Ultratech Cement has commissioned 1.3 mtpa brownfield cement capacity at Sonar Bangla, West Bengal, taking the unit’s capacity to 3.3 mtpa, the company said in a BSE filing.
With this, the company said that it has completed 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.
“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,” it said in the regulatory filing.
The company’s total grey cement manufacturing capacity in India now stands at 131.25 mtpa.