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Rs.6,000 crore penalty on 11 cement firms for price fixing (Lead)


June 21st, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) The Competition Commission of India (CCI) Thursday imposed a hefty penalties amounting to over Rs.6,000 crore ($1.1 billion) on 11 cement companies including Ambuja Cements, ... Read more...

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Competition panel levies Rs.6,000 crore penalty on cement firms


June 21st, 2012 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) The Competition Commission of India (CCI) Thursday imposed penalties amounting to over Rs.6,000 crore ($1.06 billion) on 11 cement companies including Ambuja Cements, ACC, Ultratech ... Read more...

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Protest in Chhattisgarh over rising cement prices


January 11th, 2012 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Jan 11 (IANS) Nearly 500 people Wednesday blocked the entry points of Century Cement's production unit in Chhattisgarh to protest rising prices of cement, police said.Members of ... Read more...

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Himachal people object to ministry team’s visit without notice


October 13th, 2011 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Oct 13 (IANS) People facing displacement with the upcoming greenfield plant of cement maker Lafarge India in Himachal Pradesh's Mandi district Thursday objected to the visit of the ministry ... Read more...

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Forest bench retained due to ministry’s corruption: Apex court


September 9th, 2011 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday said that it wanted to wind up its forest bench scrutinising projects that would have an adverse bearing on environment but ... Read more...

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Mining ban stays if miners don’t cooperate: Apex court


August 19th, 2011 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday said that unless the private miners co-operated in the reclamation and rehabilitation of the devastated mines in Aravalli ranges of Faridabad ... Read more...

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Lafarge gets reprieve from Himachal court


August 12th, 2011 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 12 (IANS) In a reprieve to cement maker Lafarge India, the Himachal Pradesh High Court Friday set aside the decision of the National Environment Appellate Authority (NEAA) that ... Read more...

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Jairam hails apex court’s ruling on Meghalaya mining


July 7th, 2011 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh Thursday hailed the Supreme Court's judgment allowing French cement giant Lafarge to mine in the forests of Meghalaya, saying that it ... Read more...

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Apex court allows French cement giant to mine in Meghalaya


July 6th, 2011 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday allowed French cement giant Lafarge to mine for limestone in the forests of Meghalaya's East Khasi hills, saying there has to ... Read more...

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Supreme Court bans endosulfan (Lead)


May 13th, 2011 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday banned the production, distribution and use of endosulfan, saying that big companies, including those of the government, could not be oblivious ... Read more...

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IIT-Madras, Lafarge to launch cement research project


March 23rd, 2011 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 23 (IANS) The first joint project by French cement major Lafarge Group's research arm and the Indian Institute of Technology-Madras (IIT-M) is expected to kick start soon, an ... Read more...

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Sundance Film Festival: Science Documentary Revivifies Questions Related To Language, Humans …


January 22nd, 2011 - 8:12 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
: In the catalog of the films to be displayed at this year's Sundance Film Festival (SFF), is a documentary of the genre of science that revolves around a trailblazing ape ... Read more...

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Green team visits Himachal hydro plant


October 2nd, 2010 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Oct 2 (IANS) A team of the National Environment Appellate Authority (NEAA) Saturday visited Kinnaur district where the Kashang hydro-power project is coming up and heard grievances of the local people ... Read more...

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Trees on 65 percent area of Noida memorial: Uttar Pradesh


August 6th, 2010 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government Friday told the Supreme Court that it would plant trees on 65 percent of the land of the Noida Park memorial project ... Read more...

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Green team visits Lafarge’s Himachal plant site


June 23rd, 2010 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 23 (IANS) A team of the National Environment Appellate Authority (NEAA) Wednesday visited Himachal Pradesh's Mandi district where French cement giant Lafarge's plant is coming up and heard grievances of ... Read more...

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Global Investors Meet assures greater economic prosperity in Karnataka


June 4th, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, June 4 (ANI): The ambitious Global Investors Meet-2010, which has been hosted to lure entrepreneurs in Karnataka, received an overwhelming response here on Thursday.On the very first day, around 400 MoUs ... Read more...

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Apex court no to Lafarge restarting mining in Meghalaya


April 26th, 2010 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday rejected the central government's plea to allow French cement giant Lafarge restart limestone mining in Meghalaya. A special forest bench, headed by Chief Justice ... Read more...

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Government seeks two weeks to settle Lafarge mine issue


April 12th, 2010 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) The central government Monday sought two weeks from the Supreme Court to decide if the French firm Lafarge should be given a forest clearance certificate to resume ... Read more...

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Lafarge denies mining in Meghalaya despite court ban


March 20th, 2010 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, March 20 (IANS) Lafarge Umiam Mining Private Limited (LUMPL), a subsidiary of French firm Lafarge, Saturday dismissed a civil society group's allegations that the company was ignoring the Supreme Court's stay ... Read more...

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Apex court stops French firm’s mining in Meghalaya (Lead)


February 5th, 2010 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 5 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday ordered French firm Lafarge, involved in mining limestone in Meghalaya for its cement plants in Bangladesh, to stop its mining operations in the ... Read more...

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Apex court stops French firm’s mining in Meghalaya


February 5th, 2010 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 5 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday ordered French firm Lafarge, involved in mining limestone in Meghalaya for its cement plants in Bangladesh, to immediately stop its mining operations in ... Read more...

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Cement company official stabbed by sacked guard


May 19th, 2009 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, May 19 (IANS) A sacked security guard of Lafarge Cement was arrested near here for stabbing the unit vice president for removing him from his job, police said Tuesday. Prem Kumar Verma, ... Read more...

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L&T profit jumps 215 percent


January 30th, 2009 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) Construction and engineering giant Larsen and Toubro (L&T) posted a 215.5 percent jump in its quarterly profit, primarily riding on the income from the sale of its ... Read more...

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Kerala-based SunTec ties up with eServGlobal


October 7th, 2008 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 7 (IANS) Communication and payment service major eServGlobal has signed a partnership agreement with the city-based billing solutions provider SunTec, the latter announced here Tuesday. SunTec said in ... Read more...

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Electrotherm allotted coal block in Chhattisgarh


July 10th, 2008 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, July 10 (IANS) The city-based Electrotherm India Ltd, manufacturer of specialized steel, has been allotted a coal block in Chhattisgarh for exploration and captive mining, company officials said. The screening committee ... Read more...

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French firm Lafarge acquires L&T concrete business


May 15th, 2008 - 4:14 pm ICT by admin
Mumbai, May 15 (IANS) French cement major Lafarge has acquired construction and engineering major Larsen and Toubro's ready-mix-concrete (RMC) business for Rs.14.80 billion. Announcing this here Thursday, a spokesperson of the company ... Read more...

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Chavez orders nationalisation of Venezuelan cement makers


April 5th, 2008 - 1:12 am ICT by admin
DPA Caracas/Mexico City, April 4 (DPA) Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez ordered the nationalisation of his country's cement industry, a sector led by the Mexican company Cemex. Cemex's stock fell Friday and the Mexican ... Read more...

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No plans to set up cement price regulator: minister


March 11th, 2008 - 9:51 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) Minister of State for Industry Ashwani Kumar Tuesday ruled out setting up a regulator to stabilise cement prices, and said the prices were already under control. "The ... Read more...

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