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MaxTech Industries wins orders for Indian cement plants

30 November 2021, Published under Cement News

MaxTech Industries has won orders to supply filters for baghouse projects from UltraTech Cement and ACC Ltd in India. UltraTech Cement is building three new brownfield cement plants in Hirmi, Pali, and Dhar, India.  MaxTech Industries will be supplying more than 15,000 Donaldson USA fibreglass filter bags for the raw mill baghouse to the OEM, Intensiv-Filter Himenviro.  MaxTech Industries will also supply Thermax Ltd with more than 21,000 Homopolymer acrylic filter bags manufactured b...

Geocycle India increases waste management performance

11 August 2021, Published under Cement News

Geocycle India, the waste-management arm of ACC Ltd and Ambuja Cements (Holcim group) has so far co-processed 2Mt of waste and achieved a thermal substitution rate (TSR) of six per cent in 2021.  Ambuja Cements and ACC have six pre-processing and 14 co-processing facilities that handle close to 1Mta of waste that is diverted from landfill. The ACC Wadi plant in Karnataka co-processes more than 600tpd of waste and achieves a TSR of 18 per cent. In 2020 Geocycle managed close to 500,000t...

ACC Ltd records 2Q21 profits after tax of INR5.69bn

20 July 2021, Published under Cement News

ACC Ltd (Holcim group) has reported 2Q21 profits after tax of INR5.69bn (US$76m) up from INR2.71bn in 2Q20. In the April-June 2021 period under review, ACC Ltd recorded an EBITDA of INR8.69bn and net sales of INR38.1bn. Profit before tax reached INR7.58bn in the 2Q21, up from INR4.03bn in 2Q20. Sales volumes of cement reached 6.84Mt in the 2Q21, up from 4.76Mt in the 2Q20. Half-year sales volumes of cement reached 14.81Mt, up from 11.32Mt in the same period last year. Sridhar Bala...

OPGC to supply fly ash to ACC Ltd

25 May 2021, Published under Cement News

Following the supply of fly ash to Star Cement Ltd located in Assam, Odisha Power Generation Corp Ltd (OPGC) has commenced dispatch of fly ash to ACC Ltd. About 3450t of fly ash was dispatched last Saturday after a railway rake was loaded from the dry ash silos system of OPGC and transported to the cement plant of ACC Ltd lLafargeHolcim group) located at Jhinkpani in West Singhbhum, Jharkhand. The OPGC has three dry fly ash silos and associated systems with a capacity of 2300t eac...

ACC Ltd outlines its new capacity projects

15 April 2021, Published under Cement News

ACC Ltd (LafargeHolcim) plans to increase its clinker and cement capacities which will see an integrated greenfield project of 2.7Mta clinker capacity with 1Mta grinding unit at Ametha in Kymore, Madhya Pradesh. Expansion of the existing Tikaria grinding unit with 1.6Mta cement capacity and a grinding unit in Shonebhadra district, Uttar Pradesh, with 2.2Mta of capacity is progressing, said the company. The company also recently completed and commissioned a new grinding unit at Sindri, ...

Ambuja Cement increases volumes by 7% in 4Q20

19 February 2021, Published under Cement News

LafargeHolcim's Indian subsidiaries, Ambuja Cement and ACC Ltd, reported high sales volumes in the 4Q20. Ambuja Cement's financial performance for the 4Q20 saw volumes grow by seven per cent, while ACC Ltd's net sales during the quarter increased to INR40,660m (US$560.1m) compared to INR39,700m last year. Ambuja Cement 4Q20 Ambuja Cement's sales were supported by strong prices and a 14 per cent YoY growth in net sales. Net sales during the quarter stood at INR34,680m compared to INR30,3...

Ambuja Cement and ACC renew Master Supply Agreement

19 February 2021, Published under Cement News

The Board of Directors of ACC and Ambuja Cement (LafargeHolcim group) have renewed their existing Master Supply Agreement for three years. In 2018 both companies entered into agreement for supply of cement, clinker and other raw materials such as fuels, fly ash, slag and gypsum besides spare parts used in the factories. As per the pricing formula, both the companies will offer five per cent discount for cement supply to each other on their average net selling price. ACC has a...

ACC Ltd starts brownfield expansion of Sindri cement plant

06 January 2021, Published under Cement News

ACC Ltd (LafargeHolcim group) has started its new Sindri cement plant in Jharkhand, India. The new facility will add 1.4 Mta of cement capacity to its existing 3Mta unit at this site.   The foundation stone of Sindri grinding unit Phase 2 was laid in December 2019 with the aim to contribute significantly to servicing the growing market, strengthen presence in the eastern region and add value to the business. The facility will manufacture low-CO 2 and environment-friendly cement ...

ACC Ltd's net sales rise 6%

08 July 2020, Published under Cement News

ACC Ltd (LafargeHolcim) held its 84th AGM on 6 July via video conference and reporting its net sales in 2019 increased by six per cent to INR153.43bn (US$2.04bn) and its premium range of cement products delivered strong double-digit volume growth. ACC's ready-mix concrete business with a total of 90 plants continued to record strong growth of 12 per cent in volume terms and 13 per cent revenue growth over previous year. Focussed cost reduction initiatives resulted in operating EBITDA impro...

Ambuja Cement and ACC fund NGOs to tackle COVID-19

28 April 2020, Published under Cement News

Ambuja Cements Ltd and ACC Ltd  (LafargeHolcim group) have collectively contributed INR3.3m (US$0.43m) to three non-government organisations (NGOs) to support daily-wagers, migrant labour, slum-dwellers and the homeless stranded across the country on account of the lockdown.    Ambuja Cement and ACC are supporting Goonj, an NGO renowned for being on the forefront of disaster relief with expertise in material management, as well as Praja Foundation and Mumbai Roti Bank, who are working exten...