The Cape Foulwind cement works closed on the 30th June,2016 ending 58 years of cement production in Westport. Holcim said that it planned to close the works and import cement. The 80 or so remaining workers would leave at midday on the 30th June. Holcim employed about 120 in Westport before it started winding down.The cement works, packing plant, wharf silos and quarry were sold, along with over 500ha of land and 11 houses.
Cape Foulwind Cement Works
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