Semapa, CRH’s Secil faces EUR900,000 cost from Outao fire

Semapa, CRH’s Secil faces EUR900,000 cost from Outao fire
Published: 05 August 2004

Semapa, the Portuguese cement maker jointly owned by Semapa SGPS and CRH PLC, said it faces a cost of 900,000 eur from a fire at its factory at Outao in Serra da Arrabaida last wee, Lusa newsagency reported.  The fire disrupted production for two days.  A company spokesman told Lusa that Secil will implement a fire protection plan for the woodland around Outao, which should be ready in spring 2005.