Kochi Port to become cement hub

Kochi Port is set to become a cement hub for the state. Currently, Ultratech Cement, Ambuja Cement and Zuari have set up automated cement bagging terminals in the port. Now, Sanghi Industries is also looking to set up a floating cement terminal to with a bagging plant on board, which will have facilities to mix raw material in the vessel itself and to take powdered cement in bags after the process. Penna Cements and Malabar Cements are also setting up automated bagging units in the port, which are set to become operational by 2019.

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