|Project Location : Sedam, Gulbarga district, Karnataka|
Kesoram Cement, a B K Birla Group company is planning to expand its Sedam cement plant in Gulbarga district of Karnataka. It plans to install a 2.5 mtpa cement unit, 1.71 mtpa clinker unit along with a 18 MW captive power generation unit. These projects will entail an investment of Rs.9250 million. Apart from this, the company also will also install waste heat recovery systems at various units of Sedam plant with an investment of Rs. 2000 million. The company’s board has given approval for these projects and completion is likely by end 2012.
Vasavadatta Cements, a unit of Kesoram Industries is planning to take up a major expansion programme at its cement unit located at Sedam in Karnataka. The project involves installing a 1.71 million tpa clinker plant , a 18 MW captive power plant in Karnataka and setting up a 2.5 mtpa cement grinding plant at Sholapur in Maharashtra. The project is estimated to cost Rs.9250 million. As of July 2010, the projects have just bee approved by the board.