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Ecuador: Ucem to invest US$230m in new clinker plant

24 September 2015, Published under Cement News

Ecuador’s Unión Cementera Nacional (Ucem) has signed a contract with Peru’s Casaracra and the Ministry of Production, Employment and Competition to build a new clinker plant in Riobamba, Chimborazo. Casaracra will invest US$230m. "This investment will replace imports of the value of US$250m over the next 10 years," said Ecuadorian Vice President, Jorge Glas, at the signing ceremony. The new plant is scheduled for commissioning in 30 months’ time.

Ecuador: Peru’s Cementos Yura buys stake in Unión Cementera Nacional

26 January 2015, Published under Cement News

Cementos Yura, part of Peru’s Grupo Gloria, has acquired a 63.5 per cent share in state-owned Unión Cementera Nacional of Ecuador, which will hold the balance of shares. The $230m investment will be disbursed to the Ecuadorian cement producers via a trust over the next 40 months, during which the construction will take place of a new 2400tpd clinker production line in Riobamba. "We will participate in this company with this contribution and are very optimistic that this will benefit t...