India cement industry bosses expect to import more high-sulphur petcoke Sudarshan Varadhan

India cement industry bosses expect to import more high-sulphur petcoke Sudarshan Varadhan

BAMBOLIM, Goa, India (Reuters) - India’s cement industry will import more petcoke in 2020 as it seeks to boost production, company executives said on Wednesday, signalling their enthusiasm for a fuel source banned in some states because of its sulphur content.

Petcoke, made from high-sulphur crude oil, has...

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Here's how Shree Cement uses IT to decrease TAT by 60%

Here's how Shree Cement uses IT to decrease TAT by 60%

In conversation with ETCIO, Manoranjan Kumar, CIO, Shree Cement, shares the company's journey of reducing turnaround time in supply chain and logistics from 8 hours to 4 hours. Read More


Wonder Cement shows journey of cement with new campaign

Wonder Cement shows journey of cement with new campaign

The campaign also marks Wonder Cement being the first ever cement brand to enter the world of IGTV...

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Emami to sell cement business to Nirma group arm for Rs. 5,500 crore

Emami to sell cement business to Nirma group arm for Rs. 5,500 crore

The Emami cement deal will bring Nirma firm Nuvoco’s cement capacity in east, north and west India to 23.5mtpa
Last year, promoters sold 20% stake in their listed flagship fast moving consumer goods company Emami Ltd 

MUMBAI :
Emami Group agreed to sell...

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Cement Tycoon N. Srinivasan Calls for Return of Nehruvian ‘Freight Equalisation’ Policy

Cement Tycoon N. Srinivasan Calls for Return of Nehruvian ‘Freight Equalisation’ Policy

The suggestion must be seen in the context of the South Indian market's health, which has seen a de-growth of 8% in cement demand in the nine months of the current.

Chennai: In what may be considered a throw-back to an older economic era, top industrialist N. Sriniva...

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Budget 2020 Part 2

Budget 2020 Part 2

From Down to Earth

Union Budget 2020-2021:
Suggests closure of carbon-intensive coal power plants. But mere suggestion may not work for these repeat offenders.

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Failures can be avoided by selection of right quality of refractory bricks

Failures can be avoided by selection of right quality of refractory bricks

- Sumanta Mukhopadhyay, Head' Sales & Marketing, Cement Business Unit, Dalmia-OCL Kiln being the heart of the plant, what kind of products you are offering for it? What...

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New lining concept by using alumina bricks in place of basic refractories

New lining concept by using alumina bricks in place of basic refractories

To achieve desired life of refractories in CRK, it is necessary to understand the characteristics, behaviour and location/zone where refractory will be lined inside the kiln. TRL Krosaki has developed new generation cost effective energy saving alumino silicate refractory (TRL PS-1), which is replacing the higher cost ...

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Digitalisation in cement industry

Digitalisation in cement industry

A combination of enhanced connectivity, remote monitoring and predictive analytics, machine learning, and 3D printing is already transforming the wider construction sector, says Dr SB Hegde, Sr General Manager ' Production and Quality Control at Udaipur Cement Works (UCW...

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