Manufacturing & Industry

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.
11-12-2012
New industry minister says that 40 new industrial zones are planned, with the aim of creating 250,000 jobs, but the first priority is to restore production at factories affected by the 2011 conflict.
05-12-2012
A new flour mill costing LD6m ($4.8m) is expected to open this month in Sirte.