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  Cement Demand Moderated
Seasonal overhang, transient impact of GST roll-out and RERA implementation in several States took a toll on cement demand in July 2017. Further, most dealers do not expect any meaningful demand recovery in the near-term, as the adverse effects of GST roll-out may still take one or two months to ease.

Expansion plans to fuel growth
For those who track ACC's results, the recent performance of the company came as a pleasant surprise. The volume increase has come due to long pending expansion of Jamul plant in Chhattisgarh. The numbers, particularly cement realisations, were in line with the estimates.

The need for new-gen refractories
Today every cement plant is focusing on the efficiency of clinker production and reduction in the specific cost of operation. A permanent cost reduction programme is running in every plant to optimise its competitiveness and profitability.

A National Tax or Just Hype?
GST is not just an accounting changeover but a systemic one! And the countries who adopted GST faced inflationary pressures during early stages of the cut over time, but proved otherwise in the long run.

The concept of refractories has evolved over time
Sumanta Mukhopadhyay, General Manager - Technical, Dalmia Refractories Ltd Significant energy saving is possible through judicious choice of refractories, with an aim to reduce shell temperature without compromising on lining quality in the critical areas of the kiln, says Sumanta Mukhopadhyay, General Manager - Technical, Dalmia Refractories Ltd.

Upcoming Events

  • 12th International Railway Equipment Exhibition: October 11-13, 2017, New Delhi
  • 15th NCB International Seminar on Cement, Concrete and Building Materials: December 5-8, 2017, Haryana

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