Plans for new Kenyan plant in the pipeline

Plans for new Kenyan plant in the pipeline
Published: 19 May 2014


Construction materials supplier Karsan Ramji & Sons plan to set up a new cement production facility in Kenya. The KES426m (US$4.9m) plant is expected to produce an average of 700tpd for sale both locally and within the regional market, according to The East African.

Karsan’s factory will be located in Athi River near other established cement producers ARM Cement Ltd, Savanna Cement Ltd, East Africa Portland Cement Company and Bamburi Cement Ltd.

Envasses Environmental Consultants Ltd said in environmental impact assessment report that Karsan will produce ordinary portland cement manufactured by intergrinding clinker, pozzolona and gypsum.