Yemeni Al-Barh cement plant increases output

Yemeni Al-Barh cement plant increases output
Published: 27 January 2005

Yemen’s state-run al-Barh Cement Plant, in the southwestern governorate of Taiz, produced a total 603,233t of cement in 2004, exceeding by 103,233t its targeted output for the year, it was reported on January 25, 2005.   The plant’s clinker production reached 530,628t in 2004, registering an increase of 43,000t over the targeted quantities.   Al-Barh Cement Plant, which sold some 606,000t of cement in 2004, generated sales of 7.408 bln Yemeni rials ($40.7m) over the year, up by 1.024 bln rials ($5.6m) compared to 2003.  Previously Yemen’s cement output stood at 1,541,352t in 2003, while sales of locally produced cement reached 1,540,308t