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Cabo Delgado plant runs at third of its capacity

07 February 2018, Published under Cement News

Lack of demand has caused a cement plant in Mozambique to operate at a third of its capacity, according to Macauhub. The 0.25Mta facility was commissioned in October 2016 and represents an investment of US$24m. Despite its capability, the Cabo Delgado plant is producing just 300tpd. The low production level has been attributed to subdued demand in the northern region of the country. Paulo Wang, a director of the unit, says this could change when construction of natural gas facilities begi...

Mozambique is on course to more than double its cement capacity

14 July 2016, Published under Cement News

Three new factories are due to open before the end of the year in Mozambique as the country's cement capacity is expanded from just over 2Mta to around 5.3Mta. Greenfield plants are being built by CIF-Moz, owned by the China International Fund, and Limak Cement of Turkey, in the southern province of Maputo. Meanwhile, Fabrica Cimentos de Cabo Delgado is establishing a new plant in the north of the country. The  job now is to protect the rapidly-developing industry. At the end of Jun...