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Police recover 600 bags of stolen cement

Jinja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Busoga East police have recovered 666 bags of cement that were stolen from a driver at Musita trading center in Mayuge district. The cement was recovered from a warehouse in Idudi B ward in Idudi town council in Bugweri district. The warehouse owner fled …

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Three dead in Hima Cement fire in Kasese

Kasese, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Three workers were killed and eight injured when a  fire broke out at the Hima Cement Plant in Kasese at 12.30pm on Saturday. A team was doing installation works at the light diesel oil tank when the incident happened. The Hima Cement fire responders …

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Tororo businessman arrested over sale of counterfeit cement

Tororo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Tororo police are holding businessman Richard Omwa, resident of Bendo B zone in Akadoit sub county for allegedly selling adulterated cement. Police have also launched a manhunt for his seven accomplices who are on the run. According to police, the suspects have been ferrying pit …

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Cement truck reduced to ashes, one dead in Ngora

Soroti, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A cement truck has burst into flames, claiming the life of one person and injuring several others along Soroti- Mbale Road. The fires is said to have been caused after an accident involving a trailer UAU 9995Y carrying cement  and a Bajaj motorcycle UEA …

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Over 200 hectares of land earmarked for cement factory in Moroto

Moroto, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Moroto District Local government has offered more than 228.1 hectares of land for the establishment of a cement factory amidst contests from the community. The decision to allocate the land to Uganda Development Cooperation-UDC and its partners TSAVO Engineers and Savanna Mines was reached during …

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Hima cement launches new cement brand

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | On Nov.9, Hima Cement announced the launch of Supaset cement brand which it said comes to reinforce the company’s commitment to market innovations. Launching the brand at the company’s offices in Kampala, the Marketing Director, Allan Ssemakula said Supaset 32.5R is one of the brands …

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Cement prices plunge

New study shows the industry is expected to register growth in the next five years Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | Buyers of cement have a reason to smile as cement prices fall citing oversupply. A 50kg bag of cement is now trading at Shs 28,000 compared with Shs 38,000 …

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