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Construction : Web Exclusive | February 2013 | Source : Construction Update

Amrit Cement eyes 5 mn tonne cement production per year

Kolkata-based Amrit Cement India (ACIL), which forayed into the North Eastern market, has set an ambitious target to touch an annual production of 5 million tonne by 2015-16. The company has commissioned a 1 million tonne per annum (MTPA) capacity plant in Jayantia Hills of Meghalaya.

The company plans to touch the 5 mt mark through capacity additions in North East and adding fresh capacities in Nepal and Bihar for which, ACIL has already undertaken initiatives. The plant in Meghalaya also possesses 10 mw captive power plant to ensure uninterrupted cement production all year round. Pradeep Bagla, Chairman of ACIL said that the cement products are made in a modern plant with state-of-the-art technology, which includes quality control at every stage of the production.

ACIL has also introduced superior quality cement bags which are tamper and moisture proof using German technology. It has been designed to overcome any possible cement leakage problems during loading and unloading from one point to another.

ACIL's state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities also meet requirement terms scale, and will also leverage best practices in logistics, distribution and last mile selling. He added that the North Eastern cement market had been buoyant and on a robust growth trajectory for more than last five years, led by buoyancy in sectors like real estate, hydro power, infrastructure and construction.

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