Lankapage Logo Recent Top Stories
CP 14 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to LankaPage.com

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* 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.

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Sri Lankan President links EU decisions to opposition 'conspiracies'
-- [2 hours ago]
Coalition party of Sri Lanka ruling alliance to support a common candidate if Constitution is not amended
-- [4 hours ago]
Two MPs of minor party in Sri Lanka to join the main opposition UNP
-- [5 hours ago]
Sri Lanka opposition led workers' protests in Colombo tomorrow
-- [6 hours ago]
Lifting of sanctions will help LTTE to revive in Sri Lanka - Tamil leader
Several foreign countries willing to import fish products from Sri Lanka - Fisheries Minister
Sri Lanka to contest the European Court decision lifting sanctions on LTTE
Sri Lanka develops Standard Operating Procedures for the identification and protection of trafficking victims
INFOTEL ICT exhibition in Sri Lanka to focus on creating a 'Knowledge Hub'
Sri Lanka, India navies discuss maritime issues at IMBL meeting

Copyright © 2000, 2014 by LankaPage.com (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of LankaPage.com, LLC. Any unauthorized use of any information on ColomboPage may constitute a violation of copyright laws. You need written permission to reproduce, republish, post, transmit, broadcast or distribute, material from this site from LankaPage.com, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.