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Hongshi-Shivam Cement tops strength tests in Nepal

04 July 2019, Published under Cement News

In just two years of operation Hongshi-Shivam Cement has claimed 60 per cent of the Nawalparasi district market in Nepal. The successful Chinese-owned plant had a total investment of US$350m and produces 6000tpd of cement and has quickly risen in popularity with consumers. The reason for the attractiveness of Hongshi Cement's product is in the brand's cement strength and quality. Tests from multiple Nepali institutes showed that Hongshi-Shivam Cement came out top among cement produced in Ne...

Government promises not kept for Hongshi Shivam Cement

02 April 2019, Published under Cement News

Nepal's Government has come up short in respect to keeping its word on infrastructure and energy promises to the Chinese Hongshi Shivam Cement Co, according to a report in the Nepali Times. The Nepalese government signed a foreign direct investment (FDI) deal with the cement producer in 2017 to help establish its cement plant with a local partner. However, the government failed to build the road to the plant and erect a transmission line. Hongshi Shivam Cement constructed its own dirt tra...

Nepal’s newest addition

20 July 2018, Published under Cement News

The inauguration of a new 6000tpd production line saw Hongshi Shivam enter the Nepalese cement market. Plans for a second 6000tpd line are already being made. Hongshi Group, one of the joint venture partners, takes us through the project. By Hongshi Group, China. The inauguration of Hongshi Shivam Cement’s 6000tpd production line in Nawalparasi, Nepal Hongshi Shivam Cement Pvt Ltd is a 70:30 joint venture established by Hongshi Group of China (70 per cent) and Shivam Cement of N...

Huaxin Cement plans US$140m works in Nepal

08 December 2017, Published under Cement News

Chinese cement producer Huaxin Cement is planning a new US$140m cement facility in Nepal having started talks with authorities and setting out a project investment agreement (PIA) for the factory. "We have already started informal talks with the Chinese company on signing of the PIA," said a highly-placed source at the Investment Board Nepal (IBN). "The formal negotiations on PIA will begin after the Chinese investor pays a pre-negotiation and agreement execution fee of 0.2 per cent of the...

Nepal: six-fold increase in clinker imports

20 February 2017, Published under Cement News

Nepal has been heading towards self-sufficiency in cement, but at the same time, imports of clinker have soared, according to the Trade and Export Promotion Centre (TEPC). The country imported clinker worth NPR8.97bn (US$83.7m) in the first six months of the current fiscal year, reports the TEPC. The figure is an almost six-fold jump from NPR1.52bn in the first half of the previous fiscal year 2015-16. According to the Cement Manufacturers Association Presiden, Dhurba Thapa, the major...