Invercem has successfully commissioned its new 220,000t/yr Pisco grinding plant in Ica Department. Management News has reported that the plant cost US$30m to build. Cemex Peru will supply clinker for use in cement production at the plant. Invercem plans to supply cement produced at the plant to the Cusco market under the Patrón brand. The company says that the facility has the potential to further expand up to a capacity of 330,000t/yr. In the longer term, Invercem aims to establish an integrated cement plant and limestone mine.