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Ambuja Cement launches 'Ambuja Plus Cool Walls'

02 April 2019, Published under Cement News

Ambuja Cements Ltd (LafargeHolcim group) has launched 'Ambuja Plus Cool Walls' for Individual Home Builders (IHB) in Thane district, India. The product ensures maintenance of a 5°C temperature difference indoors, no matter how hot or cold the external temperature is. Developed by Ambuja’s in-house team, the product embeds 'Heat Barrier' technology to keep indoors warm during the winter and cool during the summer. Deepak Mehra, chief marketing officer of Ambuja Cement, said: "Since our ince...


04 March 2019, Published under Cement News

LafargeHolcim’s Indian subsidiary ACC Ltd reported an 8.5 per cent rise in cement deliveries in 2018 to 28.4Mt and in the fourth quarter the advance was 8.7 per cent to 7.5Mt. Cement capacity increased by 5.9Mta thanks to a new greenfield operation in Madhya Pradesh and a new grinding plant in Uttar Pradesh as well as expansions to the plants in Tikaria and Sindri. Ready-mixed concrete deliveries improved by 16.6 per cent to 3.16Mt in the year, helped by the commissioning of 18 new plants du...

Ambuja sees 188% 4Q net profit surge

19 February 2019, Published under Cement News

Ambuja Cements' sales rose 6.7 per cent to 13.63Mt in the quarter ended 31 December 2018 from 12.78Mt in 4Q17. This resulted in a total income of INR68.552bn (US$959.7m) in the October-December 2018 quarter, up 9.3 per cent YoY, while consolidated net profit surged 188 per cent to INR13.779bn. In its outlook LafargeHolcim-owned Ambuja Cements said the higher investment in the road network and housing sector, announced in India’s interim Budget 2019 will help boost economic development in ...

Ambuja Cements announces plant expansion project

15 February 2019, Published under Cement News

India’s Ambuja Cements Ltd is planning to expand manufacturing capacity from 2.4Mta to 3.4Mta at its Jala Dhulagori facility in West Bengal. While the company is awaiting environmental clearance, work on the project is expected to begin by October 2019. 

Ambuja Cement announces greenfield investment and CEO resignation

13 December 2018, Published under Cement News

The Board of Directors of Ambuja Cements Ltd (LafargeHolcim group) has approved an initial investment of INR3,900m (US$54.1m) for the first phase of the 1.7Mta greenfield clinker line project at Marwar Mundwa in the State of Rajasthan, India.

 The Board of Directors of the company has also approved an additional clinker capacity of 1.4Mta (taking the total clinker capacity to 3.1Mta), additional cement grinding capacity of 1.8Mt and a captive power plan and waste heat recovery system at Ma...

Ambuja Cement ranks highly in global CDP report

19 April 2018, Published under Cement News

India’s Ambuja Cements Ltd has been ranked as number two in the world in the latest report from the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP). The report features 13 of the largest publicly-listed companies, which account for 15 per cent of global cement production, and highlights their business readiness for a low-carbon economy transition. "We are delighted with the CDP’s World ranking – and even more as we have topped in the Climate Governance & Strategy. In fact, CO2 emissions’ reduction is one ...

ACC and Ambuja to supply discounted cement to each other

13 March 2018, Published under Cement News

ACC Ltd and Ambuja Cements have agreed to supply cement to each other at a discount, according to Bloomberg. The agreement also covers the supply of clinker, fuel, fly ash, slag and gypsum. According to the pricing formula, either company would receive a five per cent discount on the average net selling price. Cement prices in India Cement prices have fallen across India in March, according to the Kotak Institutional Equities’ dealer survey. Prices have decreased by INR9/bag (US$0.14/bag...

ACC and Ambuja place merger on hold

27 February 2018, Published under Cement News

ACC Ltd and Ambuja Cements Ltd have placed their proposed merger on hold due to constraints related to the transfer of mines under current laws, reports the Hindustan Times.  "The current regime on transfer of mineral concessions is still evolving and does not provide for a merger currently," said a spokesperson for ACC. "Given the challenges of achieving such transfers across 18-20 states, it was found prudent not to pursue the same at this point of time." The merger has been under re...

LafargeHolcim's Ambuja Cement to build new 3.1Mta Rajasthan plant

21 February 2018, Published under Cement News

LafargeHolcim will strengthen its presence in India with the construction of a new cement plant in Marwar Mundawa, in the state of Rajasthan. The CHF200m (US$213.4m) investment will serve customers in the north, including Delhi. The new plant, which is being set up by the group’s subsidiary Ambuja Cement will have a clinker capacity of 3.1Mta and is due for commissioning in the second half of 2020.   Jan Jenisch, group CEO of LafargeHolcim, said: "India is the second-biggest global cement ...

Ambuja Cements Ltd posts 89% leap in 4Q17 profits

21 February 2018, Published under Cement News

Ambuja Cements Ltd (LafargeHolcim Group) has reported an 89 per cent jump in quarterly profit, helped by higher cement sales volume. Stand-alone profit rose to INR3.38bn (US$52.2m) in the fourth quarter ended 31 December 2017, from INR1.79bn a year earlier. Cement sales volume rose to 5.87Mt in the quarter, from 5Mt in the 4Q16. Net quarterly sales advanced 19 per cent YoY to INR26.12bn.