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Zuari Cement cleared to resume operations

07 May 2021, Published under Cement News

After being issued with a closure order by the Pollution Control Board last month, India’s Zuari Cement has filed a challenge to the Andhra Pradesh High Court. After hearing the petition, the court dismissed the closure order but noted that the company would still need to implement the board’s instructions by the end of May.

Zuari Cement issued with closure order

26 April 2021, Published under Cement News

Zuari Cement’s operations in Yerraguntla, Kadapa, has been issued with a closure order by India’s Andhra Pradesh Pollution Control Board (APPCB). The closure orders were issued to the company for failing to abide by the environmental conditions prescribed by the pollution control board, according to the New Indian Express. As a result, the APPCB has asked the local power distributor to disconnect power connectivity to the plant.

HeidelbergCement outlines plans to raise Indian capacity

19 November 2019, Published under Cement News

HeidelbergCement is expecting to take both organic and inorganic routes to increase capacity to 20Mta from 12Mta in India, according to The Hindu. "We are looking for cement companies with a capacity ranging from 5-10Mta," said J N Cooper, managing director of HeidelbergCement’s Indian operations. “We are in talks with cement firms that do not want to get into the National Company Law Tribunal. But we are unable to give more details.” Regarding pending projects, he said the company is awai...

India: Zuari Cement gets new MD as part of Italcementi acquisition

28 July 2016, Published under Cement News

Jamshed Naval Cooper, formerly CEO and managing director of HeidelbergCement India Ltd (HCIL), is to become managing director of Zuari Cement and managing director of HCIL, India Infoline reports. Mr Cooper, who previously worked for ACC before joining HCIL in 2006, will now be responsible for managing the affairs of both companies. Zuari Cement is an Italcementi subsidiary and the appointment of an HCIL executive as managing director reflects the changes brought about by HeidelbergCement...

First vessel arrives at Zuari terminal, India

15 January 2016, Published under Cement News

The first vessel carrying a consignment of 7,612t of cement arrived at Zuari Cement’s new bagging terminal at Cochin Port, Kerala, on Tuesday. Cochin Port Trust Chairman Paul Antony, Deputy Chairman G Senthivel and Secretary Gowri S Nair were among those present when the ship anchored at the port, according to an article by The Hindu (India). Two other Indian cement producers, Ambuja Cements and UltraTech Cement, already operate two fully-fledged terminals at the port, while Penna Cement...

Zuari Cement plans to increase Indian presence

11 June 2015, Published under Cement News

Zuari Cement, part of the Italcementi Group, is looking to increase its presence in India ahead of an anticipated increase in domestic consumption. The company has plans to add another 1Mta to its current capacity of 6Mta by the end of the year.  Speaking to Cnbc-TV18, Nabil Francis, MD-India, Zuari Cements said: “We have established a new site in Sholapur, so at the end of this year we will be over 7Mta as a capacity." On the outlook for cement demand growth in the country, Mr Francis s...

Zuari Cement hosts groundbreaking for Gulbarga plant

01 October 2014, Published under Cement News

Through its Gulbarga Cement Ltd (GCL) subsidiary, Zuari Cement plans to build a 3.23Mta cement works in Gulbarga, Karnataka, India. In addition, the company will be setting up a 50MW captive power plant. The foundation stone of the new plant, which is located 28km from Gulbarga on the Gulbarga-Bangalore highway, was laid on 30 September, by Francis along with Ramesh Suryanarayana, director business development, who was accompanied by the local employees of Gulbarga Cement headed by site ma...

Groundbreaking for Zuari packing terminal, India

24 April 2014, Published under Cement News

Zuari Cement on Tuesday held a groundbreaking ceremony for a 1Mta port-based cement-packing terminal at the Kochi port on the west coast of India. The unit is expected to become operational by the third quarter of 2015, according to Nabil Francis, managing director of Zuari Cement. He added that the Kochi terminal will  enhance the company’s access to western and southern markets as well as possibly increase exports. Currently, the company, which is part of the Italcementi group, has two...

India: Zuari Cement picks up 'Outstanding Company in Cement' award

05 February 2014, Published under Cement News

Zuari Cement announced it won the "Outstanding Company in Cement Sector" Award as part of the Fourth EPC World Awards 2013. In a release, the company said it is a recognition for excellence. Now in its fourth year, the EPC World Awards is the foremost in its category that acknowledges the achievements of the companies and individuals from infrastructure, construction and real estate sectors. Zuari Cement (Italcementi Group) has a total cement manufacturing capacity of 6.2Mta in India, whi...

Zuari Cement recognised for ‘outstanding’ performance, India

31 January 2014, Published under Cement News

Zuari Cement, part of the Italcementi group, has been recognised as an 'Outstanding Company’ in the Indian cement sector at the 4th EPC World Awards 2013, having previously received the accolade in 2011.  Zuari Cement was rewarded for its industry performance, originality and state-of-the-art operations. The EPC World Awards acknowledge the achievements of the companies and individuals from the infrastructure, construction and real estate sectors. Over the years, EPC World Awards have evolv...