Libya: a new start

Published 17 October 2012

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Asamer Holding operates three cement plants in Libya under the Libyan Cement Company (LCC). These factories were suddenly taken out of production some 18 months ago when protests against the Gaddafi regime intensified into armed conflict and civil war. The task to restart the facilities has been a difficult but rewarding journey. Robert Solomon, CEO of Asamer Holding/Libyan Cement Co, explains.

Asamer was eager to restore operations as quickly as possible after returning to Libya in November 2011.

By February 2012 it had its factories, such as the pictured El Fathaia plant, working again

Asamer Holding took a number of steps to prevent its facilities and staff from harm during the recent conflict in Libya. It is now on the road to re-establishing its operations post-revolution in what it hopes will be a new era for Libya and the LCC.

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