The first phase of construction at the Cemex cement terminal at Liepaja Port, Latvia has been completed, according to Cemex public relations manager Eriks Matuli.
The project is being implemented by Cemex in conjunction with the Liepaja Port company "Liepajs osta LM". Total investments in the project are estimated at EUR9.7m, including the investments of Cemex at EUR7.2m.
The construction of the cement terminal in Liepaja began last November.
After the second round of the construction of the terminal concludes in September, it will also be able to export cement. The terminal’s total annual handling capacity will be 500,000-800,000t.