Indocement nears completion of feasibility study for two plants

Indocement nears completion of feasibility study for two plants
Published: 14 March 2013


PT Indocement Tunggal Prakarsa, Indonesia’s second-largest cement producer, has said it is in the final stages of a feasibility study to build two new plants.

Company president, Daniel Lavelle, told ANTARA news agency that the two factories would have cement capacities of 2.5Mta each, one of which would be located in Central Java and the other outside.

Mr Lavelle said that the expansion projects would also serve to maintain the company’s competitiveness in the market.

Moreover, it to further expand the Citeureup plant by building a new integrated production line with a cement capacity of 4.4Mta, which is set to be completed by 2015. The end of this year will see the commissioning of 1.9Mta of new grinding capacity at the plant.

Indocement, which is part of the HeidelbergCement group, is also improving its distribution and logistics in the country.