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Bashundhara Bitumen Plant begins commercial operation

Business Desk |
Update: 2021-02-07 17:32:58
Bashundhara Bitumen Plant begins commercial operation Bashundhara Bitumen Plant

Bashundhara Bitumen Plant, a concern of Bashundhara Oil and Gas Company Ltd, has formally begun its commercial operation.
Ten renowned dealers were supplied quality bitumen from its plant at Pangaon of Keraniganj in Dhaka on Sunday morning.

Bashundhara Group Managing Director (MD) Sayem Sobhan Anvir’s son Ahmed Walid Sobhan inaugurated the operation. 

Through the inauguration, the marketing of bitumen in the private sector of the country began and created a history.

Country’s first-ever private sector Bitumen Plant was launched on February 22, aiming to cater to the growing demand for bitumen in the country.

According to officials of the plant, the annual demand of Bitumen in Bangladesh is around 5 lakh tonnes, almost all of which is imported from different countries.  

It is mentionable that Bashundhara Bitumen has set a target to export 4 lakh tonnes of bitumen by reaching the highest production capacity of 9 lakh tonnes by 2021.

In addition to producing commonly used penetration grades road bitumen, Bashundhara Bitumen has the facility to produce premium modified grades of bitumen upon demand.

The plant has the capacity to produce bitumen grades such as Cutback, Emulsified, Oxidised and Polymer (SBS, Rubber Powder) and customised as per client’s required specifications.

BDST: 1732 HRS, FEB 07, 2021

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