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Carmeuse starts calcium lime exports from Oman plant

MUSCAT, July 4, 2016

Belgium-based Carmeuse Group in partnership with Oman’s Majan Mining is exporting high calcium lime from its lime plant in the Salalah Free Zone (SFZ), in Oman, through Port of Salalah, said a report.

The plant is expected to reach a production capacity of 800 tonnes per day (tpd) by early July using the locally sourced high quality limestone, Oman Daily Observer reported, citing a senior official.

"With the support of all stakeholders, the plant should allow the company to gain access to and establish its brand across new markets in the region," remarked Tim Van den Bossche, CEO of Carmeuse Middle East and Asia.

Port of Salalah CEO David Gledhill said the port was delighted to see the Carmeuse project showing continued growth in exports from their plant in Salalah Free Zone.

Salalah is attracting a diverse range of businesses who benefit from the strategic location and direct global connectivity to serve number of emerging and established markets from a single location, he stated.
 




Tags: | Port of Salalah | Salalah Free Zone |

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