Dalmia Cement (Bharat) has begun trial production at its new 2.5 million tpy cement plant in Karnataka. The new plant, situated in Belgaum, brings the company’s total cement capacity to 24 million t.
Dalmia Cement recently reported its 3Q15 results, including a year-on-year rise in volumes and income. The company reported at the time that it expects improving demand and capacity utilisation in the year ahead.
Karnataka is due to see an increase in production capacity, with several projects recently completed or ongoing. JSW Cement is currently building a 3 million t greenfield plant in Karnataka. Orient Cement is also building a plant in the state, which is due to come onstream shortly. UltraTech Cement recently commissioned a 1.4 million t cement mill at Rajashree Cement, Karnataka.
Edited from various sources by Katherine Guenioui
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