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Abrasive

An abrasive is a material, often a mineral that is used to shape or finish a work piece through rubbing which leads to part of the work piece being worn away by friction. While finishing a material often means polishing it to gain a smooth, reflective surface, the process can also involve roughening as in satin, matte or beaded finishes. Abrasives are used in the form of grinding wheels, sandpapers, honing stones, polishes, cutoff wheels, tumbling and vibratory mass-finishing media, sandblasting, pulp stones, ball mills, and still other tools and products. Only through the use of abrasives is industry able to produce the highly precise components and ultra-smooth surfaces required in the manufacture of automobiles, airplanes and space vehicles, mechanical and electrical appliances, and machine tools.

The Global Abrasives Industry 2015 Detailed Project Report is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the Abrasives spread across 151 pages, profiling 24 companies and supported with 235 tables and figures.

Asbestos

Asbestos Cement Sheet (ACS) is a building material in which asbestos fibres are used to reinforce thin rigid cement sheets. It is a very popular building material, largely due to its durability. The roofing industry is largely a commoditized business. While ACS started out as an industrial product, the increase in production and increase in the number of access points has made it into a retail product. The asbestos cement industry is concerned with the production of various kinds of roofing, wall, and facing sheet materials; pressure and nonpressure pipes; electrical insulation boards; building details; structural components; and other products made from a base of asbestos and cement.  In India, the world's biggest asbestos importer, it's a $2 billion industry with double-digit annual growth, at least 100 manufacturing plants and some 300,000 jobs. 

Cement

India is the second largest producer of cement in the world. No wonder, India's cement industry is a vital part of its economy, providing employment to more than a million people, directly or indirectly. India has a lot of potential for development in the infrastructure and construction sector and the cement sector is expected to largely benefit from it.

Cement demand in India is expected to increase due to government’s push for large infrastructure projects, leading to 45 million tonnes of cement needed in the next three to four years. India's cement demand is expected to reach 550-600 Million Tonnes Per Annum (MTPA) by 2025. The housing sector is the biggest demand driver of cement, accounting for about 67 per cent of the total consumption in India. The other major consumers of cement include infrastructure at 13 per cent, commercial construction at 11 per cent and industrial construction at nine per cent.

Refractory Products

Refractory materials are used to provide refractory lining in furnaces, kilns, incinerators, and reactors. These materials have a high melting point (greater than 1,520 degree Celsius). Refractory materials are subjected to various conditions such as high temperature, abrasions and chemical corrosions, slag attacks, and chemical reactions when they are used in refractory linings. Hence, these materials must be able to endure these conditions with less wear and tear and high reliability. The Steel industry is one of the major end-users of these materials.


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Cement Plant - Manufacturing Plant, Detailed Project Report, Profile, Business Plan, Industry Trends, Market Research, Survey, Manufacturing Process, Machinery, Raw Materials, Feasibility Study, Investment Opportunities, Cost and Revenue, Plant Economics

Cement industry is one of the most important basic industries on which depends the economic health of a developing country. In fact the important indicators of the industrial vitality of a country is its per capita consumption of cement. India is the eleventh largest producer of cement of the world, with an installed capacity of 26.5 million tonnes and an investment of Rs. 280 crores in 55 units spread all over the country providing employment to over 80,000 persons. A development council embracing representative of all parties concerned with the industry including consumers has been setup. The council is intended to function as a watching over seeing all aspects of the industry fixing production targets, monitoring progress, optimizing the use of raw materials and attending to such matters as standardization, export promotion, developing the use of industrial wastes in cement manufacturer and production of special cements. Realized in this sense, analysis of cement demand should, ideally, proceed on the basis of measuring the demand for capital goods, intermediate products or, to some extent durable consumer goods. Urban development to a large extent depends on the availability of construction materials like steel and cement not only for the residential complexes, but also for the overhead facilities like roads, bridges tanks etc. besides the urban sectors, the growth of rural sector may also influence the level of major irrigation, residential and non residential farm houses etc. The demand for this product is good. There is good scope for new entrants in this field.
Plant capacity: 5000 MT/DayPlant & machinery: 105 Crores
Working capital: -T.C.I: Cost of Project : 175 Crores
Return: 41.00%Break even: 79.00%
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NON GLAZED CERAMIC TILES - Manufacturing Plant, Detailed Project Report, Profile, Business Plan, Industry Trends, Market Research, Survey, Manufacturing Process, Machinery, Raw Materials, Feasibility Study, Investment Opportunities, Cost and Revenue

The world ceramic is taken to cover those articles that are made from inorganic substances first shaped and then hardened by fir. The characteristics are the wall tiles with colourless or pastel shade glaze with on-glaze decoration. Decorative tiles, frequently in a number of shapes and with relief designs and in a range of sizes. The main uses are the decorative treatment of walls, both those normally tiled for utilitarian reasons and others, window sills, fire place surrounds. The other uses are in the external facing of building, halls and lobbies of public buildings, schools, offices, underground stations. The Indian ceramic tiles industry is on the threshold of an exciting world of colours and variety. There is vast scope of these decorative tiles in restaurants, public places, hospitals bathroom etc. To looking its uses we can say that there is a good scope for new entrants.
Plant capacity: 4500 Nos. / DayPlant & machinery: Rs. 15 Lakhs
Working capital: -T.C.I: 75 Lakhs
Return: 43.00%Break even: 43.00%
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Abrasive & Flint Paper - Manufacturing Plant, Detailed Project Report, Profile, Business Plan, Industry Trends, Market Research, Survey, Manufacturing Process, Machinery, Raw Materials, Feasibility Study, Investment Opportunities, Cost and Revenue

Abrasive is a mixture of granular corundum or dark colour, having impurities of magnetite and hematite. It is a very strong and hard material, therefore, used as an abrasive for varying purposes. The paper or cloth coated with emery is known as emery paper or cloth. Emery is a natural mineral, corundum having certain impurities. The emery cloth generally used in shoe industry. It is used in painting workshops, furniture and leather industry. The abrasive used in the cloth is normally available in the colours of bluish black, dull black or deep grey depending upon the source of mineral. The emery cloth is inspected at various stages to ensure quality control of the product. Good quality products after drying are separated and defected pieces are discarded. After separation of good quality product final touch is given and the cloth is now packed and marketed. There is a good scope for new entrants.
Plant capacity: 840 Kg./DayPlant & machinery: 11 Lakhs
Working capital: -T.C.I: 67 Lakhs
Return: 44.00%Break even: 40.00%
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CEMENT PLANT - Manufacturing Plant, Detailed Project Report, Profile, Business Plan, Industry Trends, Market Research, Survey, Manufacturing Process, Machinery, Raw Materials, Feasibility Study, Investment Opportunities, Cost and Revenue, Plant Economics

In the most general sense of the word, cement is a binder, a substance which sets and hardens independently, and can bind other materials together. The name "cement" goes back to the Romans who used the term "opus caementitium" to describe masonry which resembled concrete and was made from crushed rock with burnt lime as binder. The volcanic ash and pulverized brick additives which were added to the burnt lime to obtain a hydraulic binder were later referred to as cementum, cimentum, cäment and cement. Cements used in construction are characterized as hydraulic or non-hydraulic. The most important use of cement is the production of mortar and concrete - the bonding of natural or artificial aggregates to form a strong building material which is durable in the face of normal environmental effects. The cement industry is experiencing a boom on account of the overall growth of the Indian economy. The demand for cement, being a derived demand, depends primarily on the industrial activity, real estate business, construction activity, and investment in the infrastructure sector. India is experiencing growth on all these fronts and hence the cement market is flourishing like never before. Indian cement industry is globally competitive because the industry has witnessed healthy trends such as cost control and continuous technology upgradation. Global rating agency, Fitch Ratings, has commented that cement demand in India is expected to grow at 10% annually in the medium term buoyed by housing, infrastructure and corporate capital expenditures. The Indian cement industry is the second largest producer of quality cement, which meets global standards. The cement industry comprises 130 large cement plants with an installed capacity of 156. 26 million tonnes and more than 300 mini cement plants with an estimated capacity of 11.10 million tonnes making a total installed capacity of 167.36 million tonnes. Keeping in view the trend of growth of the industry, a production target of 142 million tonnes was fixed for the year 2005-2006. Cement production during April to December 2005 was 106.83 million tonnes, registering a growth of 9.31 percent. During November 2006, cement production was 12.43 Million tonnes, registering a growth of 11.98% as compared to 11.10 million tonnes in November 2005. Indian cement industry meets entire domestic demand and is able to export cement and clinker. The export of cement and clinker during April- December 2005 was 4.24 Million Tonnes and 2.53 million tonnes respectively. During November 2006, cement export showed a decline of 36.92% (from 0.65 million tonnes in November 2005 to 0.41 million tonnes in November 2006), whereas clinker export grew by 40.74% (from 0.27 million tonnes in Nov 2005 to 0.38 million tonnes in November 2006). continuous technological upgradation and assimilation of latest technology has been going on in the cement industry. Indian cement industry is modern and uses the latest technology. India is also producing different varieties of cement like Ordinary Portland cement (OPC), Portland Pozzolana cement (PPC), Portland Blast furnace Slag Cement (PBFS), Oil Well Cement, Sulphate Resisting Portland Cement, White Cement, etc. Future growth will be driven by expected GDP growth of more than 8 percent, growth of the housing sector and the development of roads, ports, airports and other infrastructure. The major players in the cement sector are ACC, Gujarat Ambuja Cement Limited, Grasim Industries and Ultratech, India Cements Limited, Jaiprakash Associates and JK Cements. Foreign players such as Holcim Italcementi, Heidelber and Lafarge have also entered the cement market.
Plant capacity: 4000 Bag / DayPlant & machinery: 3 Crore
Working capital: -T.C.I: 10 Crore
Return: 59.00%Break even: 36.00%
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BRICKS FROM FUME DUST - Manufacturing Plant, Detailed Project Report, Profile, Business Plan, Industry Trends, Market Research, Survey, Manufacturing Process, Machinery, Raw Materials, Feasibility Study, Investment Opportunities, Cost and Revenue

Bricks are the most common building materials. It is a mixture of clay and sand and small quantities of limes Bricks and classified accordingly to their quality, dimensions, efflorescence and their strength. Bricks are made by treating suitable mixture of clay and fume dust, moulding it to shape and size, drying it and then backing, burning and firing it at high temperatures in order to fuse the constituents to a hard, homogeneous mass. There is bright scope for new entrants.
Plant capacity: 20000 Nos. /DayPlant & machinery: 13 Lakhs
Working capital: -T.C.I: 110 Lakhs
Return: 43.40%Break even: 42.26%
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PORTLAND CEMENT - Manufacturing Plant, Detailed Project Report, Profile, Business Plan, Industry Trends, Market Research, Survey, Manufacturing Process, Machinery, Raw Materials, Feasibility Study, Investment Opportunities, Cost and Revenue

Cement is used to designate many different kinds of substances that are used as binders. After the 19th century, there were certain process improvements in the calcinations of certain lime stones for the manufacture of natural cement. The raw materials used are argillaceous, siliceous and ferriferous mix components. Industrial by-products are becoming more widely used raw materials for cement eg. Slag containing free lime as well as small amounts of silica and alumina. Fly ash from utility boilers can be used as a suitable feed component, as it is already dispersed. Even vegetable wastes, like rice hull ash, provide a source of silica. Almost half of all industrial by-products are potential raw materials for Portland Cement Manufacture.
Plant capacity: 60,00,000 MT/Annum Portland CementPlant & machinery: Rs. 121 Crores
Working capital: -T.C.I: Cost of Project : Rs. 261 Crores
Return: 37.00%Break even: 70.00%
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Concrete Block & Ready Mix Concrete

Ready mix concrete is a modern trend of introduction in the Asian countries. It is new concept of use concrete in the construction area. Ready mix has advantages in the area where intermediate requirement of concrete mixture like in the preparation of bridge overhead roads or the road construction. The concrete hollow blocks are used for building construction in developed countries. The second major advantage derived by the use of concrete hollow block is that the varieties in the blocks are filled with air column even after completion of the building work. Modern cement is setting upon ready mix concrete plant. The plant capacity 150 cubic/meter/day (45000 cubic meter/annum). Larsen & Turbo open RMC plant in Mumbai. It can be concluded that few new entrepreneurs may enter in this venture will be successful.
Plant capacity: 8000 No. Concrete Block / Day, 165 Cubic Meter Ready Mix Concrete / DayPlant & machinery: 5 Crores
Working capital: -T.C.I: 12 Crores
Return: 43.00%Break even: 39.00%
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GOOD OPPORTUNITIES IN CEMENT PLANT - Manufacturing Plant, Detailed Project Report, Profile, Business Plan, Industry Trends, Market Research, Survey, Manufacturing Process, Machinery, Raw Materials, Feasibility Study, Investment Opportunities, Plant Layout

The term cement is used to designate many different kinds of substances that are used as binders. The term cements as used henceforth will be confined to inorganic hydraulic cements, principally Portland cement. The demand for the cement was stimulated by the growth of canal systems in the United States during 19th century. This led to process improvements in the calcinations of certain limestones for the manufacture of natural cements and to its gradual displacement by Portland cement. The latter was named by aspdin in a 1924 patent because of its resemblance to a natural limestone quarried on the island of Portland in England. Research conducted in many parts of the world since that time has provided a clear picture of the composition, properties and fields of stability of the principal systems found in Portland cement. These results led to the widely used Bogue calculation of composition based on oxide analysis. Recent research is reported in the International Symposia on the Chemistry of Cements, and the annual reviews, beginning in 1974, of the American Ceramic Society in Cements Research Progress. India is the second-largest producer of cement in the world after China. The cement industry is regional in nature due to the concentration of limestone reserves located in a few states. This has resulted in a surplus situation in some regions and a deficit in others. Demand for cement has grown at a CAGR of 9.1% in the last two years with supply growing at a CAGR of 8.2% in the same period. With a large amount of infrastructure activities being planned in commercial, real estate and housing sector along with huge development works in roads, railways, ports and hydel projects, we expect the cement demand growth momentum to stay intact. We expect this to have a positive impact on cement prices in different regions till new capacities come up by mid-FY09. Demand for cement is correlated to the GDP growth of the country, infrastructure and industrial capex as well as exports. Strong GDP growth expected in the coming years and huge planned investments should result in healthy growth in the cement demand. The Indian economy continues to be on a much stronger growth path driven by increased amount of infrastructure spending and capex. The economy is expected to grow by 8% for the next two to three years, which will drive an increased demand growth for the cement industry. The cement demand is expected to grow at a CAGR of 10% at least for the next three years. The cement industry witnessed serious M&A activity in the past few years, as a result of which the top four players now account for almost 52-55% of the installed cement capacity of India. The M & A activity have also had global participants. The growing presence of international players bring with them better technology and operational efficiencies which could significantly alter pricing patterns. The demand- supply deficit is expected to remain for short term due to strong industrial growth thus keeping the prices firm. Being a bulk commodity, it is unviable to transport cement beyond a certain distance and due to the requirements of proximity to raw materials, proximity to markets, export potential and high freight rates involved it becomes necessary to evaluate the sector on a regional basis. The industry is divided into five regions - north, south, east, west and central. Northern region is facing an acute supply crunch for the last four years due to region's demand-supply deficit and increased net exports to other regions. Cement demand in the region grew at a CAGR of 10% for the last five years and is expected to grow at the same pace for the next five years, backed by aggressive infrastructure development activities, significant hydel capacity addition in the region, surging housing demand, SEZs construction, etc. Cement demand in the Western region has grown at a CAGR of 5.8% for last five years, backed by consistent infrastructure spending, concentrated investment from region-specific industries like oil refineries in Vadodara and Jamnagar region of Gujarat and steady growth in housing activities. The demand will continue to grow at the same pace for next 3-5 years fuelled by enhanced infrastructure spending like construction of the Metro Railway in Mumbai, express highways joining Gujarat and Mumbai, etc., resurgence in industrial investments, strong growth in retail sector. The demand in the southern region has grown at CAGR of 10.2% for the last five years as compared to capacity addition growth of 6.5% for the same period, reflecting the low capacity addition in the region since FY02. The region's demand is expected to grow in the range of 8-9% for the next five years on account of strong capital expenditure in the IT and electronic hardware sector, enhanced spending on infrastructure development, special thrust on irrigation activities, etc. Demand in the Central region grew at CAGR of 5% as compared to All-India demand growth of 8.5% Capacity utilization in the region will continue to remain above 99% for next two years and the region carries the lowest risk among all the regions as the trend would continue even in FY09E. The region is witnessing frenzied investments to the tune of $140bn to be implemented in next 5-10 years. The Eastern region lacks infrastructure to aid this quantum of investment, hence it will fuel the emergence of aggressive infrastructure development. Prices are expected to remain strong on the back of diminishing surplus and tight consolidation present in the region, with 73% of the market being controlled by top five players (three on group-wise criteria, ACC+Gujarat Ambuja, Ultratech+ Grasim and Lafarge). Volatility in cement prices in the Eastern region has been least among all the regions.
Plant capacity: -Plant & machinery: -
Working capital: -T.C.I: -
Return: 1.00%Break even: N/A
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Graphite Mining and Processing - Manufacturing Plant, Detailed Project Report, Profile, Business Plan, Industry Trends, Market Research, Survey, Manufacturing Process, Machinery, Raw Materials, Feasibility Study, Investment Opportunities, Cost and Revenue

Graphite is a form of elemental carbon. It is one of the three allotropic forms which the element carbon exists in nature the other two being coal and diamond. It crystallizes in hexagonal system in plenty form but it is rare the perfect crystal graphite have been found. The three principal types of natural graphite – lump, crystalline flake, and amorphous – are distinguished by physical characteristics that are the result of major differences in geologic origin and occurrence. Graphite properties determine the variety of the areas of application in industry, transport, energetic, defence, medicine, sports. The mine would operate at an annual run of 120,000 tonnes at commencement the mining operation is considered in day shift only, where as the process plant will operate in the 3 shift per day. The performance of graphite industry is linked to the steel sector as graphite electrodes are required in the EAF route of steel production. India is another leading producer; accounting for 15% of world production over the last decade with growing global steel production and consumption levels, the demand for graphite electrode is expected to remain in firm. So there is wide scope for new entrepreneurs to venture into this project.
Plant capacity: 24 MT/DayPlant & machinery: 1482 Lakhs
Working capital: -T.C.I: Cost of Project : 2669 Lakhs
Return: 44.00%Break even: 48.00%
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Cement Roofing Tiles - Manufacturing Plant, Detailed Project Report, Profile, Business Plan, Industry Trends, Market Research, Survey, Manufacturing Process, Machinery, Raw Materials, Feasibility Study, Investment Opportunities, Cost and Revenue

Roofs are basic element of shelter to protect the people themselves from cold, wind rain and sun. Tiles are thin slabs of baked clay used for construction of roofs, walls or floors. They may be plain or ornamented, and glazed or unglazed. Tiles are also made from marble, cement or plastic materials. The type and designs of tiles are many and they can be conveniently classified into two groups, namely, non roofing and roofing tiles. Roofing tiles made from plastic, clay are usually unglazed. They are of many designs of which the more popular are country, Mangalore, Raniganj, Allahabad, Ridge, ventilation, Sky-light, hourdis and valley. The manufacture of cement tiles are exclusively carried out by small medium scale sectors. The tile industry reoriented itself to changing pattern of internal demand by establishing several units, both in large and small scale sectors for manufacturing of roofing and non-roofing tiles in near future to patch up the gap between demand and supply so this industry is to main fold. The announcement made by govt. to build rural houses, for poor people, will definitely become the counterpart of it and which and should not be allowed to go waste by negligence, here important is that to bring about a change of heart and attitude of the people, inform them of the advisability of casing cement roofing tiles for their houses. Cement roofing tiles meet the styling, long lasting service combined with a flexibility that make this versatile roofing adaptable for residential houses, tiles will definitely push up the demand of cement roofing tiles, so there is wide scope of new entrepreneurs to venture into this project.
Plant capacity: 5000 Nos. /DayPlant & machinery: 39 Lakhs
Working capital: -T.C.I: 163 Lakhs
Return: 43.00%Break even: 43.00%
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