Iran says self-sufficient in cement production

Iran says self-sufficient in cement production
Published: 14 April 2009

The self-sufficiency of Iran’s cement industry was celebrated on Monday [13 April] in the southern city of Bushehr concurrent with inaugurating a cement factory by first-vice president Parviz Davudi.

The factory will add 1.5Mt to the country’s annual cement production capacity.

Industries and Mines Minister Ali-Akbar Mehrabian and some high-ranking provincial officials attended the ceremony, according to the Mehr News Agency.

The country’s cement production capacity in last Iranian calendar year (ended March 20) touched 64Mt.