Zambia: New Ndola plant under planning

Zambia: New Ndola plant under planning
Published: 20 January 2016

The Zambia Consolidated Copper Mines Investment (ZCCM-IH) is planning to establish a 5000tpd cement plant in Ndola, the Times of Zambia reports.

ZCCM-IH Chief Executive Officer, Pius Kasolo, said the plant, which would be set up at Ndola Lime in the Copperbelt, would be completed in three years.

“We have diversified and we are planning to set up a cement plant in Ndola with an initial investment of about US$600m," Dr Kasolo told the national daily. The company will be generating its own energy from the cement plant,” he added.

Dr Kasolo further explained that the finances for the project were being put in place and the feasibility studies had been conducted.