Cherat Cement Company Ltd (CCCL) informed Pakistan Stock exchange (PSX) earlier this week that it has successfully installed and commissioned the third production line, which has a cement capacity of 6700tpd of clinker, along with a waste heat recovery plant at its existing location in Nowshera, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province.
During the period, the company also installed Wärtsilä dual-fuel engines, in anticipation of the availability of gas. Currently a gas pipeline is being laid and the supply of gas is expected soon.
According to Abid Vazir, executive director and company secretary, with this expansion, the cement production capacity of the company has increased to more than 4.5Mta. The project has been completed well before the scheduled time.