BARA, March 4: The condition of the factories operating in the country's largest and oldest Birgunj-Pathlaiya Industrial Corridor has become deplorable.

KATHMANDU, March 3: Cement exports have raised hopes in foreign trade due to the government’s implementation of effective policies, at a time when the country’s a significant trade deficit. The government’s encouragement of cement exports has resulted in a five-fold increase this year compared to the previous year.

KATHMANDU, Aug 24: Nepal exported cement and clinker worth Rs 234.98 million in the first month of the current fiscal year.

KATHMANDU, July 26 : Nepal exported cements worth Rs 779.30 million in the last fiscal year, thanks to the government providing cash subsidy on export of the product.

MAKWANPUR, June 21: The Hetauda cement industry that remained closed for the past two months resumed production this morning. The industry has also started producing clinkers, it said. The industry was closed after some equipment at its oven broke down and due to a lack of coal, said the industry management.

HETAUDA, Feb 14: The State-owned Hetauda Cement Industries Ltd has stopped producing cement due to lack of coal.

KATHMANDU, Jan 29: The cement industry has cut its production by up to 70 percent due to the drop in demand in the market. Due to the heavy decline in the demand for cement due to stagnation of development projects resulting from liquidity crisis in banks, reduction in capital expenditure, lack of construction materials, the production has been affected.

KATHMANDU, OCT 17: Nepali cement manufacturers have stepped up their efforts to export local cement after the government enforced providing eight percent cash incentives on the export of construction material.

KATHMANDU, August 15: Nepali cement manufacturers have increased the price of their products by Rs 50 per sack, attributing to the soaring prices of raw materials.

KATHMANDU, Nov 28: Hong Kong Redline, which is associated with the Chinese cement giant Hongshi, is investing Rs 15 billion in Dang Cement after it received a go-ahead from Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) to inject money from an investment company.

KATHMANDU, Nov 18: The Nepal Bureau of Standards Metrology (NBSM) has asked three cement manufacturers—Maruti Cement, United Cement and Jagadamba Cement—to call off their products from the market after their products were found to be of substandard qualities.

BIRGUNJ, Feb 25: Industries in the industrial corridor of Birgunj have decreased their production due to lack of adequate market for their products. According to the officials of the Birgunj Chamber of Commerce and Industries, industries have decreased 75% of their production, as number of industries has increased but the demand is less than the production capacity of these industries.

KATHMANDU, Dec 24: The Parliamentary Public Accounts Committee (PAC) on Monday asked the government to continue with the old standards in cement manufacturing, reversing the ministry's recent move to implement the new rule that allows the manufacturers to produce and sell the construction material in low quality.

UADAYAPUR, May 16: Police on Tuesday succeeded in evacuating 3 bigha land belonging to Udayapur Cement Industry Limited (UCIL) in Jaljale of Udayapur district, which was illegally encroached by some land brokers overnight.

KATHMANDU, April 1: Cement manufacturers have opined that there is no need of new investment in cement and clinker production.

KATHMANDU, Dec 25: Construction experts have stress on the usage of the quality materials including cement for better construction works.

KATHMANDU, Sept 15: Hongshi-Shivam Cement Pvt. Ltd., the largest cement factory in the country, started commercial operation in May but it's production remains below capacity due to lack of electricity supply and all-weather road access.

KATHMANDU, Sept 11: Nepal is importing Indian cement worth more than a billion rupees annually due to lack of grading for locally produced cement. Despite this, the government is failing to fix quality parameters for grading.

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UDAYAPUR, JUNE 20: Government-run Udayapur Cement Industries Ltd (UCIL), producer of Gaida cement, is facing losses due to irregular supply of electricity, officials of the company have said.

KATHMANDU, May 14: The Nepal Sports Journalist Forum (NSJF) has signed a one-year sponsorship deal with the Ghorahi Cement Industry Private Limited for the upcoming Pulsar NSJF Sports Award.

NBSM takes action against seven industries

KATHMANDU, Mar 1: Import of cement has been on a decreasing trend, at a time when talks about the country becoming self-reliant on cement are going on. Cement imports decreased by about 24 percent in the first half of the current fiscal year.

KATHMANDU, Jan 27: Cement manufacturers have not yet reduced the hiked price of cement, disobeying the government’s direction to do so. The three-day deadline given by the government to the cement manufacturers for reducing the hiked prices expired on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, Jan 23: The government has directed cement factories to rollback the decision to increase the price of cement within three days.

KATHMANDU, Jan 8: Civil work contractors have blamed cement and steel manufacturers for arbitrary rise in price of cement and steel rod - key construction materials.

Shivam Cement honors dealers

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KATHMANDU, Jan 8: Shivam Cement Pvt organized 'Krity Samaroha 2074' on Friday.

KATHMANDU, Dec 29: Cement producers have increased the price of cement by at least Rs 100 per sack (50 kg), citing a rise in demand for cement after the parliamentary and provincial elections.

KATHMANDU, Dec 28:Investment Board Nepal (IBN) has signed a preliminary agreement with Chinese company Huaxin Cement Company to bring foreign investment of Rs 15 billion in a cement factory.

BIRGUNJ, Dec 21: The ongoing protest against pollution in Raxaul of India is likely to affect over a dozen cement factories in Birgunj-Pathlaiya Industrial Corridor.

SINDHUPALCHOWK, Dec 10: Voters of Sindhupalchowk have elected educated, hardworking, dedicated, intelligent and enthusiastic candidates in the recently concluded provincial assembly elections.

KATHMANDU (REPUBLICA): Sarbottam Cement has launched a new consumer scheme named '50 Ma Jhakkas Offer'.

New Diamond, Shivam Cement sign deal

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KATHMANDU, August 19: New Diamond Academy has signed one year sponsorship deal with Shivam Cement Limited on Saturday. New Diamond’s coach Kumar Rai and Shivam’s vice-president Sajan Devkota signed on the agreement paper amidst a signing ceremony in the capital on Saturday.

KATHMANDU, August 16: Ghorahi Cement Industries Pvt Ltd, the producer of Sagarmatha Cement, organized a dealers' meet on Friday and Saturday at its own premises in Dang, Ghorahi. According to a statement issued on Tuesday, the company distributed awards and appreciation letters to the best and outstanding sellers. More than 400 sellers from across the nation participated in the dealers' meet. The statement further said that the company has been producing 2200 tons of Sagarmatha Cement every day, using new roller press machine manufactured with German technology.

KATHMANDU, Aug 3: The government has decided to sign a special agreement with Hongshi Shivam Cement Pvt Ltd by charting out assurance of investment security, services and facilities the government promises to provide to an investor.

KATHMANDU, July 31: Arghakhanchi Cement Pvt Ltd organized a training on income tax and value added tax (VAT) for auditors, accountants and hardware businessmen in Kathmandu on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, July 30: Arghakhanchi Cement Pvt Ltd organized a training on income tax and value added tax (VAT) for auditors, accountants and hardware businessmen in Kathmandu on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, May 7:: Confederation of Nepalese Industries (CNI) has demanded compensation for damages in limestone mines of Shivam Cement.

KATHMANDU, April 10: The Cement Manufacturers' Association of Nepal has agreed to review the recent hike in the cement price in the Nepali market.

KATHMANDU, April 7: Minister for Industry, Nabindra Raj Joshi has declared that the state-owned Udayapur Cement Factory and Hetauda Cement Factory will set aside Re 1 to Rs 2 from every sack of cement they sell and the amount thus collected will be used for the welfare of chi

KATHMANDU, April 6: Arghakhanchi Cement Pvt Ltd has said that it has introduced Arghakhanchi MP OPC Cement in a new moisture-proof packaging.

KATHMANDU, Feb 22: The government has made a commitment to build necessary infrastructures to facilitate cement industries having their own clinker plant. The pace of building such infrastructures has remained disappointingly slow.

KATHMANDU, Feb 21 : Jagdamba  Cement said that it has brought Jagdamba Ultra Premium OPC Cement in a new packaging.

KATHMANDU, Feb 15 : Shivam Cement has said that it was taking a team of technical experts to the customer’s construction site for various technical assistance and quality tests.

UDAYAPUR, Dec 29: Workers of Udayapur Cement Industry have opposed the government decision of privatizing the state-owned cement factory.

Jagadamba Cement trains masons

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KATHMANDU, Nov 29: Jagadamba Cement recently organized a program for masons in Charikot of Dolakha to train them about earthquake resilient construction.

KATHMANDU, Sept 28: Though the government has set a target of becoming self-sufficient in cement and its raw materials, the import of clinker - a key raw material - is increasing with each passing year.

KATHMANDU, Sept 23: Ghorahi Cement Industries, the manufacturers of Sagarmatha Cement, organized a a meeting with contractors at Hyatt Regency Kathmandu on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, Sept 20: Siddharth Cement has organized a gathering of construction workers in Manigram of Rupandehi.

KATHMANDU, Sept 14: Sarbottam Cement, a product of Sarbottam Cement Pvt Ltd, has launched OPC and PSC Cement in the market.