Zuari Cement Limited through its subsidiary Gulbarga Cement Limited (GCL) is setting up a cement plant along with 50 MW captive power plant at Gulbarga, Karnataka. The cement project will be located 28 kilometers from Gulbarga city on the Gulbarga – Bangalore highway and foresee a capacity of 2 million ton clinker and 3.23 million tonne cement per annum.
The unit is designed to double its capacity as part of the future plans to cater the growing demand in the northern segment of Karnataka and also the adjoining state of Maharashtra, addressing the requirements of one of the largest cement consumption centre in the country. This unit will be strategically a very important investment for Italcementi in India.
The foundation stone laying ceremony was inaugurated by Nabil Francis Managing Director, Zuari Cement along with Ramesh Suryanarayana Director, Business Development accompanied by the local employees of Gulbarga Cement headed by Surendra Pattar, Site Manager, other senior executives of Zuari Cement, government officials and the farmers who have given away the land.
Once completed, the project will enable Zuari Cement to encompass a total capacity of 10 MnT. The additional capacity expansion will strengthen our presence and cater to our market expansion plans in southern, western and the north east markets.