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Indian Railways to cut fees to win back cement business

13 April 2017, Published under Cement News

In response to cement producers shifting away from transporting their output by rail, Indian Railways has announced that it plans to reduces charges for firms that can guarantee that at least a specified volume of freight goes by rail, Mint reports. In January 2017 Indian Railways carried around 6Mt of cement, down 15 per cent YoY. Higher freight charges have been blamed for the decline, with producers shifting transport onto the roads as a result. To combat this, the Ministry of Railw...

New order for Renault Premium from Hanson UK

06 March 2012, Published under Cement News

Hanson Cement, has taken delivery of six Renault Premium 460.25 6x2 tractor units with Privilege cabs.  In an important deal for Renault Trucks UK, these are the first Renault Premiums to join Hanson Cement’s 200-strong fleet of Mercedes Benz and Volvo tractor units. The new Premiums operate out of Ribblesdale in Clitheroe and Ketton in Rutland, pulling Felbinder 40 cubic metre powder tank trailers for bulk cements and low height curtain siders to transport packaged products nationwide. ...