New cement mine to open soon in Francistown

source: Sunday Standard
by Godfrey Ganetsang
10.02.2008 7:35:42 P

The thriving mining industry in the northern parts of Botswana is expected to get yet another boost as Matsiloje Portland Cement is expected to restart production at the cement mine along the Francistown-Matsiloje road.

Matsiloje Portland Cement is managed by the owners of Nortex, one of Botswana’s elite textile factories, which has been operating in Francistown for the past 18 years, with a total investment of over P100 million. The managing director of the company, Rachit Josh, told The Sunday Standard that they were granted a mining license by the Department of Mines last year and that they have been busy refurbishing the plant which is now on target to start production in July this year.

At the completion of the first phase of the refurbishment process, which involves construction and installation of new state of the art machinery, the mine is expected to produce 65 tons of cement per day. However, production is expected to [continue reading]


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