JSW seeks to expand southern Indian presence

JSW seeks to expand southern Indian presence
Published: 23 September 2014


JSW Cement, a subsidiary of the JSW Group, is mulling the  construction of a 4.3Mta cement plant in the Gulbarga district of Karnataka, reports Business Line (India).

The project is being considered with a view to serving other southern markets such as Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, according to SS Sandhu, JSW Cement vice president. Well connected markets like Gujarat and Maharashtra have also fuelled the decision to launch another plant, Sandhu added.

The company has a current cement capacity of 6.4Mta, with plants in Maharashtra, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh.