Algeria: Beni Saf acquires three quarries

Algeria: Beni Saf acquires three quarries
Published: 23 November 2015


Société des Cements de Beni Saf has acquired three quarries to supply its second production line.

The Dhayet Smaâ quarry has an estimated limestone reserve of 78.66Mt. In addition, the clay deposits of Koudiet El Tine (24.3Mt) and El Ancer will also supply the 2Mta cement line.

The cement producer has acquired the quarries, which cover an area of 370ha, for a record DZD1.005bn (US$9.3m). Exploration work will be carried by CETIM, the Centre for Study and Technology Service of the Construction Materials Industry under a DZD60m contract.