Medcem to invest in 3Mta works in north Colombia

Medcem to invest in 3Mta works in north Colombia
Published: 25 June 2015


Turkish cement producer Medcem plans to built a 3Mta works in the north of Colombia, according to local press reports. The US$50m plant will be constructed in the Free Economic Zone of Puerto Brisa, near Dibulla in Guajira department.

“The project represents an investment of US$50m over six years to supply the local industry in a part of Colombia where no cement factories exist,” El Economista quoted Víctor Covo, the project’s general manager as saying. The company is interested in producing cement for the offshore petroleum industry in the Caribbean Sea, the report added.