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Ecebol's Oruro plant scheduled for dry testing by July

28 March 2018, Published under Cement News

Ecebol's plant under construction in Caracollo, Bolivia, is expected to undergo testing in the middle of this year, according to Oruro Governor, Víctor Hugo Vásquez, who inspected the works on Tuesday. "With satisfaction we can say that the advance [of the works] is over 95 per cent, only five per cent is missing, which is likely to be concluded in May or June, because from June or July dry runs will start and in October the facility would start processing raw materials. This means that a...

Construction begins on new Ecebol greenfield plant, Bolivia

16 May 2014, Published under Cement News

Bolivia’s president, Evo Morales has kick-started construction of Empresa Pública Cementos de Bolivia's (Ecebol) new 1.3Mta cement works in  Jeruyo, Caracollo in the country’s Oruro department. The contract for the greenfield plant has been awarded to Spanish-German consortium Polysius-Imensa-VSM-Sacyr. The state-owned cement factory, which will be situated at 4000m above sea level on 74ha site, carries a price tag of US$306m. According to a study by Sergeotecmin, the site has 87.3Mt of li...