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Udayapur Cement sees reduced production due to power supply issue

09 September 2019, Published under Cement News

Nepal’s Udayapur Cement Industry Ltd has seen reduced production and sales between August-September as a result of low voltage and abrupt power cuts, according to the company. Sanjay Lal Karna, chief of the production division, said that the state-owned factory has not been able to address market demand due to the power supply issues. "We could produce only 18,000t between 7 August and 5 September which is lower than our capacity of 24,000t," said Mr Karna. The company has also seen a ...

Udayapur Cement's general manager moves to oil sector

09 January 2019, Published under Cement News

Surendra Prasad Paudel, resigned his post of general manager of Udayapur Cement on Monday to become the head of the government's Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC), the country's sole petroleum supplier. Mr Paudel had become Udayapur Cement's general manager in February 2018 and the state-owned cement factory earned a profit of NPR250m (US$2.2m) in the last fiscal year. Apart from increasing the production volume, he was also credited for clearing almost all of the liabilities that the factory owe...

Udayapur Cement Industry dismisses 82 staff

21 August 2017, Published under Cement News

Udayapur Cement Industry of Nepal has fired 82 members of staff who had been repeatedly warned for their below par performance. The staff included drivers, officers and engineers. Administration Department head of UCI Ram Bahadur GC said the staffers were fired as they failed to discharge their duties. He claimed that the staffers were relieved of their duties also after consulting with trade unions and employees’ welfare associations. "Those staffers who never marked their attendance, ...

Udayapur Cement Industry halts production, Nepal

27 June 2012, Published under Cement News

Nepal's largest cement factory Udayapur Cement Industry, has stopped production for past three days due to a lack of coal as well as experiencing other difficulties. Nepal News reported that the company has been hampered by a series of problems involving machinery being out of order and shortages of coal or raw materials. Therefore, it has been forced to halt production frequently. Furthermore, an Indian coal dealer that supplies coal to the industry has halted supplies, claimin...