IB Thermal, 22.05.2021:Riding on the success of supplying fly ash to Star Cement Ltd. located in Assam, OPGC Ltd. has taken one big step forward in this direction by commencing dispatch of fly ash to ACC Limited and this would improve OPGC’s use of fly ash a notch higher. About 3450MT of fly ash was dispatched today wherein a railway rake was loaded from state-of-the-art dry ash silos system of OPGC and was transported to the cement plant of ACC Ltd. located at Jhinkpani in West Singhbhum, Jharkhand. This is to be mentioned here that, OPGC has three Dry Fly Ash Silos and associated systems with capacity of 2300 MT each.
OPGC is one amongst a very few power generators having state of art technology to dispose ash through railway rake. The fly ash generated at OPGC’s Ib Thermal Power Station is ideal for use in the manufacture of bricks/blocks/ tiles, cement, concrete, concrete products etc. Sustainable utilization of fly ash is one of the key objectives and mission at OPGC. The current effort of OPGC shows that the company, as a responsible corporate citizen, strives to derive maximum usage of ash produced at its power station. Moreover, use of fly ash is environmentally friendly as the waste materials from industries are effectively being utilized to create quality building materials. OPGC ash utilization team is proactively formulating plans and programmes for maximizing ash utilization. Various other ash utilization programmes are also being worked on.