Kenya: quarry blockage paralyses cement plant

Kenya: quarry blockage paralyses cement plant
Published: 13 February 2012


Barely two weeks after the troubled East African Portland Cement (EAPC) resumed operations, the cement factory is facing closure due to lack of raw materials.

Members of Maasai community have closed access to the cement factory’s quarry at Kabini and Ngurunga, thus crippling the operations of the cement firm. The 300-acre Kabini quarry is a no-go zone for company tippers. The material cannot be transported to the Athi River cement plant.

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