Sunshine Cement launches EUR54m investment programme

Sunshine Cement launches EUR54m investment programme
Published: 27 June 2007

Sunshine Cement, the Queensland joint venture between Adelaide Brighton and Boral, is building a new cement grinding centre at its plant in the port of Brisbane to take advantage of the growth in the Queensland construction industry.  The total planned investment of Aus$85m (EUR54m) also includes additional clinker and cement storage as well as fly ash storage and processing facilities and additional conveyors for discharging ships.  The investment is aimed at increasing Sunshine Cement’s annual cement capacity to 1.5Mt. The company is the second largest cement producer in Queensland behind Cement Australia that is 50% owned by Holcim.