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Dangote To Inaugurate Tanzanian Cement Plant Oct 10

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BEVERLY HILLS, September 28, (THEWILL) – Africa's foremost cement manufacturer, Dangote Cement, said on Monday that it is set to commission its new 3.0 million metric tonnes per annum cement plant located in Mtwara District of Tanzania on October 10.

The company said in a statement that it will also hold the grounding breaking ceremony for 25 hectares of Jetty land at Mgao village in Mtwara District the same day.

The inauguration of the new cement plant which, according to the statement, is part of the company's Africa expansion strategy and will be the fourth in the series after Ethiopia, Zambia and Cameroun.

It added that cement plants due for inauguration this year are located in Senegal and South Africa, while construction works are ongoing in several other African countries.

Recall that the groundbreaking for the Tanzanian Cement plant held on May 27, 2013.