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ACC Ltd and Ambuja Cements shut two plants over transporter dispute

16 December 2022, Published under Cement News

The management of Ambuja Cements  and ACC Ltd ( Adani Group ) have shut the Darlaghat/Rauri and Gagal plants following a rise in transportation and raw material costs, and a dispute between the cement transporters and cement producers regarding the increase in freight charges.
 The dispute has adversely affected the market share of the company as cement transports have fallen considerably. All employees have been advised not to attend duties with immediate effect until further inst...

US$8m cement distribution centre planned for Montego Bay

28 November 2022, Published under Cement News

Plans to establish a new US$8m cement distribution centre in Montego Bay, Jamaica, have been put forward by cement importers Buying House Cement. For the last 16 years, Montego Bay company Buying House Cement has been importing cement to meet 10 per cent demand from the Domicem cement plant in the Dominican Republic. Businessman Mark Hart is the chairman of Cargo House Handlers, a publicly-listed company with 30 per cent shares in Buying House Cement. According to Hart, the development...

Udaipur Cement Works introduces CNG-truck distribution

14 December 2021, Published under Cement News

Udaipur Cement Works Ltd (UCWL), subsidiary of JK Lakshmi Cement Ltd, has initiated the concept of “Green Mobility” for its product dispatch. The Whole-time Director of the company, Naveen Kumar Sharma, flagged off the first set of compressed natural gas (CNG)-based trucks going to customers. UCWL becomes the first cement company in the southern Rajasthan region to introduce CNG-based trucks for the dispatch of cement. The company has launched this initiative under its commitment to clea...

Aalborg Portland signs 5-year transport deal

26 September 2018, Published under Cement News

Denmark-based Aalborg Portland has signed a five-year cement transport agreement with Demstrup Autotransport and Silo Trans. The two firms will carry out the more than 33,000 transports annually to complete the cement producer’s distribution of more than 1.25Mta of cement.

Swiss Cement distribution falls by 2.7% in 3Q17

06 October 2017, Published under Cement News

Deliveries of Swiss cement in the 3Q17 saw a slight decrease in shipments of 2.7 per cent compared with the same period last year. Compared with the 2Q17, sales were down further at -4.7 per cent.  At the end of September, total YtD shipments were down by 3.5 per cent compared to the previous year.