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Kohat Cement presses ahead with Punjab project

23 November 2022, Published under Cement News

Kohat Cement Company (KOHC), based in northern Pakistan, has started developing the infrastructure for a greenfield production line in Khushab, Punjab province, the company said during a corporate briefing on its latest set of financial results. According to KOHC, land for the project has been acquired, while work on the development of infrastructure (such as utility connections, roads, etc) is in progress. The new line is expected to cost approximately PKR35bn (US$165m), comprising a 40 ...

Kohat Cement to set up Punjab cement plant

17 February 2021, Published under Cement News

Kohat Cement Co Ltd has announced that its Board of Directors have approved, subject to all regulatory approvals, setting up a 7800-10,000tpd cement manufacturing plant (along with 8-10MW waste heat recovery and 25MW coal-fired power plants), in Khushab, Punjab, Pakistan.   According to a company notification to the Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX), the management has estimated cost of the project at PKR30bn (US$187.4m), which will be financed through a mix of debt and equity. It is expec...

Kohat Cement Co announces US$21.67m expansion programme

27 October 2020, Published under Cement News

Kohat Cement Co Ltd (KOHC) in Pakistan announced a big expansion programme in the north of the country at an estimated cost of PKR3.5bn (US$21.67m). KOHC will implement three projects at the plant site in Kohat in  Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The company is setting up a 16.2MW coal-fired boiler at an estimated cost of PKR1.04bn. This will result in energy cost savings and availability of other power sources, the company believes. KOHC is also to  undertake construction of a 6700tpd production l...

Mixed results announced by Pakistani cement companies for 9MFY20

24 April 2020, Published under Cement News

Three Pakistani cement companies have announced their 9MFY19-20 financial results. DG Khan Cement Co Ltd and Kohat Cement Co Ltd have reported losses, but luckily Attock Cement Ltd has reported only a fall in profit during this financial period. Analysts have attributed losses to a combination of factors, including a significant drop in retention prices in both local and export markets, an increase in finance cost, higher energy tariffs and an increase in transportation cost following the i...

Five Pakistan cement producers to release 3Q results amid coronavirus pandemic

17 April 2020, Published under Cement News

Pakistan's leading cement companies are scheduled to announce on 23 April their financial results for the 3QFY19-20 ended 30 March 2020.   Analysts anticipate mixed results, carrying some negative reflection of mitigation efforts to stop the spread of the coronavirus in the country. During this accounting period, the pandemic started to spread and the government enforced lockdown to control it in all provinces, aiming social distancing. This later triggered the closure of some cement plants...

Lesser sales hit profit of Kohat Cement in 1HFY19-20

27 February 2020, Published under Cement News

Kohat Cement Co Ltd (KOHC) has reported a YoY drop of 93.6 per cent in profit for the half year ended 31 December 2019. It reported a profit after tax of PKR97m (US$0.62m) compared to PKR1.526bn in the corresponding period last year. The fall in profit is attributed to a decrease in sales, which fell by 28.2 per cent to PKR6.021bn during this period from PKR8.391bn in the year-ago period. It also reported a distribution cost of PKR30m against PKR43m in 1HFY19-20l, while administrative exp...

Kohat Cement commissions 7800tpd kiln line

27 January 2020, Published under Cement News

Kohat Cement Company Ltd (KOHC) informed Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) on 27 January 2020 that it has successfully commenced commercial operations from its brownfield grey kiln line of 7800tpd, including waste heat recovery power plant, in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province.   A company notification says that after setting up of this additional line, the total installed cement production capacity of the company has enhanced from 2,953,500tpa to 5,293,500tpa.

Varied results for PSX listed cement producers in 1QFY19-20

13 November 2019, Published under Cement News

The financial results of eight cement companies of Pakistan for the July-September 2019-20 period reveals that their profits shrank owing to weak sales, high financial charges and other unavoidable factors, with a few of them also sustaining losses.   Industry overview In the 1QFY19-20 Pakistan's cement industry posted a marginal growth of 2.6 per cent, amounting to 11.13Mt compared with 10.85Mt last year. Local dispatches remained more or less the same, rising to 9.12Mt from 9.06Mt in th...

Kohat and Fecto Cement report fall in profit

01 October 2019, Published under Cement News

Kohat Cement and Fecto Cement have announced their financial results for the year ended 30 June 2019. Both companies' profits declined, mainly due to  increase in cost of sale and other factors. Kohat Cement Co Ltd (KOHC) declared a net profit of PKR2.4bn (US$15.27m), down by 17.2 per cent YoY, as compared to PKR2.9bn reported in the same period last year. However, sales increased by 16.5 per cent to PKR15.64bn YoY, as compared to PKR13.43bn in the same period last year.  KOHC incurred h...

Kohat Cement makes top changes

09 July 2019, Published under Cement News

Kohat Cement Company Ltd (KCCL) has informed Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) that the Board of Directors have appointed Aizaz Mansoor Sheikh as Chairman and Nadeem Atta Sheikh as CEO for a term of three years commencing from 8 July 2019. Kohat Cement has a capacity of 2.677Mta at its Kohat plant in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, Pakistan.