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Argos takes flight: Supplying Dominica's new international airport

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World Cement,

Due to its value proposition, Argos Dominica was selected as a key supplier for the construction of the Dominica International Airport, which is currently in the ground preparation phase.

Argos takes flight: Supplying Dominica's new international airport

The company projects supplying a total of around 200 000 t of cement throughout the construction phase. Argos Dominica has supplied more than 7500 t of cement from June 2023 to date.

"We are very excited to contribute to the building of Dominica's new international airport, one of the most important projects in the island's history. This project will create a wealth of significant opportunities for socio-economic growth for our community. At Argos Dominica, we are committed to being a reliable partner in this endeavor." – Curt Jan Vidal, Argos’ Dominica Terminal Manager

The new international airport in Dominica is scheduled for completion and commissioning by September 2027. Featuring a 2850 m runway, the airport will be able to accommodate widebody aircraft on direct routes to North America, Europe, and key cities in Asia.

This project marks the largest contracted project in Dominica's history, symbolising a monumental leap forward in the island's development, by boosting tourism, trade, and job creation.

“We are profoundly grateful to have been chosen as the primary cement supplier for the construction of Dominica's International Airport. This partnership marks a significant milestone in Dominica's history, and we are honoured to play a pivotal role in this historic moment. The commitment demonstrated by the people of Dominica inspires us to uphold our promise of reliability and excellence in providing top-quality materials for critical infrastructure projects.” – Deon McCurdy, Argos’ International Trade Advisor

“With our contribution to this project, we reaffirm our commitment to providing top quality materials for critical infrastructure projects in the territories where we operate. We will continue working hand-in-hand with the Dominica community to support initiatives that enable the development of sustainable, thriving, and inclusive society.” – Samuel Arango, Argos Antilles’ General Director.

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