The researchers of Switzerland, India and Cuba have come together to develop limestone calcined clay cement (LC3) which will help reduce carbon dioxide emission (CO2) by almost 30 percent.
Sri Lanka`s war-hero Sarath Fonseka, who once commanded his troops against the LTTE, has been lodged in a solitary cell where he sleeps on a mat on the
cement floor, attired in ill-fitting prison clothes.
A tribal militant outfit has
threatened a cement company operating in Meghalaya with dire
consequences if it `confronted with the sentiments of the
BP pumped cement into its blown-out oil well hoping to start sealing it for good.
Transport Minister Kamal Nath on Thursday said the government may look at using cement for constructing over 18,000 km of expressways in the country.
Prism Cement on Tuesday reported a 35.25 per cent growth in its net profit at Rs 41.97 crore for the third quarter ended December 31, 2009, over the corresponding period a year earlier.
Leading cement makers today
reported up to 60 per cent increase in sales in December 2009
over the same month last year on the back of pick up in
demand from real estate and infrastructure sectors.
The cement prices are seen hardening in the Jan-March quarter as demand from state projects picks up and rural housing drives volume growth, industry officials said.
J K Lakshmi Cement will invest about Rs 1,600 crore over the next three years on expansion, which includes setting up of a 2.7 million tonnes greenfield manufacturing plant in Chhattisgarh.
Even as combing operations were on to trace two officials of a cement company kidnapped last week, ULFA Friday denied its involvement in it.
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