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Ohorongo sounds alarm over cement imports

24 September 2012, Published under Cement News

If infant industry protection cement imports are not left in place, an investment of more than NAD2bn (US$241m) in the Namibian economy and hundreds of jobs created in the process could be at risk, according to Hans-Wilhelm Schuette, Ohorongo Cement’s managing director. The statement comes in response to the latest stage of a case before the Windhoek High Court in which Chinese-owned Jack’s Trading CC wants to have the cement import duty declared invalid. Ohorongo Cement has filed an appl...

Ohorongo Cement wins St Helena airport contract

05 July 2012, Published under Cement News

Ohorongo Cement of Namibia has announced a three-year contract with contractors Basil Read to supply cement for the building of the St Helena Airport, according to local press reports. The project is funded by the Department for International Development (DFID) of the British government. The airport project is valued at NAD2.5bn in total and construction over 48 months will include paved runways, a rock-fill, reinforced concrete culvert, a terminal and combined building, air-traffic contro...

Ohorongo delivers cement shipment to south Angola

20 March 2012, Published under Cement News

Namibian cement producer, Ohorongo Cement, has delivered its first consignment of bulk cement to south Angola, according to local press reports. A bulk tanker shipped the load to Santa Clara last Monday, The Nambian reported. The shipment forms part of a contract between Benjamin Hauwanga, owner of BH Motorspares in Nambia, and his customer CFRL in Santa Clara. The deal will see about 30,000t of cement exported until year-end. However, Ohorongo’s manager for sales, marketing and logist...