Zuari Cement to set up new plant
Zuari Cement, through its subsidiary Gulbarga Cement Limited (GCL), is setting up a cement plant along with 50MW captive power plant at Gulbarga, Karnataka. The cement project will be located 28 kilometres from Gulbarga city on the Gulbarga-Bangalore highway and have a capacity of two million tonne clinker and 3.23 million tonne cement per annum.
The unit is designed to double its capacity as part of the future plans to cater the growing demand in the northern segment of Karnataka and also the adjoining state of Maharashtra. This unit is an important investment for Italcementi in India.
Gulbarga Cement is in possession of 1,821 acres of land. It has received approval from The Karnataka Industrial Areas Development Board (KIADB). After the foundation stone laying ceremony, the project will start mining activity.
After completion, Zuari Cement will encompass a total capacity of 10mtpa, growing to be one amongst the largest cement manufacturers in southern India. The additional capacity expansion will strengthen the company’s presence and cater to market expansion plans in southern, western and the north east markets. Zuari Cement, an innovative cement company is focused on providing innovative product solutions and superior marketing and technical support to its customers across the country.