the entire cement industry is engaged in
the optimization and expansion of existing
production capacity, besides putting huge
investment in new cement units which is
reflecting demand growth of cement at
domestic as well as export fronts.
There is a brief about the two leading
cement units of the country i.e. D.G. Khan
and Maple Leaf which in fact represent the
present situation identical to the entire
cement industry in Pakistan.
Maple Leaf Cement, a leading cement unit,
is currently busy in optimizing a dry
process grey plant through up-gradation of
essential equipment, which would increase
the plant's capacity by 700 tons per day
to 4,000 tons per day. This capacity
expansion is expected to come on-line next
month i.e. October 2005, sources said.
D.G. Khan Cement, is also engaged with
capacity optimization and expansion plans
by implementing an
which will enhance total production
capacity to 6,700 tons per day as against
the present 5,500 tons per day .