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Kohat Cement Co's enhances Line 2 capacity and plans solar project

01 April 2024, Published under Cement News

Kohat Cement Co (KOHC) has recently completed the BMR of its Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Line 2, enhancing its line capacity to 2.1Mta from 2Mta previously, taking total capacity to 5.2Mta, as well as improving its efficiency by ~10 per cent, matching that of Line 3, according to AKD Research.  Furthermore, a second solar unit with 15MW capacity is in the pipeline, expected to be commissioned in the 1QFY24-25. With the commissioning of this project, the company’s solar energy will increase up to 1...

Lucky Cement is reaping the benefits of expansion

25 March 2024, Published under Cement News

According to AKD Research, Lucky Cement has demonstrated prowess in seizing opportunities, particularly through efficient coal inventory procurement, per management guidance. This strategy has resulted in the company achieving the highest gross margins among its peers, standing at 36.4 per cent in 1HFY23-24, with unconsolidated earnings doubling over the previous year. Similarly, consolidated earnings remained robust, driven by the growth in power subsidiary earnings (up 84 per cent YoY) a...