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JK Lakshmi Cement prepares for calcined clay cement production

15 November 2023, Published under Cement News

JK Lakshmi Cement Ltd  is poised to become the first cement company in India and across Asia to start commercial production of Portland calcined clay limestone Cement (IS 18189:2023) or LC3. This is a milestone achievement since most of the cement will be supplied to Noida International Airport (NIA). This will reduce the carbon footprint of the airport project which is in collaboration with Zurich Airport International AG with their EPC as TATA Projects Ltd. This initiative aims to combine...

JK Lakshmi Cement to buy Amplus Helios solar stake

20 September 2023, Published under Cement News

India-based JK Lakshmi Cement Ltd , part of JK Organisation, has announced it will acquire a 20.80 per cent stake in Amplus Helios Pvt Ltd, a special purpose vehicle to set up a 50MWAC solar power plant in Chhattisgarh, India. The stake will be bought for INR21.6m (US$0.25m). The acquisition will enable JK Lakshmi Cement to secure the source of 40MWAC solar power for its Durg plant.

JK Lakshmi Cement joins RE100 and EP100 climate initiatives

30 March 2023, Published under Cement News

In a major move to make its production process carbon-free and contribute to creating a sustainable future, JK Lakshmi Cement has joined RE100, a global corporate renewable energy initiative to ensure meeting 100 per cent electricity demand through renewable sources. The company has committed to meeting this target by 2040. With this step, the company has become the fourth cement firm globally to join the initiative which demonstrates its unflinching commitment toward environment and sust...

JK Lakshmi Cement signs solar power agreement

08 February 2023, Published under Cement News

JK Lakshmi Cement on has signed an agreement with Amplus Solar to set up a 56MWp solar power plant for its Durg facility , located in Chhattisgarh. This will form part of the company's ‘Green Pahal, Behtar Kal’ campaign that creates awareness about improving energy efficiency and saving the environment .  With this initiative, JK Lakshmi Cement will be able to replace 92m units with green electricity in the first year that will help reduce its CO 2 emissions by 73,000t, equivalent to ...

Udaipur Cement Works orders new VRM

09 November 2022, Published under Cement News

Udaipur Cement Works Ltd ( JK Lakshmi Cement group ) has ordered a Gebr Pfeiffer MVR vertical mill for grinding blended cement with a capacity of 350tph at a target fineness of seven per cent at R45µm. The mill with an integrated high-efficiency classifier of the type SLS 6000 VC will be equipped with a 6680kW drive. A special feature of the grinding system is that the fly ash is not dry but will be delivered with a moisture content of up to 20 per cent. As the grinding plant is located...

Fuel and power costs hit profits at JK Lakshmi Cement

07 November 2022, Published under Cement News

India-based JK Lakshmi Cement Ltd has reported consolidated revenue from operations of INR13,735m (US$166.9m) in the quarter ended 30 September 2022. This compares to INR16,541m in the previous quarter and INR12,088m in the same quarter a year earlier. EBITDA in the September 2022 quarter came in at INR1835m, versus INR2637m in the previous quarter and INR2116m in the same quarter in 2021. Net profit after tax fell from INR872m in the quarter ended 30 September 2021 to INR617.9m in the ...

JK Lakshmi Cement sees revenue gain

28 July 2022, Published under Cement News

JK Lakshmi Cement has reported unaudited standalone revenue from operations of INR15,510m (US$194.3m) in the three months ended 30 June 2022, compared to INR12,315m in the same period a year earlier. Total expenses over the same period advanced from INR10,871m to INR14,060m with power and fuel expenses rising from INR2413m to INR3659m, and transport, clearing and forwarding charges increasing from INR2483m to INR3120m. EBITDA in the three months ended 30 June 2022 came in at INR2243m, ...

Rainwater meets UCWL needs

09 November 2021, Published under Cement News

The awareness of water as an finite resource to be conserved and recycled as much as possible has also been taken into account by the global cement industry for a long time. In India, JK Lakshmi Cement’s subsidiary Udaipur Cement Works Ltd (UCWL) has carried out significant work to make sustainable use of harvested rainwater at its limestone mines in Rajasthan. By Naveen Kumar Sharma and Jitesh Singh Darmwal, Udaipur Cement Works Ltd, India. UCWL Daroli limestone mine pit with harvest...

JK Lakshmi Cement halts production at its Durg plant

05 October 2021, Published under Cement News

India’s JK Lakshmi Cement has suspended production at its 2.7Mta Durg plant in Chhattisgarh, due to a strike called by the state’s Cement Transport Association. Dispatches from the facility, which were substantially reduced from 19 September, have now been completely stopped, according to the company. However, industry-wide negotiations are being held with the state government and the company is hopeful of an amicable solution soon.

Udaipur Cement Works Ltd plans solar investment to reduce its CO2 footprint

04 October 2021, Published under Cement News

Udaipur Cement Works Ltd (UCWL), a subsidiary of JK Lakshmi Cement Ltd, is ensuring its energy security through increasing its share of solar-based electricity in the total energy mix. The company has been sourcing solar power from a 10.1MW power plant at its premises.   During the last two fiscal years, the company consumed about 13,000MWh of green solar power, which mitigated around 10,000t of CO 2 emissions. Furthermore, in line with its Integrated Sustainable Development Policy, t...