Press Release

Egyptian Cement Starts its Construction Phase of the Biggest Building Materials Complex

26 March, 2017
Egyptian Cement Group started its construction phase of the biggest building materials complex in Upper Egypt, specifically in Suhag governorate by establishing the first cement plant as an initial stage in the complex.
Mr. Ahmed Abou Hashima, CEO of Egyptian Cement Group signed a cooperation contract with Shen Tao, Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of Sinoma-CDI company to establish a cement plant which is considered the first nucleus of an integrated industrial complex specialized in building materials with the highest level of technology worldwide with a total investment of EGP 6 billion, 
and it will be established in the western plateau region at Suhag Governorate.
 This investment is the enormous investment in Upper Egypt’, and Egyptian Cement plant aims to produce two million tons of cement annually.
 According to the contract, the Chinese company will design a plant to produce clinker and cement with a capacity of 6,000 tons of clinker on daily basis equivalent to 2 million tons per year of gray cement.
The establishment of the plant is based on the latest equipment and technologies in the cement industry, the construction and installation operations are to be completed by the end of 2018.
Egyptian Cement Group has selected this prominent company as it has 63 years of experience in establishing cement plants worldwide.