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Government surprises and leaves industry stunned

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A few days ago, in a surprise move, the government announced a slew of measures to bring back the growth momentum into the economy.  The government, in an ...
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Making our cities drought-proof

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We all know Chennai is surviving on tanker water since ages. But this year is unforgettable in the sense that the city saw 200 days at a stretch ...
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Avoid blanket approach to fly ash utilisation

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India is mainly dependent on thermal power stations for its power needs. Most of these thermal power stations are coal fired which generate fly ash and the disposal ...
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Cement price went up by 8% in FY19

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All-India average price currently is hovering around Rs 315-330/bag, which is broadly flat on MoM basis and 8% higher on YoY basis. Having witnessed sharp jump in realisation ...
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Cartelisation and the cement industry

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Cement manufacturers have often been accused of forming cartels to rig the commodity’s price up. Consumers of cement, mainly consisting of builders, have been complaining about the price ...
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Miles to go before we decarbonise the industry

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According to International Energy Agency, the cement industry is the third largest consumer of energy and the second largest industrial emitter after the steel industry with 6% of ...
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Changing trend in cement plants location

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Limestone is the main raw material for cement manufacturing and it is available in plenty in the country but only in certain clusters. Since limestone is bulky material, ...
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Why there is rush to set up cement plants in East?

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A closer look at the cement capacity addition planned or under execution between FY 2018 and 2021 reveals that more than 40% of the proposed additions are located ...
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2019 likely to be uneventful for cement industry

Industry Trends - Snapshot
Year 2018 saw reasonably good volume growth in cement in the country, though the price remained almost flat. On the other hand, increase in the pet-coke price and ...
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Cement price falls slightly in December

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On an all India basis cement prices fell by an average of 1% during December. However, price trend was not identical in all the regions of the country ...
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