Solar Impulse Foundation through its Efficient Solution Label, recognises ‘ACC Gold Water Shield Cement’ as one of the world-leading efficient solutions that protects the environment in a profitable way.
The MoU is part of UltraTech’s endeavour to decarbonise its operations and aims to significantly scale-up the use of biomass in place of fossil fuel like coal in UltraTech’s manufacturing operations.
The company has signed the 'Business Ambition for 1.5°C' pledge joining the Race to Zero campaign of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change.
New greenfield contract from Indian Cement producer Shree Cement sees FLSmidth deliver a series of sustainable equipment, including the world’s largest Cross-Bar® Cooler, the FLSmidth OKTM Cement mill and JETFLEX® Burner.
The company has successfully begun the commercial production of clinker and cement at its Marwar Greenfield Plant in the Nagaur district of Rajasthan.
The company will expand in markets where it has an edge over competition and demand for cement is projected to get stronger.
The company has already set a target to scale up its green energy mix to 34% of its total power requirement by 2024, from the current levels of 13%.
Neeraj Akhoury, CEO India Holcim Group and MD & CEO, Ambuja Cements Ltd, shares his perspective on the creation of a more green and sustainable construction sector in India.