Algeria's white present

Published 07 November 2012

Lafarge operates a 3.5Mta cement works in Oggaz, Algeria, from where it produces not only grey cement for the western Algerian market but also white cement for domestic and overseas customers. By Ali Boumgharef, Ciment Blanc Algérien Spa (Lafarge), Algeria.

Lafarge’s Oggaz works in Algeria delivers sizeable quantities of white cement to domestic and overseas customers

White clinker production at Lafarge’s Oggaz plant began in July 2007 while the cement grinding unit started one month later. At present, the plant only operates one white cement production line and its product is delivered to all regions of Algeria.

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