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UltraTech reports 37% volume jump in 3QFY18

19 January 2018, Published under Cement News

UltraTech Cement Ltd, an Aditya Birla Group Company, has announced its unaudited financial results for the quarter ended 31 December 2017 (3QFY18). Net sales stood at INR78,970m (US$1.23bn) as compared to INR59,270m (US$145.4m) in the corresponding period of the previous year, the company statement read. EBITD was INR14,940m vis-à-vis INR12,800m in the corresponding period of the previous year. Profit after tax was INR4560m as against INR5950m in 3QFY17. On a standalone basis, net ...

UltraTech reports rise in net sales

18 January 2018, Published under Cement News

UltraTech Cement Ltd has announced that its net profit decreased by 25 per cent YoY to INR4.21bn (US$65.98m) in the October-December quarter of 2017. However, net sales of the company rose 35 per cent to INR75.8bn in the same period, according to Bloomberg. EBITDA increased by 13.9 per cent to INR12.6bn in the 3QFY18, when compared to the corresponding period of the previous financial year. "The quarter witnessed an increase in variable costs attributable to the rise in pet coke and coa...

UltraTech to take waste of railway workshop

17 January 2018, Published under Cement News

UltraTech Cement has entered into an agreement with Golden Rock Railway Workshop based in Tamil Nadu, to take its waste for co-processing. The workshop expects to provide Ultratech with approximately 400t of zero-value non-hazardous waste over the next 3-6 months, according to The Hindu. "It is a win-win situation for both organisations as the zero-waste would serve as an alternative fuel in the cement kiln," said a senior workshop official. The waste had accumulated at the workshop pr...

UltraTech Cement receives award at NCCBM

20 December 2017, Published under Cement News

UltraTech Cement received an award at the National Council for Cement and Building Materials (NCCBM) award ceremony on 8 December 2017. The Indian cement producer's Kotpuli Cement Works received the ‘Best Thermal Energy Performance for 2016-17’ award within the ‘Energy Efficiency’ category.  Alongside this, the company’s Vikram Cement Works received second place within the ‘Quality Excellence’ category. Kotpuli Cement Works had undertaken a series of initiatives to reduce thermal energy...

UltraTech Cement to build new Rajasthan plant and new Satna limestone mine

11 December 2017, Published under Cement News

UltraTech Cement have announced a decision to construct a 3.5Mta integrated cement plant in Pali, Rajasthan. The cement plant represents an investment of INR18.5bn (US$287.4m) and is expected to begin commercial production by June 2020, according to The Hindu. UltraTech's new plant will supply the market in western Rajasthan and bring the company to a total of 50 plant locations across India.  In addition, UltraTech Cement is planning a limestone project and crushing unit at Tehsil Ra...

UltraTech Cement sales pass US$1bn in quarter ended 30 September 2017

19 October 2017, Published under Cement News

UltraTech Cement Ltd, an Aditya Birla Group Company, has announced its unaudited financial results for the quarter ended 30 September 2017. Net sales stood at INR68,400m (US$1.051bn) as compared to INR57,080m in the corresponding period of the previous year. Profit before interest, depreciation and tax was INR15,500m higher by 13 per cent than the INR13,780m in the corresponding period of the previous year. Increased depreciation and higher interest cost relating to the acquired cement pl...

UltraTech expected to announce large net profit fall in 3Q17

18 October 2017, Published under Cement News

UltraTech Cement is likely to report a 30-50 per cent drop in the July-September quarter net profit on higher interest cost and depreciation related to acquisition of Jaiprakash Associates six integrated cement plants and five grinding units, having a capacity of 21.2Mt, reports The Economic Times. Net sales are forecast to rise 17-18 per cent for the quarter, the paper reports. The cement maker is scheduled to report its results later in the day. According to Centrum, the cement maker ...

Himachal cement companies shelve price hike plans

13 October 2017, Published under Cement News

An intervention by Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh has forced two subsidiaries of LafargeHolcim with cement plants in Himachal Pradesh to reduce their prices by INR5 per bag in the state. Ambuja and ACC have agreed in principle to reduce the price with immediate effect, a government spokesperson said. The cement price was enhanced from INR360/bag (US$5.54) by the companies on Tuesday. UltraTech Cement Ltd, which took over Jaypee Cement, was also directed not to enhance the rate, an official...

Khamarnaugaon plant idea opposed by villagers

12 October 2017, Published under Cement News

Aditya Birla's proposed UltraTech cement plant at Khamarnuagaon under Cuttack district’s Athagarh block has witnessed protests by locals despite obtaining required 90 acres from the government to start plant there. Villagers of Gurudijhatia and Khamarnuagaon alleged that they would lose almost all grazing fields for cattle if a cement plant was built in the area.

Vikram Cement recognised with water management award

10 October 2017, Published under Cement News

UltraTech Cement Ltd (UTCL) has been recognised at the Confederation of Indian Industry's (CII) National Awards for Excellence in Water Management 2017. Vikram Cement Works, an integrated cement manufacturing unit of UTCL, won the Confederation of Indian Industry's (CII) National Awards for Excellence in Water Management 2017 in the ‘outside the fence’ category. This award is a recognition for the ‘Sustainable Livelihood through Watershed Management’s corporate social responsibility (CSR) ...