Ambuja Cement adds 0.9Mta to Sankrail grinding unit

Ambuja Cement adds 0.9Mta to Sankrail grinding unit
Published: 25 May 2016


India’s Ambuja Cement has added 0.9Mta of capacity to its Sankrail grinding unit near Kolkata. The INR3.38bn (US$50.2m) project was commissioned on 24 May 2016. As a result of the expansion, the plant’s current capacity now stands at 2.4Mta.

The project included installation of 140tph Thyssenkrupp roller press, increasing the capacity of Cement Mill 1 to 235tph in combo grinding and two additional 240tph packers.

Speaking on the occasion, Ajay Kapur, MD CEO Ambuja Cements said, "I am sure that the unit with additional capacity will help us to cater to our customers faster, resulting in higher value proposition combined with the unbreakable strength of the Ambuja brand."