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India cement news

UltraTech starts construction on new Pali plant

India’s largest cement maker, UltraTech Cement, has begun construction of a new greenfield plant in Pali, Rajasthan, with an innovative digital groundbreaking ceremony attended by the state’s Chief Minister.


Dalmia Cement picks up six awards from NCB

Dalmia Cement – India’s fourth largest producer – has picked up six environmental awards for its plants Aliyalur and Dalmiapuram in Tamil Nadu.


J.K. Cement plans capacity expansion

Indian cement maker, J.K. Cement is planning to increase its installed capacity to around 18 million tpy over the next few years.


UltraTech achieves better-than-expected 3Q17 results

India’s leading cement maker, UltraTech Cement, has reported a smaller-than-expected fall in net profits, as the company works to integrate the cement assets of Jaiprakash Associates.


ACC reports positive 3Q17 results

ACC seems to have blown away the post-demonetisation blues that had hit the Indian cement industry, reporting an almost doubling of net profits in 3Q17.


China drags on global cement consumption growth

China will drag down average cement consumption growth over the next five years, as the country continues to battle overcapacity, counterbalancing a rosier outlook elsewhere.


Vikram plant wins water management award

UltraTech’s Vikram cement plant was won a National Award for Excellence in Water Management 2017 from the Confederation of Indian Industry.