Iran’s five month cement output hits 30.5 million tons

Iran Materials 10 September 2012 12:51 (UTC +04:00)

Azerbaijan, Baku, Sep.10/ Trend F.Milad/

Iran's cement output amounted to 30.5 million tons in the first five months of the current Iranian calendar year (ended on August 21), the IRIB reported.

Output was 3.2 per cent higher compared to the same period last year.

Iran produced over 66.4 million tons of cement in the past calendar year, showing an eight per cent rise compared to the year before.

Industry, Mine and Trade Minister Mehdi Ghazanfari has said that the country's current cement production capacity stands at 74 million tons. Ghazanfari added that the figure will reach 110 million tons by 2015.