Peru: Cementos Interoceanicos has contracted Switzerland-based Satarem to establish a 1.0Mt/yr cement plant in Puno. The Gestión newspaper has reported that Satarem intends to buy a 30% stake in the producer. The scheduled completion date for the work, which also includes setting up two new lime plants, is mid-late 2022. The total estimated cost of the project is US$158m.
The producer is reportedly seeking to expand its area of operations in other areas within Peru.