Costa Rica: Cement Plant for $18 million

An environmental impact study has been presented for the construction of a production plant for hydraulic concrete and complementary works in Rio Blanco, province of Limón.

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Cemex de Costa Rica SA has presented an environmental impact study for the installation of the plant, the construction of additional works, installation of an office and laboratory in Rio Blanco in the province of Limón.

The report was submitted by the company to the National Environmental Technical Secretariat of Costa Rica on December 15, 2014.

The study indicates that the investment required for the project is $17.7 million.

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MONTERREY, MEXICO - CEMEX, SAB de CV ("CEMEX") (BMV: CEMEXCPO) announced today that its subsidiary CEMEX Latam Holdings, SA ("CLH") (BVC: CLH) initiated a project to increase cement production capacity of its plant in Colorado, Costa Rica, by approximately 25% in order to reach an annual capacity of 1.1 million tonnes in 2017.

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