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Savannah Cement celebrates 7th Anniversary, eyes regional market expansion with a Kshs 5 billion second grinding plant

Local cement manufacturer Savannah Cement has confirmed plans to expand its market reach beyond Kenya to the neighboring regional countries.

The market reach expansion program at Savannah Cement will also involve a local market enhancement program to satisfy a growing demand for high-quality cement products as the government’s efforts to roll out affordable housing under the Big 4 agenda continues to gain steam

According to Savannah Cement Managing Director Ronald Ndegwa, as part of the market expansion plans, the firm, is currently undertaking a Kshs. 5 billion capacity grinding plant expansion program at its Kitengela manufacturing complex.

Speaking, at an event to mark Savannah Cement’s 7th anniversary, the expansion project, Ndegwa said, involves the construction of a 1,200,000 tons per year milling plant to double the firm’s current installed capacity.

The project which is currently underway, he said, is running on schedule with plans to commission the second grinding plant …