Indocement to raise production by 1.5Mt

Indocement to raise production by 1.5Mt
Published: 16 March 2010

PT Indocement Tunggal Prakarsa Tbk looks set to raise its production by 1.5Mta as of May when its two new cement plants start production.

Indocement corporate secretary Dani Handayani said on Monday the construction of the two new cement mills cost an estimated US$35m.

She said the company was also planning to build another cement mill in Citeureup, West Java, with a production capacity of 1.5Mt. The new cement mill is expected to start production in 2012.

Indocement has set itself the target of producing 20.1Mt of cement this year compared to 18.6Mt last year.