Yemeni Bajil Cement

Yemeni Bajil Cement
Published: 22 June 2004

The Bajil cement plant in Yemen’s western Hodeidah governorate, will raise its annual output to 1.4Mt, the plant’s director general Abdul Karim Yahia said on June 21, 2004.  The upgrade project includes converting the plant’s old wet kiln into a dry technology kiln and putting into operation of a new production line with an annual output of 700,000t.  The tender for the project will be launched in the coming few days, Yahia said. The upgrade will be completed by the end of 2005 and the plant will start operating with the new capacity at the start of 2006.  The current capacity of the Bajil cement plant stands at 700,000tpa.  Yemen’s cement output stood at 1,541,352t in 2003, the Yemeni News Digest reported on January 21, 2004.