Morocco: LafargeHolcim to open Laâyoune grinding unit

Morocco: LafargeHolcim to open Laâyoune grinding unit

LafargeHolcim is preparing to inaugurate its first cement grinding unit in Laâyoune, southern Morocco.

The new facility is expected to support the development of the entire south of the country as it supplies cement to major infrastructure and housing projects.

HeidelbergCement subsidiary Ciments du Maroc already operates a 0.25Mta grinding works in the area. The company has the option to double its capacity when required.

In addition, Anouar Invest has announced plans to build a 0.5Mta cement works in Laâyoune. Cimenteries marocaines du Sud (Cimsud) represents an investment of MAD300m (US$29.9m).