Taiwan Cement Corporation will start plans to build new plants
Taiwan's leading cement manufacturer, Taiwan Cement Corporation will start plans to build new plants in China as the Guandong provincial government begins to shut down old plants with 5 mtt capacity by the end of the year. Total decommissioned capacity will be 30 million t by 2012. The Fujian provincial government has also announced the closing down of vertical kilns with a combined capacity of 17 million t by the end of 2010. As of the end of last year only 48% of the cement plants in Fujian province were new in terms of production capacity.