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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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Gov’t to support cement wholesalers start own factory

Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI | Government has given a green light to cement wholesalers to start their own factory to supplement production, amidst the high cement prices that are said to be caused by the scarcity of cement in the country. Speaking to the cement wholesalers in Kampala, the Minister …

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THIS WEEK: Dispute threatens Karamoja mining deal

THIS WEEK: Dispute threatens Karamoja mining deal Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Residents in Kosiroi village, Tapac sub-county in Moroto district in the north eastern part of the country have issued a warning to cancel a mining concession granted to Tororo Cement Limited over failure to sign a Memorandum of …

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Cement glut looms

Surplus expected to eat into the producer’s profitability KAMPALA, UGANDA|ISAAC KHISA| The cement industry in Uganda could be headed for tough times as firms increase production capacity next year beyond the available demand. Lafarge Group’s Hima Cement is setting up a new plant in Tororo, eastern Uganda, with capacity of …

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