Why cement sector needs to break out of its concrete cocoon?

Why cement sector needs to break out of its concrete cocoon?

By Sandip Ghose of Birla Corp. Courtesy moneycontrol.com One pic of cement bag. Cement manufacturers will need to rapidly reinvent their marketing act to compete in a digital marketplace. The more savvy and nimble-footed playe...

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Geared towards high capacities

Geared towards high capacities

BEUMER Group has successfully delivered, installed and commissioned the highest bucket elevator in Germany at HeidelbergCement AG in Schelklingen near Ulm. The order is part of a project by thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions, with the objective to extensively modernise the cement plant and comply with the new limit valu...

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Environmentally Sustainable Mining Practices In India

Environmentally Sustainable Mining Practices In India

Sustainability has assumed considerable importance in developed countries which are extensively involved in mining practices, like Australia, Canada, USA, South Africa and Papua New Guinea etc. They take comprehensive view of sustainable development in mining which includes important dime...

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Cement makers claims under the lens of BIS

Cement makers claims under the lens of BIS

The Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS), a central body responsible for the standardisation, marking and quality certification of goods, has directed cement manufacturers to refrain from making claims that are not backed by the relevant Indian standards. Cement manufacturers may soon have to change the way they market or ...

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We conduct various programmes of social & economic development initiatives

We conduct various programmes of social & economic development initiatives

- V Madhusudana Rao, Vice President - Operations (Cement Unit -II), The KCP Limited What are the activities you are involved under CSR commitment and how the government mandat...

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Port should be a seamless enabler in production

Port should be a seamless enabler in production

CP Jayakrishnan, Chief Executive Officer, Angré Port Give our readers a brief on the Angré port about its history, ownership and capacities? ...

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Cement-based building materials

Cement-based building materials

Cement is an intermediate product and is always converted into some other form to have a useful end product. The authors-JD Bapat and Kalpana Karthikeyan-take stock of a few new-generation products that are making inroads in the construction industry. Concrete is a cement-based building ...

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Mining: A Necessary Evil

Mining: A Necessary Evil

Diesel engines have long been the industry convention for mining, despite they are inefficient at transforming fuel energy into work. Diesel engines for mining have about 45 per cent efficiency. On the other hand, electric drivetrains can have an energy efficiency of around 90 per cent. The cover story takes a look at ...

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Deccan Pride

Deccan Pride

Hyderabad Metro Rail is now the second largest operational metro network in the country covering 69.2 km, with Corridor 2, the 11-km Green Line stretch, becoming operational. With Corridor 2-the 11-km Green Line stretch from JBS Parade Ground (JBS) to Mahatma Gandhi Bus Station (MGBS)-go...

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