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Spearheading sustainability

30 November 2022, Published under Cement News

Organisations in India connected with the cement or concrete, construction and ancillary business sectors are compelled to focus on a strategy that integrates the company’s larger vision with sustainability goals. In this article, Mahendra Singhi, MD & CEO at Dalmia Cement (Bharat) Ltd, discusses how leading cement companies in India such as Dalmia Bharat Ltd are spearheading the industry’s shift towards a circular economy. By Mahendra Singhi, Dalmia Cement (Bharat) Ltd, India. Dalmia...

Asian outlook on carbon capture, utilisation and storage

18 November 2022, Published under Cement News

This week Asia Cement announced that it would be employing TCRK's Arago Cement Process to utilise captured CO2, cement kiln dust and by-pass particles in the cement production process in South Korea from 2025. ICR reviews the opportunities for carbon capture utilisation and storage (CCUS) for cement producers in the Asian region. The Asia Cement Co project will include a fully commercial-scale deployment of TCRK CCUS technology. Initially it will target 30,000tCO 2 e per year, rising to 1...

Increasing scope 3 emission reduction investments

26 August 2022, Published under Cement News

This week, Hanson UK reported on its investment in electric vehicles (EV). The need for more clean energy transport in the cement sector is expected to rise substantially as companies look to meet lower emission targets by 2030. Replacing conventional diesel and petrol vehicles with EV, gas or hydrogen technology is a simple way of reducing scope 3 emissions. The cement sector emits most of its CO 2 directly in scope 1 emissions from the cement stack from pyroprocessing and scope 2 indir...

Indian cement's fuel strategy alters

19 August 2022, Published under Cement News

While the Ukraine-Russian war rages on, the impact on fuel prices can clearly be seen across the globe. Indian cement manufacturers are having to reconsider their strategies for energy consumption and fuel sourcing. Changes in imports have already started to see Indian cement producers seek higher volumes of petcoke imports and cheaper trade routes for thermal coal. Much of the petcoke that Indian cement manufacturers have imported recently has come from Venezuela for the first time, accord...

Sagar Cements and Dalmia Cement express interest in Andhra Cements

13 July 2022, Published under Cement News

Sagar Cements and Dalmia Cement are reportedly among the companies expressing an interest in Andhra Cements, which is currently undergoing insolvency proceedings, according to The Economic Times. Andhra Cements, part of the Jaypee Group, currently runs two plants in India located in Dachepalli and Visakhapatnam. In the quarter ended 31 March 2022 the company incurred a loss of INR683.1m  (US$8.5m), compared to the same period a year earlier. The loss for the financial year ended 31 March ...

Dalmia Cement's Kattamateru plant is supported by villagers

15 March 2022, Published under Cement News

A public hearing for environmental clearance of the proposed Dalmia Cement Bharat Ltd factory at Kattamateru has been held by the district administration. Nearly 250 people from the various affected villages of Mattapakka, Niliguda and Sikhpally attended the meeting. They extended their conditional support to the cement factory while voicing demands like employment, healthcare, road connectivity and other facilities for land losers.  Addressing affected villagers, deputy executive direc...

Dalmia Cement plans new 2Mta plant

03 November 2021, Published under Cement News

India’s Dalmia Cement is planning to set up a new 2Mta grinding plant in Bokaro, Jharkhand, according to the state’s government. The company is expected to invest INR5.77bn (US$77.14m) in the construction of the plant, with work scheduled to begin this month and set to be completed within a year.

Indian government sets up new cement council

08 July 2021, Published under Cement News

The Indian government has set up a 25-member development council for the cement industry, which will suggest ways to eliminate waste, obtain maximum production, improve quality, reduce costs and promote the standardisation of products, according to a press release. Other functions of the council include recommending measures for securing the full utilisation of installed capacity, particularly of less efficient units, as well as promoting training, and promoting or undertaking scientific ...

Dalmia Cement launches production at 2.25Mta expansion

26 March 2021, Published under Cement News

India's Dalmia Cement (Bharat) launched commercial production at its new 2.25Mta plant expansion in Bengal, Midnapore, on Wednesday. As a result, overall capacity at the unit has reached 4Mta, making it the largest plant in the state. The company has reported a revival in demand from the infrastructure and urban housing sectors, along with that from individual home builders and the government's rural housing schemes, especially from the eastern and central regions. Therefore, the new expans...

EP100 companies avoid release of 328Mt of CO2

18 November 2020, Published under Cement News

The Climate Group’s  EP100 Progress and Insights Report 2020 tracks the rapid progress of energy-smart member companies improving their energy and productivity. It reveals that by using the latest technologies, improving processes, and digitising use, just 33 EP100 companies have avoided 328Mt of CO 2 equivalent (CO 2 e) to date – more than the annual emissions of France. The transition is also good news for business, with a total of US$200m in savings saved annually by the 22 companie...