Revamping Rioclaro

Published 21 May 2014

Tagged Under: plant modernisation Rioclaro 

Colombia has been experiencing important economic growth over the past few years leading to increased cement demand for housing, commercial and infrastructure projects. To meet these advances in consumption and, at the same time, adapt to the highest environmental standards, the country’s leading cement producer, Cementos Argos, is revamping its strategically-located Rioclaro plant with completion on-track for year-end. By Cementos Argos, Colombia.

Argos’ US$100m investment will see cement capacity at Rioclaro increase to 4245tpd

Cementos Argos’ Rioclaro works is situated in Colombia’s central region. The main objective of the modernisation project is to improve supplies to key local markets including Bogotá, Medellin and the so-called Eje Cafetero (Coffee Belt), which together account for close to half of domestic cement consumption.

The US$100m investment will see clinker and cement capacities at Rioclaro rise to 4000tpd and 4245tpd, respectively.

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