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South Indian cement makers start exports to Myanmar

03 February 2014, Published under Cement News

It has been locally reported that Chettinad Cements, The India Cements, Dalmia Cements and Ramco Cements have started shipping cement to Myanmar in the past few months. Depressed market conditions for the second year running have forced cement makers in south India to look at different export markets. "We started shipments to Myanmar last month of about 10,000 to 12,000t. It is not very remunerative, but when the chips are down, we have to do something to stay afloat," said Vipin Agar...

India: Dalmia Cement plunders executives from Shree

13 December 2013, Published under Cement News

Mahendra Singhi has joined the Dalmia group has its new managing director from rival Shree Cement where he had spent 19 years, with his last position being executive director. His aim will be to consolidate cement operations and build efficiencies while working with private equity investor KKR. The US-based fund KKR, which invested US$125m in the cement company in 2010, helped Dalmia implement best practices and integrate acquisitions. KKR has already standardised management practices ...

Dalmia's new Karnataka plant scheduled for March completion

22 October 2013, Published under Cement News

Dalmia Cement (Bharat) Ltd has said its new plant in Karnataka will start production before the close of the current fiscal year and serve the neighbouring state of Maharashtra. Speaking to local reporters, Vipin Agarwa, CEO, South-Cement. Dalmia Bharat Group, told the Business Standardt aht the new 2.5Mta is expected to begin production by March 2014. He further added that the company plans to sell some of its product to the Maharashtra market which offers a good potential. The project h...

India: Dalmia Cement wins Manufacturing Today Award

03 October 2013, Published under Cement News

Dalmia Cement, Ariyalur, has won the prestigious ‘Manufacturing Today Award 2013’ for excellence in technology, CSR, supply chain management, and sustainability. The award was sponsored by ‘Manufacturing Today’ magazine. Anil Bajaj, unit head of Dalmia Dement, Ariyalur, received the award at a function held in Pune on 28 September. The company has taken stringent measure to ensure sustainability of raw materials and resources. Being one of the most fuel and energy efficient plant, Dalmia Ce...

Dalmia in advanced stage of new plant commissioning, India

13 August 2013, Published under Cement News

Dalmia Cement is in advanced stages of commissioning its new cement plant at in north Karnataka, as the company plans to lift capacity to 19Mta. The new 2.5Mta cement works in Yadawad, near Belgaum, will be commissioned by February next year and forms part of the Damia Bharat Group’s plan to expand its presence in the north. "Three years ago, we were considered as predominantly south-based cement maker. But, we have added a plant in northeast and eastern India in the last couple of years. W...

Dalmia Cement to raise northeastern capacity, India

21 January 2013, Published under Cement News

Dalmia Cement plans to invest INR18bn (US$334m) over the next two years to lift capacity to 21Mta through a new greenfield plant and expanding its facilities in northeast India. Puneet Yadu Dalmia, managing director of Dalmia Cement, told local press that the company’s total capacity will increase to 21Mta at the end of the process from the current 17Mta. It will invest INR13bn in its upcoming 2.5Mta Greenfield plant in Belgaum city in Karnataka state while its plants in the northeast of I...

Dalmia Cement to acquire Assam-based company, India

16 January 2012, Published under Cement News

Indian cement producer Dalmia Cement is to acquire a 50 per cent stake in Assam-based Calcom Cement India. Calcom is a joint venture between Vinay Cement (69 per cent stake) and Assam Industrial Development Corp (10.5 per cent) with a 20 per cent share held by DEG and FMO of the Netherlands.   Calcom operates a 1Mta clinker line and 1.72Mta grinding unit in Assam, northeast India.