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    Cement Industry In Pakistan Analysis 2012

  • Analysis: Nexus between sugar industry and politics

    Needless to say that everywhere from the most developed countries to the most ill-equipped emulators such as Pakistan all favours come at a price...

    The relationship between private business and politics is prevalent in Pakistan across major business interests and it cuts across political affiliation and ideology...

  • ANALYSIS: New player’s entry into aviation industry amid pandemic termed bold

    KARACHI: While the country’s three operational airlines have been taking cost-cutting measures against the backdrop of a crisis that the global aviation industry has been facing since the outbreak of coronavirus, the decision of AirSial to enter an already saturated market is being seen as a bold move that may give a tough time to competitors but will benefit the people...

    The market situation can be gauged from a recent report of the...

  • Cement industry poised for expansion

    The cement sector seems perfectly positioned in the current economic climate to benefit from the rising demand spawned from the public and private sector spending as well as the demand that will be generated as a result of CPEC...

  • Iranian cement harming local industry

    KARACHI: Manufa­ctu­rers claimed on Friday that smuggled Iranian cement, being sold at 40 per cent lower prices, was eating away the market share of domestically produced cement...

    Markets in areas adjacent to the border and coastal areas of Balochistan are flooded with Iranian cement which sells for much less than the Rs525-550 price of a 50kg bag of local cement, All Pakistan Cement Manufacturers Association (APCMA) said...

  • Expanding cement industry

    CEMENT players continue to enjoy increasing gross margins courtesy declining global coal prices...

    The price of coal — a key raw material for the industry — had declined by about 19pc year-over-year by end-FY15 and reached $60 per tonne...

  • Punjab’s cement industry to be regulated after three decades

    LAHORE: The unfettered cement industry in Punjab is once again being brought under the regulatory control of the provincial government after 29 years, allowing it to function and expand under a strictly monitored legal and administrative regime...

    The decision to once again regulate the cement industry was taken during a marathon meeting of a committee which was presided over by Chief Secretary Zahid Saeed two days ago at the Civil...

  • No gas for industry, CNG and cement sectors in Punjab, KP, other areas from Sept 13-15

    LAHORE: Gas supply to the general industry and its captive power (non-export), compressed natural gas (CNG) and cement sectors will remain suspended for three days in Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and other areas due to re-deployment of the Floating Storage and Re-gasification Unit (FSRU) at the Karachi port...

    The frequent gas supply suspension either due to shortage, dry-docking of the liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) terminal or the...

  • Pakistan returns Indian arrested in 2012

    Lahore: Pakistan authorities returned an Indian prisoner to authorities of India’s Border Security Force (BSF) at the Wagah border crossing on Monday...

    According to an official, Ghulam Qadir had crossed the Line of Control in Kashmir and entered the Pakistan territory illegally in 2012...

  • Bhoja Air, CAA officials booked over 2012 crash

    The FIR contains charges under Sections 109 (punishment for abetment), 120B (criminal conspiracy), 286 (negligent conduct with respect to explosive substance), 287 (negligent conduct with respect to machinery), 302 (qatl-i-amd), and 417 (cheating) of the Pakistan Penal Code (PPC)...

    The complainant Abid Rehman, who is a Karachi native, told Dawn that the heirs of the victims of the Bhoja Air crash had submitted a petition before the...

  • Over 200 children died of measles in 2012, Sindh PA told

    KARACHI: As many as 209 children died of measles in the province in 2012, according to one of the written replies tabled in the Sindh Assembly on Monday...

    The question asked by Pakistan Muslim League-Functional (PML-F) legislator Nusrat Sehar Abbasi was probably submitted to the assembly in 2013 and had been taken up during the question hour after a couple of years as it asked for the district-wise number of deaths during “last...

  • ‘CDA approved new US embassy building in 2012’

    Tariq Fazal Chaudhry says issue of PM’s permission was raised after civic agency approved building planSenator Hamdullah had moved a calling attention notice following the recent report by the auditor general of Pakistan (AGP), which had pointed out that construction work was started on the US embassy building without the prime minister’s approval, and that the civic agency failed to stop it...

    The audit report also cited a letter...

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