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JSW Cement inaugurates railway siding for Salboni plant

13 June 2018, Published under Cement News

JSW Cement has inaugurated a 6.5km railway siding to transport inbound and outbound cargo for its 2.4Mta facility in Salboni, West Bengal. "In cement business, logistics accounts for 30-35 per cent of the cement cost and to be cost effective we are continuously working on various levers to reduce this cost. This railway siding is a step in this direction," said Parth Jindal, managing director, JSW Cement. The railway siding will improve the availability of raw material at the plant and wi...

Kenya: clinker tops Mombasa port imports

09 August 2016, Published under Cement News

According to a recent report from Kenya Ports Authority (KPA), Mombasa port has recorded an increase in the number of imported construction materials. KPA’s report suggests a strengthening of the local construction sector as import figures of the construction materials are increasing each week. The report read, “The sector imported 59,866 metric tonnes of steel and 53,562 tonnes of cement clinker.” It went on to deduce that steel and clinker were the leading imports for the conventional c...