cement industry

Cement: No pressure!

Cement: No pressure!

At last, the fiscal year that would go down in history as one of the gloomiest years for the economy and a...
Published 04 Jul, 2024 08:31am
Cement: Stronger together
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Cement: Stronger together

Expectedly, the Budget 2024-25 raised more indirect taxes, of which raising FED on cement is only one of the many...
Published 26 Jun, 2024 07:36am
Cement: Cuts and scrapes
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Cement: Cuts and scrapes

A 3 percent increase in sales may seem inconsequential, signaling weakness, but for the cement industry, a combined...
Published 10 Jun, 2024 08:23am
Cement: No steam
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Cement: No steam

Stalled projects, cuts in funding, delayed approvals and a tanking economy rang warning bells for the cement...
Published 14 May, 2024 09:27am
Pioneer Cement Limited
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Pioneer Cement Limited

Pioneer Cement Limited (PSX: PIOC) was set up as a public limited company in 1986. With its plants located in...
Published 05 Apr, 2024 09:36am
Cement: Retracing steps
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Cement: Retracing steps

Last week, our analysis of the financial statements of 15 cement companies showed that the first half of the fiscal...
Published 02 Apr, 2024 07:30am
Cement: No shrinkage yet
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Cement: No shrinkage yet

To say that the cement industry has managed to come out of the first half of the fiscal year 2024—a very tough...
Published 20 Mar, 2024 06:37am
Cement: Out of proportion
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Cement: Out of proportion

Looking at February’s dispatches, cement industry may kick off the final lap of the fiscal year FY24 in a fix. With...
Published 18 Mar, 2024 08:14am
Pioneer: Flying colours
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Pioneer: Flying colours

It was finally time for shareholders of a certain cement company to dip into the company’s profits. In 2QFY24,...
Published 05 Mar, 2024 09:04am
DGKC: Rise and fall
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DGKC: Rise and fall

As a major player in the cement industry with plants located in both the north and south zones, if DG Khan Cement...
Published 28 Feb, 2024 09:11am
Keeping up with Kohat
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Keeping up with Kohat

That construction across the industry is significantly constrained is not quite reflecting in the financial...
Published 15 Feb, 2024 08:32am
Cement’s count down
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Cement’s count down

No amount of mental gymnastics and premeditation can prepare an economy for the political uncertainty and mayhem...
Published 13 Feb, 2024 09:04am
Thank the Lucky stars!
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Thank the Lucky stars!

Earnings that double in a year are not too shabby for any company when an economy is floundering. For Lucky Cement...
Published 30 Jan, 2024 09:05am
Cement: Sizing it up
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Cement: Sizing it up

Though still trailing above Rs1200, average cement price across Pakistan in the last recorded week (of Jan 19) has...
Published 23 Jan, 2024 09:03am
Cement: Staying alert
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Cement: Staying alert

FY23 wasn’t a great year for the cement industry, whether it was the considerable reduction in offtake, both to...
Published 19 Jan, 2024 09:30am
Fecto Cement Limited
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Fecto Cement Limited

Fecto Cement Limited (PSX: FECTC) was incorporated in Pakistan as a public limited company in 1981. The company is...
Published 13 Dec, 2023 09:00am
Cement: Fresh strategies
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Cement: Fresh strategies

After an unusual year that was FY23, the cement industry is settling back into its historic trend of balancing out...
Published 11 Dec, 2023 06:52am
Cement: Hold fast!
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Cement: Hold fast!

Propelled uncharacteristically by vibrant exports, total cement offtake for country’s cement manufacturers combined...
Published 08 Dec, 2023 08:47am
Cement: Pricing it in
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Cement: Pricing it in

Last week, cement prices stood close to Rs1200 per cement bag. Over the past 20 days, average cement price rose by...
Published 15 Aug, 2023 08:24am
Hold your breath
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Hold your breath

Cement kilns in the country are cooling down, and yet, industry-wide cement sales to domestic and foreign markets...
Published 11 Aug, 2023 08:28am