EAPCC operations likely to resume on Thursday, Kenya

EAPCC operations likely to resume on Thursday, Kenya
Published: 25 January 2012

East African Portland Cement Company (EAPCC) is expected to resume operations after the parties involved in a dispute have reached a solution.

EAPCC chairman, Mark ole Karbolo, said that a “solution has been found” and that the board was meeting all stakeholders to agree on a return-to-work formula, All Africa news reported.

"It is the intention of the board that the company resumes operations immediately. The underlying issues that were raised will be addressed following the right procedure and also using the board processes," he remarked.

Cement production was halted last Friday when staff blocked managing director, Kephar Tande and board members, who had just been reinstated by the court from accessing the premises. Workers demanded that a new board be constituted before they agreed to return to work, citing a lack of confidence in the team.