The September / October issue of India Cement & Construction Materials journal shares CW Research's views on the Global Cement Volume Forecast Report recently released. This report indicates that cement markets around the world seem to be stabilizing, even as much Europe is further downgraded and some emerging markets disappoint. Also featured is the deal made by the Jaiprakash Associates to sell cement plants. The company announced it has reached an agreement with UltraTech to sell its Gujarat cement units. Finally, the CW Group’s team of analysts focuses on the wider South-East Asia industry context to highlight the market trends for cement, both in India and the neighbor countries.
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CW Group is glad to announce the release of the July/ August issue of India Cement & Construction Materials journal. The issue comes with a fresh look at India’s ACC excellent results in logistics management through the use of the RFID technology, which helped the company to streamline functionalities across its logistics chain, and goes into the details of new cement plant developments on the Indian subcontinent, as it plans some INR 50 trillion investments in infrastructure by 2017. Also featured is a sneak-peak into the results of CemWeek’s 4th Annual India Cement Sector Business Sentiment Survey. Optimism is still the dominant state of mind, but for how long? Finally, the CW Group’s team of analysts focuses on the wider South-East Asia industry context to highlight the market trends for cement, both in India and the neighbor countries.
We are excited to announce the release of the May / June issue of India Cement & Construction Materials Magazine, where you can read more about the challenges of establishing antitrust regimes in a global environment and Starlinger’s innovative polypropylene laminated block bottom valve sacks. We provide insights on energy trends, cement trade flows defining the South-East Asian landscape, and the most recent evolution of CW Group’s cement equipment order intake and backlog indexes. In this issue you may also learn about the disappointing evolution of the Indian cement companies in the first quarter of the year.
We are thrilled with the release of the March / April issue of ICCM. The magazine is evolving to a format more oriented to reflect our consulting and research expertise. We have created a new section called “CW Research and Analytics” to provide our readers an in-depth analysis of the most relevant developments in the industry. One of the themes included in this new section is energy, probably one of the most analyzed and most relevant topics in the cement industry today. That’s why our feature stories in this issue focus on India’s economic recovery, the challenges brought by the power crisis and the effects it has on the cement industry. We also provide an insight on the cement industry situation in countries like Sri Lanka, Nepal, Pakistan and Bangladesh and an analysis on the cement equipment order intake and backlog index for the last quarter of 2012, covering some of the latest technological trends adopted by the construction industry.
The January / February issue of ICCM features the first in a series of articles that takes a closer look at each of India’s regions. This issue also includes an interview with Ambiat Capital’s infrastructure analyst, Nitin Bhasin, who shares his thoughts on the current state of India’s cement market. Tire derived fuels and how far this alternative fuel source has come with regard to usage, and what potential roadblocks it is encountering today is also covered.
This issue of ICCM covers a wide range of topics including an interview with Jayaram Reddy, Director of Operations for Promac Engineering Industries, a look at the country’s housing stock and potential affect on cement demand, Shree Cement’s success in new construction with regard to staying on schedule and in budget, and a looking at the greening of electric motors.
In addition to extensive coverage of the upcoming GMI Forum’s “Cement Business & Industry (CBI) India 2012” conference and an interview with key CW Group members, this issue features two articles by guest contributors. “Overcoming the Hurdles to Alternative Fuel Usage” by Colin Benjamin and Jibananda Samal provide a detailed look at the sustainability and maintainability of conveyor systems in “Designing Transfer Chutes to Handle Concrete and Clinker,” and Kari Kauppi discusses stockpile coverage options for bulk materials in a “Time to Cover.”
Attention in this issue is focused on a small but growing market in "India Ready Mix Cement." The effects that rising borrowing costs are having on the industry are explored in "The High Cost of Doing Business." Results from the CW Group's 3rd annual India cement sectory survey are included, and in addition to our regularly featured departments, an interview with Per Mejnert Kristensen, EVP of FLSmidth's cement group is showcased.
In this issue, we turn our attentions to the increased interest by Indian cement manufacturers in the region of Africa with the feature “The Lure of Africa.” Cement exportation has featured on the minds of a few cement manufacturers recently as well as of the Indian Work Group on the Cement Industry. It is also a topic we examine more closely in the feature story “Exports, Growing or Fading Fast.” In addition to our regularly featured departments, we include a Q&A with Alok Agarwal, Senior ED of Marketing and Strategy of Binani Cement.
Innovations in cement production are highlighted in the March / April issue of the ICCM. Topics showcased include recent events in the development of carbon negative cement and algae biofuel. This issue also takes a second look at the gypsum market, with an eye to its future. In addition to the issue’s regularly featured departments, a Q&A with Ashish Guha, CEO and MD of HeidelbergCement’s Indian operations rounds of this informational-packed issue.
The January / February issue of the CemWeek's ICCM highlights a major driver of current and future cement demand in India: road construction. Additionally, the ICCM talks to engineering consultant Holtec and provides an analysis of consolidation scenarios in South India. The CW Group also highlights work from its recently released, bottom-up analysis of the Indian cement plant universe, mapping units, cement production capacity and other variables. The issue also provides a round up of the latest key industry developments.
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Use of alternative fuels in Spain and the rest of EuropeThe addition of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere through the burning of traditional fossil fuels has long been cited as the primary cause of global warming and climate change. Efforts to arrest climate change have centered on the reduction of carbon emissions, and the cement manufacturing industry is doing its part primarily through the use of alternative fuels in the clinker...25 November 2013
New Regenerative Thermal Oxidation (RTO) with Integrated NOx ReductionOdor emissions had been a problem for the cement plant in Wopfing, Austria for several years. Due to the location of the cement plant in a narrow valley, nearby villages were affected by its emissions. After 10 years of testing different waste gas cleaning systems, the Wopfinger Baustoffindustrie GmbH decided to install a Regenerative Thermal Oxidizer (RTO) to control...18 November 2013
Next stage in vertical roller mills with Siemens technologyTwo compact solutions for the optimum and energy-efficient driving of vertical mills. A look at cement-production figures worldwide reveals considerable growth over the years. This gives rise to a demand for even higher-performing and naturally economical production systems.
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