Hima Cement signs supply deal for Uganda infrastructure

Hima Cement signs supply deal for Uganda infrastructure
13 July 2017

Uganda-based Hima Cement is to supply infrastructure projects being undertaken by China Communications Construction Co Ltd (CCCC) in the East African country under a new trade deal, local media have reported.

Allan Ssemakula, Hima Cement's commercial director, said the LafargeHolcim company will supply cement for the ongoing Entebbe International Airport expansion, construction of Mubende-Kakumiro-Kagadi Road as well as upgrading of Soroti – Moroto Road.

The firm will supply 30,000t of cement to the Entebbe Airport expansion project for a period of five years, 60,000t for the Mubende-Kakumiro-Kagadi road and 30,000t for the Soroti-Moroto road project for a period of three years.

“Hima Cement also clients benefit from the technical expertise and product innovation that are the hallmark of LafargeHolcim Group. This Memorandum of Understanding is testament to our diverse product offerings and also avails solutions that fit the unique needs of our clients,” The Independent (Uganda) quoted Mr Ssemakula as saying.

He also disclosed that the MoU paves way for further collaboration between Hima Cement and CCCC on future infrastructure development undertakings in the country.

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