India: UltraTech commissions Pataliputra plant

India: UltraTech commissions Pataliputra plant
Published: 06 June 2016


UltraTech Cement has commissioned its 15th cement grinding unit at Pataliputra cement works, Maksudpur Pargana, dist. Patna, Bihar in 1Q16. The unit will cater to the markets of Eastern India.

After commissioning of this unit, the company’s cement capacity stands at 69.3Mta, including the overseas operations. The completion of this project and others during the year ended March 2016 has seen the company adding 6.1Mta through greenfield expansions.

Meanwhile, UltraTech Cement is planning a cement manufacturing project in district Patna, Bihar. The project is in a conceptual stage. The completion and other details are yet to be finalised.