Milestones

  • 1986
    Priyadarshini Cement Limited. Commences production of cement in Ramapuram, Nalgonda District, Telangana State, India.
    Priyadarshini Cement Limited. Commences production of cement in Ramapuram, Nalgonda District, Telangana State, India.
  • 1998
    Rain Calcining Limited begins operations in Visakhapatnam, India, with a production capacity of 0.3 million tons of calcined petroleum coke per annum.
    Rain Calcining Limited begins operations in Visakhapatnam, India, with a production capacity of 0.3 million tons of calcined petroleum coke per annum.
  • 1999
    The Company acquires Cement Plant in Kurnool from Nagarjuna Construction Company Limited.
    The Company acquires Cement Plant in Kurnool from Nagarjuna Construction Company Limited.
  • 2005
    Rain Calcining Limited doubles production capacity of calcined petroleum coke to become the fifth largest global producer of calcined petroleum coke.
    Rain Calcining Limited doubles production capacity of calcined petroleum coke to become the fifth largest global producer of calcined petroleum coke.
  • 2008
    Rain Cements Limited executes a brownfield expansion to produce 1.5 million tons of Cement per annum at its cement plant in Kurnool, Andhra Pradesh, India.
    Rain Cements Limited executes a brownfield expansion to produce 1.5 million tons of Cement per annum at its cement plant in Kurnool, Andhra Pradesh, India.
  • 2012
    Rain CII Carbon LLC installs fifth efficiency-boosting waste-heat recovery facility in the USA.
    Rain CII Carbon LLC installs fifth efficiency-boosting waste-heat recovery facility in the USA.
  • 2013
    RAIN acquires RÜTGERS, the world’s second-largest coal tar distiller.
    RAIN acquires RÜTGERS, the world’s second-largest coal tar distiller.
  • 2014
    RAIN completes brownfield expansion of its phthalic anhydride project in Belgium.
    RAIN completes brownfield expansion of its phthalic anhydride project in Belgium.
  • 2015
    RAIN commissions its latest flue gas desulfurization system in Chalmette, Louisiana, USA.
    RAIN commissions its latest flue gas desulfurization system in Chalmette, Louisiana, USA.
  • 2017
    RAIN announces plan to set-up green-field vertical shaft kiln project in Visakhapatnam, India to produce 370,000 tons of calcined petroleum coke per annum.
    RAIN announces plan to set-up green-field vertical shaft kiln project in Visakhapatnam, India to produce 370,000 tons of calcined petroleum coke per annum.