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Cemento Polpaico reports 67% drop in 1Q profit

31 May 2022, Published under Cement News

Chilean cement producer Cemento Polpaico reported net sales of CLP89,359m (US$107.6m) in the first quarter of 2022, up 7.5 per cent when compared with CLP83,145m in the 1Q21. However, the company’s net profits declined by 66.9 per cent in the 1Q22 to CLP1365m from CLP4124m in the 1Q21. The reduced performance has been attributed by the company to a rise in production  and distribution costs on the back of higher inflation, rising exchange rates and increasing input costs. In the 1Q22 t...

Misr Beni Suef Cement sees profits surge to EGP48m in 1Q22

31 May 2022, Published under Cement News

Egypt-based Misr Beni Suef Cement reported net profits after tax of EGP47.65m (US$2.56m) in the 1Q of 2022, up from EGP37.42 in the 1Q21. The company’s revenues advanced to EGP436.38m in the 1Q22from EGP255.92m in the year-ago period, according to a bourse disclosure on 30 May 2022.

Taiwan Cement shifts focus to green energy and waste

27 May 2022, Published under Cement News

Taiwan Cement Corp (TCC) saw its cement revenue on mainland China fall by 7.8 per cent YoY in the opening quarter of 2022 with the sales volume over the same period contracting by 24.1 per cent, according to Nelson Chang, chairman of TCC, speaking at the company’s annual general meeting on 26 May, 2022. Cement prices in the 1Q22 improved by 18 per cent, but this did little to offset the 195 per cent YoY uptick in the international coal price. However, consolidated revenue advanced by four ...

Eagle Cement Corp 1Q net profit slips 3%

26 May 2022, Published under Cement News

Philippines-based Eagle Cement Corp reported a three per cent decrease in net income to PHP1.66bn (US$31.674m) in the first quarter of 2022 from PHP1.72bn in the equivalent period of 2021. The company’s sales advanced 30 per cent from PHP5.3bn in the 1Q21 to PHP6.83bn in the 1Q22 as historically high quarterly sales volumes combined with higher average cement prices. In addition, its subsidiary Solid North Mineral Corp contributed extra revenue. Gross profit was PHP2.59bn, up 11 per ce...

HeidelbergCement India posts 7.2% uptick in revenue in FY22

25 May 2022, Published under Cement News

HeidelbergCement India has recorded a one per cent YoY increase in revenue (net of taxes) to INR5867m (US$75.65m) in the first quarter of 2022. EBITDA over the same period has fallen 22.1 per cent to INR1186m, with the EBITDA margin contracting from 26.2 to 20.2 per cent. Profit after tax in the 1Q22 came in at INR936m, down 33.1 per cent YoY. EBITDA per tonne stood at INR961, a decline of 21 per cent YoY. Sales volumes of 1.23Mt were recorded in the 1Q22, down from the 1.25Mt seen in the sa...

Shree Cement sees 4% increase in revenue in 1Q22

24 May 2022, Published under Cement News

Shree Cement has reported a 3.9 per cent YoY uptick in revenue to INR40.99bn (US$527.8m) in the opening quarter of 2022. Sales volumes over the same period slipped two per cent to 8Mt, while EBITDA declined to INR10.49bn, compared to INR13.04bn in the 1Q21. The EBITDA margin contracted from 31.97 per cent in the 1Q21 to 24.75 per cent this year.   According to BusinessLine Online, the growth in revenue is being attributed to price increases as cost pressures and inflation continue to ha...

Najran Cement reports 24% fall in revenue in 1Q22

24 May 2022, Published under Cement News

Najran Cement Co has recorded a 61.41 per cent YoY decline in net profit in the opening quarter of 2022. Net profit after zakat and tax came in at SAR23.28m (US$6.21m) in the 1Q22, compared to SAR60.34m in the same period a year earlier. Earnings per share in the first quarter of 2022 were SAR0.14, versus SAR0.35 in the same quarter a year earlier.   According to Mubasher, revenue over the 1Q22 stood at SAR139.86m, down 24.2 per cent from the SAR184.43m reported in the opening quarter o...

Nuvoco Vistas Corp sees 24% increase in revenue in FY21-22

23 May 2022, Published under Cement News

India-based Nuvoco Vistas Corp has announced its audited financial results for the financial year ended 31 March 2022. Consolidated revenue from operations improved by 24 per cent to INR93.18bn (US$1.2bn) for FY21-22 while consolidated EBITDA reached INR15.39bn and profit after tax at INR320m. Consolidated net debt declined by INR16.66bn to INR50.64bn in the FY21-22. Commenting on the financial results, Nuvoco Vistas Corp MD, Jayakumar Krishnaswamy, said: "FY22 was an exceptionally c...

Yanbu Cement sees 17% fall in 1Q22 revenue

23 May 2022, Published under Cement News

Yanbu Cement has reported a 17.4 per cent YoY decline in revenue to SAR242m (US$64.53m) in the opening quarter of 2022. However, this was still above the SAR224m estimated by Al Rajhi Capital. Gross profit over the same period contracted by 33 per cent YoY, while operating profit fell by 41.4 per cent, according to Trade Arabia.   The Saudi company attributes the decline to a 6.7 per cent fall in cement volumes, which came in at 1.3Mt in the 1Q22. This compares to an average contraction...

CMS sees 1Q revenues up by 6%

23 May 2022, Published under Cement News

Malaysia-based Cahya Mata Sarawak Berhad (CMS) reported a revenue of MYR214.04m for the first quarter ended 31 March 2022, up six per cent YoY from MYR202.06m. Profit before tax improved to MYR83.86m in the 1Q22 from MYR82.56m in the 1Q21 due to a better performance by the Cement and Road Maintenance businesses and a higher share of results of associates by MYR15.42m. Although higher raw material costs and global supply chain constraints challenged the company’s operations, key initiat...