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'Laila' hits Hinduja's Ennore plant operation

india Updated: May 19, 2010 21:55 IST

Hinduja Foundries, a part of the Hinduja Group, today said the company's operations at its Ennore plant near Chennai was disrupted due to the effect of cyclone 'Laila'.

"The operations of the company have been disrupted due to the effect of the cyclonic storm accompanied by heavy rain in Chennai from May 18," Hinduja Foundries said in a filing to the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE).

Due to the heavy flooding inside the Ennore factory, the firm is forced to shut down operations, it said.

However, the company said it would inform the BSE about the estimated loss in production and restoration of normalcy. The above loss or damage is generally covered under insurance, it said.

The Ennore plant has a total production of 1,43,000 MT of grey iron casting and 3,000 MT of aluminum gravity die-casting.

The firm makes grey iron and aluminum gravity die-casting for automobile, industrial engine, power generator, tractors as well as for defence application.