India’s UltraTech commissioned 1.0 Mta grinding unit

Ultratech Roorkee GU

UltraTech Cement commissioned the 1.0 Mta expansion of the Roorkee grinding plant, 190 km north of New Delhi in Uttarakhand, India. Roorkee is a grinding unit that has been established in 2010 with a capacity of 2.0 Mta. The clinker requirement of the plant is being met from Aditya Cement Works, Vikram Cement Works and Baga Cement Works. Gypsum is supplied from RSMM-Rajasthan and J&K, while fly ash comes from local power plants. The Roorkee expansion is part of UltraTech’s 22.6 Mta Phase 2 capacity expansion plan at a CapEx of Rs. 12,886 Crs, which -beside Roorkee- foresees an expansion of 6.3 Mta alone with 3 other projects in the central region of India.