Ambuja Cement wins award for energy efficiency efforts

Ambuja Cement has won the National Award for Energy Excellence in the Indian cement industry.
Concrete Plants, Equipment & Applications / January 10, 2023
By Liam McLoughlin
Ambuja Cement has won recognition for improving energy efficiency at its Roorkee plant
Ambuja Cement has won recognition for improving energy efficiency at its Roorkee plant

Ambuja, which is the cement and building material company of Adani Cement, was awarded under the grinding category for the measures adopted in improving energy efficiency at its Roorkee plant.

The award instituted by the National Council for Cement and Building Materials was given during the 17th NCB National Conference on 9th December 2022 in New Delhi from Shri Som Prakash, Minister of State, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India.

The company also presented a paper titled ‘Correlation of Chemistry and Process Parameters on Formation of Alite in Portland Clinker’ at the conference, adjudged as the best paper in the ‘Productivity Enhancement and Process Optimization’ category.

Ajay Kapur, CEO of Ambuja Cement, said: “We are happy to be acknowledged and felicitated for our efforts towards energy excellence, We will continue to focus on resource conservation, utilising green and clean energy sources and driving energy efficiency in all our plants. We are glad to play our role in strengthening the nation’s net zero ambitions while contributing to the concerted global efforts to create a sustainable future.”

Adani Cement states that it aims at being sustainable with high focus on energy efficiency across all its operations. The company adds that it continues to reduce the carbon footprint by reducing thermal and electrical energy intensity, also implementing waste heat recovery systems and increasing the use of renewable energy at its plants.

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