Star Cement Bahrain, which acquired Hyundai Tiger Cement Bahrain, plans to invest US$25m to expand its production capacity to 1.2Mta. At present Star Cement Bahrain has a capacity of 500,000tpa. The company has two plants in the United Arab Emirates, one in Bahrain, one in Bangladesh and a bulk cement terminal in Sudan.
Star Cement plans to have an optimum balance of technology and expertise backed by strong investment to ride the huge market boom propelled by rapid expansion of GCC economy. This expansion is due to the heavy demand of cement in the neighboring Saudi Arabian, Kuwait, Qatar and other Middle Eastern markets’ said Mr. Ahmed Salahuddin, Business Development Manager Star Cement.
Star Cement recently consolidated their cement manufacturing capabilities spread over Middle Eastern, Indian Sub Continent and North African regions under the brand name Star Cement The latest move brings together manufacturing subsidiaries, in Abu Dhabi, Ajman, Bahrain, Bangladesh and Sudan under this same branding.