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Holcim Mexico strengthens its presence in Tabasco with a new grinding unit

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Holcim México, a leader in innovative and sustainable solutions for construction, has announced a strategic investment of US$55 million for the construction of a new mill at its cement plant in Macuspana, Tabasco.

Holcim Mexico strengthens its presence in Tabasco with a new grinding unit

This expansion, which will increase cement production capacity to 1.5 million tpy, is aligned with Holcim's commitment to promoting economic and sustainable development in the southeastern region of Mexico. The new grinding unit will generate 800 jobs during its construction and will increase the plant's workforce to more than 300 jobs once in operation.

Committing to more sustainable operations, the new facility, scheduled to begin operations at the end of 2024, will be one of the most modern and efficient in the country, standing out for its high degree of automation and its focus on sustainability, aligned with Holcim's vision to become a net-zero company . It should be noted that the Macuspana cement plant is the first in the country to produce cement with calcined clay, reducing CO2 emissions by up to 50% compared to conventional cement.

Jaime Hill, General Director of Holcim México, highlighted: "This investment in Tabasco reflects our firm conviction in the potential of the Mexican southeast and our commitment to the sustainable development of the region. Through this expansion, we will not only increase our capacity to supply to the states of Tabasco, Chiapas, Campeche, Yucatán and Quintana Roo, but we will also reinforce our role in the decarbonisation of the construction industry, offering low-emission products such as our cements from the ECOPlanet range.

"A key player in large projects in the southeast of the country, being the only operational cement plant in Tabasco. With a focus on collaboration and generating shared value, the company continues to work hand in hand with the government, collaborators, clients and communities to build a more sustainable and resilient future.

The expansion of the Macuspana plant is a clear example of Holcim Mexico's commitment to innovation, sustainability and social well-being, driving economic growth in the region and generating quality jobs.

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