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Two plants in Jeddah fined, shut down over tainted cement

Inspectors from the municipality of Jeddah have destroyed around five tonnes of tainted cement and a large quantity of cement blocks and bricks ready for sale during a raid on two sites in Al-Hamdaniyah district in the eastern part of the Jeddah governorate, Saudi Gazette has reported. The plants, which mixed cement with soil to increase quantity, were fined SR300,000, said the civic body.