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Holcim reported to be looking for potential buyers of ACC Ltd

19 April 2022, Published under Cement News

Bloomberg has reported on Holcim proposing to dispose of Ambuja Cements Ltd. Holcim owns ACC Ltd and Ambuja Cements in India. With approximately 64Mta of cement capacity it is second-largest producer behind UltraTech Cement in the country. The Swiss conglomerate is believed to have held early-stage negotiations with JSW and Adani Group, among others, to explore their interest levels, according the Economic Times. Deliberations are in the early stages and may not lead to a transaction, ...

Aumund refurbish world's tallest bucket elevator

12 April 2022, Published under Cement News

ACC Cement Ltd ( Holcim Group ) has commissioned the refurbishment of the world's tallest belt bucket elevator, which is 175.3m high. The elevator supplied by Aumund Engineering Pvt Ltd, Chennai, India, is installed at Wadi cement plant , one of the largest and most modern cement plants in India, for raw meal preheater transport at a continuous rate of 600tph.   While the bucket elevator at Wadi Cement, Karnataka state, remained in service, a detailed inspection revealed complete overh...

Ambuja Cements and ACC commission second phase of Bubble Barrier project

04 March 2022, Published under Cement News

Ambuja Cements and ACC Ltd ( Holcim Group ), through its in-house waste management arm, Geocycle, continues to remove plastic waste by commissioning its second phase of bubble barrier technology in Bhakra Beas Management Board (BBMB) Lake located in Sunder Nagar, Himachal Pradesh, India.   Bubble Barrier is a smart and non-invasive technology that is used to remove plastic from the water bodies, reducing the problem of marine plastic pollution. The project will remove approximately...

ACC Ltd commissions new grinding capacity in Tikaria

16 February 2022, Published under Cement News

ACC Ltd has commissioned 1.6Mta grinding capacity in Tikaria , Uttar Pradesh, India. The project has expanded cement capacity at the Tikaria plant to 3.91Mta. “As announced earlier, the company is progressing well to increase its capacity, ie, 2.7Mt of clinker and 4.8Mt of cement by 2024,” said ACC MD and CEO, Sridhar Balakrishnan.

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...