BCL wins 16th Annual Environment Excellence Award
Bestway Cement Limited (BCL), Pakistan’s Largest Cement Manufacturer, has once again been accredited and valued for its vision and effective implementation of environment friendly policies at all of its four plants in Hattar, Farooqia, Chakwal and Kallar Kahar; at the 16th Annual Environment Excellence Awards 2019 organised by National Forum for Environment and Health (NFEH) in Karachi.
Bestway Cement Limited is an environmental friendly company, and is committed to protect the environment by continuous improvements to comply with applicable national environmental standards and legislations and to up lift the socio-economic conditions of local inhabitants.
Bestway is pioneer in establishing Pakistan’s first Waste Heat Recovery Power Plant (WHRPP) at a cost of US$47 million. It is one of the only companies in the industry with WHRPP efficiently working at all of its plants reducing dependency on the National Grid.
Furthermore, it is a leader in water conservation by being the first ones in the country to employ the Air Cooled Condenser (ACC) Systems instead of the conventional water cooled systems. Bestway is also the only one to start rain harvesting through construction of big rain harvesting reservoirs in order to reduce dependency on underground water.
Bestway is the only market player in the cement industry which has a dedicated environment department lead by and consisting of experienced environmental resources.
This department has been assigned the task to make sure that the operations of BCL are not only within the applicable national environmental quality standards but also complies with international standards.
Bestway’s plants follow a comprehensive plan to keep their plants green with extensive annual plantation while having thousands of olive, citrus and other fruit plants in their orchards at each plant location.-PR