LafargeHolcim to invest CHF 200 million to drive further growth in India

LafargeHolcim will strengthen its presence in India with the construction of a new cement plant in the state of Rajasthan in the north of the country. The CHF 200 million investment will serve customers in the north, including Delhi.

Jan Jenisch, Group CEO of LafargeHolcim, said: “India is the second biggest global cement market and is forecasted to continue to see high growth rates. We are excited to invest in this highly attractive market to further strengthen our footprint and to reinforce our leading building materials position in India.”

The new plant, which is being set up by the Group’s subsidiary Ambuja Cement will have a clinker capacity of 3.1 million t/a and the commissioning of the plant is expected for the second half of 2020.

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