India: Wonder Cement has launched the third production line at its Nimbahera plant at Chittorgarh in Rajasthan. The new 2Mt/yr integrated line had an investment of US$159m, according to the Hindu newspaper. The unit at Nimbahera now has a total production capacity of 9Mt/yr and the company also operates a 2Mt/yr cement grinding plant at Dhule in Maharashtra.
Sanjay Joshi, the executive director of Wonder Cement, said that he expected domestic cement demand to grow by 8% year-on-year in the 2019 – 2020 financial year. He added that, although the market was crowed, he thought that a new company could stand out if it delivered quality products.