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SOTACIB reopens after labour dispute

10 December 2019, Published under Cement News

Tunisian white cement producer SOTACIB will restart its activities on 10 December, following three months of shutdown, confirmed the Governor of Kairouan, Mohamed Bourguiba. The suspension of activities was due to protests and disputes between the administrative and trade union parties. An agreement was signed between the Regional Labour Union, the Regional Union of Industry and Commerce, the Regional Labour Inspector and representatives of the base union.

SOTACIB Feriana shutdown results in white cement shortage

23 January 2018, Published under Cement News

The production stop at the Feriana white cement plant of Société Tuniso-Andalouse de Ciment Blanc (SOTACIB) on 26 December 2017 has led to a shortage of white cement in the Tunisian market. The Tunisian Organisation for Consumer Information (OTIC) has warned against imports to fill the gap between demand and supply, stating imports were likely to be 2-3 times more expensive. The company announced on 5 January 2018 the plant would be closed from 19 January 2018 for a period of six mont...

Molins more than doubles first-half profit

30 July 2014, Published under Cement News

Cementos Molins recorded a profit of EUR17.9m in the first half of 2014, effectively more than doubling its 1H13 figure, on the back of its international business, said the company. The cement company increased its overseas profit by 2.9 per cent to EUR31.6m, but its Spanish subsidiaries recorded a EUR13.6m loss, 39 per cent below the 1H13 level. In the first six months of 2014, consolidated turnover fell 6.7 per cent to EUR248m. In Spain, revenues increased 10.7 per cent due to improved...

SOTACIB’s new Kairouan cement plant begins production

16 April 2012, Published under Cement News

A new cement plant located in the Rouissat region, Kairouan governorate, by the Société Tuniso-Andalouse du Ciment Blanc (SOTACIB), has begun producing its first cement according to a statement from Tunisia’s Ministry of Industry. The new facility has a capacity of 1.2Mta of cement and will strengthen total domestic cement production of 7.2Mt to 8.4Mt in late 2012. Abstracted from Business News, Tunisia