Saudi cement producer, Arabian Cement Company (ACC), has imported 200,000t of clinker from China, Mohammed Taher Othman, ACC director general, was quoted as saying on September 24, 2006.
The imported clinker will be used as a raw material at the company’s plant in Rabigh, southwestern Saudi Arabia.
According to Othman, ACC imported 72,000t of clinker from Egypt in 2005.
ACC is currently working on an expansion project at Rabigh plant for the launch of a sixth production line with a daily capacity of 7,000t. The production line is to be operational in early 2008.