The World Cement Association has announced that it has further expanded its international network of members by welcoming Raysut Cement Company (RCC) as a new Corporate Member.
Founded in 1981, Raysut Cement Company is headquartered in Salalah, Oman, and is the largest producer of cement in Oman with clinker and cement manufacturing assets in Oman, Yemen, UAE and recently acquired LH Maldives.
In recent years, it has diversified into producing ready mix concrete and other cement products to meet a broad range of customer needs. With a total annual production capacity of 7.1 million tpy the company exports 1.5 million tpy of cement and clinker across markets in the Middle East, Indian Ocean Islands and East Africa. RCC is listed on the Muscat stock exchange.
“The Middle East has long been an important market for cement, and we’re seeing a lot of interest from key players in the region as they look to build their international networks,” explained Ian Riley, CEO at WCA. “We’re particularly pleased to have RCC on board, both because of their leading market position locally and their focus on sustainability, the environment and safety.”
“After building a strong local business over nearly 40 years, we are now expanding internationally and WCA, with its global community and international outlook, is an excellent partner for us,” says Mr. Joey Ghose, CEO at RCC. “We value WCA’s vision and the quality of its member support, and look forward to actively participating in sharing global best practices as well as promoting sustainable development.”
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