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India: Sagar Cement reviews expansion plans

13 October 2016, Published under Cement News

Sagar Cement is reportedly convening a meeting of its Board of Directors on 19 October. The meeting will address proposals for setting up a coal-based power plant at the company’s unit in Mattampally, Nalgonda district, and the capacity expansion of the grinding unit in Bayyavaram, Visakhapatnam district. The capacities for the two plants in question were not disclosed in the company’s statement. The company’s 2015-16 annual report states that Sagar plans to acquire a 181,500tpa grinding ...

Pakistan: positive outlook for Pioneer Cement

21 September 2016, Published under Cement News

The outlook for 2017 for Pioneer Cement Ltd appears to be positive, with major projects related to the company’s growth and energy efficiency expected to make further progress. These projects are forecast to boost the company’s profit margins. They include the installation of a 12MW waste heat recovery system, due for commissioning in November-December 2016 and a new 2500tpd grinding mill, which will improve production by 25-30 per cent once completed in February-March 2017. Pioneer C...

Kohat Cement reports profit increase of 32.7%

05 September 2016, Published under Cement News

Kohat Cement announced a profit after tax of PKR4.4bn (US$42.1m) for the financial year ending 30 June 2016, a 32.7 per cent increase from the PKR3.2bn achieved in the corresponding period last year. Gross profit was posted at PKR6.49bn compared to PKR4.81bn in the previous year. In the given period, net sales increased 12.4 per cent to PKR14.02bn compared to PKR12.47bn in the previous year. Cost of sales for the same period was reported at PKR7.5bn, a slight decrease from the PKR7.65bn p...

Pakistan: WHR for Askari Cement's Wah plant

01 July 2016, Published under Cement News

Pakistani cement producer Askari Cement Ltd is planning to install a waste heat recovery (WHR) plant for its 3500tpd clinker line at its Wah works in Rawalpindi, Punjab.It is currently negotiating with leading international WHR suppliers. At present Askari Cement has two plants in operation: one is located in Wah and the other in Nizampur (Khyber Pakhtun Khwa), with a combined production capacity of 8925tpd.

WHR in island mode

14 March 2016, Published under Cement News

Turkey-based Aslan Çimento AS has commissioned a 7.5MWe waste heat recovery (WHR) project designed to operate in ‘island mode’ to ensure continuous clinker production irrespective of fluctuations in supply from the national grid. By Ilyas Kabayel, Aslan Çimento AS, Turkey. Figure 1: waste heat recovery system in a cement plant New suspension preheater (NSP) kilns include multi-stage preheaters and precalciners to preprocess raw materials before they enter the kiln, as well as an...

HeidelbergCement India commissions Madhya Pradesh WHR facility

17 February 2016, Published under Cement News

HeidelbergCement India has successfully commissioned a 12MW waste heat recovery (WHR) facility at its Narsingarh Plant in Damoh, Madhya Pradesh, on 15 February 2016. The WHR plant will utilise the waste heat generated by the clinker lines. The power generated will substitute equivalent grid power, thereby reducing the plant's power costs.

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 ...