Mahendra Singhi, CEO of Dalmia Cement (Bharat) has been appointed Chairman of the National Council for Cement and Building Materials in India.
Privately-held Indian cement producer, Penna Cement, has become the latest corporate member of the World Cement Association.
UltraTech Cement is to more than double its waste heat recovery capacity to 121 MW with new systems being set up at five cement plants across India.
LafargeHolcim group companies in India, Ambuja Cement and ACC, have reported higher consolidated sales volumes in 2Q18, but rising costs drag down earnings.
Orient Cement – a CK Birla Group company – is planning to more than double capacity at its Adilabad cement plant in Telangana, India.
German engineering company Loesche, has supplied two vertical roller mills for Seven Circle Bangladesh Ltd., and Shun Shing Cement Mills Ltd., two cement manufacturers based in Bangladesh.
Bangladeshi electricity generator, Meghna Energy, it to be merged with HeidelbergCement Bangladesh, as HeidelbergCement streamlines its holdings in the country.
Ambuja Cement is playing a leading role in youth skills development in Rajasthan through its Skill and Entrepreneurship Development Institute.
India’s leading cement producer, UltraTech Cement, continued is aggressive capacity expansion in 2Q18, building out existing facilities and continuing its acquisition spree.
UltraTech’s net profit beat analyst expectations in 2Q18 but was still down as rising costs put pressure on the Indian cement sector.
Dalmia Bharat has extended its portfolio of slag cements, launching the fine blend composite cement, Dalmia FBC Cement.
Pakistan’s cement dispatches to the local market continued their positive run in May and June, as the market could close on 50 million t this year.