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CILAS ships first clinker exports to west Africa

18 December 2018, Published under Cement News

Ciment Lafarge Souakri (CILAS) carried out it first export operation of 35,000t of clinker from Algeria’s Annaba port to west Africa. The shipment is part of LafargeHolcim Algeria’s drive to export more than 2Mt of product in 2020. "This new transaction underscores the LafargeHolcim Group's unwavering commitment to diversify the country's non-hydrocarbon revenue," said LafargeHolcim Algeria. The CILAS plant in Biskra has a production capacity of 2.7Mta, which is expected to be increased t...

CILAS sees Biskra plant inauguration

18 October 2017, Published under Cement News

The new cement plant at Biskra by CILAS was inaugurated on 17 October 2017 in the presence of the Minister of Industry and Jean-Jacques Gauthier, CEO of LafargeHolcim Algérie, among others. CILAS is a joint venture between the Algerian Souakri Group and LafargeHolcim with a 51-49 per cent share split. The new Biskra plant has a production capacity of 2.7Mta and will enable Algeria to be self-sufficient in its cement supply, particularly to the southern part of the country. The project...

Algeria: CILAS clinker line successfully commissioned

12 July 2016, Published under Cement News

Algeria's CILAS saw the successful start-up of its new clinker production line with the ignition of the kiln on 10 July 2016, 11 days ahead of schedule, in the presence of Didier Michel, representing CILAS' parent company LafargeHolcim, and Wang Hui of contractor CBMI. Both companies expressed their thanks and appreciation for the work completed and the teamwork shown. Algeria Spa CILAS awarded the EPC contract for a new 5000tpd line on 28 April 2014 to CBMI. The contract’s scope range...