TCL's cement business grew out of a sustainability and environment activity, the cement plant at Mithapur was set up to consume solid waste generated during the manufacture of soda ash. The area around Mithapur is rich in limestone. Given the region's proximity to the sea, salt is also found here in abundance. Lime and salt are the main ingredients in the production of soda ash. The manufacturing process of soda ash leaves behind a large quantity of unutilised limestone and calcium products in the slurry. In order to utilise the by-products and unutilised limestone, TCL put up a modern cement plant at Mithapur.
The company is part of the Kishan Group which operates in cement, diesel engine, construction and infrastructure, cotton ginning, hydraulic earth moving machine, agriculture equipment’s among others. Kishan Group has established a new major cement plant by the name and style Hi-Bond Cement (India) with an annual capacity of 0.9 lakh tonne. The company has almost completed expansion of the plant to 1.2 million tonne per annum and it produces OPC, PPC and slag cement. Hi-bond cement has started producing psc cement confirming to bis 455-1989 under the brand name of special hi-bond cement.
Heidelberg Cement India Ltd is subsidiary of Cementrum I. B.V.( a Company incorporated under the laws of The Netherlands, which is 100% controlled by Heidelberg Cement AG). Heidelberg Cement is one of the largest building materials manufacturers worldwide, as the global market leader in aggregates and with leading positions in cement, concrete, and other downstream activities. Their product range includes portland slag cement, portland pozzolana cement, etc.
Mangalam Cement Ltd was promoted in the year 1978 by the famed House of Shri B.K.Birla, the most eminent and illustrious industrialist of the country. The company started commercial production in March 1981 with an installed capacity of 4 lakh tonne per annum of cement. The company then took up two further expansion scheme envisaging increase in the installed capacity from 4 tonne per annum to 20 lakh tonne per annum in between 1994 to 2005. The Company has recently expanded its capacity from 2.0 MTPA to 3.25 MTPA wherein upgrading its Kiln I capacity by 0.5 MTPA in 2013 and establishing a New Cement Mill of 1.25 MTPA in 2014. Mangalam Cement Ltd sales its product i.e. ordinary portland cement (OPC) and pozzolana portland cement (PPC) under the brand name "Birla Uttam", with significant footprints across western, central and northern markets of India.
Kalyanpur Cements is a leading cement manufacturer in eastern India. It runs the only integrated cement manufacturing facility in Bihar and markets its cement in Bihar, Jharkhand and Uttar Pradesh. The firm was established in 1938 and sells cement under the KC Super, KC Special and Castcrete brands. The firm, which was earlier known as Kalyanpur Lime and Cement Works, got its present name with effect from March 09, 1988. The company is located in the Rohtas district of Bihar and it has the manufacturing unit with an installed capacity of 1 million metric tonne per annum. The company’s operations have shown a marked improvement in 2006-2007.
Zuari Cement is part of the worldwide HeidelbergCement Group, the global construction material major, which is Number 1 in aggregates, number 2 in cement, and number 3 in ready-mixed concrete globally. Zuari Cement has a total cement manufacturing capacity of 7.1 million tons in India, which includes two manufacturing units at Sitapuram and Yerraguntla, along with two grinding centres at Chennai and Solapur and a cement terminal at Kochi, Kerala. This makes Zuari Cement a formidable brand in the South Indian Cement Market. The states of Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Telengana, TamilNadu and Kerala form the core markets for Zuari Cement with noteable footprint in Maharashtra, Orissa and Chattisgarh. In line with Groups' global focus on quality and environment, Zuari Cement's manufacturing units are ISO 50001:2011, ISO: 9001 and ISO: 14001 Certified. Zuari Cement has chalked out ambitious plans for the future.
Vadraj Cement, ABG Group is large business group, head-quartered in Mumbai and having business operations in different parts of the country.
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