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Wonder Cement appoints Sanjay Joshi as executive director

26 September 2019, Published under Cement News

India-based Wonder Cement, part of the RK Group, has appointed Sanjay Joshi as executive director. Mr Joshi is a chemical technologist, and an alumnus from IIM Calcutta and second-rank holder from UDCT, University of Mumbai. He has led multiple businesses across industries, including the building materials and paints sectors before joining the cement industry. "A firm believer in leading by example, Joshi has consistently driven initiatives that have raised the bar of efficacy and account...

Wonder Cement completes third line at Nimbahera

01 August 2019, Published under Cement News

India’s Wonder Cement (RK Group) has launched the third line of its facility in Nimbahera, Chittorgarh, taking total capacity to 11Mta. The new capacity was built in one year at an investment of INR11bn (US$159.29m), taking the total cost of the three units to INR41bn. "This increases our overall capacity to 11Mta, which places us well on track to meet the burgeoning demand in the premium segment of the market. We have further expansion plans across the country soon," said Sanjay Joshi, ex...

Wonder Cement to commission grinding unit

20 August 2018, Published under Cement News

India’s Wonder Cement is ready to start operations at its 2Mta clinker grinding unit in Dhule, Maharashtra, according to The Hindu. The plant represents an investment of INR4.5bn (US$64.54m) by the company. "The Dhule plant, which will commence operations on Monday, will distribute cement mainly across Maharashtra, while a minimal quantity would be supplied to Madhya Pradesh. The plant will supply mainly to North Maharashtra and Thane, Mumbai and Pune," said Managing Director, JC Toshniwal....

Wonder Cement awards contract to Gebr Pfeiffer

11 April 2018, Published under Cement News

India’s Wonder Cement has ordered two additional vertical mills from Gebr Pfeiffer, adding to the five already supplied by the company. Due to the mill's ability to grind moist material, the cement manufacturer ordered a MVR 6000 C-6 to grind cement. This feature was significant since Wonder Cement uses stored fly ash, which has a high-moisture content, as an extender. Furthermore, the mill has a better specific energy consumption than the combi-grinding plants previously used. The MV...

Wonder Cement signs MSW MoU

18 September 2017, Published under Cement News

India-based Wonder Cement has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the municipal council of Pratapgarh, Uttar Pradesh, regarding the use of municipal waste to fuel its cement kiln. According to the MoU, the council will arrange door-to-door waste collection, waste segregation and will transport the dry and plastic waste to the cement producer’s cement works in Nimbahera to be used as alternative fuel. “The primary environmental benefit of solid waste fuel comes from the red...

Wonder Cement looks to lift capacity to 11Mta

18 May 2017, Published under Cement News

Wonder Cement plans to set up three units in the Indian states of Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh and Haryana to increase its total cement capacity to 11Mta over the next three years. "We have 5.2Mta of installed capacity and hope to increase to 11Mta by 2020," JC Toshniwal, managing director of Wonder Cement, said. He further added that the company is expected to receive environmental clearance for a 2Mta grinding unit in Dhule, Maharashtra, next month and production is expected to commence b...

New orders for Gebr Pfeiffer in South Asia

20 April 2017, Published under Cement News

Gebr Pfeiffer has announced that it has received orders for its MVR grinding technology for two South Asia-based cement plants. Wonder Cement switches to Gebr Pfeiffer vertical roller mill for cement grinding Wonder Cement has selected Gebr Pfeiffer’s MVR 6000 C-6 with a 5280kW drive mill for cement grinding at its cement plant Nardana, in the Indian state of Maharashtra. It will produce mixed cements with finenesses of up to five per cent  R45µm. Until now, the customer has used combi...

Wonder Cement plans capacity expansion, India

18 June 2015, Published under Cement News

Wonder Cement Ltd plans to increase capacity to 10Mta in the next five years from the present 3.25Mta. "We have 3.25Mta cement manufacturing capacity at our Bhatkotri village unit in Rajasthan and have invested INR1600 crore to double the current capacity to about 7Mta by setting up a second production line. It is likely to complete by this year end," Wonder Cement executive director Jagdish Chandra Toshniwal told the Press Trust of India. The company has ambitious plans to further expand ...

Wonder Cement to double capacity, India

04 February 2015, Published under Cement News

India-based Wonder Cement, part of the RK Marble Group, plans to more than double capacity by year-end. The company, which operates a 3.35Mta cement works in Nimbahera, in the northern Indian state of Rajasthan, is investing INR1600 crore to lift capacity to 6.75Mta. The state-of-the art plant, built by ThyssenKrupp Industrial Solutions, is currently running at full capacity, selling some 180 000 bags/day. Wonder Cement is expanding its dealer network, which is already present in key mark...

Aumund India to equip Wonder Cement's Line 2

08 September 2014, Published under Cement News

A major contract was signed recently by Aumund India to furnish all necessary machines for a second production line at Wonder Cement's plant at Nimbahera, Rajasthan. The contract worth EUR5m includes 32 items of equipment from Aumund's product portfolio. Due to positive experiences in servicing and supplying Nimbahara Line 1, Aumund India was invited to tender for the installation of Line II. After  a short period of intensive negotiations, Raju Gupta, managing director of Aumund India and ...