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Fancesa plans to export to Paraguay and Argentina

15 November 2017, Published under Cement News

Following expansion of its Santa Cruz plant, Bolivian cement producer Fábrica Nacional de Cemento SA (Fancesa) has signalled the intent to export cement to Paraguay and Argentina, contradicting earlier plans by the company. "We can not just think about the markets of Santa Cruz or the country, we must expand and reach Paraguay, the north of Argentina, it will be beneficial for the company," Rivero said. The company expects to be able to send its first shipment to Paraguay in the comin...

Key equipment for Fancesa line arrives at port

19 October 2017, Published under Cement News

Some 200 large components for the new production line of Bolivian cement producer Fábrica Nacional de Cemento (Fancesa) have arrived at the northern Chilean port of Iquique. From Iquique Terminal Internacional they will be transported to Cal Orcko, near Sucre, where the new 2100tpd line will be built. Commissioning is scheduled for mid-2019. FLSmidth was awarded the contract for the line on 27 July 2016. Equipment supply will include ATOX® 35.0 vertical mill for raw grinding, ROTAX-2® r...

Bolivia to increase output in 2016

19 January 2016, Published under Cement News

Bolivia is expected to increase production by around 11 per cent this year, as demand rises. Moreover, the commissioning of the new Sucre and Yacuses works will add to total output. Production for FY15, ending 31 March 2016, is forecast to be around 1Mt while predictions for FY16 are between 1.02-1.04Mt. “The market has been experiencing significant growth of about six each year. As a company we have been accompanying this growth to keep our majority share mainly in the department of Sant...

Fabrica Nacional de Cemento experiences bagging shortage

19 September 2013, Published under Cement News

Venezuela’s Fabrica Nacional de Cemento has halted bagging cement at its key Pertigalete plant, the country’s largest cement plant. During normal operation the works bags around 105,000 bags per day. The stoppage has been attributed to a lack of available bags and will be affecting national cement distribution, according to Luis Chaparro, secretary general of the Pertigalete union. He added that the resultant scarcity would fuel further speculation in Venezuela’s cement market.

Venezuela faces irregular cement supply

30 April 2013, Published under Cement News

While Venezuela’s authorities claim a rise in cement output, supply of the product on the ground continues to struggle, negatively impacting the implementation of projects, particularly in the private sector. Construction industry sources said that Fábrica Nacional de Cemento (FNC) and Cementos de Venezuela both face operational issues and only Industria Venezolana de Cemento is working at full capacity. As a result, supply of cement has been irregular and builders have noted a reduce...