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Fancesa gears up for exports to Paraguay, Argentina and Chile

06 June 2018, Published under Cement News

Bolivian cement producer Fancesa will carry out market research in Paraguay, Argentina and Chile this year with a view to entering these markets as soon as the company’s new line is up and running in 2019. While the decision to export was taken in January last year, it was not until last February that the company’s President, Eduardo Rivero, confirmed that the negotiations with Paraguay were moving in the final lap. However, it was expected that exports would start this year. Four mon...

FANCESA considering new mill near Paraguay border

22 February 2018, Published under Cement News

Bolivia’s FANCESA is planning a new mill and bagging facility near the border with Paraguay, and is in discussions with an undisclosed Paraguayan company. “From that meeting we will be able to establish a cement grinding and distribution facility 500km from Santa Cruz and 300km from Paraguay,” Eduardo Rivero, FANCESA’s president. The new facility is expected to represent an investment of US$16m, shared between the two companies in the partnership. The other firm will manage the marke...

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...

Fancesa to modernise Cal Orck’o packing section

12 July 2017, Published under Cement News

Fabrica Nacional de Cemento SA (Fancesa) has received four proposals for the modernisation of its packing department at its Cal Orck’o plant, Bolivia. Haver & Boecker, FL Smidth Ventomatic, Claudius Peters Inc and Beumer Latinoamérica all responded to the call for tender to supply equipment for a new cement silo, a rotary packer with automatic bag applicator and a mechanised truck loading system.

Fancesa sees rise in net profit and reinvestment

03 July 2017, Published under Cement News

Fancesa of Bolivia reported a net profit of BOB255m in 2016, a rise of BOB6.2m when compared with 2015. Some 60 per cent of net profit will be distributed between the three co-owners while 40 per cent will be reinvested in the cement company to pay for its new production line. The previous year, some 20 per cent of BOB248.8m generated net profits were reinvested. "In this management has decided that 60 per cent of profits are distributed among co-owners and 40 per cent goes to reinves...

FANCESA Cal Orck’o works to start production mid-2019

30 May 2017, Published under Cement News

Bolivia’s Fábrica Nacional de Cemento (FANCESA) will finish all earthmoving works on the site of its new cement plant in Cal Orck’o  in two months’ time, according to the company. New equipment will start arriving in September with the line’s completion scheduled in 2019. The earth movement stage was expected to take only four months but for undisclosed reasons there has been a four-month lag. However, FLSmidth, who was awarded the contract on 27 July 2016 has pledged to start equipment d...

Fancesa: no exports to Paraguay and Argentina

24 March 2017, Published under Cement News

Bolivia’s Fancesa no longer views Paraguay and Argentina as viable export markets for its products. While the neighbouring countries would have provided an alternative sales route for Bolivia’s oversupply of cement a few years ago, domestic product of these countries is now cheaper and more readily available, said Eduardo Kunstek of Fancesa. For instance, the recent price decrease in Paraguay sees a 50kg bag of cement sell for PYG39,800 or BOB47 with a further fall to PYG36,000 or BOB46 ...

Bolivia: FLSmidth receives FANCESA order

19 December 2016, Published under Cement News

FLSmidth has secured an order from Fábrica Nacional de Cemento SA (FANCESA) in Bolivia for the supply of equipment to construct a 2100tpd cement production line. The order represents an investment of more than US$75m and is expected to be fully executed by 1Q18. FLSmidth will supply a complete cement production line with the latest environmental pollution control systems. Equipment supply will include ATOX ® 35.0 vertical mill for raw grinding, ROTAX-2 ® rotary kiln with low NO x ILC c...

Bolivia’s Fancesa to open bids for new production unit

26 July 2016, Published under Cement News

The opening of bids for the equipment of Fancesa’s new production facilities is expected today, according to Herland Daza, general manager of the Bolivian cement company.    FLSmidth and Polysius are participating in the tender, which is valued around US$220m, according to Mr Daza.