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Construction : Web Exclusive | April 2013 | Source : Construction Update

Tamil Nadu Cement Corp to expand capacity: Minister

Tamil Nadu Industries Minister P Thangamani has said that the State-owned Tamil Nadu Cement Corporation is planning to expand its Ariyalur cement plant. The company has engaged a project management consultancy for the purposes of preparing a detailed project report and other activities.

In addition, the company had embarked on numerous other energy fuel conservation measures this fiscal. This includes replacing the present power intensive conveying systems with two additional belt bucket elevator systems at a cost of two crore. A waste heat installation system has been initiated at a cost of Rs 25 lakh to utilise the waste heat from the clinker cooler.

The Minister said that the work order has been issued and the work is under progress. Also, a work order has been issued at the cement plant to install two clinker cooler electro Static precipitators at a cost of Rs 7.5 crore.

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