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Direct delivery Beating labour pains

Cement manufacturing and distribution is an extensive network connecting suppliers, manufacturers, warehouses and retailers. Ineffective management of this network leads to poor p...

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Technology Driven Logistics

Cement is a vital building material that demands well-organised distribution and timely delivery. Logistics forms a critical component of the input cost for cement, accounting for...

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¨The challenge is to move cement from the warehouse to the consumer´s site¨

The total cost of logistics considering inbound and outbound movement can come up to 20 to 25 per cent of cement production cost. This is for companies having good infrastructure such as rail sidings, etc...

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¨Railways consider private terminals as their competitors¨

Government policies must be so framed as to encourage bulk cement transport in India. There are many ways to boost logistical efficiencies at plant and government level. Yogesh Mehta shares with ICR what ...

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¨By outsourcing the logistics functions, the cement companies can focus more on manufacturing¨

Cement transport thorough waterways, especially via sea routes, is highly economical for companies located near coastal areas. Capt. Ashok Shrivastava gives his perspective on how logistics via waterway w...

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Four plants of Holcim (US) have earned the US Environmental Protection Agency´s (EPA) ENERGY STAR. ´Holcim is grateful to, once again, be awarded for our commitment to sustainability,´ said Filiberto Ruiz, president and CEO of Holcim (US) and Aggregate Industries US....

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Atlas Copco has unveiled the latest GA 90+-160 range of oil-injected rotary screw compressors, designed to reach new productivity levels and reduce operating costs....

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Ashutosh Dave Global Solution Architect - Cement, Schneider Electric India Today, energy is at the heart of everyone´s concern. More than ever, the current situation compels each and everyone to achieve more while using fewer resources....

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Over three dozen cement manufacturers have offered to supply cement for as low as 125 a bag to the governmemnt for infrastructure development. On an average, the price tag of Rs 180-190 a bag is a whooping discount, of 30 per cent from the market price of Rs 270-300 for a 50 kg bag....

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Container Freight Station Association of India (CFSAI) completed 10 years on 10th September 2014...

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Frost & Sullivan recently hosted the fifth edition of its annual strategy workshop for the logistics sector, titled ´Supply Chain Transformations 2014´. In this edition, Frost & Sullivan sought answers on logistics opportunities from India´s international trade...

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Sinoma International has signed a formal EP contract with Itacamba Cemento, a subsidiary of Votorantim, for a 2000tpd line in Bolivia. The project is scheduled to be finished in 24 months....

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Italcementi Group needs to find a reliable fuel source for its cement plants to keep its 18 per cent of local cement sales. The Suez plant will use coal next November, while two of the group´ s its other factories in Tora and Helwan will start in two years´ time....

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One solution to deal with growing waste volumes generated today is co-processing it with fuel in cement kilns. In Mexico, Cemex´s Tepeaca plant receives solid urban waste and puts it to use as alternative fuel to fire its kiln....

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Power  Today Awards 2013

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CW Annual Awards

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CW Architect & Builder Awards 2014

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A flexible logistics solution for efficient truck loading and storing palletised cement bags. FLSmidth Ventomatic SpA (Ventomatic), one of the world´s leading suppliers of complete plants and single machinery for storage...

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In electrical distribution network, protection coordination between LV circuit breaker located downstream of transformer and MV circuit breaker located on primary side of the transformer becomes extremely critical and complicated to ensure proper protection. ...

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Bearings are precision components, capable of giving millions of smooth revolutions, while absorbing all the wear and tear that the machine will be subjected to without it. A smooth running bearing ensures energy efficient operation....

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Nigeria´s Benue Investment and Property may sell the remaining Dangote Cement shares on the Nigerian Stock Exchange. The stocks may trade at NGN20bn (US$122m). With this sale, Benue State will have divested its entire stake in the cement company....

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Sinoma International has signed a formal EP contract with Itacamba Cemento, a subsidiary of Votorantim, for a 2000tpd line in Bolivia. The project is scheduled to be finished in 24 months....

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Due to the increasing demand in the domestic market, Taiwan Cement announced a further rise in cement prices in China´s Guangdong province. Demand in the Pearl River Delta area has risen considerably in late September as inventories fell due to construction projects ahead of the 1 October National Day holiday....

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Fly ash: The New Cement

If the merits of fly ash are so well established and if it is available at about one fifth the cost of cement, then why are we consuming only about 38 per cent of the fly ash available in the country?...

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Engineering Marvel

Dipesh Bhagtani, Executive Director, Jaycee Homes, has an experience of more than 13 years and specialises in business development, land acquisition and public relations....

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Lifestyle enhancer

Aman Agarwal, Director, KV Developers, is passionate about real estate since his early years. Under his leadership, the company has implemented various measures to deliver state-of-the-art infrastructure for its custo...

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