LAFARGEHOLCIM Algeria has conducted its fourth cement export operation to West Africa. Nearly 8,500 tons of Ordinary Portland Cement were dispatched from the port of Arzew in Oran, according to the Algeria Press Service. It follows previous batches in December 2017, March 2018 and the start of April 2018.
The subsidiary of LafargeHolcim aims to increase its cement and clinker exports to West Africa to 5 million metric tons by 2020. In Algeria the company runs two cement plants at M’Sila and Oggaz in Mascara. It also operates a plant at Biskra as a joint-venture with Souakri Group and it manages SCMI’s Meftah’s plant in a partnership.
- Culled from Global Cement