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UltraTech reports net sales of US$1.64bn

20 October 2022, Published under Cement News

UltraTech Cement Ltd ( Aditya Birla Group ) has announced consolidated net sales of INR135,960m (US$1.64bn) for the quarter ended 30 September 2022, versus INR117,430m in the corresponding period of the previous year. Profit before interest, depreciation and tax was INR11,030m and profit after tax was INR7560m, compared to INR19,470m and INR13,140m in the year-ago period, respectively. Energy costs increased 58 per cent and raw material costs rose 18 per cent YoY. UltraTech achieved cap...

UltraTech Cement receives EPD certificates for four products

12 October 2022, Published under Cement News

UltraTech Cement has been granted Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) certificates for four of its cement products – ordinary Portland cement (OPC), Portland pozzolana Cement (PPC), Portland slag cement (PSC) and Portland composite cement (PCC). An EPD is a clear and objective report that explains the materials used to make a product and how that product impacts the environment throughout its entire life cycle. The real facts and measurements are provided, enabling consumers to ...

KHD secures biggest UltraTech order to date

12 September 2022, Published under Cement News

KHD Humboldt India Pvt Ltd has won a major new order from UltraTech Cement ( Aditya Bila Group ). The package of contracts comprises two complete pyro-processing lines and eight grinding units. CemNet previously announced limited information on this new order in August 2022. KHD has now clarified that it signed contracts to supply 10 production processes, including two complete pyro lines at Kotputli in the northern state of Rajasthan, and at Maihar in Madhya Pradesh in central...

UltraTech commissions 1.3Mta Dalla expansion

31 August 2022, Published under Cement News

UltraTech Cement Ltd announced the commissioning of the 1.3Mta expansion to its Dalla Cement Works in Uttar Pradesh, India. As a result, the plant’s cement capacity is now 1.8Mta and the company’s total capacity in India is 115.85Mta.

Increasing scope 3 emission reduction investments

26 August 2022, Published under Cement News

This week, Hanson UK reported on its investment in electric vehicles (EV). The need for more clean energy transport in the cement sector is expected to rise substantially as companies look to meet lower emission targets by 2030. Replacing conventional diesel and petrol vehicles with EV, gas or hydrogen technology is a simple way of reducing scope 3 emissions. The cement sector emits most of its CO 2 directly in scope 1 emissions from the cement stack from pyroprocessing and scope 2 indir...

UltraTech Cement announces fresh capex plans

18 August 2022, Published under Cement News

UltraTech Cement 's chairman, Kumar Mangalam Birla, addressed shareholders at the company's 22 nd Annual General Meeting (AGM) stating that the company’s Board of Directors approved fresh capex of INR128,860m (US$1623m) towards increasing capacity by 22.6Mta with a mix of brownfield and greenfield expansions. The additional capacity would be created across the country by setting up integrated and grinding units as well as bulk terminals. Commercial production from these new capacities is...

Margins squeezed for Indian cement producers

12 August 2022, Published under Cement News

India remains one the fastest-growing economies at 7.4 per cent GDP growth in 2022, according to the IMF. Cement demand has also risen and is forecast to rise by 7-8 per cent in the FY22-23 to around 388Mt, says ICRA Corporate Ratings. This would seem positive for investment in the Indian cement sector, but cement producers have been announcing tighter margins, and raw material and energy costs are expected to further impact margins going forward. Reporting on operating margins for ceme...

KHD signs package of contracts with UltraTech Cement

12 August 2022, Published under Cement News

Humboldt Wedag India Private Ltd, a subsidiary of KHD Humboldt Wedag International AG, has signed a package of contracts with UltraTech Cement Ltd. According to Dow Jones Newswires, the package includes two new pyroprocessing lines and eight clinker grinding units. One of these grinding units also has a slag grinding unit. The package, which includes the engineering and supply of equipment as well as supervision services related to erection and commissioning, is reportedly valued at over ...

UltraTech Cement decreases CO2 intensity by 9% in FY2021-2022

27 July 2022, Published under Cement News

UltraTech Cement ( Aditya Birla group ) has released its 2021-22 Sustainability Report. The company claims that in FY2021-2022 it decreased its CO 2 intensity by 9.1 per cent at 551.86kg CO 2 /t of cementitious materials produced. This resulted in achieving   15.1 per cent of Scope 1 intensity target against the target of 27 per cent reduction target by 2032 from the 2017 baseline. Greenhouse gas emissions totalled 195kg CO 2 /m 3 for concrete production. UltraTech Cement now has a re...

UltraTech Cement Ltd reports net sales of INR150,070m in 1QFY23

25 July 2022, Published under Cement News

UltraTech Cement Ltd ( Aditya Birla Group ) has announced its financial results for the quarter ended 30 June 2022 with consolidated net sales of INR150,070m (US$1.88bn) versus INR116,980m over the corresponding period of the previous year.  After a strong end to FY22, cement demand was impacted by overall inflationary trends and lower labour availability in May 2022. However, cement demand picked up in June 2022 on pre-monsoon construction activity.   Profit before interest, depre...