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Udaipur Cement Works introduces CNG-truck distribution

14 December 2021, Published under Cement News

Udaipur Cement Works Ltd (UCWL), subsidiary of JK Lakshmi Cement Ltd, has initiated the concept of “Green Mobility” for its product dispatch. The Whole-time Director of the company, Naveen Kumar Sharma, flagged off the first set of compressed natural gas (CNG)-based trucks going to customers. UCWL becomes the first cement company in the southern Rajasthan region to introduce CNG-based trucks for the dispatch of cement. The company has launched this initiative under its commitment to clea...

Rainwater meets UCWL needs

09 November 2021, Published under Cement News

The awareness of water as an finite resource to be conserved and recycled as much as possible has also been taken into account by the global cement industry for a long time. In India, JK Lakshmi Cement’s subsidiary Udaipur Cement Works Ltd (UCWL) has carried out significant work to make sustainable use of harvested rainwater at its limestone mines in Rajasthan. By Naveen Kumar Sharma and Jitesh Singh Darmwal, Udaipur Cement Works Ltd, India. UCWL Daroli limestone mine pit with harvest...

Udaipur Cement Works Ltd plans solar investment to reduce its CO2 footprint

04 October 2021, Published under Cement News

Udaipur Cement Works Ltd (UCWL), a subsidiary of JK Lakshmi Cement Ltd, is ensuring its energy security through increasing its share of solar-based electricity in the total energy mix. The company has been sourcing solar power from a 10.1MW power plant at its premises.   During the last two fiscal years, the company consumed about 13,000MWh of green solar power, which mitigated around 10,000t of CO 2 emissions. Furthermore, in line with its Integrated Sustainable Development Policy, t...

Udaipur Cement Works starts clinker expansion project

15 September 2021, Published under Cement News

Udaipur Cement Works Ltd (UCWL) has started project activity for a brownfield expansion at its 1.6Mta site in Rajasthan. Due to the increasing domestic demand of cement and in view of government’s push towards infrastructure development, the company decided to double its clinker capacity.   UCWL received the environmental clearance for the project from India's Ministry of Environment Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC) in January 2021 and since then has placed order for machinery and...

Harvested rainwater accounts for 80% of Udaipur Cement's water requirements

14 September 2021, Published under Cement News

Being an almost two times water-positive company, Udaipur Cement Works Ltd sources about 80 per cent of freshwater requirement from harvested rainwater stored in the mines pit located at a distance of 6km from the cement plant.   The unit pumps water from mine pit through an overhead pipeline along with its overland limestone belt conveyor. The company is a zero-wastewater discharging company and treats its domestic wastewater through existing sewage treatment plant. It uses the treate...

Udaipur Cement Works sees sales rise 15%

21 January 2021, Published under Cement News

India’s Udaipur Cement Works has seen its net profit surge to INR155.5m (US$2.13m) in the quarter ending 31 December 2020, compared to INR9.7m in the year-ago period. Sales also increased 15.4 per cent YoY to INR1.83bn from INR1.59bn in the 3QFY19-20.

Udaipur Cement Works records 207% surge in EBITDA

19 May 2020, Published under Cement News

India’s Udaipur Cement Works has reported an 18.4 per cent increase in total income to INR6.85bn (US$90.2m) for the financial year ending 31 March 2020, compared with INR5.79bn in the FY18-19. EBITDA surged 206.7 per cent YoY to INR1.26bn from INR410.9m. The company’s net profit also reached INR155.2m from an INR407.3m net loss in the previous fiscal year.

Udaipur Cement of India shuts plant due to Coronavirus epidemic

24 March 2020, Published under Cement News

Udaipur Cement Works Ltd (UCWL) of India has informed Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) on 23 March  that operations of the company's plant at Udaipur have been temporarily closed untill further notice as per the directions of the State Government and as safety measure against spread of the COVID-19 virus.   A bourse filing of company adds that decision on resuming operations will depend on further directions of the Government.   Udaipur Cement Works Limited, (formerly known as JK Udaipur Udyog L...

Udaipur Cement returns to profit in the 3QFY19-20

27 January 2020, Published under Cement News

India-based Udaipur Cement Works Ltd, a subsidiary of JK Lakshmi Cement Ltd, reported a net profit of INR9.7m (US$135,776) for the third quarter ended 31 December 2019. In the 3QFY18-19 the company posted a net loss of INR120.5m. Income from operations increased 15.1 per cent to INR1.586bn in the 3QFY19-20 from INR1.378bn in the equivalent period of the previous financial year.

Udaipur Cement Works sees 56% surge in revenue

26 July 2019, Published under Cement News

India’s Udaipur Cement Works has reported a 56.4 per cent YoY increase in total revenue for the 1QFY19-20 to INR2.02bn (US$29.3m), against INR1.29bn in the year-ago period. Net profit saw a considerable improvement to INR137m in the quarter ending 30 June 2019, when compared with its INR159m loss in the 1QFY18-19.