Sinoma to build new export-focused cement plant in Tanzania

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Tanzania: Sinoma will build a US$1bn cement plant in the coastal city of Tanga that is focused on exports. Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa commended the plans following a meeting with representatives of Sinoma, Hengya Cement and local officials, according to the Xinhua News Agency. 70% of cement produced at the plant will be exported to local countries including Somalia, Kenya, Mozambique, Sudan, the Democratic Republic of Congo and Uganda. Construction at the site is expected to start in May 2017. The project will also include building a wharf to aid exports.

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