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Capex vs opex

19 June 2017, Published under Cement News

In the last year the moderator has been reviewing numerous existing cement facilities and proposals for new cement plants or production lines. In this process, compromises have to be made between the conflicting objectives of minimising the capital expenditure (capex) to establish a cement factory while minimising the operating expenditure (opex) when running the cement factory. The need for the fastest-possible return on investment can lead to cement producers focussing excessivel...