Rain Cements Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Rain Commodities Ltd, today commenced operation of its fly ash handling and cement packing unit at Bellary, Karnataka.
Rain Cements Limited (RCL) had entered into a contract with Karnataka Power Corporation Limited (KPCL) under which KPCL will exclusively supply up to 4,00,000 tonnes per annum of fly ash to RCL for a period of 10 years.
With the commencement of operations of the fly ash handling and cement packing unit, the total production capacity of RCL will increase from 3.1 million to 3.50 million tonnes of cement per annum with improved fly ash blend ratio. The plant was set up at a cost of Rs15 crore.
Rain Commodities Ltd is the world's largest maker of calcined petroleum coke (CPC), which is used in the aluminium industry.
The Hyderabad-based company also produces cement and power.