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Birla Shakti Concrete showcases India’s largest RMC plant

Birla Shakti Concrete showcases India’s largest RMC plant

As India is transforming itself from “developing” to “developed” country, the ready-mix concrete (RMC) industry is steadily gaining pace as the most viable option to speed up construction. Use of RMC in the construction industry aids in saving time and less hustle at the construction site, and the RMC segment is the fastest-growing application of

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‘Cement roads are better & have longer shelf life’

JSW Cement is one of the leading players in across the Indian cement industry. The company produces three varieties of products: Portland Slag Cement (PSC), Ordinary Portland Cement (OPC) and Ground Granulated Blast Furnace Slag cement (GGBFS). Anil Kumar Pillai, Director & CEO – JSW Cement Limited told Sandeep Menezes that the infrastructure growth coupled

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‘AAC blocks: Eco-friendly substitute to bricks’

AAC blocks are a certified green building material while also being porous, non-toxic, reusable, renewable and recyclable; therefore Sitaram Saboo feels that it can be used for commercial, industrial and residential construction.   Autoclaved Aerated Concrete (AAC) Blocks is manufactured using fly ash mixed with cement, lime, water and an aerating agent. The resultant building

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“Inappropriate regulations are major challenges”

JSW Cement is one of India’s leading cement manufacturers with its products being sold in Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Maharastra and Goa. The company produces three varieties of products: Portland Slag Cement (PSC), Ordinary Portland Cement (OPC) and Ground Granulated Blast Furnace Slag cement (GGBFS). Anil Kumar Pillai – Director & CEO, JSW

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‘Growing acceptance of eco-friendly construction materials nationwide.’

Prashant Pitti explains that many companies today are more concerned with the materials used in their buildings – and using green items not only makes the building more sustainable, but will actually save company money on energy costs.   Global warming has led to a rise in demand for innovative industry products in architecture and

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‘Investment in infrastructure, housing determines cement consumption’

Wonder Cement, part of the RK Marble Group, is a green field project at Chittorgarh, Rajasthan with present plant capacity of 3.25 million tonnes per annum. The company has around 2500 dealers in Rajasthan, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi and Punjab.     S.M. Joshi – President (Plant), Wonder Cement told Sandeep Menezes

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Construction materials market: Future growth & demand drivers

Ans Hariharasudhan states that Indian construction majors are producing materials such as cement, steel and glass that have shown strong growth of around 10% per annum – this is indicating sustained demand. Construction Industry in India is the second largest economic activity after agriculture. India’s Construction industry has grown at 11.1 per cent Compounded Annual

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