Monday, June 13, 2016

Algeria: Gica, Chinese Equipment Manufacturer to Build Cement Plants

ALL AFRICA - MAY 31, 2016

The public cement manufacturing industrial group (Gica) inked Tuesdayin Algiers two agreements with Chinese equipment manufacturer Cmbi (subsidiary of Sinoma group) to build a new cement plant in Bechar and extend the plant of Zahana (Mascara).
The agreements have been signed in the presence of Industry and Mines Minister Abdessalem Bouchouareb, China's ambassador to Algiers Yang Guangyu and CEOs of Gica and Sinoma.
The first agreement provides for the building by Cmbi of a new cement plant in Bechar with a 1million tonnes per year capacity (3.200 tonnes/day).
This plant will be held by Saoura Cement Company (Ssc, subsidiary of Gica)