Ultratech announces USD2.2bn capacity drive

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India: Ultratech Cement plans to invest USD2.2bn to expand its production capacity the company has told its shareholders. The expansion will add 10Mt/yr to the company's capacity with a completion date of March 2014. Ultratech currently produces 52Mt/yr. Ultratech said it would fund its capital expenditure through a 'judicious mix of internal accruals and borrowings.'

In the first six months of this fiscal year, which began 1 April 2011, the company spent USD220m on its expansion projects. Ultratech said India's cement demand is expected to grow by 8%/yr over the coming years.

Last modified on 22 November 2011

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