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Flying Cement Ltd's new Line II to announce start of production

03 April 2024, Published under Cement News

Flying Cement Ltd has yet to officially announced the start of production of its new 9000tpd (clinker) Line II, which had a scheduled commissioning date of March 2024. JS Research said commissioning Flying Cement’s 3Mt plant amidst low industry utilisation is challenging. The industry’s average capacity utilisation remained below 60 per cent in the recent quarter, and analysts estimated and pointed out that this could alter the dynamics of the northern market of Pakistan. In the 1HFY...

APCMA releases mixed dispatches data for Feb 2023

07 March 2023, Published under Cement News

Pakistan’s local cement dispatches fall and exports rise in February. Commenting on the trend of dispatches, a spokesman of the All Pakistan Cement Manufacturers Association (APCMA) emphasised that the economic situation in the country is becoming more and more complicated with each passing day: "We are facing serious operational problems and need a timely supply of spare parts and consumable items to ensure the stable operation of plants." He urged the government to develop practically appl...

Dalmia Cement (Bharat) commissions 17.1MW solar power plant

03 February 2022, Published under Cement News

Dalmia Cement (Bharat) Ltd (DCBL) has commissioned a new 17.1MW solar in Cuttack, Odisha, India. Spread over 49 acres, the solar power plant is set to generate 25.52MU/PA, for the energy requirements at the company's Kapilas cement plant.   The 17.1MW plant aims to reduce KCMW Cuttack plant’s day-time power requirement dependency on fossil fuels by over 40 per cent, replacing it with a renewable energy source. Ganesh Jirkuntwar, national manufacturing, head of Dalmia Cement B...

Siam City Cement Group signs biodiversity MoU with IUCN

21 January 2022, Published under Cement News

Siam City Cement Group (SCCC Group) and the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) have extended their partnership for another three years by formalising a new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). The MoU will support the implementation of the INSEE Sustainability Ambition 2030 plan, targeting Net Positive Impact (NPI) on biodiversity at sites where SCCC Group operates. The goal of the partnership is to avoid and minimise biodiversity loss to the maximum extent possible. Ov...