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Hima suspends operations

Kasese, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Hima Factory in Kasese District has suspended operations after a Saturday fire outbreak that left three factory workers dead and properties worth millions destroyed. Six other factory employees were injured with three in critical condition. Jean-Micheal Pons, the country Chief Executive Officer Hima Cement …

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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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Hima NRM registrar accused of putting ghosts on register

Kasese, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A section of NRM aspirants in Hima town council, Kasese district have showed dissatisfaction with the manner in which unknown persons are being added to the town council register. They accuse the Hima town council registrar Bernadette Nabukenya together with other persons within the …

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Hima Cement and Xente in Partnership

NEWS BRIEFS:  Hima Cement on October 21st announced a partnership with Xente Tech Ltd, a Payments, Ecommerce & Financial Services Company to ease online shopping of Hima and bonastore range of products. Xente is an online app offering digital products like Airtime, bill payments, movie, event & bus tickets and …

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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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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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