Indonesia: SDIC Papua Cement Indonesia’s new cement plant in Manokwari, West Papua is set to start operation later in 2016. The director general of chemical, textile and numerous industries, Achmad Sigit Dwiwahyono, West Papua vice governor Irene Manibuy and president director of PT SDIC Group Lin Bing officiated at the operation of the new kiln on 27 August 2016, according to the Indonesian News Agency. The 3200t/day plant has been built at a cost of US$500m. It is hoped that the plant will stabilise the price of cement in the province and support local infrastructure development.
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