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Himachal cement companies shelve price hike plans

13 October 2017, Published under Cement News

An intervention by Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh has forced two subsidiaries of LafargeHolcim with cement plants in Himachal Pradesh to reduce their prices by INR5 per bag in the state. Ambuja and ACC have agreed in principle to reduce the price with immediate effect, a government spokesperson said. The cement price was enhanced from INR360/bag (US$5.54) by the companies on Tuesday. UltraTech Cement Ltd, which took over Jaypee Cement, was also directed not to enhance the rate, an official...

ACC Ltd launches Chandrapur Green Building Centre

22 September 2017, Published under Cement News

In line ACC Ltd's commitment to the concept of sustainable construction and a greener environment in India, the cement producer has launched its Green Building Centre in Chandrapur, Maharashtra. The centre was inaugurated by Gopika Tiwari, cluster head – West & Central India, and Amit Mathur, director – Sales West. Danish Rashid, head – Green Buildings Business; Anish Kundel, sales head – Nagpur and Mueen Khan, regional customer service head – West were also present. The Green Building C...

India: five cement producers to appeal the CCI order

06 February 2017, Published under Cement News

Five of the seven cement companies which were fined by the Competition Commission of India (CCI) in January, for alleged bid rigging of a 2012 tender put out by the Haryana government, will appeal to the Competition Appellate Tribunal. Shree Cement, JK Cement, Ambuja Cements, ACC Ltd and JK Lakshmi Cement will contest the CCI order as they are of the view that they have a ‘good case for succeeding in the appeal.’ Other companies such as UltraTech Cement and Jaiprakash Associates are curren...

From coal to petcoke grinding

24 August 2016, Published under Cement News

When ACC decided to replace coal with petcoke as the main fuel for its kilns at the Gagal works, the vertical E-mills required a high power input as they ran for extended periods. To reduce grinding time and hence save power expenditure, the cement producer called upon Walchandnagar Industries Ltd to design, engineer, manufacture, supply and install a vertical roller mill for petcoke grinding. By L N Kshirsagar, Walchandnagar Industries Ltd and Rajeev Shrivastava, ACC Ltd, India. Walc...

India: ACC Ltd to raise capacity to over 33Mta

14 April 2016, Published under Cement News

ACC Ltd will spend about INR6000 (US$89.9m) in 2016-17 to complete its cement capacity expansion plans. ACC is building two cement units at Jamul and Sindri with a combined capacity of 2.4Mta. Following completion, the plants are expected to take the company's total capacity to 33.42Mta. "The planned capital expenditure for 2016 is about INR6000 to be used to complete the expansion plans at Jamul (in Chattisgarh) and Sindri (in Jharkhand)," Harish Badami, chief executive officer and mana...