Aconex helps cement plant projects achieve concrete results

Project name: Dalmia Cement | Industry: Residential & CommercialLocation: Multiple locations in India

Dalmia Cement Bharat deployed Aconex for the construction of three commercial cement plants in the states of Karnataka, Assam and Orissa. 

Challenges

  • More than 110,000 correspondence items, 30,000 documents and 3,500 workflow processes to manage.
  • Large files difficult to retrieve through commercial email.
  • Risk of deletion for FTP transfers with no audit trail.
  • Lack of version control and resulting time and cost impact. 

Solutions

  • Project collaboration between many participants on a single, secure, central system.
  • Access, distribution, tracking, and archiving of files in real time.
  • Automated workflows for review and approval.
  • Permanent audit trail for dispute avoidance.

Results

  • Review processes were completely transparent to participants.
  • Drawing retrievals that took three days now occurred immediately.
  • Over 95% of the project drawings were processed through Aconex.
  • Efficiency and productivity improved across the project team. 
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