Skip to main content

HeidelbergCement announces commissioning of 2.7 million tpa expansion in Jhansi, India

World Cement,


HeidelbergCement has announced the commissioning of a new cement grinding facility at its Jhansi plant in Uttar Pradesh, India. This latest expansion takes the company’s Indian production capacity to almost 5 million tpa, as part of an Rs.14 000 crore expansion scheme.

Bringing this latest development on stream at the Jhansi plant has added 2.7 million tpa, an increase of more than 300% on its previous production capacity. CEO and MD of HeidelbergCement India, Ashish Guha, said, “This is the first move towards our expansion plans in Central India. With the commissioning of the new mill that has been funded through a mix of internal accruals and debts, the company has increased its all India cement capacity to 5 million tpa.”

The company is also currently working to increase the production capacity of its Damoh cement plant in Madhya Pradesh to 6 million tpa. It is expected that a commissioning date will be announced soon. “We expect cement consumption to grow at a relatively higher rate in the central region, and we stand committed to bettering prospects for our stakeholders,” Mr. Guha said.

Edited from various sources by Jack Davidson.

Read the article online at: https://www.worldcement.com/asia-pacific-rim/17012013/new_cement_grinding_capacity_heidelbergcement_india_836/

You might also like

 WCT2020

Optimisation 2020

Optimisation 2020 provides a unique online forum for cement industry professionals to hear first-hand from experts through a series of exclusive presentations from cement producers and industry experts.

Find out more and register for the series »

 

 Spotlight

World Cement Spotlight with Rockwell Automation

World Cement Editor, David Bizley, sat down with Michael Tay, Advanced Analytics Product Manager at Rockwell Automation to discuss his recent article in World Cement.

Entitled ‘Smooth Sailing’, this article explains how machine learning can help save energy, reduce downtime and predict equipment failures, thus enabling the smooth running of cement plant operations.

Watch the interview now »

 

World Cement Interview: IEEE East Coast Virtual Conference

David Bizley, Editor of World Cement, sat down with John Kline, Chairman of the IEEE East Coast Virtual Conference, to hear his thoughts on the impact of the pandemic on the cement industry, this year's virtual conference, and more.

 
 

Embed article link: (copy the HTML code below):