Taiheiyo's China subsidiary announces new joint venture

Taiheiyo's China subsidiary announces new joint venture

Japan's leading cement producer Taiheiyo Cement Corp announced that its Chinese sub sidiary Taiheiyo Cement (China) Investment Corp, has signed a joint venture agreement with Xinjian Tianye (Group) Co in Beijing.

Both companies agreed to establish the new venture named Xinjiang Tianye Taihieyo Building Material Co (TTBM) in Xingjiang Uygur Autonomous Prefecture in northwest China. TTBM will produce OPC, blended cement and special cement, such as moderate heat cement. TTBM will utilise quicklime dust and"lower-quality" limestone which cannot be use for quicklime production, the companies said in a statement.