To improve the access and availability of cement across the country, Dangote Cement Ghana has acquired 1000 new trucks for the distribution of cement into all parts of Ghana. These new trucks have opened up opportunities for drivers, loaders and truck driver assistants. Media Relations Manager for the company, Etornam Komla, said that the cement producers has started the recruitment process and that all new drivers will be on board by the end of July.
As well as investing in distribution, Dangote Cement Ghana has also invested US$100m in the construction of a new 1.5Mta grinding plant in Takoradi, in the Western Region. On the matter of the new plant, Mr Komla said, “This project when completed will further cement the presence of Dangote Cement business in Ghana and is a further proof of our commitment to the Infrastructural development of the country and will also enable us to meet the growing demands a ross other countries in West Africa.”