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Talks to recommence operations at the KKS factory, Sri Lanka

17 August 2015, Published under Cement News

Working Director of Sri Lanka Cement Corporation (SLCC) and Lanka Cement Plc, Reyyaz Salley, has been in talks with the Chief Minister of the Northern Provincial Council, Wigenswaran, regarding recommencing operations at the Kankasanthurai (KKS) cement factory. SLCC is currently in the process of compiling a proposal to restart the factory which is 90 per cent complete. Once the country's general election is over, the completed proposal will be submitted to the President to request per...

Sri Lanka Cement Corp plans to reopen Kankesanthurai Cement Factory

18 April 2013, Published under Cement News

Sri Lanka Cement Corporation is moving towards reopening of the Kankesanthurai Cement Factory which was damaged during the civil war. The state-owned Sri Lanka Cement Corporation controls the defunct Kankesanthurai Cement Works in Jaffna, once a major force in the economy of the north and has been the object of repeated proposals for revival. Speaking to the Ceylon Daily News, State Resources and Enterprise Development Minister Dayasritha Tissera said: “The government has decided to de...

Sri Lanka's CCA siezes outdated cement

02 July 2012, Published under Cement News

The Consumer Affairs Authority (CAA) of Sri Lanka has seized a stock of cement that expired early this month, according to local press reports. The CAA reportedly raided the storage facility of the government-owned Sri Lanka Cement Corporation in Panchikawatte. The expired cement had been sold from the warehouse after the expiry date of June 12th. The expired cement was allegedly being loaded onto a truck to be sold in the market when the CAA officials arrived at the storage facility. The...