Heidelberg Cement India has successfully completed and commissioned the expansion project at Damoh (MP) which comprises of increase of clinker manufacturing capacity at its unit Narsingarh, district Damoh from 1.2 to 3.1 million tonnes per annum and increase of cement capacity at Imlai, district Damoh from 1.0 to 2.0 million tonnes per annum.
The commercial production from the new units has commenced with effect from February 18, 2013. The expanded capacity will enable the company to increase its market share in Central India, where the company’s brand ‘mycem’ is already a premium brand and the expanded cement capacity of Heidelberg Cement India will become 6 million tonnes per annum.
Heidelberg Cement India is one of the leading producers of building materials worldwide. The company manufactures portland slag cement and portland pozzolana cement. The company has manufacturing facilities located at Ammasandra (Karnataka), Damoh (MP) and Jhansi (UP) and has total production capacity of 5.9 million tonnes per annum.