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Aditya Birla appoints Chief Human Resource Officer (Designate)

09 January 2024, Published under Cement News

In line with the Aditya Birla Group ’s Employee Value Proposition of ‘A World of Opportunities’ and talent philosophy of developing talent from within, the Board of Directors at its recent meeting, based on the recommendation of the Nomination, Remuneration and Compensation Committee, considered and approved the appointment of Chandrashekhar Chavan, as Chief Human Resource Officer (Designate), Senior Management Personnel of the company with effect from 16 February 2024. He will take on the ...

UltraTech's sales rise 6% YoY in 3QFY23-24

02 January 2024, Published under Cement News

UltraTech 's consolidated sales rose by six per cent per cent to 27.32Mt YoY in the third quarter ended 31 December 2023. Aditya Birla Group , UltraTech's parent company, announced in a regulatory filing that total sales volume in the domestic market was up five per cent YoY to 26.06Mt during the quarter under review. The company's domestic grey cement production was at 25.44Mt in the October-December 2023 quarter, reporting five per cent growth YoY, while its white cement production wa...

What will prompt faster decarbonisation?

02 June 2023, Published under Cement News

This week the Alliance for Low-Carbon Cement and Concrete (ALCCC) published its latest report on 'fast-tracking cement decarbonisation'. The document looks at underperforming and reaching performance-based standards for decarbonisation. The issue with today's cement industry standards is that they are not designed for a quick entry of low-carbon cement. "Safe and low-carbon solutions already exist but need market access through environmentally ambitious standards and policies," says ALCCC...

UltraTech Cement to employ Coolbrook decarbonisation technology

26 May 2023, Published under Cement News

UltraTech Cement Ltd and Coolbrook, a transformational technology and engineering company, will jointly develop a project to implement Coolbrook’s RotoDynamic Heater TM (RDH) technology in one of UltraTech’s cement manufacturing units. The RDH technology uses electrification from renewable sources for the heating processes in cement production and removes the need to use fossil fuels, thus helping to accelerate the decarbonisation of cement manufacturing. The successful implementation ...

UltraTech Cement transports phosphogypsum on inland waterways

27 April 2023, Published under Cement News

A 57,000t consignment of phosphogypsum has been transported in a bulk cargo carrier from Paradeep port in Odisha and reached the jetty of UltraTech Cement’s ( Aditya Birla Group ) integrated cement plant, Gujarat Cement Works (GCW), in Kovaya, Amreli district, Gujarat, on 26 April 2023. Mr KC Jhanwar, UltraTech Cement Ltd 's managing director, said, “The cement industry plays a pivotal role in driving the circular economy in India through the use of industrial and municipal waste in ce...

UltraTech Cement wins Water Sustainability Award

22 March 2023, Published under Cement News

UltraTech  ( Aditya Birla ) has been presented the ‘TERI-IWA-UNDP Water Sustainability Award 2022’ by The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) in association with the International Water Association (IWA) and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP).  The award was conferred to UltraTech at the ‘Second Water Sustainability Awards 2022-23’ at New Delhi on the eve of World Water Day 2023. UltraTech was recognised under the ‘Water For All’ category for the watershed project implemente...

13 UltraTech mines receive 5-star rating

14 March 2023, Published under Cement News

UltraTech Cement Ltd has announced that 13 of its mines received five-star ratings for year 2021-22 from the Indian Bureau of Mines at the 75 th anniversary celebrations of the Indian Bureau of Mines. These are the highest number of five-star ratings awarded to any company in India across all sectors. Conceptualised by the Ministry of Mines, the star ratings are based on adoption of best practices for implementation of Sustainable Development Framework in mining. A five-star ratin...

UltraTech Cement Co commissions new capacity in Hirmi and Cuttack

17 February 2023, Published under Cement News

UltraTech Cement Co has commissioned 1.30Mta of brownfield cement capacity at Hirmi, Chhattisgarh and 2.80Mta of greenfield grinding capacity at Cuttack, Odisha.   This forms part of the on-going capacity expansion. With this commissioning the company’s total cement manufacturing capacity in India now stands at 126.95Mta.  

UltraTech Cement commissions 1.9Mta grinding plant

14 December 2022, Published under Cement News

UltraTech Cement ( Aditya Birla Group ) has commissioned its 1.9Mta greenfield clinker backed grinding capacity at Pali Cement Works , Rajasthan India. This forms part of the first phase of capacity expansion announced in December 2020, as informed earlier by our letter dated 3 December 2020. The company along with its subsidiary now has 16.25Mta cement capacity in the state of Rajasthan spread over five separate plant locations. UltraTech Cement’s total cement manufacturing capacity i...

UltraTech reports net sales of US$1.64bn

20 October 2022, Published under Cement News

UltraTech Cement Ltd ( Aditya Birla Group ) has announced consolidated net sales of INR135,960m (US$1.64bn) for the quarter ended 30 September 2022, versus INR117,430m in the corresponding period of the previous year. Profit before interest, depreciation and tax was INR11,030m and profit after tax was INR7560m, compared to INR19,470m and INR13,140m in the year-ago period, respectively. Energy costs increased 58 per cent and raw material costs rose 18 per cent YoY. UltraTech achieved cap...