More Cemex Investments Near Grand Canal

The cement company has announced it will be investing $35 million over three years to increase the production capacity by 25% at the plant it operates in Costa Rica, near the border with Nicaragua.

Thursday, December 18, 2014

From a statement issued by CEMEX:

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.

It is anticipated that the investment will be approximately $35 million over a period of three years and will include the construction of a cement grinder and various capacity improvements in the clinker production line.



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Cement Plant in Nicaragua Inaugurated

August 2015

Cemex has launched the first phase of its cement plant in the municipality of Ciudad Sandino, with capacity to produce 220,000 metric tons.

The first stage of the cement processing plant required an investment of $ 30 million, and Cemex announced that it plans to invest another $ 25 million for the operation of the second phase, scheduled to end in 2017, increasing total production capacity in the country to approximately 860 metric tons. "... Currently it processes a little over 450,000 metric tons at its plant in San Rafael del Sur, 45 kilometers southwest of Managua. "

Costa Rica: Cement Plant for $18 million

March 2015

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.

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.

Nicaragua: Cemex Confirms Investment in New Plant

May 2014

More than $50 million will be invested in the construction of the new grinding plant which will increase cement production capacity in 2017 to reach 860,000 tons a year.  

From a statement issued by Cemex:

CEMEX announces new CLH grinding plant in Nicaragua

Monterrey, Mexico. May 5, 2014

CEMEX to supply cement for Panama Canal expansion

July 2010

The supply contract calls for approximately 500 thousand tons of cement.

CEMEX, S.A.B. de C.V. (NYSE: CX) announced the signing of a supply contract with “Consorcio Grupo Unidos por el Canal”, the primary contractor for the construction of the third set of locks of the Panama Canal expansion project.

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