Sagar-Vicat venture to begin operations in October, India
The joint-venture cement plant between Sagar Cements of India and Vicat Group of France will begin operations in October.
“The clinkerisation is expected to be completed by September end,’’ Mr Srikanth Reddy, Executive Director, Sagar Cements, told Business Line. The plant is being constructed in Gulbarga district in the Indian state of Karnataka.
Phase 1 of the project has a production capacity of 2.5Mta and total capacity, including Phase 2, would be 5.5Mta by 2014, Mr Reddy added.