TNCC to expand capacity
The Tamil Nadu Cement Corporation (TNCC) 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 with respect to the expansion. "On receipt of the project report, action will be taken for expansion of the Ariyalur cement unit," said P Thangamani, Minister of Industries. 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 Rs 2 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.