Case Study Of Ready Mix Concrete Limited

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ACC (ACC Limited) is India's foremost manufacturer of cement and concrete. ACC's operations are spread throughout the country with 16 modern cement factories, more than 40 Ready mix concrete plants, 21 sales offices, and several zonal offices. It has a workforce of about 10,000 persons and a countrywide distribution network of over 9,000 dealers. Since inception in 1936, the company has been a trendsetter and important benchmark for the cement industry in many areas of cement and concrete technology. ACC has a unique track record of innovative research, product development and specialized consultancy services. The company's various manufacturing units are backed by a central technology support services Centre - the only one of its kind in the…show more content…
ACC Concrete Limited ACC set up India's first commercial Ready Mix Concrete (RMX) plant in Mumbai in 1994 which together with the promotion of bulk cement has played a key role in redefining the pace and quality of construction activity in our large cities and mega infrastructure projects. The Ready Mix Concrete business of ACC was reorganized as a separate wholly owned subsidiary which was incorporated as ACC Concrete Limited with headquarters in Mumbai. Today this company is one of the largest manufacturers of Ready Mix Concrete in India with a countrywide network of over 30 plants, with modern equipment and a large fleet of transit mixers ACC Mineral Resources Limited ACC's wholly owned subsidiary, The Cement Marketing Company of India Limited, was renamed as ACC Mineral Resources Limited (AMRL) in May 2009 with an objective of securing valuable mineral resources, such as coal for captive use. ACC Mineral Resources Limited has already entered into Joint Venture arrangements for prospecting, exploration and mining coal from the coal blocks in Madhya Pradesh and West Bengal. The company is also exploring other opportunities for securing additional coal and gypsum resources in India and…show more content…
The new product is being developed by using lesser limestone. The quality remains same as some additives are used during the production process, besides improvement in grinding techniques. Cement production has always remained a concern for global warming due to the high energy requirements and the release of significant amounts of CO2. Besides, ACC has embarked upon an ambitious project for substituting five per cent of its annual coal requirement of about five million tons over the next three years with waste generated by cities and industries. It has already replaced two per cent of its coal requirement with all types of wastes. The company, which saved Rs 67 core last year on fossil fuels, aims to save Rs 80 crore in 2015 by burning waste, primarily plastics, at its plants. Global cement major Holcim-controlled ACC has an installed production capacity of 30 million tons per annum in India. Apart from waste management, the company has also undertaken a drive to plant Jatropha and castor trees in and around its mines, plants, townships and waste land. As of 2015, it had planted two million saplings out of its target of five million

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