Kalburgi Cement Private Limited is a 100% owned subsidiary of Vicat Group in India. The company was established in 2008, as a joint venture (Vicat Sagar Cement Pvt. Ltd.) between French cement major, Vicat and Sagar Cements in India.
Vicat held 53% stake and subsequently bought 100% stake in 2015. Post-acquisition, it was renamed as Kalburgi Cement Private Limited
Kalburgi Cement has a production capacity of over 2.75 MTPA with a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility located at Chatrasala, in Kalaburagi district of Karnataka. The company markets its products under the brand name of “Bharathi Cement” since 2013 to ensure operational synergies between operating companies of Vicat in India.
Bharathi Cement is served primarily for 3 states i.e. Maharashtra, North Karnataka and Telanaga from this location.
The total capacity of the plant is being built in 3 phases at Chatrasala and can have a total annual capacity of 8.25 million tones – each phase having a capacity of 2.75 MTPA. The first phase also has a 30MW Captive Power Plant and Waste Heat Recovery System of 8.4MW. To meet the future expansion demands and seamless logistic activities a complete Rail and Road infrastructure is already in place. The first phase of the plant commenced its production on 16 January 2013.
Kalburgi Cement plant is built with ultra-modern German and Danish Technology - a unique tech-no-advancement in Indian Cement industry. The Technological selection of equipment’s makes this plant one of the most energy efficient plant.
This plant has a world class "Central Control Room” and is designed considering best aesthetics and ergonomics providing a very healthy and lively ambience to ensure and maintain team's high energy level at the plant. The control room also accommodates a Robotic Lab, and a Technical Library at the heart of the plant for close monitoring and efficient operations of plant.
This plant is also having a distinguished feature than other cement plants i.e. “Concrete Laboratory”. It helps analyse the performance of cement in concrete so as to help customers to optimise cement usage for their specific construction requirements.
Jacques Merceron Vicat, Guy Sidos and other executives at the Coffee House - on the 7th floor of Pre-heater at 140 meters. One of it's kind in the industry.
Sarasika Lake - An artificial lake created to maintain the bio-diversity besides the packing plant.