Cimpor subsidiary Cimentos de Moçambique announced yesterday it commenced the process of building a new integrated cement plant in Nacala, situated on the northern coast of the southern African country.
Cimentos de Moçambique owns the country's only integrated cement plant, situated in Matola, as well as four grinding units. The company currently has a cement production capacity of 3.1Mta and a workforce of 1200.
"The new capacity to be installed increases the efficiency of the response to local demand for
cement, while Cimentos de Moçambique recognises its role in driving the sustainable economic development of the Nacala region," the company said in a statement.
Cimpor is part of the InterCement group of Brazil.