India’s UltraTech surpasses 150 Mta with 2 new units

Ultratech HAPBCO Kukurdih Construction 1

India’s UltraTech Cement commissioning two new greenfield cement plants, comprising 5.4 Mta, which expands their total cement capacity to 151.6 Mta. The two new plants are the 2.7 Mta Kukurdih integrated plant (Photo credit HAPBCO, plant under construction,) in Chhattisgarh and the 2.7 Mta Karur grinding unit in the state of Tamil Nadu. Over the last 12 months, UltraTech has expanded its capacity by 18.7 Mta. In addition, the ongoing expansion of 35.5 Mta is actively being implemented across 16 locations and Aditya Birla’s cement flagship is also in the process of closing the proposed acquisition of Kesoram Cement.