JSW Cement starts building grinding plant in Odisha
JSW Cement has started building a 1.2Mt/yr cement grinding plant at Kalinganagar Industrial Complex in the Jajpur district of Odisha. The unit will be used to produce Ordinary Portland Cement and ground granulated blast furnace slag (GGBS).
The project had been on hold since 2016 due to issues with the land. However,the unit is expected to be operational by September 2020.
JSW Cement produces three varieties of cement: Portland Slag Cement (PSC), Ordinary Portland Cement (OPC), and Ground Granulated Blast Furnace Slag (GGBF). At Vijayanagar (Karnataka), Nandyal (Andhra Pradesh) and Dolvi (Maharashtra), JSW Cement utilizes slag from the JSW Steel plants to produce green cement. JSW cements is looking to add to their manufacturing capacity with this new plant.