By John Lee.
Pakistan-based Lucky Cement has announced that it started commercial operations at its new cement production facility in Samawah on Wednesday.
In a statement to the Pakistan Stock Market, the company said the new plant has a capacity of 1.2 million tonnes per annum, and is a joint venture with Al-Shamookh Group [al-Shumookh] of Iraq.
The Samawah facility is in addition to the company's cement grinding plant in Basra, which has a capacity of 1.74 million tonnes per annum.
(Source: Lucky Cement)