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Bharathi Cement launches new terminal and new product

11 October 2022, Published under Cement News

Bharathi Cement , part of Vicat , has inaugurated its new 0.75Mta bulk cement terminal in Coimbatore, in the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu. The new terminal in a fully automated packing and distribution facility, operated by just 16 employees, reports APN News. With dedicated own container wagons and a 24hr loading facility, it is the first terminal in India to have end-to-end logistic automation for the transportation of bulk cement in containers, directly serving customers without any...

Vicat in India’s solar journey

06 October 2020, Published under Cement News

Vicat in India has been successfully embarking on its renewable energy journey, using a small-scale trial project as a starting point. Here the company shares the different phases of its project management approach and explains how the experience gained has led to larger solar installations at its two domestic cement facilities. By Vicat in India, India. Vicat in India’s 10MWp solar plant at the Bharathi cement works, Andhra Pradesh Founded in 1853, French multinational company ...

Bharathi Cement commissions 10MW solar power plant

17 September 2019, Published under Cement News

India’s Bharathi Cement has commissioned a 10MW solar power plant at its 5Mta cement works in Kadapa, Andhra Pradesh. The facility is expected to help cut the company’s overall energy costs by reducing its reliance on thermal power. The project was delivered by Fourth Partner Energy in a record 60 days, according to a company press release. The power plant is part of Bharathi’s long-term plan to transition to renewable energy.

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...


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 ...


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.


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...