Carthage Cement to start production September 2013

Carthage Cement to start production September 2013
Published: 22 August 2013


Tunisia's Carthage Cement is expected to produce its first bag of cement on 2 September, according to Riadh Ben Khelifa, managing director of Carthage Cement.

The cement plant represents an investment of TND836m (US$510m), of which TND500 as loans by 14 banks.

Carthage’s MD added that the company is currently awaiting permission to establish a bag manufacturing plant as well permits to use alternative fuels (RDF) and derive part of its electricity from wind sources.