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Messebo Cement resumes operations

24 March 2021, Published under Cement News

Ethiopia’s Messebo Cement has now resumed production after suspending operations for four months due to fighting in the area. Melaku Alebel, Minister of Trade, has confirmed that the company has started supplying products to stabilise the cement market. While cement prices had spiked in recent weeks, following measures taken by the Ministry of Trade, the price has fallen to ETB420/100kg (US$10.14) from ETB600 in Addis Ababa.

Ethiopia: Messebo in solid AF supply agreement

23 February 2016, Published under Cement News

The Egyptian Company for Solid Waste Recycling (ECARU), a subsidiary of Qalaa Holdings’ Tawazon, has signed a five-year contract with Ethiopia’s Messebo Cement to supply biomass to gradually replace coal. As stipulated by the agreement between the two companies, ECARU will be the technology and service provider responsible for collecting, transporting and processing local biomass that will be converted to alternative solid fuel. ECARU has been supplying biomass as a source of energy ...

Messebo Cement shifts to biomass usage, Ethiopia

27 June 2014, Published under Cement News

Ethiopia-based Messebo Cement is establishing a biomass processing plant to help partly substitute imported coal usage in its manufacturing process, thereby reducing production costs. The new facility, which is 90 per cent complete, will use hay from sesame produced at Humera in North Gonder, Amhara region, 902km northwest of Addis Ababa. Mesfin Engineering will undertake the civil work and electromechanical works under contract from APEC, according to Hagos Berehe, project coordinator at ...