Beni Suef

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Beni Suef

(bĕ`– swāf) or

Bani Suwayf

(bä`nē), city (1986 pop. 152,476), capital of Beni Suef governorate, N central Egypt, on the Nile River. Situated in an intensely cultivated farming region, Beni Suef has cotton mills and sugar refineries. Alabaster is quarried near the city.
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Indeed, Lafarge (part owner of Beni Swaif Cement) has been trying, with little success, to acquire the UK's Blue Circle (majority owner of Alexandria Cement).
The first is the same team of Lafarge and Titan that already owns 76 per cent of Beni Swaif.