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ACC commences production at Ametha plant

15 September 2023, Published under Cement News

ACC , part of the Adani Group , has begun clinker production at its new Ametha cement plant in Madhya Pradesh, India, reports Business Line. The integrated works has a 3.3Mta clinker capacity and 1Mta cement capacity. The greenfield project takes ACC’s overall cement production capacity to 37Mta. It also boasts a 16.3MW waste heat recovery system and has the potential to use up to 15 per cent alternative fuels and raw materials.   According to Ajay Kapur, CEO of the cement busines...

Ambuja Cements and ACC scoop sustainability awards

26 June 2023, Published under Cement News

Ambuja Cements and ACC , part of the Adani Group , have been recognised among ‘India's Top 50 Most Sustainable Companies’ by BW Businessworld. Ambuja Cements has also been named among ‘India’s Top 3 Most Sustainable Companies in the Infrastructure and Engineering Sector’ on the back of its “dedication to sustainability and outstanding success”, according to the company. Ajay Kapur, CEO, cement business, said, “We are immensely proud that both Ambuja and ACC have been recognised among...

Freight dispute continues in northern India

30 December 2022, Published under Cement News

The dispute over freight rates continues to run after two weeks, forcing the closure of two cement plants in Himachal Pradesh, as talks between truck operators and the management of the Darlaghat (Ambuja Cements) and Barmana (ACC Ltd) plants fail to yield any results. Adani group, which owns both plants, closed the plants on December 14. Adani management has been asking truck operators to lower freight rates to INR6/t/km, but the latter have refused. While the Bilaspur District Transpor...

Dalmia Bharat joins the Holcim India race

03 May 2022, Published under Cement News

Dalmia Bharat Ltd is reportedly planning to bid for Holcim’s India businesses. According to sources close to Dalmia, the company is in talks with banks to secure financing for the bid which would add almost 65Mta of capacity to Dalmia’s existing 35Mta.    UltraTech Cement, part of the Aditya Birla Group, is also planning to join the race for the Holcim assets - ACC Ltd and Gujarat Ambuja Ltd – but is concerned that its current capacity of almost 120Mta may come up against resistance fro...