JSW entered the Cement market in 2009 with a vision to ensure a sustainable future for the country by producing eco-friendly cement, with its steadfast commitment to business values, sustainability norms, and quality has already carved out its niche in the cement industry. Its plants at Vijayanagar in Karnataka, Nandyal in Andhra Pradesh, Dolvi in Maharashtra, Salboni in West Bengal, Jajpur in Odisha to produce environment-friendly green cement, which helps to reduce the carbon footprint and ensures optimal utilization of natural resources. Apart from this, the company has a listed subsidiary named Shiva Cement Ltd., in Odisha and a whollyowned overseas subsidiary JSW Cement FZE, UAE. Though, JSW Cement is a relatively late entrant into the industry but with the capacity to produce 14 million tonnes per year, it is fast becoming a force to reckon with.
JSW Cement produces Portland Slag Cement (PSC), Concreel HD (CHD), Ordinary Portland Cement (OPC), Comp Cem (Composite Cement – PCC), Ground Granulated Blast Furnace Slag (GGBS), Screened Slag and Portland Pozzolana Cement (PPC). With these green products re-affirms groups commitment towards the preservation of natural resources and sustainable construction.
CONCERNED ABOUT THE ENVIRONMENT
JSW Cement has been utilizing slag from JSW steel plants for producing green cement. It has reduced the carbon footprint on the environment, besides ensuring optimal utilization of resources. The company takes stringent measures to prevent uncontrolled waste dumping for reducing ecological risks. The pathbreaking vision of the company is paving the way for sustainable infrastructure growth in the country. JSW Cement’s flagship plant at Nandyal uses the most cutting-edge and automated processes to produce exceptional quality cement. The company has also set up one of the biggest cement plants at Salboni in West Bengal. The cement plant at Salboni, spread across 134 acres, is committed to the environment and has highly-advanced pollution control systems and equipment for producing cement with a minimal impact on the environment.
JSW Cement plans to Invest 2.875 cr to Boost Capacity to raise 1,400 cr Via debt and rest through internal accruals. To nearly double its manufacturing capacity to 25 million tonnes per annum by FY23 through organic expansion. In a short span, JSW Cement has already expanded its footprint on the country’s construction landscape. Its key markets are in 11 states namely AP, Telangana, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Kerala, West Bengal, Odisha, Jharkhand, Bihar, Maharashtra, and Goa.
AWARDS AND HONORS
JSW Cement is consistently moving at a fast pace to become a leader in the green cement industry in India and contribute significantly towards India’s growth as a self-reliant infrastructural force to reckon with globally. Its pioneering efforts have helped it earn multiple prestigious awards and accolades such as Brand Excellence in the cement industry by BTVI 2019. Its Nandyal & Vijayanagar facilities have won “Apex India Excellence Awards 2019” and Greentech Environmental Award 2019.