Biznextindia : Aditya Birla group controlled UltraTech cement has announced the commissioning of 1.3 mtpa brownfield cement capacity at Sonar Bangla, West Bengal, taking the Unit’s capacity to 3.3 mtpa.
With this, the Company completes the first phase of expansion in the Eastern region. The Company has commissioned cement capacity of 10.3 mtpa in the region over the last two years, catering to the rapidly growing cement demand in the region. Moreover, it will facilitate in reducing lead distance and in increasing the Company’s blended cement ratio, which is in line with its stated endeavour of reducing carbon emissions from its operations. The Company’s total grey cement manufacturing capacity in India now stands at 131.25 mtpa.