Foundation Stone Laying Ceremony of J.K. Cement Works, Fujairah - The Foundation Stone being laid by H.H. Sheikh Mohammed Bin Hamad Al Sharqi - Crown Prince of Fujairah along with Shri Yadupati Singhania - MD & CEO, J.K. Cement Ltd. and Shri Raghavpat Singhania - Special Executive.
J.K. Cement Ltd. has added yet another feather to its cap with the announcement of its maiden overseas plant at Fujairah, UAE which has a capital outlay of US $ 150 million. The plant's foundation stone laying ceremony was held on November 14th, 2011in the presence of His Highness H.H. Sheikh Mohammed Bin Hamad Al Sharqi - Crown Prince of Fujairah. Also gracing the occasion were Shri Yadupati Singhania – MD & CEO, J.K. Cement Ltd., Shri Raghavpat Singhania – Special Executive, Mr. A.K. Saraogi – CFO & President (CA), Mr. N. Gowrishankar – Unit Head (J.K. Cement Works, Fujairah) and Mr. D. Ravisankar – President, J.K. Cement Works, Nimbahera.
The capacity of the Grey cum White cement plant is slated to be at 1,750 tonnes per day (tpd) for White Cement clinker and 2,800 tonnes per day (tpd) Grey cement clinker.
The Commercial production from the plant started from Sep'14.
The plant at Fujairah has a capacity of 0.6 million tonnes per annum for White Cement with a flexibility to change over its operation to produce upto 1 million tonnes per annum of Grey Cement. The plant shall have the flexibility to have 100% white cement, a mix both of white cement and grey cement or 100% grey cement, depending upon the market demand. Thus, the Company plans to cater to the demand in the region as well as to the neighbouring countries through this manufacturing facility.
As has been a ritual with J.K. Cement Ltd., in this venture as well, we will continually strive to uphold the quality consciousness, customer experience and best ethical practices that J.K. Cement Ltd. is known for."
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The Company has set up a 1.5 MTPA Brown field Cement plant at Mangrol. The unit is located at a distance about 12 Kms. from J.K. Cement Works, Nimbahera, and this unit will have a capacity of 5000 Tons per day.
Equipped with state of the art machinery and systems, the plant will be energy efficient and pollution controlled with outlet emission level < 50 mg /Nm3 - much less than the allowed limit of the Central Pollution Control Board.
A fully automatic Robo lab, appointed for quality improvement of raw mix and cement, will take samples automatically and will check and give correction for a better quality of the product.
The Mangrol Integrated unit is equipped with 10 MW waste heat recoveryplant and25 MW captive power plantshas already been commissioned.
The Company has set up a split grinding unit of 1.5 MTPA at Jharli, Dist., Jhajjar, and Haryana with an investment of Rs 400 Crore. Modern machinery is being sourced from renowned cement machinery manufacturer M/s Thyssen Krupp.
The plant will source its raw material from both internal and external sources such as fly ash from NTPC power plant and clinker for grinding from Nimbahera and Mangrol. This site is very well connected by rail & road and the necessary infrastructure is available for operation of this plant.
From Jharli grinding unit, we will be able to cater to major markets like Delhi, Haryana & Punjab more effectively and logistically.
The Company plans to increase the production capacity of Wall Putty at Katni to keep pace with rising demand of wall putty.
In this regards, company has already acquired land at Katni in M.P. The plan is to set up 6 lacs tonnes wall putty plant at Katni in phases. The first phase of 2 lacs tonnes will be taken up by the end of Fiscal 2016.