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IKN cooler start-up at Hirmi cement plant

02 June 2023, Published under Cement News

After 24 hours of performance testing, another IKN cooler received its performance test certificate. The cooler, installed at Line 2 in UltraTech Cement 's Hirmi Cement plant, India, has not only achieved but exceeded all guaranteed parameters, says IKN.   In addition, the cooler which was designed for 8000tpd, proved to operate at the owners satisfaction at a capacity of 10,000tpd, even with hot air recirculation.

UltraTech Cement to employ Coolbrook decarbonisation technology

26 May 2023, Published under Cement News

UltraTech Cement Ltd and Coolbrook, a transformational technology and engineering company, will jointly develop a project to implement Coolbrook’s RotoDynamic Heater TM (RDH) technology in one of UltraTech’s cement manufacturing units. The RDH technology uses electrification from renewable sources for the heating processes in cement production and removes the need to use fossil fuels, thus helping to accelerate the decarbonisation of cement manufacturing. The successful implementation ...

UltraTech Cement Ltd recognised by BSC International Safety Awards

12 May 2023, Published under Cement News

UltraTech Cement Ltd’ s five integrated units, one bulk terminal and one grinding unit have been recognised by the British Safety Council (BSC), winning awards for excellence in safety at the prestigious 65 th BSC International Safety Awards, 2023. The event to recognise the winners in India was held in Mumbai on 10 May 2023.   UltraTech’s integrated unit at Dhar Cement Works , as well as Pune Bulk Terminal have received a ‘Distinction’ grade during the awards, recognising the hard ...

UltraTech Cement report consolidated net sales of INR184,360m

02 May 2023, Published under Cement News

UltraTech Cement Ltd has announced its financial results for the quarter and year ended 31 March 2023 with consolidated net sales totalling INR184,360m (US$2.26bn), a rise of 19 per cent compared to INR155,570m in the corresponding period of the previous year. Profit before interest, depreciation and tax in the 4QFY22-23 reached INR34,440m, versus INR31,650m in the corresponding period of the previous year. Profit after tax was INR16,660m compared to a normalised profit INR14,780m (before...

UltraTech Cement transports phosphogypsum on inland waterways

27 April 2023, Published under Cement News

A 57,000t consignment of phosphogypsum has been transported in a bulk cargo carrier from Paradeep port in Odisha and reached the jetty of UltraTech Cement’s ( Aditya Birla Group ) integrated cement plant, Gujarat Cement Works (GCW), in Kovaya, Amreli district, Gujarat, on 26 April 2023. Mr KC Jhanwar, UltraTech Cement Ltd 's managing director, said, “The cement industry plays a pivotal role in driving the circular economy in India through the use of industrial and municipal waste in ce...

India adds 7Mta as expansion plans continue

24 April 2023, Published under Cement News

India’s cement producers have added around 7Mta of cement production capacity in the last few weeks alone as their expansion plans continue. According to Argus Media, UltraTech Cement has added 2.2Mta at its Bihar unit, raising its total cement production capacity to 129.15Mta as part of plans to reach 200Mta by 2030. Dalmia Bharat Cement plans to add 12Mta by 2024 with the ultimate aim of reaching 110-130Mta by 2031. The company recently added 2.5Mta, taking its total capacity to 4...

UltraTech commissions 2.2Mta grinding unit expansion

21 April 2023, Published under Cement News

UltraTech Cement has commissioned its 2.2Mta grinding unit expansion at Patliputra , Bihar, India. According to the company, the additional capacity will help increase its presence in the fast-growing East region as well as expanding its blended cement ratio. UltraTech’s cement production capacity in the state now stands at 4.7Mta, while its total capacity in India has risen to 129.15Mta, reports BusinessLine. 

UltraTech recognised in Sustainability World Index

13 April 2023, Published under Cement News

UltraTech Cement is ranked sixth in the global sectoral ranking of the S&P Global Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI). UltraTech is the only Indian company in the top 10 in the construction material sector for the second year in a row. UltraTech has been assessed with an overall score of 80 by DJSI for the financial year 2021-22. The company’s performance improved significantly on each of the three Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) metrics: • Environment score of 84 is ...

Indian cement volumes forecast to rise 6% in 4QFY22-23

12 April 2023, Published under Cement News

India’s cement sector is expected to see growth in the 4QFY22-23 of around six per cent YoY and 13 per cent QoQ, according to a new report by Antique Stock Broking Ltd (ABS). Industry volume is predicted to reach around 109Mta with a utilisation rate of 80 per cent in the 4QFY22-23. UltraTech Cement has already reported grey cement volumes of 30Mt, up 14 per cent YoY, implying a utilisation rate of 94 per cent on expanded capacities. The total cost per tonne of cement is forecas...

UltraTech rolls out LNG trucks at Pune

11 April 2023, Published under Cement News

UltraTech Cement has extended its use of LNG-fuelled trucks to its bulk terminal in Pune, India. Green Planet Logistics, India's first LNG-fuelled trucking logistics company, will be providing its GreenLine trucks as part of UltraTech’s continued commitment to the decarbonisation of its operations, according to Realty Plus. The cement producer has already introduced GreenLine trucks at its Awarpur Cement Works near Nagpur. According to Green Planet Logistics, its GreenLine LNG trucks ...