Lafarge Republic gets go-ahead for plant expansion

Lafarge Republic gets go-ahead for plant expansion
Published: 30 January 2014


Lafarge Republic has secured approval from its board of directors to expand its plant in Norzagaray, Bulacan, to keep up with continuing growth in the domestic cement market.

In a disclosure released yesterday, the country’s second-largest producer, said: "Please be advised that at the regular meeting of the board of directors of Lafarge Republic, Inc held on January 28... the board of directors approved the corporation's investment in a new grinding mill for its Norzagaray Plant, with capacity to produce 850,000t of cement per annum, with target commissioning date in the second quarter of 2015."

The Norzagaray mill will supplement a new mill at Lafarge Republic's  plant in Teresa, Rizal, which was approved by the board in May 2013. The target commissioning date for the Teresa grinding facility is January 2015.