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ACC and Ambuja Cements launch new R&D centre

25 May 2023, Published under Cement News

ACC and Ambuja Cements have launched a new research and development (R&D) facility at Kalamboli on the outskirts of Mumbai, India. The facility is designed to foster cutting-edge research, collaboration and the development of innovative solutions, to help drive progress, enhance cost optimisation and create sustainable solutions for the future of the cement and concrete industry. According to the companies, the facility will focus on new product development, productivity enhancement, red...

Ambuja Cements adds 8Mta capacity

15 May 2023, Published under Cement News

Ambuja Cements is expanding its clinker capacity by 8Mta at its Bhatapara and Maratha units on the highest ESG standards with 42MW of waste heat recovery system, the ability to utilise 50 per cent alternative fuels and raw materials, and the provision to operate on green power. According to the company, the capacity expansion projects will enable the production of 14Mta of Blended Green Cement, following all requisite approvals.  Ajay Kapur, Cement Business CEO of Ambuja Cements, sa...

Ambuja Cement and ACC win influencer award

18 April 2023, Published under Cement News

Ambuja Cements and ACC , part of Adani Cement and the Adani Group, have scooped the Digital Customer Experience Award 2023 for ‘Best Customer & Influence Engagement Initiatives’, organised by Gainskills Media. Brands from across the banking, retail, manufacturing, logistics and supply chain, pharmaceuticals, automobile, and insurance sectors attended the event to showcase their customer experience initiatives. Ambuja Cements and ACC presented their customer and influencer engagement ...

Indian cement volumes forecast to rise 6% in 4QFY22-23

12 April 2023, Published under Cement News

India’s cement sector is expected to see growth in the 4QFY22-23 of around six per cent YoY and 13 per cent QoQ, according to a new report by Antique Stock Broking Ltd (ABS). Industry volume is predicted to reach around 109Mta with a utilisation rate of 80 per cent in the 4QFY22-23. UltraTech Cement has already reported grey cement volumes of 30Mt, up 14 per cent YoY, implying a utilisation rate of 94 per cent on expanded capacities. The total cost per tonne of cement is forecas...

Ambuja Cements wins community award

28 March 2023, Published under Cement News

Ambuja Cements , part of the Adani group, has scooped the Development Catalyst Award 2022 at the Livelihoods India Summit. Through its CSR arm, the company has been empowering the social and economic growth of communities located near to its manufacturing facilities, including the creation of farmers’ clubs, self-help groups, and women’s federations. A fund has also been set up to provide loans to local businesswomen to sustain their businesses, and provide financial assistance to farming f...

Plants reopen as Adani resolves freight rate dispute

21 February 2023, Published under Cement News

Adani Cement has announced that ACC and Ambuja Cements will resume operations at two plants in Himachal Pradesh, India, after resolving issues over freight rates. According to Reuters, all stakeholders have amicably resolved the issues on freight rates and operations at the Gagal and Darlaghat plants would resume on 21 February 2023.  The parties have reportedly agreed to what equates to a 10-12 per cent cut in overall freight rates from that date. The two plants have been shut ...

Ambuja Cements 'preferred bidder' for Odisha limestone block

20 February 2023, Published under Cement News

Ambuja Cements has been announced as the “preferred bidder” for the Uskalvagu limestone block in Malkangiri district, Odisha. According to Livemint, the company has not revealed the bid amount for the block but said it is spread over 547 hectares with estimated limestone resources of 141Mt. “The company shall get the statutory licences and permits related to mining operations to be declared a 'successful bidder' and subsequently enter into a 'Mine Development and Production Agreement (...

Ambuja Cements reports 11% QoQ revenue rise

08 February 2023, Published under Cement News

Ambuja Cements Ltd , part of the Adani Group , has reported an 11 per cent QoQ increase in revenue in the quarter ended 31 December 2022. Net revenue for the three-month period came in at INR80,360m (US$ 972.95m), compared to INR72,450m in the previous quarter, and INR77,100m in the same period a year earlier. EBITDA in the December 2022 quarter stood at INR11,380m, up from INR4360m in the previous quarter but down from INR12,130m in the same period in 2021. The EBITDA margin in the De...

Ambuja Cements forms new subsidiary, ARL

06 January 2023, Published under Cement News

India’s Ambuja Cements has incorporated Ambuja Resources (ARL), a new wholly-owned subsidiary for the manufacture of cement and allied products, alternate fuel and power generation. ARL was incorporated on 5 January 2023 and is registered with the Registrar of Companies, Gujarat, Ahmedabad. The new subsidiary is yet to commence operations, reports Business Standard. 

Ambuja Cements forms shipping subsidiary

04 January 2023, Published under Cement News

Ambuja Cements has formed a new, wholly-owned subsidiary called Ambuja Shipping Services Ltd (ASSL). The company has been incorporated by Ambuja Cements for the business of operating ships, the company said in regulatory filing. The company has acquired 100 per cent shareholding in ASSL and the cost of the acquisition is INR10m (US$120,800), reports Mint. ASSL is incorporated in India and was registered with the Registrar of Companies, Gujarat at Ahmedabad on 3 January 2023. The new sub...