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UltraTech on track to raise capacity by 19% next year

31 August 2012, Published under Cement News

UltraTech, India’s leading cement producer, said it will raise capacity to 62Mt by next year, according to its chairman, as he warned that the outlook for the domestic sector remains challenging. "I believe the short-term prospects for the industry appear bearish. Regardless, over the medium to long term, the sector offers good growth potential," Kumar Mangalam Birla said in a statement released after the company's annual shareholder meeting. Rising input and energy costs have been squ...

Top-cycle heat recovery

15 August 2012, Published under Cement News

With the publication of an article on the Holcim Lägerdorf kiln in this month’s ICR, Dr Michael Clark muses on the mass and energy flows of such a semi-wet kiln system, even speculating that there will be differences in those energy flows required in winter and summer. Holcim Lägerdorf is the starting point of this month’s Technical Forum’s foray into mass and energy flows of semi-wet kiln systems   Recent Technical Forum articles have largely been focused around the cemen...

Shriram aims to raise Jayajothi Cements’ utilisation

10 July 2012, Published under Cement News

Indian engineering company Shriram EPC, which earlier this year acquired a majority stake in Sree Jayajothi Cements, plans to raise the cement plant’s capacity utilisation to 100 per cent.  In March this year, Shriram EPC was forced to buy the 70 per cent stake in its debtor Sree Jayajothi Cements which couldn't pay back its dues. Shriram's debt was converted to equity. Jayajothi Cements currently has a 3.2Mta integrated works situated in Kurnool district in Andhra Pradesh, southeast Indi...

Lafarge Republic sees increased market growth, Philippines

09 July 2012, Published under Cement News

Having witnessed flat YoY sales in 2011, Lafarge Republic (formerly Republic Cement Corp) has said it expects market growth to accelerate on the back of increased government spending on infrastructure. During the company’s annual stakeholders meeting, company president Renato C Sunico, said that almost flat nationwide cement consumption of 15.6Mt last year was due to reduced government infrastructure spending in the first three quarters of 2011. Cement prices also softened during the year...

Waste heat for energy

27 June 2012, Published under Cement News

As part of its strategy to lower its CO2 emissions, Lafarge is improving its energy efficiency as well as using a higher level of alternative fuels and renewable energy. In the Philippines, the company is implementing a Waste Heat Recovery (WHR) system project at the Teresa plant of its associate Republic Cement Corporation has been fully operational since 2011. Lafarge Philippines shows us around. The Teresa cement plant won national recognition for its WHR project With the cem...

WHR on the rise

06 June 2012, Published under Cement News

Dr Clark takes the theme of waste heat recovery for this month’s Technical  Forum and investigates current available solutions for the cement industry. He also touches upon current themes around the topic, such as is it an attractive option for your plant? When to install the technology? And how best to use the waste heat that is generated? The organic Rankine cycle method of WHPG is efficient with regard to utilisation of low- and medium-temperature waste heat, whereas steam-based...

Lucky Cement inks power supply agreement, Pakistan

22 March 2012, Published under Cement News

Lucky Cement plans to sell additional electricity to the Peshawar Electricity Supply Company through its plant in Darra Pezu, Pakistan. The daily Business Recorder reported that Lucky Cement is holding meetings with Pesco to sell 15-20MW of electricity to overcome prevailing power shortages in the district of Lakki Marwat and Dera Ismail Khan and the adjacent areas of Lucky Cement’s plant. Lucky Cement has its own power generation units at both its production faclities in Karachi and D...

Cemex Philippines signs deal for WHR plant

21 March 2012, Published under Cement News

Cemex Philippines is to construct a waste heat recovery power plant at its Solid Cement plant in Antipolo City, Rizal Province. Cemex regional president for Asia, Joaquin Miguel Estrada, announced the plan following the signing of an agreement with Sinoma Energy Conservation of China who will build the waste heat-to-energy facility, a first for the Cemex group of cement plants worldwide. “Cemex is a company that wants to achieve a corporate objective of lower operational costs, and also pu...

DG Khan waste heat project registered with UNFCCC

16 February 2012, Published under Cement News

Pakistan's DG Khan Cement’s waste heat recovery project, has been registered with the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) for carbon credit. The project, situated at Dera Ghazi Khan, is generating 10.4MW of electricity, according to a filing with the Pakistan Stock Exchange yesterday.

Pakistan: DG Khan Cement receives UN carbon credits

15 February 2012, Published under Cement News

DG Khan Cement Company is to receive CO2 credits from the UN for setting up its new waste heat recovery project.  “The Waste Heat Recovery Project of the company situated at Dera Ghazi Khan, generating 10.4MW of electricity has been successfully registered with the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) for carbon credit,” said DG Khan Cement. The Pakistani cement producer stated that the project was expected to generate 33,845t of CO2 equivalent per annum for a cr...