Rwf54bn cement factory to be set up in Musanze

Prime Cement promoter Alexis Bayigamba and FLSmidth's Anders Bech exchange documents after signing the deal yesterday in Kigali. (Photos by Nadege Imbabazi)

Alexis Bayigamba Rwanda’s sole cement maker, Cimerwa, could soon lose its monopoly following the impending entry of another local player, Prime Cement, that plans to construct a $65 million (about Rwf54 billion) cement plant in Musanze District, Northern Province.

The firm and FLSmidth Company, a Danish manufacturer and supplier of cement equipment, yesterday, signed a multimillion dollar equipment supply deal to kick-start the project that could more than double Rwanda’s cement production. READ MORE 

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