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Sri Lanka: Holcim Lanka inaugurates new transport model

11 May 2016, Published under Cement News

LafargeHolcim subsidiary Holcim Lanka has begun operations of a new ship-to-rail road hybrid model for the transportation of its raw materials. The state railway will transport Holcim cement related raw materials by rail from the Eastern port of Trincomalee to the Mahawa railway station where the company's dedicated trucks will then transport the materials to the Puttalam Cement Works Plant. Holcim Lanka Procurement and Logistics Director, Charith Wijendra, said: "It is critical we pro...

Ambuja Cement prepares for 6-7% growth in 5 years

22 March 2016, Published under Cement News

India’s second-largest cement producer, Ambuja Cement, expects cement demand to grow by 6-7 per cent in the next five years as the Indian government ramps up infrastructure investment. In 2015 the domestic cement sector expanded by 1-2 per cent. To meet this future demand, the company plans to build an integrated cement works at Marwar Mundwa in Nagaur district, Rajasthan, with associated grinding units at Osara, Madhya Pradesh, and Dadri, Uttar Pradesh. The two projects reflect an invest...