Dangote Industries Limited has commissioned experts to undertake an environmental impact assessment (EIA) study of the construction of a cement export terminal at Mtwara Port.
Africa Century 4 Development Limited (AC4D) of Dar es Salaam has been appointed for the job.
It will undertake a study of the impact of the project on the existing environment, social and economic set-up as per the Tanzania Environmental Management Act No.20 of 2004.
The same study will be conducted on the intended construction and installment of a cement packaging plant within Dar es Salaam Port area with a rated capacity of 700tph and a peak capacity of 850tph.
Both facilities, Mtwara and Dar es Salaam are expected to be operational towards the end of 2009.