Dalmia Cement to double capacity in east

Dalmia Cement (Bharat) Ltd is planning to double its cement manufacturing capacity in the east India to 17Mta in 24 months at a total investment of INR35,000m (US$499m), a report in The Hindu said, quoting a top official.

According to Mahendra Singhi, group CEO, cement and whole-time director, DCBL, “Currently, we have four units operating in the east producing 8.5 million tonnes of cement annually.”

“As part of our expansion plan, we have decided to put up two new units in Odisha and one each in Bihar and West Bengal,” he said further.

Dalmia will invest in new projects in Odisha and in Bihar, West Bengal, funded mainly through debt and internal resources.

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