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Steppe Cement records 11% revenue growth in 2022

12 January 2023, Published under Cement News

Steppe Cement Ltd recorded 11 per cent revenue growth in 2022 to KZT40m (US$86,560) from KZT36m a year earlier, citing positive market conditions as it focussed on the Kazakh domestic market. The average price for delivered cement in 2022, excluding value added tax, was KZT23,963/t, up 12 per cent from KZT21,332 a year earlier. Steppe Cement reported positive market conditions in the Kazakh domestic market where cement market consumption remained at around 11.6Mt last year. Steppe Ce...

Pakistan records a 21% decline in cement dispatches in 1HFY22-23

06 January 2023, Published under Cement News

The negative trend in cement dispatches in Pakistan has continued in the last few months. The latest data for 1HFY22-23 and December 2022 show the sector has been affected by a slowdown in the local construction industry and unviable exports. Pakistan’s total cement deliveries (domestic and exports) were 21.764Mt during 1HFY22-23, which is 20.7 per cent lower than 27.456Mt dispatched during 1HFY21-22. Out of this total, domestic volumes were 20.03Mt against 24.065Mt during the same period la...

Sangwon Cement to increase production in 2023

06 January 2023, Published under Cement News

The workers of the Sangwon Cement complex in North Korea are making innovations in cement production and implementing the decisions of the Sixth Plenary Meeting of the Eighth Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea.   On the basis of successes and experience gained last year, the cement plant has proactively conducted the organisational and political work to improve the main burner flame efficiency and to increased production in 2023. Precalciner improvements are also increas...

Cambodia's cement producers output 7.7Mt in 11M22

04 January 2023, Published under Cement News

Cambodia's five cement factories produced 7.7Mt of cement in the January-November period of last year, according to a report from the Cambodian Cement Manufacturing Association (CCMA). Kampot Cement Co Ltd (SCG) was the largest producer at 2.2Mt, followed by Chip Mong Insee Cement Corp (CMIC) with 1.9Mt. Battambang Conch Cement Co Ltd (Conch) produced 1.6Mt, Cambodia Cement Chakrey Ting Factory Co Ltd (Huaxin) 1.1Mt and Thai Boon Roong Cement Co Ltd 0.88Mt, the report indicated....

North Korean cement production boost

13 June 2022, Published under Cement News

Cement producers across North Korea have supplied more cement to major construction sites even under the maximum emergency anti-epidemic system. Officials and workers of the Sangwon Cement complex increased the output of clinker by introducing new operation methods of production. The Sunchon Cement plant has recorded high daily production results. Meanwhile, the Chonnae-ri Cement factory is achieving normal operation of its production equipment.

Chinese cement production drops 12%

05 May 2022, Published under Cement News

China’s cement production in the opening quarter of 2022 has fallen by 12.1 per cent YoY, according to Fitch Ratings. This is being attributed to ongoing lockdowns due to the pandemic, which is curbing production of basic materials including steel that has seen a 10.5 per cent drop in production over the same period. The country is also seeing subdued construction activity as the property sector remains weak and high input costs continue to inflate product prices, such as cement, steel an...

South Korean producers aim to boost cement production

07 April 2022, Published under Cement News

South Korean cement companies have agreed to increased their production by 35 per cent for the next three months to ease concerns over a supply shortage amid the crisis surrounding Ukraine, the industry ministry said.   During a meeting with government officials, seven major cement companies agreed to produce a combined 3.77Mt of cement in the 2Q22 up 35.7 per cent from the January-March period, according to the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy.  The government also plans to provi...

Türkçimento starts to see impact of Russian-Ukrainian war following a challenging year

25 March 2022, Published under Cement News

Fatih Yücelik, chairman of the Board of Directors of Türkçimento , expressed that the Turkish cement sector has started to observe the impacts of the Russia-Ukraine crisis very heavily and fast.     Mr Yücelik said, “The meeting we held with Mehmet Muş, Minister of Commerce, last week on the Russian-Ukrainian crisis took place in a very productive and constructive atmosphere. Even if this crisis keeps on in the forthcoming period, the solution-oriented approach of the Minister, the in...

Belarusian plant increases production by 10.5 per cent YoY

21 January 2022, Published under Cement News

The OAO Krichevcementnoshifer Cement plant in Kirchev, Mogilev Oblast, Belarus increased its cement production by 10.5 per cent YoY in 2021 to 2.001Mt, the company administration told PrimePress. Shipments of cement to domestic and foreign markets in January-December 2021 increased by 11.5 per cent to 2.029Mt. The plant has been operating since September 1996. In January 2012 it was reorganised into an open joint-stock company. The state's share in the company's authorised capital is...

Rudnik Uglja to switch to cement production

13 January 2022, Published under Cement News

Montenegro-based coal mining company Rudnik Uglja has said it will phase out its coal mining activities and switch to cement production. To achieve this change, which is in line with its plant to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, the company is looking into a strategic partnership.