Holcim Mexico opens new cement grinding plant in Yucatán
Holcim subsidiary Holcim Mexico has opened its new 6,50,000t/yr cement grinding plant at Umán in Yucatán. The project cost the company $40 million. The plant will receive clinker from its integrated plants at Macuspana in Tabasco, and Orizaba in Veracru. The plant aims at optimising delivery times for cement customers in the area.
The plant is said to create 400 local jobs. General director Jaime Hill Tinoco said that the company will continue promoting well-being in the region through the creation of direct jobs, infrastructure and investment with this new grinding plant. He said that the plant will strengthen national and foreign investments in benefit of the growth of the region.