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Kenya: New Sh200 Billion Industrial Hub to be a Game-Changer for Investors

A new industrial park in Uasin Gishu is all set to be game-changer in the economic fortunes of the region. The African Zones Pearl River Industrial Park (AEZ) will be a part of the country’s development plans and is worth a whopping Sh200 billion. Dr David Langat,the chairman of the park weighed in saying that the region will now earn more from the agriculture value chain. He also added saying that landowners and farmers in Uasin Gishu,.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 18th April 2018

Dangote Cement Open New $300 Million Cement Plant in Congo

 Africa’s largest cement company, Dangote Cement Plc has stepped up their efforts for the economic emancipation of Africa by opening a cement plant in Mfila Congo Brazzaville. The plant will be equipped with a production capacity of 1.5 million tonnes per annum.   This new plant is valued at $300 million and will employ as many as 1000 employees directly and many more thousands indirectly. President Sassou Nguesso inaugurated.... Read more »

Posted on : Friday , 12th January 2018

Siemens to Invest R5.5 million towards Automation in Africa

 Siemens will be investing R5.5 million towards industrial automation and equipment for higher education institutes in Nigeria, Tanzania, Ghana, South Africa and Kenya.   Sabine Dall’Omo, CEO of Siemens Southern and Eastern Africa said in an official statement. The company’s newest investments will go towards aiding the development of locally engineered solutions. “In an African context, disruptive technology can be.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 18th April 2018

Hydroclones Fast-Improving Recovery Rate at Tharisa Minerals

 Tharisa Minerals’ operations in the South-western region of South Africa for excavating platinum have received a boost as it has overseen an improvement in its mill circuit production performance by an impressive 36 percent. Tharisa Minerals managed to achieve this by replacing its cyclones with Cavex hydroclones from industrial equipment supplier, Weir Minerals Africa. The Cavex hydrocyclones have enabled the mine to recover 98 oz.... Read more »

Posted on : Friday , 12th January 2018

Siemens in Africa have invested R5.5m in industrial automation

Siemens announced that they invested R5.5 million in industrial automation equipment for higher learning institutions in South Africa, Nigeria, Tanzania, Ghana and Kenya. CEO of Siemens Southern and Eastern Africa, Sabine Dall'Omo said in a statement that the company's latest investment intends to aid the development of locally engineered solutions. "In an African context, disruptive technology can be seen as an opportunity to leapfrog.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 27th November 2017

Tanzania: Revival of Kilimanjaro Machine Tools Underway

 THE government through its industrial development and promotion organization National Development Corporation (NDC) has started to revive the once defunct Kilimanjaro Machine Tools Company (KMT) for the manufacture of machines.   The KMT General Manager, Eng Adrian Nyaluke, said at the ongoing Dar es Salaam International Trade Fair (DITF) manufacturing activities started this year accounting to 10 per cent of the total industry.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 19th July 2017

Kansai Paint agrees to buy African businesses

 Japan’s Kansai Paint has agreed to buy three east African paint companies to tap into one of the world’s fastest-growing regions as part of its global expansion.   The company’s South African subsidiary Kansai Plascon Africa is to acquire Sadolin Kenya, Sadolin Uganda and Sadolin Tanzania, although it would not reveal how much the deal would be worth. But people with knowledge of the purchases said it was the.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 19th July 2017

East Africa's Mega Industrial Tools, Equipment and Machinery trade exhibition - IndusMach Tanzania 2017