Reliance eyes biggest cement plant in state

Undeterred by the hue and cry made by environmentalists and increasing opposition by local people to cement plants, Reliance Cementation Private Limited (RCPL), the cement arm of the Anil Ambani Group.

Reliance eyes biggest cement plant in state
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The company has proposed a 5-million-tonne-capacity plant based on Sangrothi limestone deposits in the Chopal area of Shimla district for which bids have been invited for the grant of “prospecting licence”. In the normal course, the government allows a 2-million-tonne plant unit and in case of existing plants the second unit is allowed as part of expansion plan years later.–4jat

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