May 24, 2023 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia — Graymont is pleased to announce that it completed the acquisition of the Gridland limestone quarry located in Ipoh, Perak, from GCCP Resources Ltd. The quarry is located in an area renowned for high quality limestone.
“Limestone is the foundation of our business. This acquisition reinforces Graymont’s commitment to Perak and to continuing to provide essential lime and limestone solutions to our customers in essential industries across Malaysia. As a socially responsible operator, Graymont looks forward to working with the local community and continuing our positive contribution to the region,” stated Graymont Operations Director Southeast Asia, John Lim.
Limestone from the quarry will support Graymont’s lime plant in Kampar, approximately 20 kilometres away, which has been operating since 2004. The Kampar plant employs over 25 people from the local region and procures goods and services from various local contractors and businesses. Limestone from the quarry will also support future operations in Malaysia.
Graymont is a global leader in lime and limestone solutions. Headquartered in Canada, Graymont serves markets throughout North America and Asia Pacific. Graymont is also the strategic partner of Grupo Calidra, the largest lime producer in Latin America. Professionally managed and family owned, the company has been in operation for 75 years.
For further information, contact:
Health, Safety & Environment Manager – Southeast Asia, Graymont
M +6013 212 9529