New Western Iran factory inaugurated

New Western Iran factory inaugurated
Published: 09 August 2011

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has inaugurated a cement factory situated in Iran’s Western Kermanshah province. The plant has a capacity of 2.4Mta and involved and investment of US$300m.

Last month, Iran launched two new cement factories in the provinces of West Azarbaijan and Golestan.

Iranian Mines and Mining Industries Development and Renovation Organization (IMIDRO) announced earlier this month that the country has produced 23.41Mt of cement in the first four months of the current Iranian year (March 21 to July 22) showing a 19% rise compared with the same period last year.