JSW Cement opens first RMC unit in Mumbai; focus will be on eco-friendly concrete | Maharashtra | SR News Update

One of country's major cement brands, JSW has forayed into the Ready-Mix Concrete (RMC) business with the first commercial unit in Chembur, Mumbai. The RMC business will launch unique eco-friendly concrete for use in various commercial construction projects. A report by SURFACES REPORTER (SR).

In order to achieve complete sustainability and as part of the brand's continued commitment towards reducing carbon emission, JSW will be using green cement and Indian Green Building Certified products, ground-granulated blast-furnace slag along with sourcing the other raw materials locally. Branded as JSW Concrete, the Chembur unit as a capacity of 2x60 cubic meters per hour and will service the concrete requirements of construction projects in central and south Mumbai.

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According to the Company's plan, it is looking towards establishing three additional units in Mumbai Metropolitan Region covering Navi Mumbai, Thane and Western line.

Talking to the media, CL Sethunathan, Chief Marketing Officer, JSW Cement, said, “The concrete market in India has many players and there is a strong need for quality and consistency felt by large project customers.”

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TN Viswanathan, Vice-President, JSW Cement, said, “The concrete production was piloted at captive plants at Dolvi and Vijaynagar and used in the expansion projects of JSW Steel.”

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