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i. The process of supervising the readiness of aircraft for their next flights so that departures can take place at the scheduled times. The term applies to civil aircraft.
ii. In paratrooping, to supervise the exits of parachutists or loads from aircraft in flight.
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Domestic cement despatches in the North fell by 6pc in the period from 16.455m tonnes in July-Dec 2017 to 15.475m tonnes in July-Dec 2018.
Total cement despatches reached to 19.253 million tons in the first five months of this fiscal.
The spokesman of APCMA said that the local despatches has increased considerably due to construction activities and could further increase substantially if smuggling of Iranian cement into the country is curbed.
The cement units located in Sindh and Balochistan despatched 3.382 million tonnes cement locally in July-December 2017, which is 14.06 per cent higher than 2.965 million tonnes local despatches in the same period last year.
Mills based in the Southern region posted a meager rise of 1.77 percent in local despatches from 0.423 million tonnes in September 2016 to 0.431 million tonnes in Sept 2017.
KARACHI -- The cement industry has posted a growth of 11.26 percent in local despatches during the first four months of current fiscal year compared with local despatches during same period of last fiscal year.
According to data released by All Pakistan Cement Manufacturers' Association (APCMA), total industry despatches surged to 45.893 million tonnes in 2017-18 against 40.315m tonnes despatched in 2016-17.
According to data released by All Pakistan Cement Manufacturers; Association (APCMA), this fiscal the cement despatches have crossed three million tons in the eight months period (July-Feb).
Domestic despatches rose to 12.2 million tons during this period against 10.56 million tons during same period of last fiscal.