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INSEE Cement quarry identified for MSW project

11 September 2019, Published under Cement News

INSEE Cement of Siam City Cement (Lanka) Ltd is being asked to provide land for the Metro Colombo Solid Waste Management (MCSWM) project in Aruwakkalu, Sri Lanka. The proposed site has been identified and is located adjacent to the railhead of the limestone quarry in Aruwakkalu, Puttalam. The government envisages implementing a sanitary landfill using the abandoned and worked-out limestone quarry pits in to dispose about 1200tpd of municipal solid waste (MSW). The area under the landfill w...

INSEE Cement starts shipments into Hambantota International Port

16 January 2019, Published under Cement News

Hambantota International Port has begun taking cement industry shipments in Sri Lanka, extending its bulk handling capabilities. INSEE Cement became the first cement producer to use the facilities at the port by unloading the Ithaca Patience, which discharged 27,150t of slag cargo. "The advantage of bringing in bigger ships provides economy of scale, and the efficiency with high productivity levels has made Hambantota Port the preferred option for the cement industry operating in the south,...

Insee Cement wins environmental awards

05 November 2018, Published under Cement News

Insee Ecocyle Lanka, a subsidiary of Siam City Cement (Lanka) Ltd, scooped the silver award in the solid waste recovery, recycling and disposal or processing category at the Presidential Environmental Awards 2018, held at the Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall (BMICH) in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Insee Ecocycle Lanka director Sanjeewa Chulakumara said, "Insee Ecocycle is now established as an independent company, and diversified its business portfolio to provide non-kiln based wa...

Rizmy Rishard becomes director Siam City (Lanka) Ltd

05 September 2018, Published under Cement News

Siam City Cement (Lanka) Ltd has announced the appointment of Rizmy Rishard as an Independent Director, to its Board, effective from July 2018. Mr Rishard brings with him extensive experience in business transformation, having played a local and global role in multinational and local conglomerates during his career spanning 25 years. Mr Rizmy is a Chartered Management Accountant and a Chartered Marketer with a strong affiliation to Human Resource Management. He received his executive educa...

Sri Lanka gears up for the future

31 August 2018, Published under Cement News

This week CemNet reported that Sri Lanka saw a 56 per cent rise in cement imports , which reached record levels in May, while monthly domestic production remained stable at 0.22Mt. It may appear that the country's construction sector is again buoyant following a slowdown in the first half, when Tokyo Cement Co (Lanka) Plc reported 1H18 losses due to weaker construction activity resulting from delayed projects. In addition, both INSEE Cement and Tokyo Cement Co (Lanka) Plc applied for a ce...

INSEE Cement strengthens its supply chain management

04 June 2018, Published under Cement News

Cement supply to Sri Lanka's domestic market is heavily dependent on imports of clinker and bulk cement. Therefore, supply chain management plays a vital role, which has forced INSEE Cement (Siam City group) to invest in palletisers, shipunloading equipment and a larger warehouse distribution network. Thusith Gunawarnasuriya, director of Procurement and Logistics at Siam City Cement (Lanka), said, "One key project was commissioning Sri Lanka's first cement bag palletiser at the Ruhunu cemen...

INSEE Cement launch skilled development programme

01 May 2018, Published under Cement News

INSEE Cement is investing approximately LKR2.2m (US$13,900) to support one of the biggest industry-entrepreneurial development projects introduced in Sri Lanka to strengthen the construction practices. According to media, in this pioneering initiative, National Enterprise Development Agency (NEDA ) of Sri Lanka is partnering with INSEE Cement to provide new skills and distribute latest industry and masonry technologies practised around the world to 4400 Lankan construction workers and maso...

Contractor wins LKR1m worth of Insee Sanstha cement

10 January 2018, Published under Cement News

The grand prize of the ‘Athek Barata Cementhi’ campaign by Insee Cement has been won by a contractor based in Meerigama, Sri Lanka. Chandika Rajapakshahas has received the prize of LKR1m (US$6,501) worth of Insee Sanstha cement in a competition designed to reward loyal customers, reports the Daily Mirror. Alongside this, 45 other winners received LKR50,000 worth of Insee Sanstha cement in a daily draw. "INSEE Sanstha is blended cement with a long-standing legacy. One in every three houses ...

Insee Cement launches competition

23 November 2017, Published under Cement News

Insee Cement has launched a competition for customers who buy Sanstha Cement. The ‘Jumbo’s weight of cement’ competition offers the chance to win LKR50,000 (US$325) worth of Sanstha Cement in a daily draw. The grand prize is an ‘elephant’s weight of cement’, worth LKR1m according to the Daily Mirror. The daily draw will be open for 45 days. "People from lower and middle income families of the individual house builders segment of the consumer segment often find it financially difficult to e...

Insee Cement wins two green awards

16 November 2017, Published under Cement News

Insee Cement (Siam City Cement group) secured two prizes for fostering green production processes and a culture of environmental sustainability, at the Presidential Environmental Awards 2017. Insee Cement’s Ecocycle received a Bronze award in the solid waste management category and the Puttalam cement plant also was awarded the Bronze in the Chemical Industry Sector. Siam City Cement (Lanka) Ltd CEO, Nandana Ekanayake, said: "We are delighted that Insee has been recognised by the Centra...