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Bestway boosted by Pakcem contribution

14 January 2016, Published under Cement News

Bestway Group of the UK, parent company of Pakistan's largest cement producer, announced that its consolidated turnover for the year ending 30 June 2015 increased by 20 per cent to GBP3.06bn from GBP2.55bn in 2014. Profit before tax for the year ended 30 June 2015 was up 39.9 per cent to GBP373.8m from GBP267.1m in 2014. All group businesses continued to be profitable, the group noted. Commenting on the results, group chief executive, Zameer Choudrey, CBE, said: “The past financial year has...

UltraTech Cement second-quarter sales ahead

20 October 2015, Published under Cement News

Aditya Birla group company UltraTech Cement reported higher revenue and volume growth for the second quarter of FY16 as well as a better operational performance during the period. For the three months to the end of September 2015, standalone net sales edged ahead by 4.2 per cent to INR5621 crores compared to INR5379 crores a year earlier. Profit before interest, depreciation and tax rose 8.6 per cent to INR1033 crores. However, profit after tax fell 3.9 per cent to INR394 crore largely...

Pakistan: Bestway Cement inaugurates two WHR power plants

27 July 2015, Published under Cement News

Bestway Cement Ltd has announced the inauguration of 6MW and 7.5MW waste heat recovery (WHR) power plants at Hattar and Farooqia, district Haripur, respectively, in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province at an estimated cost of PKR1.7bn (US$166.9m). Speaking at the opening ceremony, group chairman, Anwar Pervez, hailed the accomplishment as yet another milestone in the long series of achievements by Bestway since its entry in Pakistan. “It follows the company's successful acquisition of Laf...

Pioneer Cement to install WHR plant, Pakistan

24 July 2015, Published under Cement News

Pioneer Cement Ltd plans to install a 12MW waste heat recovery plant at its factory located at Chenki Village, District Khushab in the Punjab province of Pakistan. During the period ended on 31 March 2015, the company produced 736,510t of clinker, a decline of 12.4 per cent (or 104,668t) compared to the 841,178t produced in the corresponding period of last year. Capacity utilisation declined by seven per cent YoY to 49.2 per cent due to the availability of sufficient stock at the start of ...

Sanghi inaugurates Kutch grinding plant, India

13 July 2015, Published under Cement News

Sanghi Industries' new 1.2Mta grinding plant was inaugurated on Friday by Gujarat Chief Minister, Anandiben Patel, in the western Indian state's Kutch district. The new unit lifts Sanghi's cement production capacity from 2.9Mta to 4.1Mta. Ravi Sanghi, chairman and managing director, said during the ceremony: “Inauguration of the grinding unit by the Gujarat Chief Minister is a testimony to the fact that Sanghi Industries Ltd is considered as one of the leading corporate which has contribut...

Sanghi Industries to inaugurate new mill, India

03 July 2015, Published under Cement News

Sanghi Industries has installed a new 1.2Mta grinding mill at its plant located in Sanghipuram, Kutch district, taking total capacity to 4.1Mta. The company now proposes to commence work on a 15MW Waste Heat Recovery (WHR) system at the main part of the plant. Chief Minister of Gujarat, Anandiben Patel, will inaugurate the grinding facility and lay the foundation stone for the WHR plant at a ceremony on 10 July 2015.

Pioneer Cement and CITIC sign agreement for WHR plant, Pakistan

03 July 2015, Published under Cement News

Pioneer Cement has signed an agreement with CITIC Heavy Industries, China, to purchase a waste heat recovery (WHR) plant with a power generation capacity of 12MW. According to the company notice sent to the Karachi Stock Exchange (KSE) on Wednesday, the total estimated cost of the plant is PKR1.5bn (US$14.7m). Pioneer Cement's 2.03Mta plant is located at Chenki, District Khusshab, in the heart of Punjab province, 250km from Lahore.

Sanghi Industries invests in energy, port development

21 January 2015, Published under Cement News

Sanghi Industries is to invest in a 15MW waste heat recovery (WHR) system at its cement plant in Kutch, Gujarat, as part of the company’s drive to enhance efficiency and reduce its carbon footprint. Explaining the company’s strategy, Alok Sanghi, Director of Sanghi Industries Ltd said: “Our focus is on increasing efficiencies at our manufacturing facilities as well as reducing our carbon footprint by cutting down on pollutants that affect the environment.” Sanghi has signed a contract for...

World Bank expected to provide US$200m for Vietnam WHR systems

23 December 2014, Published under Cement News

The World Bank is expected to provide US$200m for Vietnam's cement companies to invest in technology to collect heat from their kilns to generate power, according to the Vietnam National Cement Association (VNCA). VNCA said the financing pledge is part of the international lender’s programme to finance efficient energy consumption for the local cement industry and the step can help save some 30 per cent of electricity used in cement production. The association’s chairman, Nguyen Quang Cu...

Semen Indonesia starts Tuban WHR plant construction

24 October 2014, Published under Cement News

Semen Indonesia has commenced the construction of a 30.6MW power plant at its Tuban cement works to reduce the company’s electricity costs. Using heat from the cement production process, the waste heat recovery plant represents an investment of IDR638bn (US53m). The project is expected to be completed in 26 months’ time with the plant due to come online in 2H16. In 2013 Semen Indonesia signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Japan-based JFE Engineering Corporation for the WHRS ...