Trade Minister Alan Kyeremateng has paid a working visit to the cement plant of Dzata Cement Limited, the first ever wholly Ghanaian owned cement production factory in Ghana. Mr. Kyeremateng who was accompanied by a team from Ministry of Trade and Industry was welcomed to the factory by the Managing Director of Dzata Cement, Mr. Nana Philip Archer and the management of the factory. Mr. Kyeremateng was conducted round the facility in Tema on Monday, May 10, 2021. The visit was to enable him to have first-hand information on the cement producing plant, located on a 10-acre land near the Tema Port.
Addressing the management and staff of Dzata Cement, Mr Kyeremateng applauded them for building an eco-friendly factory. He also appealed to Ghanaians to support the factory because it’s a success story of Ghanaian entrepreneurship.
“I’m appealing to Ghanaians to support the factory. It’s in line with the vision of President Akufo-Addo in helping indigenous entrepreneurs. Let’s support the first ever wholly Ghanaian owned cement factory. It’s the success story of Ghanaian entrepreneurship. Mr Kyeremateng said. He was also highly impressed by the fact that the company is led and run by a Ghanaian management team.
The plant has an installed capacity of two million tonnes annually.