Heidelberg Cement expands Indian plants

By Chris Sleight18 February 2013

Heidelberg Cement has completed the expansion of its cement and grinding plants in central India. The investments in its clinker plant in Narsingarh, Madhya Pradesh and grinding plants in Imlai, Madhya Pradesh and Jhansi, Uttar Pradesh totalled € 216 million (US$ 290 million).

Production capacity at the Narsingarh clinker plant has been increased from 1.2 to 3.1 million tonnes per year. The improvements include a 20 km long overland conveyor belt, believed to be the longest in India, to transport limestone from a quarry to the clinker plant.

Grinding capacity at the Imlai plant has been increased from 1 to 2 million tonnes per year and from 0.8 to 2.7 million tonnes per year at the Jhansi plant. Both facilities are fed with clinker from Narsingarh.

Heidelberg cement said that the investment in these facilities had taken its annual cement production in India from 3.1 to 6.0 million tonnes.

Latest News
Warren Access celebrates 10 years with new depot
UK rental company expands into state-of-the-art southern depot, marking 10 years in the area
In Memoriam: Earl Johnson, Jr., 1931-2023
ACT sadly reports that founder of Southern Industrial Constructors, Earl Johnson, Jr., 92, passed away on March 15. 
Terex rough terrain crane to Hungary
Crane to be used in industrial construction projects