Revival is in the Offing
The demand growth trend picked up steam in FY18. Expectations are rife that FY19 will consolidate these gains and result in higher capacity utilisation, if not pricing power.
“India has miles to go in cement consumption”
Anoop Kumar Saxena, CEO - VICAT in India
“Green shoots seen in housing segment last fiscal”
Binod Kumar Modi, Senior Analyst, Reliance Securities
“Cement consumption to grow at 6-7% over the next 3-5 years”
Madhumita Basu, Chief of Sales, Marketing & Innovation, Nuvoco
“Affordable housing & infra to boost demand in FY19”
Ashish K Nainan, Research Analyst - Industry Research, CARE Ratings
Cement Makers Bullish on FY2019
Cement is never used as cement alone but is always converted to a value-added product in practice. Therefore application of cement becomes extremely important.
FEATURE: SIZE REDUCTION
The Limestone Challenge
With limited life left for the use of limestone as a major raw material for cement, every day there is a new challenge to use the material. Mainly the quality of limestone is a challenge.
Limestone Crushing Made Easy
Present day mining equipment comfortably handles huge chunks of up to 1,800 mm size ROM stones to be fed as input to crushing system.
Limestone Crushing in India
Thyssenkrupp Industries India Pvt Ltd, Pimpri, Pune (henceforth tkII) offers a variety of solutions to different types of limestones, which are geographically located in different areas of India.
Impact of VUCA on enterprises
VUCA is an acronym that is presently being increasingly used to describe or reflect as a terminology impacting enterprises and how various functions of the enterprise cope in handling the same, says Dr Rajen Mehrotra.
Forecast Augurs Well for Rural Demand
FY19 will see the third consecutive year of normal monsoon bolstering demand for cement for rural housing.
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