Ethiopia: two new plants due to commence production in 2H14

Ethiopia: two new plants due to commence production in 2H14
Published: 25 June 2014


Two new cement plants currently being implemented in Ethiopia are expected to begin production in the second half of this year, according to the director general of the Chemicals and Construction Materials Development Institute.

Samuel Halala told local press that 90 per cent of Ethio Cement’s construction has been completed, while  Dangote's Mugher works is 75 per cent finalised. The two factories are expected to increase domestic capacity to 15.7Mt. He said he expects production at both facilities to begin in four months.