Aparna Enterprises to commission Rs 320 crore tile unit
25/05/2017 , by in ALLIED

Aparna Enterprises, part of the diversified Hyderabad-based Aparna Group, will commission its Rs 320 crore upcoming tile manufacturing unit Peddapuram in East Godavari of Andhra Pradesh by July as it seeks to strengthen its backward integration, said a top company executive in Hyderabad. Coming u... Read more...

Higher rates of cement to hit construction
May 2017 , by in ALLIED

Cement prices are expected to go up marginally, as the GST Council has announced a tax rate of 28 per cent on the product. The cement industry says the rate is above what was expected, and the increase will most likely be passed on to consumers. “The industry would try to make use of this to... Read more...

Roca Bathroom acquires new factory in Tamil Nadu
May 2017 , by in ALLIED

Roca Bathroom, a manufacturer of bathroom products, has acquired a plastics factory in Sriperumbudur, Tamil Nadu. The acquisition of the plastic factory will increase the capacity of manufacturing plastic toilet seat covers and polymer cisterns by 1 million pieces annually, taking total productio... Read more...

India becomes second largest steel producer
May 2017 , by in ALLIED

India overtook Japan to become the second-largest steel producer in the world after China in 2016, according to data released by the International Stainless Steel Forum (ISSF). India’s stainless steel production rose to 3.32 million tons for 2016 showing an impressive growth of about 9% over 3.... Read more...

The wind beneath India’s renewable energy wings
May 2017 , by in ALLIED

The mood was buoyant at the recently held Windergy India 2017 conference in New Delhi. Industry leaders, regulators and government officials were unanimous in predicting a bright outlook for the wind power sector that has been growing at a breakneck speed in recent times. The importance of the In... Read more...

Country’s biggest solar park in Rajasthan
May 2017 , by in ALLIED

Bhadla village on the fringes of the Thar Desert about 200 km from Rajasthan's famed Jodhpur city wasn't on the tourist map and nobody ever went there. It only made headlines for extreme heat, temperatures that went up to 52 degrees in the summer. But the sun's bounty is now helping change the lives... Read more...

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