Ramco Cements

The Ramco Cements Limited (formerly Madras Cements Limited) is a company of the Ramco Group, a business group based in Chennai, India. Ramco Cements has 5 Integrated units, 5 grinding units pan India and 1 RRD Centre in Chennai. The company also produces ready mix concrete and dry mortar products and operates wind farms.

Ramco Cements Limited
TypePublic
IndustryBuilding material
power generation
Founded1961
FounderP A C Ramasamy Raja
Headquarters
Chennai
,
India
Area served
South and East India
Key people
Venketrama Raja, MD
A. V. Dharmakrishnan, CEO
ProductsCement
RevenueIncrease INR 51.462 billion (2018–19)[1]
ParentRamco Group
Websitewww.ramcocements.in

OperationsEdit

Cement ProductionEdit

The main product of the company is Portland cement, manufactured in eight production facilities that includes Integrated Cement plants and Grinding units with a current total production capacity of 16.45 MTPA (out of which Satellite Grinding units capacity alone is 4 MTPA).

It manufactures and markets Portland cement, blast furnace slag cement, white cement and Pozzolana cement. The company has Integrated Cement plants at

  1. Alathiyur (in Tamil Nadu),
  2. Ariyalur (in Tamil Nadu),
  3. Mathod (in Karnataka),
  4. Jaggaiahpet (in Andhra Pradesh),
  5. Virudhunagar (in Tamil Nadu)

and Grinding units at

  1. Uthiramerur (in Tamil Nadu)
  2. Valapady (in Tamil Nadu)
  3. Kolaghat (in West Bengal)
  4. Visakhapatnam (in Andhra Pradesh)
  5. Jajpur Road (in Odisha)

Wind Power GenerationEdit

Ramco Cements opened its first windfarm at Muppandal in 1993. In 1995, Ramco Cements installed 69 additional windmills at Poolavadi near Coimbatore. As of 2019, the total installed windmill capacity is with 165.785 MW with 235 individual units.

ControversiesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "BSE Plus". BSE. Retrieved 1 December 2019.

See alsoEdit