Kankesanthurai Cement factory

A Presidential Commission must investigate destruction of the national treasure like the Kankesanthurai Cement factory,

Kankesanthurai cement factory is idle today. The kiln has been non-operational for more than two decades. But if there is a will, there is a way to revive the plant. Because the factory owns lime stone deposits spread over more than 1,000 acres. Limestone is the basic raw material for cement manufacture.


  • Go to Go to Hospital St in the north-west from the Temple Rd 100 m
  • Temple Rd Turn right toward
    Bank of Ceylon (on the right 1.1 km) Pass Through 3.2 km
  • Go slightly to the left 3.8 km
  • Manipay Rd / Manipay-Kaitadi Rd Turn left toward
    Ramakrishna Mission, Urumpirai (1.7 km on the left) Pass Through4.4 km
  • Turn right from the road to go to KKS Maruthanarmadam Jct
    Lanka Filling Station Kamaladevi Kathirasampillai – (1.3 km on the right) Pass Through 8.9 km
  • Turn left at the Cement Factory Rd 650 m

KKS Cement Factory - KKS


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