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Bharathi Cement releases robotically-produced cement

18 July 2018, Published under Cement News

'Bharathi Ultra Fast' is a new multi-purpose cement produced by Bharathi Cement company (Vicat group) in India. The premium quality cement has just been launched and it promoted 'greener' costruction by being produced with robotic technology. Bharathi Ultra Fast has been developed for engineers and masons for all concrete applications with several advantages over OPC53 cement. It features a high setting time, higher first-day strength, higher 28-day strength, unmatched durability and bett...

Bharathi Cement to build two new plants

16 July 2018, Published under Cement News

Hyderabad-based Bharathi Cement is aiming to strengthen its presence in western and eastern India with new plants and products, according to The Economic Times. The Indian cement producer is planning two new cement plants in Vizag and Mumbai in the next 2-3 years. “The two plants can cater to the demand in eastern and western parts of the country,” said Ravinder Reddy, Bharathi’s marketing director. He also said the company will next launch an environmentally-friendly composite cement...

Vicat

03 September 2014, Published under Cement News

Vicat's first-half turnover increased by 6.1 per cent to EUR1217.8m, which amounts to a 10.8 per cent advance on a comparative basis. EBITDA was ahead by 3.1 per cent to EUR207.7m and the margin narrowed from 17.5 per cent to 17.1 per cent. The trading profit, however, improved by 9.4 per cent to EUR115.2m, an underlying increase of 15.8 per cent. After a net financial charge 38.2 per cent higher at EUR29.7m and a 20 per cent decline in the income from associates to EUR1.7m, the pretax profi...

Vicat launches Bharathi brand in south Maharashtra market, India

07 March 2013, Published under Cement News

The Vicat Group has launched its Bharathi cement brand in the south Maharashtra market, which is being supplied from its new plant at Gulbarga, Karnataka. The plant, which has a nominal capacity of 2.8Mta of cement was launched towards the the end of last year, and is a joint venture between Vicat of France and Sagar Cements of India. The main target markets for the Vicat-Sagar plant are various districts in the south such as Kolhapur, Raigarh, Ratnagiri, Sangli, Sindhudurgh, Satara and ...

Vicat

04 January 2013, Published under Cement News

Vicat Sagar has started up its 2.8Mta cement works north of Karnataka in India in December with the commissioning of the first production line. Vicat owns 53 per cent of the shares and the 'Bharathi Cement' brand will be used, as is the case with the existing Vicat investment in India, in southern Andra Pradesh.

Vicat

05 April 2012, Published under Cement News

Vicat's turnover improved by 25.5% in 2011 to €2265.5m, but the profitability declined, mainly because of Egypt and to a lesser extent the United States, and the EBITDA came off by 2.6% to €490.9m, while the trading profit declined by 8.1% to €309.5m. Primarily as a result of the expansion in Asia, the net interest charge jumped by 60.5% to €43.9m and with a lower contribution from associates, the pre-tax profit came down by 16% to €259.5m and the net attributable fell by 19.3% to €163.6m. T...