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New cement plant for Lesotho

17 October 2018, Published under Cement News

Lesotho's Lephema Executive Group and Lafarge have launched a new plant, Maloti Mountain Cement, in Lesotho. Speaking at the inauguration launch, the founder of Lephema Executive Group, Lebona Lephema, said the establishment of the cement plant is a 'dream come true' after years of travelling all over South Africa to find a partner among the country’s cement producers. He said his passion to establish the plant was not necessarily driven by money but to rescue Basotho and join in the ba...

AfriSam CEO: AfriSam's new Lesotho plant to help country's growth

17 February 2017, Published under Cement News

AfriSam cement manufacturing plant in Lesotho will add to the growth prospects of the country, AfriSam CEO, Stephan Olivier, says of the newly-commissioned 0.2Mta cement plant. Mr Olivier made the remarks during the launch of Lesotho's first cement manufacturing plant which was officially opened by Lesotho’s Prime Minister, Dr Pakalitha Mosisili, last week. He indicated that the new cement plant comfortably meets the local cement demand and is capable of producing specialized products for...

AfriSam breaks ground on new Lesotho facility

18 March 2016, Published under Cement News

AfriSam has broken ground on a blending and packing facility with an initial capacity of 0.2Mta at the company’s existing distribution centre in Maseru, Lesotho, South Africa. Completion is scheduled for  3Q16. AfriSam has partnered with a local company, Cement Industries Ltd, to co-invest in the new plant project. “AfriSam’s new plant will comfortably meet the local cement demand and will be capable of producing specialised products for large infrastructure projects such as the Lesotho H...

Lesotho plans 0.2Mta cement plant

23 October 2013, Published under Cement News

Lesotho plans to build a 0.2Mta plant to meet cement requirements for the country’s second phase of its Lesotho Highlands Water Project (LHWP) and reduce reliance on imported cement from South Africa. Joshua Setipa, CEO of Lesotho National Development Corporation (LNDC), told South Africa Commercial Prop News: “We are keen on getting phase 2 going as that would stimulate demand and provide much-needed infrastructure.” Lesotho has reportedly begun talks with major cement producers about t...