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1H20 results show regional impact of coronavirus on cement demand

31 July 2020, Published under Cement News

This week, the cement industry majors have been announcing their business results for the first half of 2020. The business results of Dangote Cement, Cemex, UltraTech, HeidelbergCement, Titan and Vicat give the first clear indications of how the cement sector has been impacted and responded to the COVID-19 pandemic in various regions of the world. Africa Dangote Cement was first to announce its 1H20 results and announced a two per cent growth in revenue to NGN476.9bn (US$1.23bn). April...

UltraTech Cement's consolidated net sales reach INR75,630m in 1QFY21

29 July 2020, Published under Cement News

UltraTech Cement Ltd’s (Aditya Birla Group) consolidated net sales reached INR75,630m (US$1.01bn) in the 1QFY21 compared to INR112,290m in the 1QFY20. Profit before interest, depreciation and tax was at INR23,530m, down from INR30,840m in the corresponding period of the previous year. Normalised profit after tax was INR9,060m compared to INR12,810m in the corresponding period of the previous year. On a standalone basis, net sales stood at INR72,900m compared to INR10,8510m in 1QFY20. Profi...

UltraTech Cement's subsidiary to sell entire stake in Shandong Binani Rongan Cement

08 July 2020, Published under Cement News

India’s UltraTech Cement has announced that its Krishna Holdings subsidiary will sell its entire stake in Shandong Binani Rongan Cement Co for a value of US$120m. "Krishna Holdings Pte Ltd, incorporated in Singapore and a subsidiary of the company’s wholly-owned subsidiary UltraTech Nathdwara Cement Ltd, has informed that it has entered into a binding agreement for divesting its entire equity shareholding of 92.5 per cent in Shandong Binani Rongan Cement Co Ltd," stated the company. Shan...

UltraTech Cement reduces capex plans to INR10bn in FY20-21

05 June 2020, Published under Cement News

India’s UltraTech Cement has announced that it will be restricting its capital expenditure plans to INR10bn (US$132.42m) during the current fiscal year, following the disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. "The company's capital and financial resources remain entirely protected in spite of the adverse impact on its sales during the first two phases of the lockdown. The company's liquidity position remains adequately covered," said the company in a regulatory filing. "Conserving cash ...

UltraTech Cement Ltd records net sales of INR105.8bn in 4QFY19-20

21 May 2020, Published under Cement News

UltraTech Cement Ltd (Aditya Birla Group) announced its financial results for the 4Q and full year ended 31 March 2020. 4QFY19-20 Consolidated net sales reached INR105.8bn (US$1.39bn) vis-à-vis INR121.7bn in the corresponding period of the previous year. Profit before interest, depreciation and tax was at INR26.4bn versus INR26.72bn in the year-ago period. Profit after tax was INR32.43bn compared to INR10.64bn in the 4QFY18-19. Full-year results For the full year, consolidated net s...

Indian cement manufacturers take precautions against COVID-19

25 March 2020, Published under Cement News

India’s cement manufacturers are taking precautions against the spread of COVID-19. JK Cement Ltd is working with a reduced workforce, maximising video-conferencing and minimising contact. As a result of government policy, it has also announced which of its plants will now suspend production. JK Cement facilities at Nimbahera and Mangrol, both situated in Chittorgarh, Rajasthan, will close. Elsewhere, units at Gotan (Nagaur, Rajasthan), Jharli, (Jhajjar, Haryana), Katni (Madhya Pradesh) a...

UltraTech Cement sees 80% rise in net profit

28 January 2020, Published under Cement News

India's UltraTech Cement (Aditya Birla Group) has posted a 79.8 per cent YoY increase in consolidated net profit to INR7.12bn (US$99.67m) for the 3QFY19-20, while EBITDA rose 25.4 per cent to INR21.41bn. The company has attributed the surge in profit to a higher price realisation and lower energy costs. However, net sales declined 1.2 per cent YoY to INR101.76bn in the December quarter. Cement sales volumes also decreased four per cent YoY to 20.9Mt, impacted by a three per cent fall in do...

UltraTech Cement commissions Phase I of Bara grinding unit

24 January 2020, Published under Cement News

UltraTech Cement has announced that the Phase I commissioning of its 2Mta grinding unit in Bara, Uttar Pradesh, India. Once fully commissioned, the total capacity of this unit will be 4 Mta.

UltraTech Cement reduces cement price in Jammu and Kashmir

03 January 2020, Published under Cement News

India’s UltraTech Cement has reduced the price of cement in Jammu and Kashmir following the abolition of a toll tax in Lakhanpur, according to the region’s Department of Information and Public Relations. As a result, the price is reportedly decreasing to INR380/bag (US$5.29) from INR445/bag. The goods toll, previously being enforced under the Jammu and Kashmir Levy of Tolls Act 1995, has ceased to operate with effect from 1 January 2020.

UltraTech awards grinding equipment order to Gebr Pfeiffer

19 December 2019, Published under Cement News

UltraTech Cement, India’s largest cement producer, has placed the order for a MVR 6000 C-6 mill with Gebr Pfeiffer. The order is the first ever between UltraTech and Gebr Pfeiffer although the latter’s vertical roller mills are reportedly part of the standard equipment of the Indian cement company. The mill will enable UltraTech to grind 225tph of granulated blastfurnace slag as well as up to 370tph of a range of blended cements. Two opposing rollers of the six active grinding rollers of ...