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UltraTech chooses AUMUND India as equipment supplier for ‘Project Spring’ expansion

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World Cement,

India is the second largest producer of cement in the world. UltraTech Cement Limited is its leading manufacturer of grey cement, ready mix concrete and white cement. UltraTech has chosen AUMUND India to supply a comprehensive equipment package comprising 22 Chain Bucket Elevators, 46 Belt Bucket Elevators, six Pan Conveyors and 11 Samson® Material Feeders for its ‘Project Spring’ expansion. The order is one of the largest to date for AUMUND India.

The expansion project includes three integrated cement production units, each with capacities of up to 10 000 tpd. For these kiln lines, AUMUND India will supply the critical clinker cooler extraction conveyors, well known for their reliability and availability, as well as the transfer conveyors to the clinker silos.

In addition to the clinker production lines in Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh, six cement grinding plants in various locations in India are part of the capacity expansion plans.

The order won by AUMUND India includes raw material handling Bucket Elevators, critical kiln feed Bucket Elevators with heights up to 157 m, and roller press recirculation Bucket Elevators with capacities up to 2200 tph, as well as clinker and cement handling Bucket Elevators of various sizes.

At the end of 2020, UltraTech decided to increase its current consolidated production capacity of 116.8 million tpy by 12.8 million tpy with a mix of brownfield and greenfield expansions in the eastern, central and northern parts of India. The completion of these capacity additions will further reinforce the position of UltraTech as the third largest cement producer in the world outside China.

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