Cementos Pacasmayo has begun commercial cement production from its new works in Piura, Peru.
The Piura plant has a multi-fuel kiln and capacity of 1.6 million tonnes of cement per year and a million tonnes of clinker per year.
“I am delighted to announce the beginning of commercial operations at the Piura plant, an important milestone for Cementos Pacasmayo and the Peruvian cement industry,” said Humberto Nadal, chief executive, Cementos Pacasmayo.
“Piura will offer our clients high-quality cement, with improved logistics, while simultaneously lowering our cost of production.
“We continue to execute this important project on time and under budget, demonstrating our expertise in large-scale, advanced facilities. We look forward to moving the plant along its production curve, creating value for all stakeholders,” Mr. Nadal concluded.
Cementos Pacasmayo is the only cement manufacturer in northern Peru.