Manufacturing & Industry

25-04-2013
The chief executive of Norway-based Yara, which owns a 50% stake in a fertiliser plant in north-east Libya, has held meetings with the oil and gas minister.
23-04-2013
The fertiliser plant in north-east Libya, which is 50%-owned by Norway's Yara, saw improved performance in the first quarter of 2013 but is still experiencing operational problems.
18-03-2013
The Minister of Industry says delay in launching projects due to restructuring work on loans after government banned interest payments.
10-02-2013
Steel production at the Misrata-based Libyan Iron and Steel Company (LISCO) was close to 50,000 tonnes in December, Platts reports.
04-02-2013
Libya's oil and gas minister says Saudi Arabian investors are studying the possibility of setting up cement and sugar factories in Misrata.
21-01-2013
The Libya Report talks to Mario Zottele, CEO of the Joint Libyan Cement Manufacturing Company (JLCC), a joint venture between Austria’s Asamer and Libya's state-owned Economic and Social Development Fund (ESDF).
20-01-2013
Suleiman al-Fitouri said that the government would appoint an external advisor to assess a strategy for the state-owned chemicals plant near Zuwara, in north-west Libya.
17-01-2013
Ahliya Cement, which is part-listed on the Tripoli bourse and has plants in Khoms, says it made a loss in the year ending 31 December 2012.
09-01-2013
Libya's prime minister says that a tender for waste collection services will be open to international firms if local companies are "not capable" of carrying out the work.
31-12-2012
The Minister of Industry recently laid the foundation stone for a new rice factory to be built in the southern city of Sebha.
30-12-2012
The Ministry of Industry has signed an agreement with the Libyan Investment and Development Company (LIDCO) to build a headquarters on Tripoli’s Airport Road.
23-12-2012
Dubai-based Danube, a building materials supplier, says it is keen to develop its retail footprint in Libya.
20-12-2012
Industry minister Suleiman al-Fituri tells France's ambassador to Libya that a review of contracts is "almost complete".
19-12-2012
The Libyan-Tunisian-Italian Company for Sanitary Products, whose factory in Ghariyan manufactures sinks and toilets, is seeking to raise $1.1m (LD1.4m) in new investment through selling shares.
13-12-2012
Plans over the next 18 months include a study of iron ore mining potential, the resumption of projects agreed prior to 2011, and infrastructure development on new industrial zones.