Cement: Industrial Plant Expansion Projected

In Guatemala, Cemex S.A. plans to invest close to $16 million in the expansion of its production plant located in the municipality of Puerto de San José, department of Escuintla.

Wednesday, March 24, 2021

According to the interactive platform "Construction in Central America" of CentralAmericaData's Business Intelligence Unit, Cemex Guatemala S.A., submitted to the Ministry of Environment the Environmental Impact Study (EIA) to develop the project called "Arizona Plant Capacity Expansion".

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The project will be developed on a section of land within the company's facilities, which has a 1,633 m2 occupancy area, a construction area of 1,325 m2 and a land area of 51,764 m2, representing the development of the project of 3,15% of the total land area.

The construction phase of the project includes the development of civil works, assembly of structures, adequacy of areas and mechanical assembly.

The project will include construction activities and the installation of a new 50-ton-per-hour cement grinding system and support infrastructure, such as a dosing and feeding system, as well as a horizontal ball mill with dust collector and a 3,000-ton metal storage silo for cement. It is estimated that this new system will generate an average of 1,000 tons per day, increasing the plant's installed production capacity by 67%.

According to the EIA, approximately $16 million will be invested in this project.

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