Cementos Melon completes plant expansion

Cementos Melon completes plant expansion
19 November 2018

Chile-based Cementos Melon has completed the expansion of its Puerto Montt cement plant following an investment of US$25m.

The project doubles the facility’s cement capacity to 0.6Mta and will enable the company to better serve the local markets. The Puerto Montt facility supplies the markets between Araucania and Magallanes, south of Santiago and will support infrastructure development in southern Chile.

"After 10 years, the market in the area forced us to expand the production of our plant, and today with great satisfaction we inaugurated a project that successfully faced a construction process with great challenges and high safety standards, and we are proud of it because reaffirms our commitment to sustainability, "said Iván Marinado, general manager of Cementos Melon.

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