Tag: Cement Companies

Jaypee Group merges arms with Jaiprakash Associates

Diversified infrastructural industrial conglomerate Jaypee Group is merging its hotel, cement, real estate and construction subsidiaries Jaypee Hotels (JHL), Jaypee Cement (JCL), Gujarat Anjan Cement (GACL) and Jaiprakash Enterprises (JEL) with the flagship public-listed company Jaiprakash Associates (JAL). The merger will bring the group’s all cement companies under one roof enhancing economies of scale and […]

Cement Companies Transform Product Mix

With increasing cement supplies to north India, companies dependent on this market are changing their product mix from portland pozzolana cement (PPC) to ordinary portland cement (OPC) to sustain growth. OPC is used for roads and infrastructure while PPC is used in real estate projects. Shree Cement managing director HM Bangur, who runs the largest […]

Cement Companies Affected Due To Real Estate Slowdown And Inflation

Higher input costs, low market valuations and scaled up capacity amidst reduced demand is likely to take its toll on the cement industry. The growth rate of the industry is projected to drop below 10 % for the current fiscal. According to a report by Edelweiss Research, weak fundamentals and mounting cost pressures are likely […]

Binani Plans To Tie Up With Real Estate Majors

Binani Cement, the flagship company of the Rs 1,700-crore Binani group, is considering long-term bulk cement supply contract with real estate developers including Raheja and Hiranandani. The initiative, if it fructifies, will be the first in the industry and other cement companies may follow suit. Binani Cement’s managing director Vinod Juneja confirmed the discussions between […]