Iran produced over 19Mt of cement in 6 months

Iran produced over 19Mt of cement in 6 months
Published: 08 October 2007

Iran produced 19.737Mt of cement in the first half of current Iranian year (started March 21, 2007), the Ministry of Industries and Mines reported here on Friday.

The figure shows a 13 per cent rise when compared to that of same period in previous year.

Of the figure, 3.5Mt was produced from Aug. 23 to Sept. 22, indicating a nine percent rise from 2006 and 2.7 percent over its nominal capacity – 102.7 per cent.