Cemex to bring forward Caracolito expansion, Colombia

Cemex to bring forward Caracolito expansion, Colombia
Published: 07 April 2015


Cemex is bringing forward the expansion of Caracolito plant in Colombia, the corporate affairs vice-president of the company’s Mexican division has said.

Daniel Suarez told local news that the project consists of the expansion of the existing quarry with an additional 11ha, a complete reconstruction of the kilns and the replacement of air filters.

Encouraged by the positive outlook and business environment in Colombia, Cemex also building a new US$340m cement works in Antioquia.  The first phase will include a grinding centre and should be completed during the second quarter of this year. The second, and final, phase is scheduled for completion during the second half of 2016.