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Impact of Organizational Justice on Engineering Workers Job Satisfaction (a Research on 100 Engineering Workers Are Working in Department of Electrical at Al-Arabia Sugar Mill, Noon Sugar Mill and Shakarganj Sugar Mill Manufacturing Plants in Sugar Industry of Pakistan)  [PDF]
Kamran Nawaz, Mudassar Usman, Muhammad Nadeem, Fatima Nisar, Kashif Saleem
American Journal of Industrial and Business Management (AJIBM) , 2018, DOI: 10.4236/ajibm.2018.811148
Abstract: This research paper focused its aim to investigate the consequences of organizational justice and its components on the job satisfaction of engineering workers working in the three different organizations in same sugar industry. This work further contributed to examine the relationships of distributive, procedural and interactional justice with the satisfactory feelings of electrical workers at manufacturing plants of three different organizations. To find out the fact on this topic, three different organizations manufacturing plants engineering workers are specifically working in electrical department. For data collection, a sample of 100 electrical employees is selected randomly. Structured close ended questionnaire is used to collect the data. After completing the process of data collection SPSS is used for data analysis. The output of analysis confirms that organizational justice and its components have perfect positive relationship with the satisfaction level of engineering workers of electrical department. Furthermore, they have positive linkages with engineering workers work satisfaction. It is expected that, this paper will provide fruitful assistance to scholars for further research on the topic of organizational justice and its significant role for employee’s job satisfaction.
A methodological approach to sugar mill diversification and conversion
Aguilar,N; Galindo,G; Contreras,C; Fortanelli,J;
Ingeniería e Investigación , 2012,
Abstract: sugar industry diversification is complex, being constrained by biophysical and socioeconomic conditions. ongoing work has shown the sugarcane industry's potential as biorefinery or its sustainable use by offering products as raw material. however, few studies have studied how such potential could be achieved by promoting a conventional sugar mill through integrating its indicators for developing an efficient diversified processing plant which would contribute towards fossil energy saving and competitiveness. this paper presents a conceptual framework for analysis based on existing knowledge regarding sugar industry state-of-the-art for evaluating diversification, using analytical hierarchy process (ahp) as a tool for analysing complex systems, identifying alternatives to the current situation and discussing them to facilitate collective decision-making. sugar mill ahp scores enabled discussion about the variables most affecting sugar mill diversification (0.332 factory yield, 0.327 sugar mill products and 0.121 sugarcane quality). the results serve as a useful guidance for formulating strategies for the optimum use of by-products in a sugar mill while maximising bene-fits to modify/convert a traditional sugar mill to a so-called bio-refinery.
Power Factor Improvement in a Sugar Mill: An Analysis  [PDF]
Neena Malhotra,Shivani Sehgal
International Journal of Soft Computing & Engineering , 2012,
Abstract: To reduce losses in the distribution system, and toreduce the electricity bill, power factor correction, usually in theform of capacitors, is added to neutralize as much of themagnetizing current as possible..To improve the power factor insugar mill, it is required to install the capacitors of requiredcapacitor ratings as near to the load as possible. This paperreports a case of sugar mill where the induction motors having apower factor of 0.8 has a potential to improve the power factor to0.95, by installing suitable power factor improvement capacitors.
Morbidity profile of cotton mill workers  [cached]
Yerpude Pravin,Jogdand Keerti
Indian Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine , 2010,
Abstract: Objective: To study the morbidity pattern among cotton mill workers. Material and Methods: This cross-sectional study was conducted in cotton mills in Guntur District (AP) in January 2009 to May 2009. Total 474 workers were included in the study. Results: All study subjects were male. Most of the study subjects belonged to age group 30 40 years (56.96%) and lower socioeconomic status (36.09%) according to modified Kuppuswamy′s classification. The literacy status was varied with 5.70% being illiterate and 37.13% were educated up to primary school. Most of workers were working in Ring frame (41.56%) and majority (58.44%) were working for the last 5 10 years. Mean height of study subjects was 147.42 cm and mean weight was 55.11 kg. The common morbid conditions found were eosinophilia (18.35%), iron deficiency anemia (28.90%), byssinosis grade 1 (7.80%), dental stains (6.54%), refractive errors (7.80%), chronic bronchitis (4.85%), and upper respiratory tract infection (8.64%).
Ergonomic design applied in a sugar mill interface
Ponsa,P.; Amante,B.; Díaz,M.;
Latin American applied research , 2010,
Abstract: in tasks requiring human supervision in an industrial control room there are applied generic disciplines like automatic control and engineering systems. from the point of view of the human computer interaction applied to these disciplines it is necessary to add usability engineering and cognitive ergonomics. this integrated framework is an example of human-centred design on automation systems. the main goal of this work is the application of a cognitive ergonomic guideline for supervisory control in order to improve the efficiency of a sugar mill interface design.
Ergonomic design applied in a sugar mill interface  [cached]
P. Ponsa,B. Amante,M. Díaz
Latin American applied research , 2010,
Abstract: In tasks requiring human supervision in an industrial control room there are applied generic disciplines like automatic control and engineering systems. From the point of view of the human computer interaction applied to these disciplines it is necessary to add usability engineering and cognitive ergonomics. This integrated framework is an example of human-centred design on automation systems. The main goal of this work is the application of a cognitive ergonomic guideline for supervisory control in order to improve the efficiency of a sugar mill interface design.
Valuation of a Mexican Sugar Mill and Driving Value Factors  [PDF]
Carlos Acosta Calzado
Business Intelligence Journal , 2011,
Abstract: This paper includes the methodology used to construct a financial cash flow and perform a valuation using the discounted cash flow analysis for a hypothetical Mexican sugar mill. The objective is to incorporate to the valuation model the most significant variables that are relevant to the sugar production process as well as the operational and financial factors of a common sugar mill which are driven by the current legislation in terms of sugarcane pricing and labor costs. It also includes some macroeconomic variables that determine price for sugar, long term costs and the discount rates. With the financial model determined, we use Monte Carlo simulation in order to obtain a probabilistic distribution for the value of the sugar mill and finally we perform a sensitivity analysis to obtain the main variables that affect the resulting enterprise value. The model is constructed on data available for three sugar mills, but the cost structure will not change among other sugar mills, due to regulation and local market conditions; however, the model could be used for any mill by substituting the variables for each case.
Work and health conditions of sugar cane workers in Brazil
Rocha, Fernanda Ludmilla Rossi;Marziale, Maria Helena Palucci;Hong, Oi-Saeng;
Revista da Escola de Enfermagem da USP , 2010, DOI: 10.1590/S0080-62342010000400017
Abstract: this is an exploratory research, with a quantitative approach, developed with the objective of analyzing the work and of life situations that can offer risks to the workers' health involved in the manual and automated cut of the sugar cane. the sample was composed by 39 sugar cane cutters and 16 operators of harvesters. the data collection occurred during the months of july and august of 2006, by the technique of direct observation of work situations and workers' homes and through interviews semi-structured. the interviews were recorded and later transcribed. data were analyzed according to social ecological theory. it was observed that the workers deal with multiple health risk situations, predominantly to the risks of occurrence of respiratory, musculoskeletal and psychological problems and work-related accidents due to the work activities. the interaction of individual, social and environmental factors can determine the workers' tendency to falling ill.
Bioremediation of Sugar Mill Effluent Using a Bacteria Staphylococcus aureus  [PDF]
Buvaneswari.S,Damodarkumar.S,Murugesan.S
Advanced Biotech , 2013,
Abstract: Industrial pollution has been and continues to be a major factor causing the degradation of the environment around us, affecting the water we use, the air we breathe and the soil we live on. Among the various industries, sugar mill is one of the largest and most important agro based industries in India. The sugar industry is playing an important role in the economic development of the Indian sub continent, but the effluents released produce a high degree of organic pollution in both aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems. They also alter the physico-chemical characteristics of the receiving aquatic bodies and affect aquatic flora and fauna. Bioremediation of sugar-mill industrial effluents by microorganisms serves as an effective method to substitute the conventional recovery and removal process. In the present study, attempt has been made to isolate the native bacteria present in the sugar mill effluent collected from the Cheyyiar Co-operative Sugar Mills Ltd., Thiruvannamalai District and were tested for their individual bioremedial efficiency. The Staphylococcus aureus were capable of bringing about the bioremediation of Sugarmill effluent in the different concentration (Effluent different dilution+bacteria), (Effluent+different density of bacteria), (different pH of effluent+bacteria). It has been identified in terms of measuring their percentage of reduction potentials of parameters such as pH, EC, TDS, OD, BOD and COD. Maximum biodegrading potentials have been observed in the case of bacteria Staphylococcus aureus in all the different studies. i.e., pH(-52.77%), EC(24.47%), TDS(24.44%), BOD(70.32%) and COD(64.28%) amongst all. This result suggests that this can be recommended for treating various effluents.
Sugar Mill Effluent Utilization in the Cultivation of Maize (Zea mays L.) in Two Seasons  [PDF]
Vinod Kumar
Journal of Waste Management , 2014, DOI: 10.1155/2014/408509
Abstract: The aim of present investigation is to study the effects of sugar mill effluent fertigation on soil properties and agronomical characteristics of Maize (Zea mays L. cv. NMH 589) in two seasons. Six treatments of sugar mill effluent, namely, 0% (control), 20%, 40%, 60%, 80%, and 100%, were used for the cultivation of Z. mays. Fertigation with different concentrations of sugar mill effluent resulted in significant () changes in EC, pH, OC, , , , , TKN, , , , , , , , and of the soil in both seasons. The maximum agronomic performance of Z. mays was noted with 40% concentration of sugar mill effluent. Biochemical components like crude proteins, crude fiber, and total carbohydrates were recorded highest with 40% concentration of sugar mill effluent in both seasons. The contamination factor (Cf) of various heavy metals was observed in order of for soil and for Z. mays in both seasons after fertigation with sugar mill effluent. It appears that sugar mill effluent can be used as a biofertigant after appropriate dilution to improve the yield. 1. Introduction In many agroindustrial processes, some by-products may be utilized as useful products [1, 2]. In India, the sugar industry is one of the greatest industries, based on sugar cane. Presently India has nearly 650 sugar mills that produce about 15 million tons of sugar and 13 million tons of molasses annually [3, 4]. The high production of sugar generates high quantities of the sugar industry wastes such as effluent, filter mud cake, vinasse, molasses, bagasse, and bagasse ash [5]. A few years ago, these by-products were considered as a waste and were often disposed of causing environmental problems such as aquatic and terrestrial pollution [6]. Recently, it has been recognized that such by-products should be considered as useful materials [7]. These by-products are of great agricultural interest because of their high organic matter, N and K contents, and probably other elements [3, 8, 9]. Therefore, some of these sugar industry by-products may represent an important source of nutrients and thereby could be used as a substitute for chemical and organic fertilizers [2, 8, 10, 11]. Use of wastewater in agricultural fields may be a viable method of disposal and would sustain agriculture in nonirrigated areas where the availability of fresh water is scarce [12, 13]. It reduces fertilizer and irrigation water cost as it is available without paying any cost and rich in various plant nutrients [12]. Although, metals like Cu, Fe, Ni, and Zn and other trace elements are important for proper functioning of biological
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