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UltraTech Cement preferred bidder for Karnataka limestone

13 April 2022, Published under Cement News

UltraTech Cement (owned by Aditya Birla Group ) has emerged as the preferred bidder in the e-auction for the Diggaon Limestock Block. "The company participated in the e-auction of Diggaon Limestone Block conducted by the Government of Karnataka and has been declared as the preferred bidder," the company said in a regulatory filing. The block is situated in Chittapur township in the Kalburgi district of Karnataka, India. It is adjacent to UltraTech Cement’s Rajashree cement plant. The bl...

ACC Ltd receives first fly ash consignment from Vedanta Aluminium

11 April 2022, Published under Cement News

Vedanta Aluminium has supplied its first rake consignment of 4000t of fly ash from Jharsuguda unit to one of the plants of ACC Ltd for the production of low-carbon cement. In cement manufacturing, every tonne of fly ash used can help save around 700-800kg of carbon emissions and at least 340l of water. "At Vedanta Jharsuguda, we use high-quality coal which results in better quality fly ash, and we are delighted to be ACC Cement's supplier of choice in this regard, given that its pare...

India’s cement producers to pay for NABL tests

05 April 2022, Published under Cement News

To ensure supplied cement meets quality standards, India’s cement manufacturers will need to absorb the testing costs at laboratories approved by the National Accreditation Board for Testing and Calibration Laboratories (NABL). Each tests costs INR20,000 (US$265.30). The system was introduced by the Civil Supplies Corp. Cement is supplied at subsidised rates to the state governments by Ambuja Cements , UltraTech Cement , ACC Cement and Duraton. The subsidised rate levied by the producer...

JSW Cement signs waste deal with Punjab Renewable Energy Systems

05 April 2022, Published under Cement News

JSW Cement has signed an agreement with Punjab Renewable Energy Systems (PRESPL) to use agricultural waste as a source of biomass energy in its cement manufacturing units.   JSW Cement will lessen its reliance on fossil fuels by using agri-waste as a fuel. This sustainable fuel approach improves local air quality while simultaneously providing farmers with additional income.  

Essential reference read unravelling the cement industry’s digital transformation

01 April 2022, Published under Cement News

Intelligent and sustainable cement production A new publication providing an in-depth exploration of the digital transformation of cement production with practical insights for its application has been launched. Edited by Anjan Kumar Chatterjee and published by CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, Intelligent and Sustainable Cement Production - Transforming to Industry 4.0 Standards is the perfect place to start in terms of understanding the potential for and means of the digit...

Birla's Mukutban plant begins clinker dispatch

31 March 2022, Published under Cement News

Birla Corp ’s newest cement plant, Reliance Cement Co ’s Mukutban integrated plant, has started dispatching clinker. The clinker is being delivered to the company’s nearest grinding unit at Butibori, Maharashtra. Shri Arvind Pathak, MD and CEO of Birla Cement Corp, flagged off the maiden consignment of the clinker-laden truck. The Mukutban plant near Nagpur has a clinker capacity of 2.68Mta and a cement capacity of 3.9Mta. Its captive thermal power plant has a generation capacity of 40MW...

Shree Cement starts commercial production at Baloda Bazar

29 March 2022, Published under Cement News

Shree Cement has started commercial production at company's Kiln No 3 clinkerisation unit at Baloda Bazar , near Raipur in Chhattisgarh, India. The facility has a clinker capacity of 12,000tpd (4Mta). Earlier on 16 March, the company announced that it commenced trial run of its new clinker unit. The plant augment company's clinker supply to its various grinding units in eastern region.

Shiva Cement received environmental clearance for Orissa plant expansion

28 March 2022, Published under Cement News

India-based Shiva Cement , owned by JSW Cement , has received environmental clearance from the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change to expand its cement plant in Kutra, Orissa, to 3Mta clinker capacity and 2Mta cement capacity. The project includes the installation of a 12MW waste heat recovery power generation system. The company will mine limestone from the Khathurbahal North block with a production capacity of 1.6Mta limestone and 0.035Mta mineral reject, 0.033Mta of top...

Shree Cement starts trials at Chattisgarh clinker unit

17 March 2022, Published under Cement News

India-based Shree Cement has started trial run of its new clinkerisation unit (Kiln 3) at its integrated plant in Baloda Bazar, near Raipur in Chhattisgarh. The Baloda Bazar plant currently has a clinker capacity of 5.2Mta and a cement capacity of 3Mta. Alongside the kiln, the company has also installed a waste heat recovery power plant.

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...