cement industry in egypt

Historical Development of the Egyptian Cement Industry

  • The cement industry in Egypt goes back to the early twentieth century. Over the years, it has been technically developed with some producers joining the stock market.
  • The industry has become more geographically diversified, with high awareness for the environment, and the health and safety of its employees. The industry is dedicated to the social responsibility for its surroundings.

Map of Cement Plants in Egypt.

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History of Cement Industry

1927

Egypt began launching joint stock cement companies. Torah Portland Cement, the first joint-stock cement company, came online.

1929

Helwan Cement Company was launched

1948

Alexandria Portland Cement was launched in Alexandria

1956

National Cement Company (EL Qawmya) was launched in Cairo

1977

The establishment of Suez Cement Company

1977-to date

A large number of cement companies were launched

1998

The start of Private Sector investments in the cement field