Iranian-built cement factory to be inaugurated in Venezuela Tuesday
Iranian Mines & Mines Industries Development and Renovation Organization (IMIDRO) announced that Cerro Azul cement factory, which was built by Iranian engineers and experts, after undergoing three months of test production, will be inaugurated on Tuesday and handed over to Venezuela.
According to a report by IMIDRO, the capacity of the Cerro Azul cement factory is one million tons per year and the Venezuelan government has invested 273 million Euro in the project.
Contractor of the factory is Ehdas Sanat Company affiliated to IMIDRO.
Iran has 72 cement factories with a total capacity of 80 million tons a year.
Last year, Iran exported 18 million tons of cement to more than 30 different countries.