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Ultracem takes seven per cent of Honduran market

17 December 2019, Published under Cement News

Honduras’ third cement producer Ultracem has gained seven per cent market share in its first year of operations, according to La Tribune. The Colombia-based producer has focussed its entry into Honduras on the north and central regions of the country. Ultracem Honduras manager, Ismael Ballestas, said that the company’s entry had a price-regulating effect on the market and that the company is increasingly positioning itself in the market. “We have exceeded the growth expectations we had ...

Ultracem plans new Honduran plant

30 May 2019, Published under Cement News

Construction growth and increased cement demand in Honduras are prompting cement producer Ultracem to make plans for a new cement plant in Cortés in the northwest of the country. At present, the company has invested US$2m and employs 60 people in its current operations. The new plant is expected to push up employment to 100 but an investment amount has not been disclosed. “The short-term plan is to build a production plant that employs a larger number of people and greater investment, we...

Ultracem joins the World Cement Association

19 July 2018, Published under Cement News

The World Cement Association (WCA) has welcomed the Colombian cement company Ultracem as a Corporate Member. The Association now has a membership made up of 69 members and representatives that cover 38 countries. "We are excited to welcome Ultracem to our membership, and particularly value their record of launching new environmental initiatives in the Colombian cement sector," said Norman Greig, WCA Secretary General. Founded in 2011, Ultracem has a cement capacity of 1.2Mta and its ceme...

Ultracem starts up Gebr Pfeiffer grinding unit

12 November 2013, Published under Cement News

Ultracem SAS, a new entrant on the Colombian cement market, has initiated operations of a cement grinding plant supplied by Gebr Pfeiffer Inc at its plant in Barranquilla. The privately-owned cement producer contracted Gebr Pfeiffer, Inc, a subsidiary of Gebr Pfeiffer SE to supply an MPS 3350 BC vertical roller mill for clinker with a complete cement grinding plant. The grinding facility includes a rotary air lock with drive, MPS 3350 BC mill, an SLS 2900 BC high efficiency classifier, fea...