|JK Lakshmi Cement recently said its Rs. 1,500 crore manufacturing facility at Durg in Chhattisgarh will start production by the October-December quarter taking the overall capacity to around 10 million tonnes per annum.|
"The 2.7 mtpa Durg facility will be commissioned by third quarter of the current fiscal. Our cement-making capacity will go up to to 9.3 mtpa with the commissioning from 6.6 mtpa now," JK Lakshmi Cement's Whole-Time Director Shailendra Chouksey told PTI.
The company is also putting up a 6.5 LT grinding unit in Surat. With the completion of this project, its cement capacity will further rise to 10 mtpa.
The Durg facility, a greenfield unit, is being built on around 600 acres at Ahiwara village with Rs. 1,500 crore investment.