Cement factories contemplate replacing coal with biomass
Local cement factories are planning to replace imported coal with locally produced biomass that would enable them to reduce foreign currency and carbon emission.
Dangote’s new PP bag factory unable to roll due to forex shortage
The PP bag manufacturing plant built by Dangote Cement Ethiopia at a cost of USD 20 million is unable to start rolling due to shortage of foreign currency required to import raw materials.
Rolling blackout pinches cement industry
The power rationing program that started in April is thwarting the productivity of the cement industry. The local cement manufacturing industry, which has been facing a myriad of challenges, has been hard hit by the power shedding program the state power monopoly, Ethiopian Electric and the Ministry of Water and Energy recently introduced.
Investors seek govt’s protection
Local and foreign investors engaged in various investment projects in different parts of the country disclosed that the government should ensure peace and stability around investment projects.
Cement industry faces persistent challenges
The local cement industry is facing persisting challenges that are affecting the productivity and profitability of the sector, it was learnt.
World Bank funded Tigray recovery project in full swing
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HRW urges Ethiopia to screen security forces over war abuses
Human Rights Watch urged Ethiopian authorities to establish independent...