Plans to double production, Yemen

Plans to double production, Yemen
Published: 14 December 2004

The Yemeni Public Corporation For Manufacturing and Marketing Cement is planning to double the country’s cement production capacity by developing and expanding the existing three cement manufacturing factories in association with the private sector.

The Deputy Chairman of the Corporation estimates Yemen to double its cement production capacity by 2007. The corporation is currently working on expanding the capacity of the Omran Cement Factory from 600,000t to 1.6Mt by installing a new production line with a capacity of 1Mt.

It’s also working on expanding the capacity of Bajil Cement Factory to 1.2Mt by installing two new production lines. It’s also planning to increase from 500,000t to 750,000t the capacity of the Al-Barh Cement Plant, the official added.