Domicem commissions new kiln, doubles capacity 

Domicem commissions new kiln, doubles capacity 
25 October 2023

Domicem, a subsidiary of Colacem SpA (Italy), commissioned a new kiln line at Sabana Grande de Palenque, San Cristóbal province, in the Dominican Republic, on 13 October 2023. 

The US$120m expansion consisted of a 3500tpd kiln line and doubles cement capacity at the existing plant to 3.8Mta. The project, which was first announced in March 2021, was executed by by Sinoma CBMI Construction (China). 

Domicem first entered the Dominican Republic in 2005 with the launch of its first 1.9Mta production line. The additional capacity make Domicem the leading producer of the Caribbean nation, ahead of CEMEX Dominicana, and will help Colacem enhance its position as a regional exporter. 

The official inauguration of the new line will take place on 22 November, in the presence of the president of the Dominican Republic. 

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