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Dewan Cement sees 77% fall in turnover

23 February 2021, Published under Cement News

Pakistan’s Dewan Cement Ltd has seen a 76.5 per cent YoY decline in net turnover to PKR948.17m (US$5.97m) for the first half of the FY20-21, compared with PKR4.04bn in the year-ago period. The company’s net loss has also expanded to PKR382.71m from PKR172.75m. In the 2QFY20-21, net turnover fell 58.5 per cent YoY to PKR931.64m while its net loss reached PKR266.59m in the quarter.

DG Khan Cement sees 161% rise in profit

22 February 2021, Published under Cement News

Pakistan’s DG Khan Cement recorded a 160.8 per cent surge in profit to PKR1.3bn (US$8.17m) for the quarter ending 31 December 2020, compared with PKR500.7m in the year-ago period. The increase has been attributed to a rise in retention prices and falling maintenance and repair costs. Sales declined 4.2 per cent YoY to PKR12.3bn from PKR12.9bn in the 2QFY19-20. Cement offtake also decreased seven per cent to 2.08Mt.

Fauji Cement sees sales up 15% YoY

22 February 2021, Published under Cement News

Pakistan’s Fauji Cement has seen a 378 per cent rise in profit to PKR905.2m (US$5.69m) for the October-December 2020 period, supported by higher retention prices. Sales also advanced 15 per cent YoY to PKR6.1bn against PKR5.3bn in the 2QFY19-20. Cement dispatches fell two per cent YoY to 914,000t.

New cement capacity in Punjab planned

22 February 2021, Published under Cement News

Fauji Cement and DG Khan Cement plan new capacity in Punjab, Pakistan. Top industry officials believed that construction activity is picking up, and that there will be a significant spend on infrastructure. Thus, both cement companies' Board of Directors have decided to invest in additional cement capacity. Fauji Cement has approved the setting up of a 2.05MMa greenfield cement plant in Dera Ghazi Khan. The project's construction work is expected to commence within the current financial y...

Power Cement records surge in revenue

18 February 2021, Published under Cement News

Pakistan’s Power Cement Ltd has seen its revenue surge to PKR6.85bn (US$43.1m) in the first half ended 31 December 2020, compared to PKR1.24bn in the year-ago period. Gross profit returned to a PKR1.69bn profit from a PKR345.6m loss in the 1HFY19-20. Net profit after tax reached PKR68.79m from a PKR365.8m loss.

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...

Flying Cement completes Punjab WHR plant

15 February 2021, Published under Cement News

The Flying Cement Co Ltd updated the Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) that it has achieved another key milestone. Company Secretary, Shahid Ahmad Awan, stated that the company has successfully completed the installation and commissioning of a 7.5MW waste heat recovery power plant (WHRPP) at its site in Mangowal, Khushab district in Punjab, Pakistan. He added, “The employment of this technology will augment our ability to process waste heat absorbed in boilers to produce steam at a suitable...

Pakistan's cement dispatches rise 16% in January

03 February 2021, Published under Cement News

Pakistan's cement factories recorded a growth of 16.3 per cent in cement dispatches during January 2021 when total cement dispatches reached at 4.73Mt against 4.07Mt in the same month of last fiscal year, says data released by All Pakistan Cement Manufacturers Association (APCMA). Out of the total dispatches, local cement shipments increased to 4.03Mt compared to 3.26Mt in January 2020, depicting a growth of 23.7 per cent. Whereas exports dropped by 14.1 per cent from 808,874t to 694,9...

Lucky Cement announces 3.15Mta Pezu expansion

02 February 2021, Published under Cement News

Pakistan’s Lucky Cement Ltd has announced a further expansion to its Pezu plant on the back of positive results from the domestic cement sector. "Keeping pace with the increasing demand in the domestic cement industry, on the back of revival of economic activity and uptick in construction projects including both retail level projects as well as mega infrastructure development projects the company has decided to enhance its cement production capacity at its Pezu Plant by 3.15Mta," said the ...

Dewan Cement appoints new CEO

29 January 2021, Published under Cement News

Pakistan’s Dewan Cement has announced the appointment of a new Chief Executive Officer and Director, with effect from 27 January. Malik Bilal Omar has been appointed in the role after the departure of Syed Muhammad Anwar.