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Western Diamond Cement starts up new plant in Ghana

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A new cement plant has started up in the western region of Ghana. The Western Diamond Cement Company Limited plant produces type 42.5R and 32.5R grade cement and is positioned to meet the demands of the construction industry in the area.

Speaking at the launch ceremony, Mr Manubhai Patel, Chairman of the Corporate Group of Cement Companies, said: ‘a good beginning, particularly in building, makes a good end, and Diamond cement comes from the latest manufacturing processes, procedure, layout and simplification of design.’

The plant incorporates a vertical roller mill and has taken an investment of US$55 million. The company has three cement plants in Ghana, namely: Diamond Cement Ghana Ltd (DCGL), Aflao and Savanna Diamond Cement Ltd, Takoradi, as well as the new plant.

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