UltraTech commissions new greenfield plant in Madhya Pradesh, India
Published by Robyn Wainwright,
UltraTech, the largest manufacturer of grey cement, Ready Mix Concrete (RMC) and white cement in India, has announced the commissioning of a new greenfield plant in Madhya Pradesh.
The plant was commissioned in less than 365 days and was set up at a benchmark of US$90/t.
The Kiln is designed for multi fuel and alternative fuel usage, which enhances the energy efficiency and reduces environmental impact.
UltraTech has also commissioned a cement grinding facility of 1.75 million tpy capacity and an auto loading facility, following the strictest safety standards. Another cement grinding facility of 1.75 million tpy capacity as well as a waste heat recovery system of 13 MW currently under construction with a completion date of around September, 2018.
The plant was strategically located, as there are no other facilities within a 300 km radius, and the cement demand within Madhya Pradesh is growing rapidly.
With the commissioning of this plant, UltraTech now has 19 integrated plants.The total cement manufacturing capacity will now stand at 96.5 million tpy.
Read the article online at: https://www.worldcement.com/asia-pacific-rim/19042018/ultratech-commissions-new-greenfield-factory-in-madhya-pradesh-india/
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