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Bolivia: Fancesa seek new transport solution

10 June 2016, Published under Cement News

Fancesa will study a project for its own road transport company put forward by the Chuquisaca government. The firm is in the middle of a dispute with local unionised truck drivers who anticipate that the new business unit will be a total failure. Fancesa has reportedly received an offer from Volvo that could provide at least 100 trucks immediately.

Fancesa invites five overseas contracts to build new Sucre works

05 May 2016, Published under Cement News

Bolivia’s Fábrica de Cemento Sucre SA (Fancesa) has invited five foreign equipment suppliers to take part in the bidding for the construction of its new plant in Sucre. “We have sent the invitations to European and Asian companies, in case of the Asian firms only to Japanese companies,” said Braulio Yucra, Fancesa director. Invited were Cemengal (Spain), FLSmidth (Denmark), Kawasaki (Japan), Krupp Polysius AG (Germany) and Grupo Faex (France). These now have 45 days to present their propos...

Bolivia: Fancesa launches tender for new works

06 August 2015, Published under Cement News

Bolivia’s Fábrica Nacional de Cemento SA (Fancesa) has launched the international tender process for its new US$227m cement plant in Sucre. The 2Mta works is the latest step in capacity expansion for the cement producer. On 19 May 2014, Bolivia’s president, Evo Morales, inaugurated a new line at the company’s Sucre works.

Fancesa to open bidding process for new plant, Bolivia

15 October 2013, Published under Cement News

Bolivian cement producer Fancesa will put out its planned new cement works out to tender next year. Mirko Gardilcic, Fancesa manager, said the new works will be a split-site plant with the clinker factory in the outskirts of Sucre while the grinding unit will be built near Santa Cruz de la Sierra. The new facilities will increase Fancesa’s current production capacity by 40 per cent. The US$220m investment will be financed with accumulated funds to the tune of US$70m while the remainder...

Bolivia: Fancesa increases output 18%

22 July 2013, Published under Cement News

Bolivia’s Fábrica Nacional de Cemento SA (Fancesa) increased its production by 18 per cent, delivering an extra 11,000 bags of cement to the market. "We were with 51,000 bags of cement and 62,000 dispatched now, our projection is to reach 72,000 bags of cement per day" said Fancesa director, Luis Ayllon. In Santa Cruz, Fancesa’s main market, daily deliveries increased from 26,000 to 34,000 bags.

Bolivia’s Fancesa announces 0.66Mta capacity expansion by 2016

24 January 2013, Published under Cement News

Fancesa celebrated its 54th anniversary by announcing plans for a new factory, enabling the Bolivian cement makers to produce an additional 2000tpd of clinker, equivalent to 0.86Mta of cement. The US$220m plant would enter service by 2016. Meanwhile, from March onwards, Fancesa will be producing an extra 1000tpd following the completion of a new clinker line at its Sucre works which will enable a 40 per cent capacity rise. The US$35m investment made so far is financed entirely with equi...

Bolivian government and cement companies agree to increase output

21 December 2012, Published under Cement News

Bolivia’s government and local cement producers have agreed to raise cement production by 17 per cent next year, taking the current figure of 3Mta to 3.5Mta. Deputy Minister for Medium- and Large-Scale Industrial Production, Camilo Morales, said yesterday that the agreement was the result of his meeting on Monday with representatives of Soboce, Coboce and Fancesa as well as executives of the Bolivian Chamber of Construction (Caboco).??"This year we are closing with about 3Mt of cement and...