Nepal:Sarboattam Cement begins clinker production

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Updated Mon, 15 Dec 2014 16:32:04 GMT

Sarbottam Cement Industries has started clinker production of clinker from its plant in Nawalparasi.

The cement, promoted by Saurabh Group, has the capacity of producing 400,000 tons of clinker every year. The plant is spread over 20 square kilometers in Ramnagar of Nawalparasi. It has mines in Dovan and Kachal of Palpa. Issuing a press statement, the promoters of Sarbottam Cement said they were the largest clinker producer in the country.

The factory has used latest technology developed by FL Smidth of Denmark. Similarly, it has employed cross bar cooler technology to make the factory energy efficient.

The factory has been opened with an investment of R 6.5 billion. Forty-five percent of the total investment is from foreign investors, according to the statement.