Dalmia Cements to expand cement plant at Govindapuram in Ariyalur Taluk in Permabalur district of Tamil Nadu. The project involves expanding Cement Plant (3.0 MTPA), Clinker Production (2.0 MTPA) and Captive Power Plant (27 MW). Total project area is 506 acres. The total project cost is estimated at Rs. 8060 million.
Ordinary and Pozzolona Portland Cement (OPC, 20 % & PPC, 80 %) will be manufactured. Limestone (7500 TPD) will be sourced from different mines located between 5-45 km. Coal (800 TPD) will be imported from Indonesia. Clinker (1710 TPD) and Gypsum (90 TPD) will be used as raw material for OPC (1800 TPD) and Clinker (4380 TPD), Fly ash (2555 TPD), Gypsum (365 TPD) will be used as raw material for PPC (7,300 TPD). Gypsum will be sourced from SPIC & Sterlite Industries, Tuticorin. Fly ash will be sourced from Mettur TPS and NLC.