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Cementos Pacasmayo shows improved 2Q and 1H results

26 July 2022, Published under Cement News

Peru-based Cementos Pacasmayo SAA announced its consolidated results for the second quarter of 2022 and the six months ended 30 June 2022. 2Q22 In the second quarter of 2022 revenues increased 14.1 per cent YoY on the back of an increase in average prices of bagged cement. Sales volumes of cement, concrete and precast declined 1.9 per cent when compared with the peak levels in the 2Q21. Consolidated EBITDA advanced 33.9 per cent YoY to PEN120.5m thanks mainly to higher operating profit....

UltraTech Cement expected to report 29% fall in profit

22 July 2022, Published under Cement News

UltraTech Cement is expected to report a 29 per cent YoY drop in net profit to INR12,140m (US$151.9m) for the three months ended 30 June 2022, compared to INR17,000m in the same quarter a year earlier. According to The Economic Times, the fall is due to a 10-15 per cent YoY surge in power and fuels costs, as petcoke and thermal coal prices remain elevated, along with an estimated 5-7 per cent uptick in freight costs. Revenue for the quarter is expected to come in at INR142,380m, up 2...

HeidelbergCement India sees revenue increase

20 July 2022, Published under Cement News

HeidelbergCement India has posted revenue of INR6001.5m (US$75.1m) in the quarter ended 30 June 2022, compared to INR5664.5m in the same quarter a year earlier. Profit over the same period has contracted from INR686.5m to INR516.1m. Expenses came in at INR5308.4m in the quarter ended 30 June 2022, up from INR4626m in the same quarter in the year-ago period. Power and fuel costs have risen over the same period from INR1345.9m to INR2103.4m. 

Ramco Cements reports rise in revenue in 2021-22

20 July 2022, Published under Cement News

The Ramco Cements Ltd has reported revenue of INR60.1bn (US$752.3m) in the FY21-22, compared to INR53.03bn in FY20-21. Net profit over the same period has advanced from INR7.61bn to INR8.93bn, while EBITDA has fallen from INR15.82bn to INR13.14bn. In terms of costs, power and fuel accounted for the greatest share in the FY20-22 at 23 per cent, up from 15 per cent in the FY20-21. All other costs remained stable with freight and forwarding expenses accounting for 20 per cent in the FY21-22, ...

China Shanshui Cement issues profit warning

19 July 2022, Published under Cement News

China Shanshui Cement Group has issued a profit warning for the first half of 2022. Profit attributable to equity holders of the company for the six-month period will decrease by no less than 60 per cent compared the same period a year earlier, according to a report on Dow Jones Newswire. The fall is being blamed on the pandemic, climatic factors, and market demand, which fell in the opening half of the year, resulting in a contraction in both cement sales and operating revenue versus the...

Taiwan Cement and Chia Hsin see June revenue increase

13 July 2022, Published under Cement News

Taiwan Cement Corp reported a 7.8 per cent increase in revenue to TWD9145.989m (US$306.5m) in June 2022 from TWD8480.821m in June 2021. However, in the first half of 2022 the company’s revenue slipped 3.8 per cent to TWD48,144.732m from TWD50,023.365m. Chia Hsin Cement’ s revenue increased 8.5 per cent to TWD183.177m in June 2022 from TWD168.756m in June 2021. In the first six months of 2022 Chia Hsin’s revenue slipped from 1094.913m in the 6M21 to TWD1027.363m.

PPC reports 11% increase in revenue in FY22

28 June 2022, Published under Cement News

PPC has reported group revenue for the 12 months ended 31 March 2022 of ZAR9882m (US$621.9m), an increase of 11 per cent YoY. Excluding Zimbabwe, group revenue was up five per cent, while revenue in PPC Zimbabwe alone advanced by 34 per cent on the back of a 28 per cent upturn in volumes. Profit before tax from continuing operations came in at ZAR186m, compared to ZAR1765m in the year-ago period, due in part to PPC Zimbabwe incurring a loss before tax of ZAR67m, and impairments of ZAR38m. ...

Taiwan cement producers sees dent in revenues in May

10 June 2022, Published under Cement News

Taiwan’s cement producers reported mostly a decrease in revenues in May. Lucky Cement posted a 6.9 per cent YoY drop in May revenue to TWD332.258m (US$11.23m) from TWD357.039m in May 2021. In the first five months of 2022, revenue declined by 11.4 per cent to TWD1548.687m from TWD1748.555m in the January-May period. For Chia Hsin Cement Co the month proved more challenging as it saw revenue down 16.8 per cent YoY as the company posted a revenue of TWD163.521m in May 2022 from TWD196.43...

Southern Province Cement starts work on new Jazan plant

01 June 2022, Published under Cement News

Southern Province Cement Co has started work on its new 5000tpd plant in Jazan, Saudi Arabia. The project is part of the company’s plans to boost its production capacity to 10,000tpd and gradually replace its current production lines. Southern Province Cement’s performance remained under pressure in the first quarter of 2022 as revenues were down 25 per cent YoY .

Sinai Cement reduces 1Q loss

01 June 2022, Published under Cement News

Egypt-based Sinai Cement , owned by Vicat , has posted consolidated net losses after tax of EGP67.19m (US$3.6m) in the first quarter of 2022, an improvement when compared with the year-ago period when losses reached EGP147.97m. Standalone losses were reduced YoY to EGP66.25m from EGP146.23m. Revenues increased to EGP475.57m in the 1Q22 from EGP282.62m in the 1Q21, according to a bourse filing on 31 May.