JSW cement forays into ready mix concrete business


June 2021
JSW cement forays into ready mix concrete business

India’s leading green cement company JSW Cement with its first RMC commercial unit in Chembur, Mumbai has entered the ready mix concrete (RMC) business under the brand name JSW concrete.

The RMC business under the brand name JSW concrete foray follows the green products ethos of JSW Cement and will launch unique eco-friendly concrete for use in several projects of commercial construction.

As part of its commitment to reduce carbon emissions, JSW will use its green cement as well as the Indian Green Building Certified (IGBC) certified product, Ground Granulated Blast-furnace Slag (GGBS), while sourcing other necessary raw materials from locations within proximity to its RMC plants to ensure sustainable construction.

Its Chembur unit will serve the concrete requirements of construction projects in Central & South Mumbai and has a capacity of 2 X 60 cubic meters per hour. The company plans to establish three additional units in Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR) covering Navi Mumbai, Thane & western lines over the next 12 months. JSW Cement will focus on setting up these RMC units to cater to the concrete requirements of infrastructure and commercial projects and housing projects within the Mumbai catchment zones.

According to Head of JSW Concrete Goutam Saha said that the JSW Concrete’s new unit at Chembur uses advanced technology from Schwing Stetter which allows for excellent mixing efficiency as well as a shorter time for mixing and discharging for a wide range of applications.

The RMC business offers the entire range of building material products to its customers. The addressable market for RMC in India is estimated to be around $ 2.4 billion and is anticipated to grow at a CAGR of 9% till FY25.

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