Pakistan: Kohat Cement new milling capacity at year-end

Pakistan: Kohat Cement new milling capacity at year-end
Published: 20 July 2016


Kohat Cement Ltd (KOHC) says that work is going on its fourth cement mill to lift its current capacity of 105tph to take its total grinding capacity to 480tph at an estimated cost of INR650m. The mill will be operational by December 2017, says local report.

The new mill will replace old technology and improve efficiency at the company's plant in Kohat, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province.

Headquartered in Lahore, Kohat Cement is one of the smaller cement players in the sector with a market share of about six per cent and grey clinker and cement capacities of 2.5Mta and 2.8Mta respectively. In addition, the cement producer has white clinker and cement capacities of 135,000tpa and 148,000tpa respectively and is running at 65 per cent of capacity.