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Two Pakistan cement plants complete power projects

04 January 2022, Published under Cement News

Attock Cement Pakistan Ltd (ACPL) and Flying Cement Co Ltd (FCCL) have both opened new power plants in Pakistan. ACPL informed the Pakistan Stock Exchange that its 20MW solar power plant project has been completed at Hub Chowki, Lasbella in Baluchistan. According to ACPL Company Secretary, Irfan Amanullah, the solar power project was implemented at an estimated cost of PKR1.8bn (US$10.19m) in collaboration with lead consultant Attock Energy Pvt Ltd and leading Chinese suppliers.  Meanwhil...

Cherat Cement to receive gas for its captive power plant

04 March 2020, Published under Cement News

Cherat Cement Co Ltd (CHCC) has started receiving gas supply from Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Ltd, for its for its plant located at Nowshera in KPK province, Pakistan. This will help in reducing the production costs of the company, said the company's Executive Director Abid Wazir.   According to the company's half-yearly report ending December 2019, to reduce its production costs, CHCC is also installing 12.3MW solar panels at the factory. Furthermore, it has signed a Wheeling Regime Energy P...

India: Shree Cement granted ToR for Karnataka plant expansion

18 April 2017, Published under Cement News

Shree Cement has been granted terms of reference (ToR) by the Environment Ministry to expand its plant in Kalaburagi district of Karnataka. The project involves increasing clinker capacity from 2.4Mta to 4.5Mta, and cement capacity from 4Mta to 6Mta. The plans also include raising the plant’s captive power plant capacity from 44MW to 50MW and its waste heat recovery power plant from 20MW to 35MW. (Source: Economic Research India).

India: Anjani Portland Cement commissions power plant

12 January 2017, Published under Cement News

According to reports in the Hindu, Anjani Portland Cement has commissioned a 16MW captive coal-fired power plant at its cement unit in Telangana. 

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...

India: Ramco given go ahead for power plant upgrade

07 July 2016, Published under Cement News

Ramco Cements has received a boost to its share price after it was given environmental clearance to expand the power plant at one of its facilities. The company’s shares rose by 0.7 per cent after it announced that it had been allowed to proceed with its plans to expand the captive power plant at Alathiyur in Tamil Nadu . This project will raise generation capacity to 42MW at a cost of INR214m (US$3.2m). Fuel for the coal-fired plant will be sourced from Indonesia.

India: Ramco expands Tamil Nadu power plant

05 July 2016, Published under Cement News

The Environment Ministry of India has given Ramco Cements environmental clearance to expand its captive power plant (CPP) at Alathiyur in Tamil Nadu, at a cost of approximately INR214.2m (US$3.18m). Rambo proposed increasing the capacity of the CPP by adding 6MW turbines, taking total power generation from 42MW. Clearance for this project was granted subject to certain conditions, which include having to use coal with sulphur and ash content not exceeding 0.8 and 14 per cent, respectively...

Thermax wins new captive power plant order in Africa

08 December 2014, Published under Cement News

Thermax Ltd has won a repeat order from a leading African industrial major to build and commission a captive power plant for one of the conglomerate’s cement plants. The scope of the project includes system design, manufacture, supply and supervision of erection and commissioning of the plant. “We are excited about the business opportunities emerging in Africa. Our two-year project management experience in the continent should really help in seamlessly executing these projects,” said Ther...

Nigeria: Ashaka trebles profit in 1H14

11 August 2014, Published under Cement News

Nigerian Lafarge subsidiary Ashaka Cement has reported a 1H14 profit after tax of NGN3.51bn (US$21.5m), a 201 per cent increase than its 1H13 figure of NGN1.15bn. Pretax profits at the company surged 166 per cent YoY from NGN1.65bn to NGN4.39bn in 1H14. The stellar rise in profit figures has been attributed partly to Ashaka's switch to coal from the Maiganga Coal Mine in Gombe State, a significantly cheaper alternative in its power generation. This resulted in a reduction of production co...