Pakistan: Maple Leaf expansion plans

Pakistan: Maple Leaf expansion plans
Published: 14 September 2016


Maple Leaf Cement Factory Ltd announced that its board of directors has approved an additional dry-process clinker production line (No. 3) at its existing plant site in Iskanderabad District, Mianwali, Pakistan.

The new line will operate at a capacity of 7000tpd, pushing grey cement production at the plant to 17,700tpd. The project is expected to cost PKR20bn (US$191m) with aims to be completed within 26 months.

This expansion announcement follows an earlier notification that the company intends to set up a 40MW coal-fired power plant in collaboration with Sonoma Energy Conservation Ltd at a cost of PKR5bn. The power plant project is expected to commence production at year-end FY17 with a generating life of 25 years.