Carthage Cement officially inaugurated

Carthage Cement officially inaugurated
Published: 09 October 2013


Carthage Cement officially inaugurated its new cement plant in Tunisia on 5 October.

The opening ceremony was attended by Mr. Ridha Saidi, Minister in charge of Economic Affairs, Mr. Mehdi Jomaa, Minister of Industry and Mr. Elyes Fakhfakh, Minister of Finance.

Carthage Cement lit up its precalciner for the first time on 4 September 2013, in the presence of international experts. The new line is expected to produce 2.2Mta of cement and will enable the company to supply the greater Tunis area.

FLSmidth was the supplier of machinery and engineering for the new plant and EKON was given responsibility for civil design, supply of structural steel and plate work, site preparation, civil works and plant erection.