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* Sri Lanka to sell fly ash produced from Norochcholai coal power plant
Fri, Jul 4, 2014, 01:46 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

July 04, Colombo: Sri Lanka's state-owned power generator plans to fly ash produced from the coal power plants at Norochcholai to domestic firms for cement manufacturing.

The 300 MW coal power units at the Lakvijaya Power Station in Norochcholai continuously produces fly ash during power generation and the by product, which has to be disposed, can be used for the cement manufacturing process and other industrial activities in the industrial sector, the government said.

The second 300 MW unit commenced its operations in April 2014 and the Unit 3 will be operational in September 2014.

Fly ash production per unit annually is 75,000 tons and a total of 150,000 tons per year will be produced from these two units.

Cabinet Spokesman and Media Minister Keheliya Rambukwella said five domestic companies are planning to purchase the fly ash produced by the two units.

The recommendation made by the Cabinet Appointed Procurement Committee to sell fly ash to five qualified companies, was approved by the Cabinet.

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