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.
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FEATURES: 4 Promac: An Industry Game Changer An interview with Jayaram Reddy
8 Push for Better Housing Stock Will it help fuel cement demand?
FOCUS: 12 Raising the Bar - What drives Shree Cement’s success in completing projects on schedule and in budget? 14 Cement Business & Investment (CBI) India 2012 - Design conveyer systems for cement clinker 20 The Greening of Electric Motors - Small improvements in efficiency can yield large savings in energy 23 A Rise in IIP - Aids in calming concerns over economic growth
Construction & Building Materials: 32 Infrastructure & Projects - 2,500 km of national highways projects await funding 34 Equipment Updates - New Volvo dump truck available for India’s mining industry 36 Coal Updates - Coal prices expected to top the USD100/ton threshold 37 Bulk Updates - Hong Kong urges Iran to register 19 dry bulk carriers elsewhere
DEPARTMENTS: 1 Editor's Letter: Inspiration Found 16 Profiles: Sagar Cement: A Resilient Regional Player 40 Analyst Recommendations: Highlights of the latest in broker recommendations
CEMENT: 24 Market and Competition: Rural demand boosts cement production 26 Volume and Pricing: Demand expected to rise and lead to sustained growth 27 People: Indian cement pioneer passes away 28 Projects and Expansions: OCL India is looking for funding for a new plant in West Bengal 30 M&A and Finance: Aditya Birla Group reportedly back in talks with Jaypee 38 Regional Update: Pakistani cement manufacturers encounter more obstacles to exporting