Gedem Cement Factory has successfully carried out a production trial and will be soon supplying products to the market, said project coordinator Habtemariam Fissehaye.
He pointed out that the factory is located at a site where the necessary raw materials are available. It has also easy access to power supply, in addition to land and sea transport services. The plant has already finalised the overall construction process and is making preparations to supply its products, Mr Habtemariam added.
He further indicated that the works is equipped with modern facilities and that, after domestic demand is met, some cement would be exported to the Middle East.
Mr Habtemariam explained that the factory produces three types of cement namely, OPC, sulphur-resistant cement and pozzolan cement.