ACC plans West Bengal grinding plant, India

ACC plans West Bengal grinding plant, India
Published: 04 September 2013


ACC Ltd plans to boost its cement capacity in eastern India through the construction of a new grinding plant in West Bengal, as well as expansion of two existing facilities.

Vivek Chawla, Chief Executive of East, ACC Ltd, told Business Line that the company plans to expand its capacity in the East by 4Mta to 10Mt over the next three years, financed through internal accrual.

The new 1.5Mta grinding plant will be established in Kharagpur, West Bengal, and construction is due to start in 2014, subject to discussions with the state government. ACC is also expanding its capacities at two existing plants – Jamul in the state of Chhattisgarh and Sindri in Jharkhand state.

These comments were made at a press briefing for a new brand of cement, called ACC Plus+, which has been launched in West Bengal.