Cruz Azul opens plant in Puebla

Cruz Azul opens plant in Puebla
Published: 26 March 2007

Cruz Azul opened a new plant Friday in Puebla, following an investment of US$350m.  
 
Guillermo Alvarez, chief executive of Cruz Azul, said the facility will have a capacity of 1Mta.
 
Cruz Azul operates three other cement plants in Mexico.  
 
The country’s cement industry, which is dominated by Cemex, is expected to grow 3% this year in terms of volume, following 8% growth in 2006, according to the Mexican cement chamber Canacem.