Egypt launches cement projects in North Sinai

Egypt launches cement projects in North Sinai
Published: 28 October 2008

Egyptian PM, Ahmed Nazif has inaugurated cement projects in North Sinai governorate, Middle East News agency reported. Nazif inaugurated the second production line for Sinai Cement Company for a total cost of EGP1bn and a capacity of 5.1Mta raising the total production capacity for the company to 9.2Mta.

The PM also inaugurated a whitecement factory for a total capacity of 410,000tpa, and another factory for cement packing.

The Egyptian government is undertaking several steps to help support the cement industry and encourage investments.