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Cruz Azul partially closes Tula plant

07 February 2018, Published under Cement News

Cruz Azul is partially closing its Tula plant in Hidalgo, Mexico, as it lacks current environmental authorisation for the operation of its plant. Staff of the Federal Procuracy for Environmental Protection (Profepa) carried out an inspection of the plant and when verifying documents, it was found that the plant did not have a current authorisation of the Environmental and Natural Resources Secretariat (Semarnat). As a precautionary measure the construction and operation of Raw Mill No...

Cruz Azul to invest US$300m in plants

15 December 2016, Published under Cement News

As part of its plant modernisation programme, Mexico’s Cruz Azul plans to spend US$300m in upgrading its four plants in the next four years. Cooperativa La Cruz Azul President, Guillermo Álvarez, said half of the sum would be spent in the next two years with the remainder earmarked for 2019-20. “We will make the investment in a gradual manner in each two-year period to prevent decapitalisation of the company,” he said. The company’s oldest cement lines will be updated with latest-gene...

Mexico: Cemex increases cement price 11%

15 December 2016, Published under Cement News

Cemex notified its distributors that from January 2017 it will increase the price of grey cement by around 11 per cent nationwide. Other producers such as Holcim and Cruz Azul are following suit with similar price rises of around MXN300 (US$14.60) Distributors of Construramas, Cemex’s chain of shops in Nuevo Léon and other Mexican states said the latest price rise will see cement at MXN2740-3000/t. Retail customers in Nuevo Léon will see the price of a 50kg bag of cement rise by MXN155-172...

Mexico: Cruz Azul opens second Palmar de Bravo line

14 December 2015, Published under Cement News

Mexico's Cooperative la Cruz Azul recently opened a second production line at its Palmar de Bravo cement works, operated by its subsidiary CYCNA de Oriente. "CYCNA Orient today reaches 100 per cent of its design capacity. Previously this plant produced 1.2Mta of cement, but with the second line an additional 1.5Mta can be manufactured, giving a total of 2.7Mta, “said Guillermo Alvarez Cuevas, CEO of Cooperativa La Cruz Azul.