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, 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.
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, 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, 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, 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, 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 7: Ambe Cement has provided Rs 111,111 to Bishnu Jan Jyoti Secondary School of Makadum VDC of Ramechhap to distribute scholarships to diligent students as well as to those coming from poor family background.
KATHMANDU, July 4: Arghakhanchi Cement has launched a new campaign entitled 'Aba Arghakhanchi Cement Barema Sabailai Thaha Chha Maile Kahe Bolnai Pardaina' with the objective of to promoting its products among customers.