Indian firm to establish sugar factory in Tanzania to boost production

TANZANIA – Indian sugar miller, Purandare Industries (T) Ltd, plans to establish a mega sugar processing factory in Tanzania’s capital, Dodoma. According to the company’s Managing Director, Satish Purandare, construction of the 20,000 acres factory is expected to kick off in June this year. Operations at the factory which will have the capacity to produce 5,000 tonnes per year is project to start in June 2021. “I am happy that the government under president John Magufuli has been giving me a lot of collaboration, and at this stage we are…

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Engen expands to Tanzania’s administrative capital

TANZANIA –Engen Petroleum Limited, a South African oil company, has expanded its services to the Tanzania’s capital Dodoma, reports The Citizen. Speaking regarding their expansion Engen’s managing director, Mr Paul Muhato said it was a natural step in the company’s growth plan currently as they continue to look at strategic areas across the country for development and acquisition of retail stations to better serve the Tanzanian market.  “Currently we have 10 stations spread across Dar, Morogoro, Dodoma, Tanga, Moshi, Arusha and Mwanza regions – but this number is going to…

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Tanzania to inaugurate US$15m gold refinery to boost mining sector

TANZANIA – Tanzania is set to commission a US$15 million gold refinery plant expected to have a production capacity of minimum 40 kilogrammes of refined gold per day, processed from almost one tonne of gold ore. After decades of exporting raw gold, the refinery will enable Tanzania to export refined gold and earn more from the value addition process. The refinery is being established in the country’s administrative capital Dodoma. The gold refinery is currently more than 80 per cent complete, and the first trial is set for October 25. Artisanal…

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