Namibian cement company to use 80% biofuels to reduce energy costs

July 9, 2014 |

In Namibia, Ohorongo Cement plans to boost its biofuel consumption to 80% of its energy needs from a current 30% using blackthorn as feedstock. The investment, which is expected to be competitive in the long term, is meant to reduce costs and dependence of imported oil and coal. The company is currently facing threat from a new Chinese competitor that has begun producing cement in the country.


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