Companies loosened their purse strings

Companies loosened their purse strings

Cement companies have pitched in with donations to PM and CM funds, besides directly helping the poor with health and hygiene, and relief materials. The COVID-19 pandemic, which has altered lives and livelihoods drastically...

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Captive Power Plant Conference 2020

Captive Power Plant Conference 2020

The two-day virtual event for &quot;Enhancing Energy Efficiency in Captive Power Plants&quot; features a wide array of panel discussions covering timely topics such as Energy Efficiency in Boiler &amp; Steam Systems, Industrial Automation, Power Plant Analytics and IoT Solutions, and more. </p&...

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Achieving the "Lowest Clinker Factor"

Achieving the "Lowest Clinker Factor"

The use of fly ash &amp; Granulated slags as mineral component in Blended Cements mainly Portland Pozzolana Cement &amp; Portland Slag Cement has been now a common feature, these cements today dominate the Products Menu of all Cement Groups in the country. It ...

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Lowering preheater exit temperature while using alternate fuels.

Lowering preheater exit temperature while using alternate fuels.

Use of alternate fuels in the Cement Kiln leads to excessive preheater exit temperatures. The Cement plant in Jakarta, Indonesia with a capacity of 7800 TPD, planned extensive use of alternate fuels in the kiln. This was leading to excessive Preheater exit temperatures up to 4300C and was limiting the fan capacity. Hen...

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Value added product, classified fly ash

Value added product, classified fly ash

Dirk India Pvt Ltd (Unit of Ambuja Cement Limited) is in the business of classification of fly ash and manufacturing PPC by the method of intermixing. Fly ash is being classified by centrifugal cyclone separators to various micron size constitutes to different grades of fly ash known as Pozzocrete. This Pozzocrete is s...

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Cement industry has become more cost effective and efficient by implementing environmental regulation.

Cement industry has become more cost effective and efficient by implementing environmental regulation.

Wonder Cement is a cement manufacturing company, enriched with the heritage of R.K. Marble, a leading name in the marble industry. The cement plant is located in Nimbahera, District Chittorgarhin Rajasthan, with three production lines, has a capacity of producing 9.50 Million Tons Per Annum (MTPA) of clinker. With the ...

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Swanky station!

Swanky station!

The newly-revamped Manduadih railway station in Uttar Pradesh is benchmarked to global standards, yet reflects the local spirit. A railway station that looks less like a regular railway station and more like an airport terminal! That's the Manduadih railway station in Uttar Pradesh - rev...

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Politics can be poison for projects

Politics can be poison for projects

Yes, politics can turn out to be extremely value-destroying for projects, but at the same time, politics is a reality, and the intense involvement of all kind of politics in projects cannot be wished away, as much as we may dislike it. Projects and politics are strange (and uncomfortable) bedfellows, and they will cont...

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Demand down but margins strong

Demand down but margins strong

The cement sector, which was already impacted by the general economic slowdown in FY 20, has now been severely hit by the COVID-19 pandemic-induced demand slump in the industry. According to most observers, cement production in the country is set to fall sharply by 25 to 30 per cent during FY21 and capacity utilisation...

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