UltraTech Cement is considering constructing a massive cement complex including a 5.5Mta integrated cement plant in Kurur, Dindigul district, Western Tamil Nadu, according to local press reports.
Information accessed by the Times of India indicate that Samruddhi Cement, part of UltraTech Cement,is planning a 5.5Mta plant,4.5Mta clinker facility, 3 x 25MW captive power plants for the complex plus a 15MW waste heat recovery project at the location.
The company is already in the process of implementing several expansion projects including a 3Mta cement plant in Nawalgarh (Rajasthan), a 3.5Mta plant in Satna (Madhy Pradesh) and a 4.25Mta plant in Malkhed in Gulbarga district (Karnataka). The company is also constructing grinding units, bulk packaging terminals and ready-mix concrete plants that are expected to be operational from early FY2014. Consequently, its cement capacity will rise by 10.2Mta.