ACC starts New Cement Production Facility at Sindri, Jharkhand
ACC Limited on Tuesday announced the successful commissioning of its new Grinding Unit (GU) at Sindri in Jharkhand effective January 2, 2021.
ACC Limited on Tuesday announced the successful commissioning of its new Grinding Unit (GU) at Sindri in Jharkhand effective January 2, 2021. The new facility will add capacity of 1.4 MTPA cement to the existing 3.0 MTPA unit, taking the total capacity at Sindri to 4.4 MTPA.
The company in a statement said, the foundation stone of Sindri GU - phase II was laid in December 2019 to contribute significantly to servicing the growing market, strengthen our presence in the Eastern region and add value to our Business. This facility will manufacture low CO2, environment friendly, cement products.
It further said, the internal expertise, support of our project partners, the State Government and local authorities aided smooth execution of the commissioning. COVID-19 protocols and guidelines, best practices pertaining to construction safety and quality were followed at every stage of the project.
Mr Neeraj Akhoury, CEO LafargeHolcim India and Non-Executive Director ACC Limited, said, "Strong ambition aimed at deliverance of high performance, is what guided ACC to establish the commissioning of the Sindri GU-Phase-II within a record period of nine months despite numerous challenges. I am proud of the flexibility and agility demonstrated by the team."
Mr Sridhar Balakrishnan, Managing Director & CEO, ACC Limited said, "The commitment, meticulous planning, and collaborative approach by the Project Sindri team in these unprecedented times and commencing the cement production in a record time have set a new benchmark for ACC."
ACC Limited, a member of the LafargeHolcim Group, is one of India's leading producers of cement and ready mixed concrete