Manufacturing & Industry

02-05-2014
The Libyan Norwegian Fertiliser Company (Lifeco) plant in Brega reopened last month after being shut down in January when local militia blocked the site.
28-04-2014
Q1 figures suggest the state-controlled cement producer's revenues are on course to surpass 2013 levels.
10-04-2014
A number of decisions have been approved by the cabinet, including a preliminary go-ahead for a 664 hectare "industrial city" in Derna.
08-04-2014
Libya's Industry Union has signed a contract with Sahara Insurance to provide cover for its members.
25-03-2014
The Zliten Local Council has given permission to the Al-Nasr Cement Company to build a new cement plant in the town.
21-03-2014
Industry minister Suleiman al-Fituri met with the senior management of the Economic and Social Development Fund (ESDF) to discuss challenges facing Al Enmaa Pipe Manufacturing.
21-03-2014
At next month's general meeting, the cement producer says it intends to discuss future strategy and plans to find a foreign investor for its gypsum plant.
13-02-2014
One of Libya's largest manufacturers of dairy products has opened two new production lines at its main factory in Misrata.
31-01-2014
Germany’s Hoffmann Group, which manufactures industrial tools, has appointed a representative for the Libyan market.
21-01-2014
The Ahliya Cement Company has reported its headline figures for 2013, with revenues up around 50% year-on-year.
16-01-2014
Norway's anti-corruption authority has fined the fertiliser company, which acquired a stake in a Libyan chemicals plant in 2008, for paying bribes in Libya and other countries.
02-01-2014
The Saudi-based manufacturer says it has postponed plans to restart its operations in Libya because of the "deteriorating security situation" in the country.
30-12-2013
The Minister of Industry has laid the foundation stone for a new industrial zone, while announcing the opening of a new mill and an industrial research office, both in Benghazi.
27-12-2013
The head of the state-owned steelmaker told Reuters that output would only rise slightly in 2014, but expansion plans would continue and the company was seeking export opportunities in Algeria.
30-10-2013
The Ministry of Industry has denied claims it intends to sell-off several state-owned companies, saying they are only seeking to evaluate the firms.