Emami Cement commissions grinding plant in West Bengal
Emami Cement, part of the Rs 50,000-crore diversified Emami Group of Companies, has commissioned its 2 million tonnes per annum (MTPA) cement grinding unit at the Panagarh Industrial Park in Burdwan district of West Bengal. The project came up at a cost of Rs 700 crore. The clinker for the plant is being sourced from the company's captive limestone mines in Chhattisgarh.
The project has been completed in a record time of 13 months, said Emami Cement in a release, and maintained that the plant has been developed on 65 acres and is expected to generate direct and indirect employment to over 500 people.
The grinding unit is a part of the Rs 3,500-crore, 5.5 MTPA integrated cement plant comprising an operational facility of a central clinker plant and a grinding unit at Risda in Balodabazar district of Chhattisgarh. Another grinding unit with a capacity of 1.8 MTPA is coming up in Odisha.