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Dalmia Cement to take non-hazardous waste

17 July 2019, Published under Cement News

Dalmia Cement's Ariyalur plant has agreed for the safe disposal of non-hazardous waste from the Golden Rock Railway Workshop (GRRW) in Turuchi, India. Dalmia's cement plant the second cement factory to accept waste from the GRR after UltraTech Cement's Ariyalur plant disposed of nearly 5000t of this zero-value waste in 2017. The zero-value waste is being used as an alternative fuel by Damlia Cement. The waste is to be dispatched to the plant in the form of rubber, belts, cushions, berth...

The road to net-zero

08 May 2019, Published under Cement News

Shree Cement, one of India's top three cement producers with a production capacity of 35Mta, has announced its commitment to set a science-based target to cut its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and help tackle climate change. The company follows two other leading Indian cement producers, Dalmia Cement and Ambuja Cement in setting science-based targets and provides "a powerful signal of change", according to global non-profit coalition We Mean Business. However, is reaching net-zero emission...

Leading from the front

18 March 2019, Published under Cement News

Following last year’s IPCC report on climate change, there has never been a greater urgency to reduce greenhouse gas emissions across all sectors and geographies to limit global warming to 1.5˚C. Therefore, the built environment will need to fast-track to zero carbon. In India, the world’s second-biggest cement producer, three of the country’s major players – Dalmia Cement, Ambuja Cement and UltraTech Cement – are leading from the front. By Jennifer Gerholdt, We Mean Business. Improvi...

Let noble thoughts come

28 November 2018, Published under Cement News

Dalmia Cement (Bharat) Ltd is one of India’s leading cement producers. ICR speaks with the CEO, Mahendra Singhi, about the company’s ambitions and its drive to develop a sustainable business. Mahendra Singhi, CEO of Dalmia Cement (Bharat) Ltd Dalmia Cement (Bharat) Ltd, a subsidiary of Dalmia Bharat Ltd, is a major cement group in India with an installed cement production capacity of 27Mta at 11 plants across India. In the next few years, the company aims to increase this output...

Dalmia Cement looks to replace coal with plastics

03 October 2018, Published under Cement News

India’s Dalmia Cement has met with Meghalaya State Pollution Control Board to discuss how it can use the state’s waste in the cement production process, after the Union Government has directed all cement companies to reduce coal consumption, according to the Shillong Times. “They are requesting if we can get them the waste, especially plastic, wood chips and rubber crumbs and the calorific value of the plastic is very high, around 8000 and it helps in the heating process of cement,” said W...

UltraTech Cement

26 March 2018, Published under Cement News

The tug of war between UltraTech and Dalmia Cement over who gets to buy Binani Cement has intensified even further this month. At the end of February, Dalmia claimed to have won the battle with its bid of INR67bn (US$1.03bn), followed earlier this month with the reported approval of the bid by the committee of creditors. But UltraTech upped the stakes even further last week with a new bid of INR72.66bn in return for a 98.43 per cent stake in Binani. UltraTech even agreed to supply a ‘comf...

UltraTech announces new bid for Binani Cement

20 March 2018, Published under Cement News

UltraTech Cement announced its intention to take over Binani Cement on Monday, with an offer of INR72.66bn (US$1.11bn). The new offer follows Dalmia Cement's claim that its INR63.50bn bid had been accepted by lenders last week. UltraTech's board has agreed to supply a 'comfort letter' guaranteeing the INR72.66bn in return for a 98.43 per cent stake in Binani Cement, according to DNA Money. Binani Industries and UltraTech have previously commented on the secrecy of the bidding process, ...

Dalmia Cement supplies India's longest bridge

30 May 2017, Published under Cement News

Dalmia Cement (Bharat) Ltd has supplied 17,000t of high-quality cement for the construction of the Dhola-Sadiya bridge connecting Arunachal Pradesh to Assam, which was inaugurated on Friday by India's Prime Minister, Narendra Modi. Realised through a consortium of companies, Dhola-Sadiya is India's longest bridge, spanning a distance of 9.15km across the Brahmaputra river. It is located 540km from Guwahati in Assam and 300km from Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh. The aerial distance to the Chin...

Dalmia top bidder for Chhattisgarh limestone block

08 May 2017, Published under Cement News

Dalmia (Bharat) Cement has emerged as the preferred bidder for the Kesla II limestone block in Raipur district Chhattisgarh, India, which was auctioned by the state government on Tuesday. Business Line (India) reported that an official statement said that with 215Mt of reserves, the block has an estimated value of mineral resource of INR103.67bn (US$1.61bn).

India: Dalmia and Nagaur limestone blocks awarded

11 January 2017, Published under Cement News

The government auction of the 3B1A Limestone Block in Zayal, Nagaur, India, has awarded the block to Emami Cement, which paid INR51bn (US$746m) for the 125t concession. Meanwhile, Dalmia Cement obtained the Chittorgarh B Block in Nimharea, Chittorgarh. The cement producer paid INR54bn for the limestone deposit, which has a reserve of 175t, the biggest block auctioned up to data. Secretary of Mines, Aparna Arora, said that six companies were competing at the auction, which is expected ...