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JSW Cement delays expansion and listing plans

16 June 2020, Published under Cement News

India’s JSW Cement has deferred its expansion plans by around 6-12 months and further delayed its listing on the bourses. The company’s plans would have seen it reach 25Mta of capacity by 2023. "As a result of the current economic situation, our expansion plans are being deferred by six to 12 months. But these will happen for sure," said Nilesh Narwekar, CEO of JSW Cement. "As of now, we do not need to raise capital and the current economic situation is also not conducive. We want to h...

Sinai Cement sees net losses widen in 1Q20

16 June 2020, Published under Cement News

Egypt’s Sinai Cement saw its net losses widen 35 per cent YoY to EGP105.44m (US$6.5m) in the first quarter of 2020, compared to a loss of EGP78.16m in the corresponding period of last year. However, the company’s net sales increased 5.3 per cent YoY to EGP211.73m from EGP201.08m in the 1Q19.

Dalmia Bharat posts 4Q net profit of INR240m

16 June 2020, Published under Cement News

Dalmia Bharat reported a consolidated net profit of INR240m (US$3.2m) for the fourth quarter ended 31 March 2020. The company posted a net profit of INR2.63bn in the January-March quarter of the previous financial year, the company said in a regulatory filing. However, it cautioned against comparison of the latest results with the previous period as it has shifted to AS 116 standards from 1 April 2019. Dalmia Bharat’s revenues from operations was INR24.93bn in the 4QFY19-20, down from IN...

VICEM Ha Tien Cement submits targets for 2020

16 June 2020, Published under Cement News

Vietnam’s VICEM Ha Tien Cement reported a five per cent YoY rise in net revenue to VND8839bn (US$379.79m) and profit before tax of VND928bn (up 14 per cent YoY) in 2019. However, Dinh Quang Dung, company chairman, stated that the company is projected to face risks in the form of COVID-19 and other factors in 2020. Therefore, several targets have been submitted to shareholders for the current year, including a production of 7.33Mt (level with 2019), revenue of VND8584bn (down three per cent...

Arabian Cement reports 153% surge in profit to EGP15.9m

15 June 2020, Published under Cement News

Egypt’s Arabian Cement Co has reported a 153 per cent YoY surge in consolidated net profit for the first quarter of 2020, rising to EGP15.91m (US$983,519) from EGP6.3m in the 1Q19. Standalone net profit saw an even larger increase to EGP16.3m from EGP4.23m.

Northern Region Cement sees 78% rise in profit

15 June 2020, Published under Cement News

Saudi Arabia’s Northern Region Cement Co has reported a 78 per cent increase in net profit to SAR27.6m (US$7.36m) in the first quarter of 2020, compared to SAR15.5m in the year-ago period. Revenue surged 44 per cent YoY to SAR180.1m from SAR124.3m in the 1Q19. The increase in profits has been attributed to higher sales volumes and lower financing charges.

CRH Romania posts 15% turnover increase in 2019

12 June 2020, Published under Cement News

CRH Romania reported a turnover of RON1.1bn (US$257.45m) in 2019, a 15 per cent YoY increase compared to the previous year, according to data published on Ministry of Finance's website. The company's profit exceeded RON100m, while the number of employees remained flat at around 720. The company has two cement factories in the country.

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.