Pakistan must explore different types of cement
Pakistan´s Technology Upgradation and Skill Development Company (Tusdec) feels that the country is lagging behind in introducing different types of cement for use in different projects. The organisation noted that most construction requirements are met by ordinary Portland cement (OPC). ´The construction sector is expanding and there is dire need to introduce new cement qualities in Pakistan for better efficiency and cost reduction,´ said Nabeel Asghar, Tusdec´s head of project and operations. January saw domestic sales reach 2.135 million t, comprised of 1.706 million t from the north and 429 000 t from the south of the country.