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Importance of cement plant to kenya

Apr 14, 2015 Kenya: An unnamed company filed with the National Environment Management Authority (Nema) to build a new grinding plant in western Kenya on a 202,343m 2 piece of land. It is projected to produce 730,000t/yr of cement. The plant will increase cement production in Kenya by 2000t/day. With the exception of clinker that will be imported into the country, all the

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