Iran’s cement output grows 8 percent

Iran produced over 66.4 million tons of cement last year, which ended on March 19, showing an 8 percent rise compared with the previous year, IRNA news agency reported.

The output in the last calendar month stood at 5.7 million tons. Iran also produced some 67.6 million tons of clinker last year, up 12 percent year on year.
The Minister of Industry, Mine and Trade Mehdi Ghazanfari announced 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.