Lafarge Algeria cement plant to start production in 2016
According to Global Cement, A US$277m joint venture cement plant between Lafarge Algeria (51%) and Algeria’s Souakri (49%) in Biskra will start procedures in 2016.
The Director of Public Affairs and Communications at Lafarge Algeria, Serge Dubois, said that the plant, which will produce 2.7Mt/yr of cement and will also raise the group’s overall production to more than 11Mt/yr. Lafarge Algeria currently has two cement plants in M’sila and Oggaz with 8.7Mt/yr of capacity. It also holds the 1Mt/yr Meftah cement plant in partnership with Algeria (GICA).