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NCL Industries reports 33% increase in production

09 April 2021, Published under Cement News

India’s NCL Industries has reported a 33 per cent YoY rise in cement production to 691,136t in the 4QFY20-21, compared to 519,339t in the year-ago period. Cement dispatches also advanced 38 per cent to 701,949t from 508,392t. The company’s production of cement boards reached 19,740t, while board dispatches was at 22,188t during the final quarter of the FY20-21.

Birla Cement is to benefit from new open access solar power project

08 April 2021, Published under Cement News

Waaree Energies, India’s largest solar module manufacturer has supplied 330wp & 335wp solar modules for a 28MWp captive solar open access project in Uttar Pradesh that will supply power to Birla Corporation Ltd (MP Birla Cement).   This is the first captive open access project commissioned in Uttar Pradesh under the Uttar Pradesh Connectivity Auction. The project which was inaugurated in March 2021.  

JK White Cement’s journey of continual improvement

06 April 2021, Published under Cement News

Producing white clinker and white cement requires the right raw materials, proper homogenisation, the right fuel and optimal plant process conditions. The JK White Cement plant in Gotan, India, is committed to maintaining stringent quality parameters batch after batch thanks to its journey of continual improvement. By Niranjan Mishra, JK White Cement, India. JK White Cement plant, Gotan, India JK White Cement, a division of JK Cement Ltd, enjoys a presence in India and is the co...

Prism Johnson commissions further WHR and solar capacity

31 March 2021, Published under Cement News

India’s Prism Johnson has commissioned a 12.4MW waste heat recovery (WHR) unit and 10MW of solar power at its cement plant in Satna, Madya Pradesh. This is in addition to the 12.5MW of solar power capacity that was put into operation in the FY19-20 and the 10MW WHR facility that was installed in November 2020 at the same plant. The installations are expected to help the company reduce its dependence on non-renewable sources of energy and are part of its sustainability initiatives.

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...

Wonder Cement appoints new MD

26 March 2021, Published under Cement News

India’s Wonder Cement has appointed Kiran Patil as its new managing director, with effect from 15 March. Mr Patil has previously worked as the chief manufacturing officer of ACC. "Having worked with some of the top cement manufacturers in the country and having handled multi-dimensional portfolios across segments, Kiranji’s appointment will surely be a significant contribution to Wonder Cement’s success story," said Vivek Patni, director. The company is currently commissioning grinding un...

Deccan Cement orders Gebr Pfeiffer mill

23 March 2021, Published under Cement News

Deccan Cement Ltd, based in Hyderabad, India, has ordered another vertical mill from Gebr Pfeiffer for its new kiln line at the Bhavanipuram plant in the state of Andhra Pradesh. The line will have a total capacity of 3500tpd.   The fuel for this line will be ground with an MPS 250 BK mill, which has been ordered through Gebr Pfeiffer's Indian subsidiary based in Noida. In this case, Gebr Pfeiffer India will also take over the complete order processing and production supervision of the m...

Chhattisgarh truck owners seek 12% increase in transport rates

22 March 2021, Published under Cement News

Truck owners under the umbrella of The Chhattisgarh Transport Association, India, are demanding in a 12 per cent rise in charges to transport cement from plants due to an increase in diesel prices. Since 26 February truckers have been on strike in terms of cement transportation. Initially they sought a 40 per cent hike. The cement companies want to limit price hikes to five per cent. Chhattisgarh Transport Minister, Mohammad Akbar, assured the transporters that their demand will be serio...

UltraTech Cement orders Aumund bucket elevator equipment

18 March 2021, Published under Cement News

UltraTech Cement Ltd has chosen Aumund India to supply a comprehensive equipment package comprising 22 chain bucket elevators, 46 belt bucket elevators, six pan conveyors and 11 Samson® material feeders for its “Project Spring” expansion. The order is one of the largest to date for Aumund India.  The expansion project includes three integrated cement plants, each with capacities of up to 10,000tpd. For these kiln lines, Aumund India will supply critical clinker cooler extraction conveyors...

Shree Cement starts commercial operation of Odisha grinding plant

16 March 2021, Published under Cement News

Shree Cement has started commercial operation of its new 3Mta cement grinding unit in Odisha. The new plant is located in Athagarh Tehsil, Cuttack District of Odisha, Shree Cement said in a regulatory filing. Shree Cement operates four integrated plants and 10 grinding plants in India as well as a 4.8Mt integrated plant in UAE. The company is building a new 3Mta grinding plant in Pune but has put on hold plans for a 5Mta greenfield grinding plant in Raghunathpur, West Bengal, India. ...