Clinker manufacture operational: 10/2002 to date
Approximate total clinker production to 2009: 2.7 million tonnes
Ownership: Lagan Cement (Ireland) Ltd
Also called Killaskillen Plant and Landsdown Works: Kinnegad village is in County Westmeath. Lagan Cement had existed previously as a cement importer in Northern Ireland. It commenced production in its own right in 2002. The original stated intention was that the plant would make white cement. Later it was suggested that it would make 150,000 tpa white and 300,000 tpa grey. The area was previously worked for lime. The plant has a 60 km communication with Dublin by the M4 motorway, and no rail.
Note: technical information on currently operational plants is ✄withheld in the public version of the site at present, unless already published.
Loesche 38.3 roller mill(1)
One rotary kiln was installed:
Sources: Lagan website
© Dylan Moore 2011: last edit 06/08/2015.
Approximate capacity: tonnes per year: ✄