Dalmia Bharat boosts capacity with new cement mill of 1.0 MnT at its Ariyalur plant, Tamil Nadu

  • Expansion to meet the growing demand in the Southern region.
  • The initiative aligns with Dalmia Bharat’s growth plans to achieve a total capacity of 110-130 million tonnes by 2031

New Delhi, May 17, 2024: Dalmia Bharat Limited (DBL), a leading Indian cement major announced the installation of a new cement mill at its existing cement manufacturing unit in Ariyalur, Tamil Nadu. This new unit adds 1.0 million tons of cement capacity to the company’s overall installed capacity, bringing it to a total of 45.6 million tons including its subsidiaries. With an investment of Rs.204 crores, this strategic brownfield expansion is aimed at strengthening its market presence in the South and meeting the growing demand for cement in the region. This expansion aligns with the company’s long-term growth strategy aimed at increasing its total installed capacity to 110 -130 MT by the year 2031.

Commenting on the company’s expansion plans, Mr. Puneet Dalmia, Managing Director & CEO, Dalmia Bharat Limited, said, “We continue to focus on strategic capital expenditure, maximizing on the region’s growth prospects and further enhance our market position in the South. Driven by robust infrastructure development, housing and investments, we anticipate cement demand to rise. This increased capacity will facilitate the growing demand in the Southern region.”

With a robust presence in Tamil Nadu markets, Dalmia Bharat currently runs two integrated cement manufacturing plants situated at Dalmiapuram and Ariyalur respectively, along with a grinding unit located in Sattur. The company is also a key contributor to the largest infrastructure initiative – Bharatmala in the south, aiding to the advancement of vital transportation networks and supporting regional development. It has also supplied specialty cement for airport infrastructure projects in Calicut and Chennai. The company has enduring ties in the region, going back to the establishment of its inaugural cement plant in Dalmiapuram, marking the cornerstone of its presence in the industry.

About Dalmia Bharat:

Founded in 1939, Dalmia Bharat Limited (DBL) (BSE/NSE Symbol: DALBHARAT) is one of India’s pioneering cement companies headquartered in New Delhi. With a growing capacity, currently pegged at 45.6 MnT, Dalmia Bharat Limited (including its subsidiaries) is the fourth-largest cement manufacturing company in India by installed capacity. Spread across 10 states and 15 manufacturing units.  Dalmia Cement (Bharat) Limited, a subsidiary of Dalmia Bharat Limited, prides itself at having one of the lowest carbon footprint in the cement world globally. It is the first cement company to commit to RE100, EP100 & EV100 (first triple joiner) – showing real business leadership in the clean energy transition by taking a joined-up approach. Visit us at https://www.dalmiacement.com/. 

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