Alathiyur Plant, Ariyalur District, Tamil Nadu (3.05 MTPA)


This Plant was established in the year 1997 with a capacity of 0.9 million tonnes per annum (MTPA). The present capacity of the Plant is 3 MTPA.

The Four Leaves Award to this Plant created history by making The Ramco Cements Limited the only cement company in India to win this award.

The salient features of the Plant which helps us in ensuring a consistent quality cement are:
  • The Plant was set-up with state-of-the-art technological equipment, many of which were installed for the first time in India, such as SF Cross Bar Coolers and Vertical Roller Mills for cement grinding.

  • The entire mining operation is being carried out by drilling with the Surface Miner and blasting is totally eliminated.

  • The Cross Belt Analyzer (Gamma Matrix) is installed in the incoming mines limestone conveyor belt to analyze the entire quantity of limestone and maintain consistent quality and minimize the rejection of natural resources.

  • Separate covered Limestone Storage Shed for limestone, covered storage for all raw materials with a Stacker and Reclaimer System to improve the consistency of the rawmeal.

  • Loesche Vertical Roller Mills for limestone, coal and cement-grinding with better and uniform particle-size distribution.

  • X-ray Analyzer (XRF & XRD) for accurate analysis of all raw materials, in-process and final products & clinker phase analysis.

  • The Rawmix optimization is being done by Ramco Optima Blending Control Software to get consistent rawmeal and clinker quality.

  • Imported Alphine Air Jet Sieve is used to estimate the particle size of the in-process and cement.

  • Fully-centralized control room operation, from limestone to cement-packing stage with PLC and Fuzzy Logic Computerized System.

  • Fully-automated Electronic Packer to maintain accurate weight of the cement bags.

    Alathiyur Plant Video


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