Revolutionising the Indian Cement Industry
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Revolutionising the Indian Cement Industry

In a landmark event at the prestigious Manekshaw Centre, New Delhi, the 14th Cement Expo and 9th Indian Cement Review Conference 2023 unfolded a two-day symphony of innovation and collaboration. Inaugurated by Dr Vibha Dhawan, Director General, TERI, Ali Emir Adiguzel, Founder and Director, World Cement Association, and Pratap Padode, Founder, FIRST Construction Council (FCC), the conference aimed to propel the Indian cement industry into a sustainable future marked by technological advancements.

The 9th Indian Cement Review Conference 2023 served as a hub of ideas and discussions on technological innovations essential for the industry’s sustainability journey, focusing on the theme ‘Driving Sustainability Through Technology.’ In his welcome address, Padode said, “All the big players of the Indian cement industry are focussing on increasing their capacity, with an estimated projection of 200 million tonne (MT) of fresh capacity to be added in the coming years. Emphasis is also laid on being the lowest-cost cement producer in India. In fiscal 2023, 30-32 MT (inclusive of grinding and integrated units) capacity addition is reportedly expected.

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In a landmark event at the prestigious Manekshaw Centre, New Delhi, the 14th Cement Expo and 9th Indian Cement Review Conference 2023 unfolded a two-day symphony of innovation and collaboration. Inaugurated by Dr Vibha Dhawan, Director General, TERI, Ali Emir Adiguzel, Founder and Director, World Cement Association, and Pratap Padode, Founder, FIRST Construction Council (FCC), the conference aimed to propel the Indian cement industry into a sustainable future marked by technological advancements.The 9th Indian Cement Review Conference 2023 served as a hub of ideas and discussions on technological innovations essential for the industry’s sustainability journey, focusing on the theme ‘Driving Sustainability Through Technology.’ In his welcome address, Padode said, “All the big players of the Indian cement industry are focussing on increasing their capacity, with an estimated projection of 200 million tonne (MT) of fresh capacity to be added in the coming years. Emphasis is also laid on being the lowest-cost cement producer in India. In fiscal 2023, 30-32 MT (inclusive of grinding and integrated units) capacity addition is reportedly expected.To read the full story, CLICK HERE.

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15th Cement EXPO to be held in March 2025 in Hyderabad

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After the arousing success of the 14th Cement EXPO, which was held on December 14-15, 2023 at Manekshaw Centre along the 9th Indian Cement Review Conference and the 7th Indian Cement Review Awards, the next edition of Cement EXPO will be hosted in March 2025 in Hyderabad. The 15th Cement EXPO promises to be bigger and even more impactful than 2023 edition with more participating companies and larger exhibition area. The 3-in-1 event is organised..

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UltraTech Cement's Q1FY24 Earnings Soar, Gujarat Capacity Expanded

UltraTech Cement Ltd., India's largest cement producer, revealed the successful commencement of a 1.2 million tonnes per annum (mtpa) brownfield cement capacity at Magdalla, Gujarat. This new addition has increased the unit's total capacity to 1.93 mtpa. Furthermore, UltraTech Cement reported that its total grey cement manufacturing capacity in India now stands at 132.45 mtpa.

In the last quarter, which ended in June 2023, UltraTech Cement experienced robust growth in both revenue and profit, surpassing analyst estimates. The company recorded a net profit of Rs 16.90 billion for the..

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Ultratech Cement Commissions 0.8 MTPA Brownfield Plant in Rajasthan

India's largest cement maker, Ultratech Cement, has commissioned a 0.8 million tonnes per annum (mtpa) brownfield cement factory at Neem Ka Thana, Rajasthan. The company said in a BSE filing that the factory is a wholly owned subsidiary of UltraTech Nathdwara Cement (UNCL).

With the commissioning of this new factory, Ultratech Cement now has a grey cement capacity of 17.5 mtpa in Rajasthan. Its total grey cement manufacturing capacity, including that of UNCL, now stands at 129.90 mtpa in India.

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Shree Cement incurs Rs 6.62 billion profit for Q4; beats expectations

Shree Cement, India's third-largest cement manufacturer by market capitalisation announced a fourth-quarter profit that exceeded, attributing it to increased volumes driven by lower cement prices. Typically, cement companies witness a surge in volumes in the March quarter as they reduce prices to clear year-end inventory backlogs.

Analysts had anticipated that reduced fuel costs would partially offset the decline in prices. Shree Cement's profit for the quarter ending March 31 reached Rs 6.62 billion, surpassing street forecasts of Rs 6.20 billion, as per LSEG data. This marked a si..

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Jaishankar Highlights Mumbai-Ahmedabad Bullet Train Benefits

india's vision of a modern and interconnected transportation network. Foreign Minister S Jaishankar has emphasised the significant benefits of the Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train project, citing its potential to revolutionise transportation and boost economic growth. Speaking on the project, Jaishankar highlighted its role in enhancing connectivity, fostering economic development, and strengthening bilateral ties with Japan.

The Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train project, a flagship infrastructure initiative between India and Japan, aims to reduce travel time between the two cities from hour..

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