volumes were severely impacted by lockdown restrictions. Sales saw a 21 per cent decline to INR8.25bn from INR10.42bn in the 1QFY19-20. EBITDA was also down 14 per cent YoY to INR1.52bn. The company noted the importance of cost savings in improving its operating margins. "To reduce the power cost, the company ...

Argos achieves revenues of COP2.1trn in 2Q20

06 August 2020, Published under Cement News

From April to June 2020, Argos, part of Grupo Argos, reported revenues of COP2.1trn (US$553.5m), which represents a contraction of 9.1 per cent compared to the same quarter of last year. These figures were caused in part by lower volumes associated with lockdowns and the mandatory closings of operations in many markets. Argos partially offset the decrease in volumes thanks to the resilience of the construction industry in the USA and the exchange rate of the Colombian peso, which continued...

SCG sees dip in Vietnam's revenue from sales

06 August 2020, Published under Cement News

Thailand’s Siam Cement Group (SCG) has seen its revenue from sales in Vietnam drop five per cent YoY to VND13.1trn (US$564.6m) in the first half of 2020, according to Vietnam News. The figure accounted for 8.8 per cent of SCG’s total revenue during the six-month period. In the 2Q20, its revenue from sales in the country reached VND7trn, equivalent to 40 per cent of the total revenue from ASEAN markets, excluding Thailand, compared to 30 per cent in 2019.

Sumitomo Osaka Cement posts 11% revenue fall

06 August 2020, Published under Cement News

Japan’s Sumitomo Osaka Cement has reported a 11.2 per cent YoY fall in revenue to JPY52.35bn (US$495.7m) in the quarter ending 30 June, against JPY58.92bn in the corresponding period of last year. Net profit also declined nine per cent YoY to JPY1.92bn from JPY2.11bn. Sumitomo Osaka Cement is Japan's third-largest cement producer. The company operates around 10.5Mta of cement capacity and 8.4Mta of clinker capacity at four integrated plants.