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Arghakhanchi Cement launches new PPC line

11 June 2019, Published under Cement News

Nepal's Arghakhanchi Cement Pvt Ltd has launched a new PPC cement product line for the domestic market. After meeting government criteria, the company received approval for the product from the Nepal Bureau of Standards and Metrology on 7 June. "We have not made any compromises in the quality and weight of the cement. We have started production of the Arghakhanchi PPC cement due to the new technology and the increasing demand of the customers. We have successfully achieved a new milestone i...

Nepal heads towards self-sufficiency in cement production

06 March 2018, Published under Cement News

Nepal is seeing growing demand for cement in the country, as post-earthquake reconstruction work and construction of public and private infrastructure projects have started gathering pace. Jagadamba Cement, which has a production unit in Lumbini Corridor, is setting up another production plant in the eastern part of Bhairahawa. The new plant, according to the company, will produce 1500tpd of cement. "We are expanding the production capacity considering the growing demand for cement,” s...

Nepal: Arghakhanchi Cement introduces moisture-proof packaging.

06 April 2017, Published under Cement News

The Arghakhanchi Cement company has introduced new moisture-proof packaging for its bagged cement, reports myrepublica.com. “We have introduced this new packaging to ensure the standard weight and to keep the cement safe from moisture. We have successfully achieved a new milestone in our commitment by providing high-quality products to dealers, consumers, and constructors which will strengthen our trust and relationship,” Pashupati Murarka, director of Arghakhachi Cement, said in the stat...

Nepal: Arghakhanchi Cement to expand capacity to 1Mta

15 August 2016, Published under Cement News

Arghakhanchi Cement is to spend NPR4.13bn (US$38.6m) expanding the output of its cement plant from 1200tpd to 3000tpd, giving it a nominal capacity of around 1Mta. The Kathmandu Post reports that the company has also opened a letter of credit to buy a factory based on VRM technology from FLSmidth. Managing director, Rajesh Agrawal, said: “If we don’t increase our capacity and achieve economy of scale, we will vanish once big plants with foreign investment start producing cement. “Large...

Nepal: planned entry of foreign cement giants

21 June 2016, Published under Cement News

The proposed entry of foreign cement manufacturers into the Nepalese market has set off an expansion drive amongst domestic producers. Dangote Cement of Nigeria, Reliance Cement of India and Hongshi and Huaxin of China have all been given necessary approvals to begin operations in Nepal. The combined FDI for these companies amounts to US$1.45bn and the total proposed output stands at 22,000tpd. This increase in capacity by foreign companies has created unrest among domestic manufacturers....

Nepal: Arghakhanchi Cement organises construction training

01 June 2016, Published under Cement News

Arghakhanchi Cement has organised training seminars on building materials and earthquake-resilient construction for workers in Kathmandu, Republic reports. The company also provided free health services to participating construction workers.

Concerns over Nepal cement factory closure, Nepal

23 July 2012, Published under Cement News

The Federation of Nepalese Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FNCCI) has expressed concern over the closure of Arghakhanchi Cement’s mine situated at Narpani, Arghakhanchi district, condemning the violence on the mine staff. According to reports in the Himalayan Times, due to the vested interests of some people, the company has been unable to operate the mine and is bearing huge losses. The mine has been forced to close down for the past eight months. Due to the closure, the company...