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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 ...

UltraTech sees 12% hike in sales volume in FY22-23

04 April 2023, Published under Cement News

UltraTech Cement , part of Aditya Birla Group , has reported a 12 per cent advance in consolidated sales volume, including its overseas operations  in UAE, Bahrain and Sri Lanka, to 106Mt in the FY22-23, ending March 2023. In the 4QFY22-23 sales volumes were up 15 per cent YoY to 30Mt from 26Mt while consolidated sales increased by 14 per cent YoY to 32Mt from 28Mt.

UltraTech Cement wins Water Sustainability Award

22 March 2023, Published under Cement News

UltraTech  ( Aditya Birla ) has been presented the ‘TERI-IWA-UNDP Water Sustainability Award 2022’ by The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) in association with the International Water Association (IWA) and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP).  The award was conferred to UltraTech at the ‘Second Water Sustainability Awards 2022-23’ at New Delhi on the eve of World Water Day 2023. UltraTech was recognised under the ‘Water For All’ category for the watershed project implemente...

13 UltraTech mines receive 5-star rating

14 March 2023, Published under Cement News

UltraTech Cement Ltd has announced that 13 of its mines received five-star ratings for year 2021-22 from the Indian Bureau of Mines at the 75 th anniversary celebrations of the Indian Bureau of Mines. These are the highest number of five-star ratings awarded to any company in India across all sectors. Conceptualised by the Ministry of Mines, the star ratings are based on adoption of best practices for implementation of Sustainable Development Framework in mining. A five-star ratin...

UltraTech commissions solar plant at Dalla

24 February 2023, Published under Cement News

UltraTech Cement inaugurated a 9.50MWp DC solar power plant at its Dalla plant as part of drive to source its energy from 100 per cent renewable energy sources by 2050. The total power consumption of the plant is currently approximately 27MW and the new solar power plant accounts for around a third of this demand, according to Dalla’s plant manager, Rahul Saighal. It is expected that the 1MW reduction of coal-based power consumption will lower CO2 emissions by 820kg.

UltraTech Cement Co commissions new capacity in Hirmi and Cuttack

17 February 2023, Published under Cement News

UltraTech Cement Co has commissioned 1.30Mta of brownfield cement capacity at Hirmi, Chhattisgarh and 2.80Mta of greenfield grinding capacity at Cuttack, Odisha.   This forms part of the on-going capacity expansion. With this commissioning the company’s total cement manufacturing capacity in India now stands at 126.95Mta.  

UltraTech commissions 1.5Mta Odisha unit

07 February 2023, Published under Cement News

UltraTech Cement  (part of the Aditya Birla Group ) has commissioned a 1.5Mta brownfield cement grinding unit in Jharsuguda , Odisha, expanding the existing works, according to The Hindu. This latest addition will take the company’s total cement capacity in Odisha to 4.1Mta and puts its total cement production capacity for India as a whole at122.85Mta. By FY22-23 UltraTech's capacity is forecast to reach 159.25Mta once all current expansion programmes are completed. 

UltraTech Cement to acquire majority share in Duqm Cement Project

31 January 2023, Published under Cement News

UltraTech Cement Middle East Investments Ltd, (UCMEIL) a wholly owned subsidiary of the company in UAE, has released a statement signifying that it has entered into a share sale and purchase agreement with Seven Seas Company LLC, Oman, for acquisition of 70 per cent equity shares in Duqm Cement Project International, LLC, Oman.  

UltraTech Cement Ltd posts consolidated net sales of INR152,990m in 3QFY22

23 January 2023, Published under Cement News

UltraTech Cement Ltd ( Aditya Birla Group ) has announced its financial results for the quarter ended 31 December 2022. Consolidated net sales totalled INR152,990m (US$1.88bn) compared to INR127,100m over the corresponding period of the previous year. Profit after tax was INR10,580m as compared to INR11,730m in the 3QFY21-22, resulting in subdued margins.     Domestic grey cement sales volume rose 13 and 12 per cent QoQ, respectively. Energy and raw material costs were up 33 and 13 pe...

UltraTech improves CDP climate action rating to A-

17 January 2023, Published under Cement News

UltraTech has been recognised as a leader in 'climate change' by Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP), a global non-profit environmental organisation, for its 2022 CDP disclosure. UltraTech received an ‘A-’ score for implementing best practices and for taking concerted action on climate issues, securing a place in the Leadership category.  UltraTech’s score of 'A-' in FY21-22 by CDP is a significant improvement from its previous score of 'B' in FY20-21. UltraTech’s score on 'climate ch...