Bestway Cement signs deals with National University of Sciences and Technology Institute of Civil Engineering for research on innovative cement solutions

Karachi, August 04, 2015 (PPI-OT):Marking a momentous leap in its devotion to innovation, Bestway Cement signed an MoU with NUST Institute of Civil Engineering, recently. The MoU marks a collaborative effort between both organisations to promote research and development of cutting edge, innovative construction materials and building solutions in Pakistan.

Gracing the occasion of the MoU signing, were Irfan Sheikh (Director Finance and CFO Bestway Cement and Pakcem Limited) and Asif Shah (Director Administration and Marketing). Speaking on the occasion, Irfan Sheikh expressed his delight and stressed the need for construction materials related cutting-edge R and D in Pakistan.

“We aim to develop products through collaborative R and D that will add value for our customers. Innovation defines our focus on our customers’ needs, provide solutions for improving quality of life and generate much needed economic activity in the country, while ensuring that our environment is safeguarded.”

The company only last month commissioned two 13.5MW waste heat recovery power plants at its operations in Hattar and Farooqia. Aimed at not only reducing Bestway Cement’s reliance on national grid, the waste heat recovery plants will help in alleviating the country’s power crisis to a certain extent and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

With a total capacity of over 8 million tonnes per annum, Bestway continues to be a pioneer in the cement industry focused on reducing environmental impact and contributing to the country’s power generation. Bestway Group is committed to growing the cement industry of Pakistan and offers the widest product portfolio of cement and building materials.

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