Established in 1929, HCC was the second cement producer to enter the Egyptian market.
The Helwan cement plant was established in 1929 It is located 30 Km south of Cairo on an area of 1.000.000 m² with 10 production lines (8 in operation).
The plant currently produces the following types of cement:
CEMI 42.5 R (according to norms EN 197-1/2011 and ES 4756-1/2013)
Oasis CEMII B-L 32.5N (according to norms EN 197-1/2011 and ES 4756-1/2013)
In the Helwan plant, there are currently 2 dry lines and 6 wet lines (2 in operation) for grey cement. The two dry lines were inaugurated in 1985 and 1987. Each of the lines was initially designed to yield a maximum of 4200 tons of cement per day but was later upgraded to yield 5500 tons. The plant has also transformed its operations to decrease dust emissions during the manufacturing process.