In his speech at the inaugural session of 10th Green Cementech here, NA Viswanathan, secretary general of the association

The Cement Manufacturers Association today said the government should accord renewable energy status to waste heat recovery (WHR) units deployed for cogeneration of power at the cement plants.

Signs MoU with Assam Mineral Development Corporation to
Birla Corporation, flagship company of the M. P. Birla Group, is planning to set up a one-million tonne cement plant in Assam at an investment of around Rs.450 crore.

Indrani Dutta

KOLKATA: At the adjourned 90th annual meeting of the company in Kolkata on Tuesday, the shareholders approved the payment of a final dividend of Rs. 3.50 per share, in addition to an interim dividend of Rs. 2.50, already paid. The total dividend for the year thus stands at Rs. 6 per share for 2009-10.

Mumbai Industrialist Yash Birla has proposed to convert the landmark Birla House at Malabar Hill into a 44-storey highrise, but the heritage panel will have none of it.