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LafargeHolcim to supply cement for two major port projects

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LafargeHolcim is to supply customised cement solutions to two major port projects: the DP World Posorja project in Ecuador and the Nador West Med complex in Morocco.

Cement for the Nador West Med complex will be supplied by LafargeHolcim Maroc and will be used for the precasting of caissons, breakwaters, and quay construction. The cement has been developed for guarantee 100 years of durability in an aggressive marine environment.

Cement for the deepwater greenfield port in Posorja, 65 km from the Guayaquil, the business capital of Ecuador, will be supplied by Holcim Ecuador. The bespoke cement solution combines high compressive strength and high resistance to sulfate, which guarantees durability and resistance to seawater.

Holcim Ecuador will supply cement for the piles and precast quays that are part of the initial phase of the port’s’ infrastructure construction. This initial phase is expected to the completed in 2019.

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