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 UltraTech Cement strengthens Colombo South Harbour

UltraTech Cement Lanka Ltd., a leading cement manufacturer, announced its strategic involvement in the construction of the Colombo South Harbour. UltraTech Cement supplied roughly 160,000 MT of cement an accumulation of over 90% of the total cement requirement in a span of two years for the South Port.

The new South Harbour is the only harbour in South Asia to be able to accommodate Triple E Class vessels and could become one of the main transhipment hubs.

UltraTech Cement Sri Lanka Chief Executive Kiran Redkar said: “With superior quality of product, services and capacities, we are committed to support Sri Lanka’s infrastructural development with prestigious projects like the ‘Colombo Port Expansion Project’. Our expertise in consistent quality from one source and superior strength with optimum chemical composition, I believe was the deciding factor for this prestigious client in identifying UltraTech as the cement partner.” UltraTech Cement has and will be partnering with many of Sri Lanka’s construction efforts. A noteworthy development project that it is currently working on is the Colombo-Katunayake Expressway due to be opened soon.

Branded as the cement that grows stronger with time, UltraTech Cement showcases uncompromised strength and uncompromised permanence through proven technology. Produced in state of the art plant with latest technology and holding the title for the highest comprehensive strength in the 28 day test, UltraTech Cement is the engineer’s choice.UltraTech Cement is a part of the US$ 40 billion Aditya Birla Group, which has operations in 36 countries across six continents and is anchored by an extraordinary force of over 133,000 employees belonging to 42 nationalities. UltraTech Cement is largest cement manufacturer in India and amongst the top 10 cement producers in the world. In Sri Lanka, UltraTech cement has about 15% of market share and operates with high ethical values and global business practices to give the best quality products and services to customers.
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